The Last Major Rebel-Held City In Syria Is Gearing Up For A Government Attack And People Are Terrified
"There will be a large massacre against civilians."
Is the creation of the Iran Action Group at the State Department more of the same or a sign of a more aggressive US policy?
A bipartisan proposal would ask the Trump administration to determine if Russia has aided Iran and Hezbollah in Syria.
While hundreds of people were out on the streets of the nation's capital on Sunday, some reporters estimated that only 20 white nationalists were among them.
The list includes an Israeli billionaire, the head of Nicaragua's electoral commission, and the former president of Gambia.
US officials say most of ISIS fighters have died on the battlefield. Smugglers along the Syria-Turkey border say many have escaped.
The US-led coalition fighting ISIS has admitted responsibility for the deaths of 36 civilians in three military strikes in Mosul after they were detailed in a BuzzFeed News investigation.
The hundreds of thousands of files contain the first adult photos of bin Laden's son Hamza – considered al-Qaeda's "leader in waiting."
Experts have warned for years that US-backed Iraqi forces and US-backed Kurdish forces will turn against one another once the war on ISIS ends. Now the time has come.
Family members of Syrian-American journalist and activist Halla Barakat and her mother, Ouruba, tell BuzzFeed News they do not believe the US will investigate their deaths.
Millions of Kurds are set to vote in an independence referendum that nobody else wants, least of all Washington. After three years fighting ISIS with the US, the Kurdish spy chief Masrour Barzani wants to know if it was all worth it.
Extrajudicial killings of suspected ISIS members at the hands of Iraqi security forces in Mosul are no secret. But US troops embedded with Iraqi forces have reported only a handful of possible human rights violations, none as serious as what human rights groups and news reports say have taken place.
The US-led air campaign against ISIS in Iraq has taken a devastating toll on civilians, with very little accountability. BuzzFeed News visited seven sites in Mosul where witnesses say that innocent people were killed by airstrikes from the US and its allies.
An elite group of Iraqi soldiers is leading the battle to free the city of Mosul from ISIS. The so-called “Golden Division” was formed and trained by the US to hunt terrorists — but in Mosul they have been thrown into brutal urban combat. Mike Giglio and Warzer Jaff accompanied them to the front lines for some of the decisive moments of the seven-month offensive. This is the story of their fight against ISIS and of the men they lost along the way.
Advancing vehicles were destroyed in a US airstrike after pro-regime forces approached an area of southern Syria where US forces are currently deployed.
Sources tell BuzzFeed News that US commandos have engaged in combat with ISIS during a secret deployment to southern Syria that has them living alongside the rebels they’re instructing.
The US troops would support their local counterparts with skills where they still fall short like counterterrorism, intelligence gathering, and aviation, a US defense official told BuzzFeed News.
“They talk with each other; they probably play some soccer with each other," one analyst told BuzzFeed News of the base hit in Thursday's US missile strikes. "Obviously they coordinate to a certain extent.”
The White House is considering attacking Syria, days after a chemical weapons attack is believed to have killed dozens of people.
Shirwan Shikho felt he had no choice but to fight on the front lines of the global war against ISIS. It was a decision that would cost him the life he had known.