Syria and Russia Say ISIS Is Dead, Now U.S. Must Go


The Syrian Foreign Ministry issued a firm warning to the U.S. and other foreign forces in Syria Tuesday without the approval of President Bashar al-Assad, telling them their presence was a violation of international law and accusing them of making matters worse for the war-torn country that days ago declared victory against the …

Russia says U.S. "pretending" to fight ISIS in Iraq, letting jihadis flow into Syria

Russia accused the United States on Tuesday of “pretending” to fight the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) and of deliberately reducing its air strikes in Iraq to allow the group’s militants to stream into Syria to slow the Russian-backed advance of the Syrian army.In the latest sign of rising tensions …

Russia says US allows ISIS to operate ‘under its nose’ in Syria

MOSCOW — Russia accused the United States on Wednesday of allowing Islamic State to operate “under its nose” in Syria, saying Washington was letting the militant group move about freely in an area abutting a U.S. military base. The allegations, made by Russia’s Defense Ministry, center on a U.S. military …

Russia accuses the US of allowing ISIS militants into Syria to hurt the Syrian Army

Major-General Igor Konashenkov, Spokesman for Russian Defense Ministry. Thomson Reuters MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia accused the United States on Tuesday of pretending to fight Islamic State and of deliberately reducing its air strikes in Iraq to allow the group’s militants to stream into Syria to slow the Russian-backed advance of …

Russia uses video game as “evidence” of US “direct cooperation and support” for ISIS in Syria

LONDON — If Russia has a legitimate complaint about U.S. forces letting ISIS militants slip through the closing net and escape their territory in Syria, it appears to have undermined its own argument by laying out the charges with bogus “evidence.” Russia’s Ministry of Defense on Tuesday alleged in various …

Russia says airstrike kills several top ISIS commanders in Syria

MOSCOW — A Russian air strike has killed around 40 Islamic State fighters, including four senior commanders, near the eastern Syrian city of Deir al-Zor, Russia’s defense ministry said on Friday. The strike, carried out by Su-34 fighter-bombers and Su Russia Says Airstrike Kills 4 IS Leaders in Syria

Russia Says U.S. Is ‘Main Obstacle’ to ‘Final Annihilation of ISIS’

Russia’s Ministry of Defense is accusing the U.S. of being the last big hurdle in the way of destroying the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in Syria, after repeatedly alleging Washington is shielding the group it claims to be fighting.“The main obstacle to completing the annihilation of ISIS in Syria …

ISIS Claims Syria Bombings After Questionable Links to Las Vegas and France Attacks

The Islamic State militant group (ISIS) has taken responsibility for a suicide attack on a police station in the Syrian capital, making it the third attack the jihadist group has claimed in the past two days after alleging disputed links to a fatal stabbing in France and the U.S.’s deadliest …