Syria

President Trump Announces Death of ISIS Leader after U.S. Military Raid

FILE – This file image made from video posted on a militant website April 29, 2019, purports to show the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, being interviewed by his group’s Al-Furqan media outlet.  (Al-Furqan media via AP, File) The leader of the Islamic State who presided over its global jihad and became arguably the world’s most…

President Trump Announces Military Action in Syria

President Donald Trump says the United States has “launched precision strikes” on targets associated with Syrian chemical weapons program. Trump spoke from the White House Friday night. He says a “combined operation” with France and the United Kingdom is underway. Trump says that last Saturday, Syrian President Bashar Assad deployed chemical weapons in what was a “significant escalation in a…