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Syria

March 4, 2019
US judge declines to fast-track lawsuit brought by Alabama woman who joined Islamic State
March 4, 2019 - 6:11pm
February 17, 2019
U.S. Special Forces soldiers at a front line outpost outside Manbij, Syria, Feb. 7, 2018. Four Russian nationals, and perhaps dozens more, were killed in fighting between pro-government forces in eastern Syria and members of the U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State, according to Russian and Syrian officials. A Syrian military officer said that about 100 Russian soldiers had been killed in the fighting on Feb. 7 and 8. (Mauricio Lima/The New York Times Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
Syrian military linked to more than 300 chemical attacks, report says
February 17, 2019 - 9:40am
January 31, 2019
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Republican Congressional Leadership at the White House in September. Bloomberg photo by Yuri Gripas
Senate rebukes Trump's military drawdown plans in Syria, Afghanistan
January 31, 2019 - 8:48pm
January 18, 2019
FILE -- U.S. Special Forces troops near Manbij, Syria, on Feb. 7, 2018. The pending withdrawal from Syria is the latest example of a broader American disengagement from the Middle East. Russia and Iran are filling the void. (Mauricio Lima/The New York Times/Copyright 2019)
Pentagon identifies three of the four Americans killed in Syria suicide bombing
January 18, 2019 - 10:51am
January 16, 2019
FILE -- U.S. Special Forces troops near Manbij, Syria, on Feb. 7, 2018. The pending withdrawal from Syria is the latest example of a broader American disengagement from the Middle East. Russia and Iran are filling the void. (Mauricio Lima/The New York Times/Copyright 2019)
Four Americans killed in suicide attack in Syria amid plans for withdrawal
January 16, 2019 - 11:03am
January 11, 2019
Bashar Assad, president of Syria inspects an honor guard at a welcoming ceremony during a 2008 visit to India. Bloomberg photo by Pankaj Nangia
US military announces start of Syria troop withdrawal
January 11, 2019 - 5:39pm
January 6, 2019
National security adviser John Bolton listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a Cabinet meeting at the White House on Aug 16. Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
Contradicting Trump, Bolton says no withdrawal from Syria until ISIS contained, Kurds' safety guaranteed
January 6, 2019 - 3:40pm
December 31, 2018
U.S. Special Forces soldiers at a front line outpost outside Manbij, Syria, Feb. 7, 2018. Four Russian nationals, and perhaps dozens more, were killed in fighting between pro-government forces in eastern Syria and members of the U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State, according to Russian and Syrian officials. A Syrian military officer said that about 100 Russian soldiers had been killed in the fighting on Feb. 7 and 8. (Mauricio Lima/The New York Times Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
Trump says US troops are 'slowly' being sent home from Syria
December 31, 2018 - 11:43am
December 24, 2018
Brett McGurk, left, at the Pentagon in May 2017. Photo by the U.S. Department of Defense.
'Very telling' that Trump didn't know his own anti-ISIS point man, former official says
December 24, 2018 - 11:08am
December 23, 2018
Acting National Security Adviser Keith Kellogg waits for the arrival of President Donald Trump at the top of the steps of Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Feb. 17, 2017. (Al Drago/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
COMMENTARY: We succeeded in Syria. Now it's time to leave.
December 23, 2018 - 5:18pm
President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis would leave his position at the end of February. Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
Trump forces Mattis out early, names former Boeing exec acting defense secretary
December 23, 2018 - 1:25pm
December 19, 2018
President Donald Trump during a round table discussion about the Federal Commission on School Safety report at the White House in Washington, Dec. 18, 2018. The report was commissioned by Trump in the aftermath of the school shooting in Parkland, Fla. (Samuel Corum/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Trump administration plans to pull US troops out of Syria immediately, defense official says
December 19, 2018 - 9:51am
September 16, 2018
Diane Foley, mother of journalist James Foley, who was killed by ISIS in 2014, is seen in her office at the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation in Rochester, N.H. Photo for The Washington Post by Adam Glanzman
Mother of slain journalist James Foley says filmmaker took their story
September 16, 2018 - 12:00pm
April 21, 2018
In a photo released by the U.S. Navy, a Tomahawk missile is fired from the USS Monterey, deployed in the Persian Gulf, early on the morning of April 14, 2018. The United States and European allies launched overnight airstrikes against Syrian research, storage and military targets to punish President Bashar Assad for a suspected chemical attack. (Lt. j.g. Matthew Daniels/U.S. Navy via The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
International inspectors enter Douma, site of alleged Syrian chemical attack
April 21, 2018 - 11:32am
April 16, 2018
In a photo released by the U.S. Navy, a Tomahawk missile is fired from the USS Monterey, deployed in the Persian Gulf, early on the morning of April 14, 2018. The United States and European allies launched overnight airstrikes against Syrian research, storage and military targets to punish President Bashar Assad for a suspected chemical attack. (Lt. j.g. Matthew Daniels/U.S. Navy via The New York Times)
Syria strikes lock US and Russia into new era of animosity
April 16, 2018 - 9:11am
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