Samantha Sally and four children are being held in Syrian-Kurdish custody.
The U.S. gained an ally in Baghdad after overthrowing Saddam Hussein in 2003, but an alliance of Iran, Iraq, Russia and Syria is growing stronger.
"There has been nobody tougher on Russia than President Donald Trump," said President Donald Trump.
On Monday evening, the Trump administration filed a notice that it would “relinquish custody” of John Doe within 72 hours.
Two opposing, multinational alliances are forming as President Donald Trump decides whether or not to attack Syria.
Russian jets are soaring over the waters of the Mediterranean, and Syria has moved new air defenses near Assad's presidential palace.
Fifteen years after the fall of Baghdad, Iraq has reportedly killed one of ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's top men.
With ISIS, Syria’s universal enemy, largely defeated last year, international powers have begun to turn on each other in 2018.
"At least, if ever my airplane explodes, or if some roadside bomb explodes, maybe you can ask the CIA," Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said.
The Syrian military has forced the insurgents of eastern Ghouta to either surrender or leave, but pro-Assad forces expected a fight with ISIS in the south.
Russia, Iran and Syria suspect that the U.S. is trying to split Syria and the region as a whole in order to take advantage of the unrest.
Russia's top diplomat argued that U.S. military presence in Syria was illegal and rebutted accusations over the poisoning of an ex-Soviet spy.
The U.S. and Russia have both contributed to the fight against ISIS, but their goals for postwar Syria differ.
The woman was murdered in front of the couple's three young children.
Iraq and Syria declared victory over ISIS in late 2017, but the U.S. and Turkey have resisted calls to withdraw their forces.
The body of Lieutenant Colonel Arnaud Beltrame, 44, was transported across Paris in a procession on Wednesday morning to Les Invalides military museum, the burial site of Napoleon Bonaparte.
Lakdim, 26, is described by France as a petty criminal who was radicalized by ISIS.
A gunman who was under police surveillance for radical views killed three people in separate incidents in southern France.
The U.S. and Iran are both fighting ISIS, but accuse one another of destabilizing the Middle East.
Russia's top general discussed leading issues with his U.S. counterpart and the NATO commander as Trump defended Putin on Twitter.
Gaps in the U.S. chain of command may have doomed four Green Berets of Operational Detachment-Alpha Team 3212.
The men had been working on a construction site near Mosul when they were captured in 2014.
U.S. special forces killed 11 ISIS fighters in a firefight on December 6, two months after four Green Berets were killed in a militant ambush.