"We affirm that the blood of the heroic martyrs will not be in vain and that the response by our heroic army units will be very harsh," the Iraqi military said.
But Airwars' Emily Tripp also said, compared to prior years, activists "haven't had that level of communication" and "haven't seen that level of interest" from the Pentagon to look into claims.
Crisis Group's Brian Finucane told Newsweek he "would give the Biden administration a grade of 'incomplete' on winding down the U.S war on terror."
Chinese ambassador to Syria, Feng Biao, said the deal would "strengthen Chinese participation in the economic reconstruction" of the war-torn country.
SCOTUS refused to hear the appeal of a woman who was determined to not be a U.S. citizen as she tried to return to the country after joining the Islamic State.
The Ain al-Asad base was hit by five rockets Wednesday, with three more landing outside the perimeter and officials said no casualties had been reported.
The first attack happened when Israel warplanes hit the container terminal, resulting in another fire on Doc. 7, Syrian media reported.
Russian ambassador Anatoly Antonov spoke with Newsweek and warned the U.S. and Western allies against steps "beyond the red lines of our national interests."
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi called for deeper relations with both Syria and the UAE, which have intensified contacts as Damascus eyes an Arab League return.
A Syrian family of six, including four children, was injured by the strike. A 10-year-old boy remains in the hospital with head injuries.
The price to fly to Belarus and stay five nights at a hotel is now $4,000 per person.
President Xi said China "supports the struggle of the Syrians in defending the independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of their country."
Inconvenient as the stories of refugees who returned and found themselves detained and tortured in Syria might be to governments eager to move on, they should not be ignored.
No injuries or deaths were reported from the drone attack last week.
Assad has won the war. That's not new information. U.S. decision makers must deal with reality as it is, not as they wish it to be.
"Yesterday's executions of 24 people demonstrates the Syrian government's disregard for international law," said Diana Semaan of Amnesty International.
Unidentified drones struck positions near a U.S. military garrison located in a remote stretch of southeastern Syria close to the borders with Jordan and Iraq, Newsweek has learned.
A roadside bombing believed to be carried out by Islamic State has killed over a dozen people in the deadliest attack on Syrian capital Damascus in years. Follow Newsweek's liveblog for all the latest.
The Syrian leader, once a political pariah, is now being welcomed back by many of the countries that cut him off 10 years ago, despite ongoing U.S. opposition.
"Salim Abu-Ahmad was responsible for planning, funding, and approving trans-regional al-Qaeda attacks," a CENTCOM spokesperson said.
"Just as we managed to wipe out terrorists from most of Syria, we will work to end the occupation with the same resolve and determination," said Faisal Mekdad.
A State Department spokesperson referred to the Turkestan Islamic Party as "Uyghur terrorists," but would not comment on whether the U.S. would designate it a terrorist organization.
"The only crime I committed was being dumb enough to join IS," said Shamima Begum, who ran away from home at 15 years old to Syria.
Amid reports that three Iraqi militia vehicles were destroyed, the U.S.-led coalition said it "can confirm we did not conduct air strikes in Al-Bukamal."
"This clearly violates international law and doesn't allow you to make maximum efforts to consolidate the country," Putin told Assad, according to the Kremlin.