Less than two weeks after Russian President Vladimir Putin showed off advanced weapons, his officials are warning the U.S. against action in Syria.
With fewer local allies, the U.S. may no longer be able to fight ISIS on the ground in Iraq or Syria.
The Interior Ministry of Turkey said security forces and the military arrested up to 4,698 in the past week.
The shifting dynamics of Syria's seven-year war have pitted the U.S. against NATO ally Turkey as well as Russia and Iran.
The Kurdish majority of the Pentagon-created Syrian Democratic Forces are leaving the U.S. battle against ISIS to fight a Turkish invasion.
Turkey's hunt for a Kurdish leader has sparked a diplomatic crisis with a European ally.
Forces fighting for and against the Syrian government have blamed one another for violating a short-lived truce in eastern Ghouta.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said, "It was the people who made the Islamic Republic of Iran so powerful."
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said U.S. military action against the Syrian military would be "unlawful."
The British Foreign Office warned of an increased risk of attacks by "terrorists" in South Africa.
The unidentified man says he was kidnapped after working as a freelance reporter in the region.
"Those who have to leave Syria are the ones who have not been permitted by the Syrian government," said one of the top advisers to Iran's supreme leader.
The U.S. embassy issued an alert about a security threat at the famous annual event.
The president privately mocked an Iraqi delegation, it was claimed.
"The actions of the U.S. coalition do not comply with legal norms. Beyond all doubt, it is an unprecedented act of aggression," one Russian senator said.
An account affiliated with Turkey's so-called Operation Olive Branch claimed Kurdish fighters attacked the Free Syrian Army with chlorine gas.
An American and an Iraqi national have been charged after Turkish officials discovered two cars loaded with 47 guns on their way to Iraq.
"It is a strange incident," Turkish media analyst Nate Schenkkan told Newsweek.
Neither Russian, Syrian nor U.S. forces have moved in to stop the Turkish invasion aimed at ousting Pentagon-backed Kurds from the enclave of Afrin.
After ISIS was mostly defeated in the east, the Syrian military set its sights on rebel-held Idlib, while Turkey targeted U.S.-backed Kurds in Afrin, Aleppo.
The government is advertising Aleppo and other Syrian cities at an event in Madrid.
Turkey and Syrian rebels have launched a joint operation against Syrian Kurdish forces, putting the U.S. and Russia in a difficult position.