The Pentagon said it would stay "as long as we need to," defying Syria, Russia and Iran, which see U.S. military presence as illegal.
The French president was previously criticized for suggesting Africa’s problems were “civilizational.”
Trump lamented "the mess" he inherited in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and beyond, but promised "to get it all done."
North Korea called the U.S. "the kingpin of all kinds of terrorism who cannot even prevent terror in its own territory."
As Tu-22M3 supersonic bombers blasted the last of ISIS in Syria, Russia announced the new Tu-22M3M fitted with missiles that can soar 130,000 feet and attack 620 miles away.
Russia's Defense Ministry blamed the embarrassing error on a civil service employee, but provided new images it said were "irrefutable evidence" of U.S.-ISIS ties.
When Tehran was struck by deadly ISIS attacks in June, President Donald Trump took the opportunity to blame Iran's government.
Afghan journalist Parwiz Sapy went on air immediately after the attack was over in a show of resilience against the militant group.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said President Donald Trump has insulted the Iranian people ahead of an important national holiday.
While the true cost of Russia's campaign in Syria remains up for debate, its given Moscow newfound influence in the Middle East and crucial warfighting experience.
Video shows him dodging NYC taxis as he runs through the streets before being shot and arrested by police.
The Afghan government's control over the war-torn country has "deteriorated," but the U.S. refuses to show how badly local forces have suffered.
The controversial history of the Barzani family has taken a series of major blows lately, and its Kurdish rivals blame the current leader for recent chaos.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said the West has exploited his country's goodwill and disregarded the sovereignty of countries around the world.
Major General Issam Zahreddine, who led his Syrian Republican Guard brigade for three years against an ISIS siege in Deir Ezzor, was reportedly killed by a landmine.
The head of the Philippine military said only about 30 militants remained in the formerly ISIS-held city and that victory would come "in a matter of days."
"Lie in wait for them at every chance to ambush. The Levant is the graveyard of the Russians and Americans," reads text on a recent propaganda image.
Fearless ISIS recruits in Yemen may have completed jihadi training, but not before being subject to an excruciating hazing routine.