An Israeli M109 self-propelled howitzer is stationed near the border with Syria on November 19, 2019. Photo: AFP

Israeli air strikes in Syria leave at least 11 dead, civilians wounded

  • The Israeli army said it had targeted the Iranian elite Quds Force and the Syrian military in response to four rockets fired at Israel a day before
Topic |   Syrian conflict

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An Israeli M109 self-propelled howitzer is stationed near the border with Syria on November 19, 2019. Photo: AFP
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A convoy of US troops is pictured outside the Kurdish-majority city of Qamishli, in Syria’s northeastern Hasakeh province. Photo: AFP

Some 500 US troops to remain in Syria, despite Trump’s earlier withdrawal announcement

  • General Mark Milley said that it was important for US troops to remain in Syria so long as IS has a presence there
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A convoy of US troops is pictured outside the Kurdish-majority city of Qamishli, in Syria’s northeastern Hasakeh province. Photo: AFP
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