Iraqi warplanes had attacked an Islamic State explosives factory and other positions inside Syria on Thursday, a rare air assault across the border
The Syrian Arab Republic is a Middle Eastern country located on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. It shares a border with Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq, Jordan, and Israel.
For the past fifty years the country has been governed by the Assad family. The current president, Bashar Assad, took over after his father's death in 2000.
As of 2015, more than 250,000 Syrians have lost their lives in the ongoing civil war, which began with pro-democracy protests in 2011. More than 11 million have been forced from their homes in the conflict between the regime, ISIS, and anti-government forces.
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Anti-Assad rebels hold a chunk of territory in the southwest and the northwest, and Kurdish-led militias, backed by the United States, control an expanse of northern and eastern Syria
The U.S. launched airstrikes on Syria in the name of punishing President Bashar Assad for a suspected chemical attack against civilians in Syria, as announced by U.S. President Donald Trump on April 13
Iraqi air force used F-16 jets to cross into Syria and carry out the strikes
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The advance of Assad forces only heralds a new era of regime repression and score-settling in the territories formerly held by opposition forces
Obama’s lawyers never thought Trump would be the next White House incumbent, or that it would be Bolton whispering in his ear. If they had, maybe they wouldn’t have corroded the U.S.’s commitment to following international law before launching military strikes abroad
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The 'anti-imperialist' left is now shilling for tyrants in Damascus and Moscow. And conspiracy theories are the toxic glue binding them to their fellow Assad and Putin apologists on the alt-right