SYRIA WAR NEWS ON THE ISIS CONFLICT PLUS RUSSIAN & US BOMBINGS
Pentagon struggles to provide accurate numbers for deployed troops as public figures reveal there are THOUSANDS more US soldiers in Iraq and Syria than previously thought
Numbers given by the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) in a quarterly September report contradict the numbers of troops that the Pentagon claimed are in Iraq and Syria.
Father of woman who claims she was kidnapped aged 13, taken to Syria and forced to marry her cousin denies locking her up and abusing his family
The father of a 13-year-old girl who claimed she was kidnapped and taken to Syria has denied locking her up and physically abusing family members.
Tradesman who travelled to Syria to visit his dying grandmother has dream family holiday plans ruined after being told he is BANNED from the US
A Melbourne tradesman and young father was told he was banned from entering the United States, after travelling to Syria in 2011. Michael Bucknell flew to Damascus to visit his dying grandma.
'Bringing peace to the mess in the Middle East': Trump promises Turkey that the US will drop support for Syrian Kurds
President Donald Trump has told Turkey's president that the United States will cut off its supply of arms to Kurdish fighters in Syria.
REVEALED: The secret Israeli commando operation that discovered ISIS could turn laptops into bombs and led to US airline ban
A secret operation by Israeli special forces in Syria found out that ISIS terrorists were working on transforming laptops into bombs. Donald Trump controversially told Russia about the intel.
Iraq launches operation to clear desert near Syria of ISIS fighters two days after its Prime Minister said terrorists had been defeated
Iraqi forces launched an operation on Thursday to clear the desert bordering Syria of ISIS fighters, in a final push to rid the country of the terrorist group, the military said (not pictured).
Trump and Putin hold phone talks about Syria – and maybe North Korea – after Russian leader met with dictator Assad
President Donald Trump will get on the phone with Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, the Kremlin says, following the Russian leader's visit with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
'He still loves ISIS': Australian doctor turned terrorist poster boy is 'very famous in the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa and has an English-speaking wife with a baby son'
A woman who went to Syria to support the Islamic State said Australian doctor?Tareq Kamleh treated her son in hospital and 'was not forced to be there.'
Stunning Levantine gold artefacts found in Tutankhamun’s tomb are revealed for the first time in almost a century
Almost 100 decorative fittings for bow cases, quivers and bridles were transported hundreds of miles to be placed in King Tutankhamen's tomb in Egypt's Valley of the Kings.
'He didn't seem to be getting on with people there very much': Diary of Australian doctor who fled to Syria to join ISIS and became their propaganda poster boy reveals his unhappiness with the caliphate
Australian doctor Tareq Kamleh was the poster boy for ISIS but behind the slick propaganda videos, his diary showed he was increasingly in 'despair' about the caliphate's direction.
Supermarket worker, 26, from Manchester 'was listed as a sniper and machine-gunner on ISIS employment forms smuggled out of Syria'?
Mohammed Abdallah, 26, from Manchester,?is on trial accused of being a member of Isis, possessing a firearm for terrorist purposes and possessing ￡2,000 for terrorist purposes.
Disabled jihadi helped his brother travel to Syria to join ISIS by setting up communication 'hub' in his Manchester home, court is told?
Abdalraouf Abdallah, 24, had been sent to live with family in Manchester after he was shot in the back and paralysed from the waist down when the two brothers fought the Gaddafi regime in 2011.
Son of White Widow Sally Jones DIDN'T die alongside her in a drone strike and is 'alive and fighting for ISIS in Syria'?
Jones, from Chatham, Kent, travelled to Syria to join ISIS with her 12-year-old son Joe 'Jojo' Dixon in 2013 but died following a US airstrike on the convoy she was travelling with in June.
The great ISIS exodus: Investigation reveals 250 fighters and 3,500 of their family members were driven out of Raqqa in coalition deal and are now 'spreading across Syria and beyond'
An investigation by the BBC has found that members of Islamic State managed to escape Raqqa following four months of fighting that left the Syrian city t war-torn and ravaged.
Is ISIS leader still alive? Syrians say terror group boss al-Baghdadi is holed up in rubble of war-scarred town - just days after claim he was on the run in yellow taxi
Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is believed to be holed up in the eastern Syria town of Boukamal, which has been the focus of a recent battle between Syrian forces and extremists.
A Briton who gave up his high-flying City career to fight against ISIS in Syria was detained by anti-terror police after returning to the UK.
‘Predatory’ Syrian refugee, 22, who launched sickening sex attacks on six women in an underpass after he was ‘fast-tracked’ into Britain is jailed for 16 months?
Weeks after his arrival in Britain, Hasan Alkhabbaz groped six women as they made their way through the Joe Strummer Subway in Paddington, London, between November last year and March.
British journalist John Cantlie is still alive according to former ISIS-fighter who saw him recently in prison
John Cantlie, 47, who was captured by ISIS in 2012, was reported dead after operations to retake Mosul, Iraq, ended in the summer, but now a former ISIS fighter claims he is still alive.
Straight to hell: Two Australian ISIS fighters believed to have been killed in Iraq and Syria as Australia strengthens intelligence ties with Middle East
Australian Islamic State fighters are believed to have been killed in the Middle East in the past week, according to Acting Prime Minister Julie Bishop.
Outrage after Syrian diplomat who was formerly a spokesman for Assad becomes adjunct professor at Rutgers University
A former Syrian diplomat who represented?the regime of President Bashar Assad during the country's civil war- is now teaching at Rutgers University in New Jersey.?
Saudi Arabia declare missile attack on Riyadh by Iran-backed rebels an 'act of war' and accuse Tehran of 'blatant military aggression'?
Tensions between Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia and mainly Shiite Iran continue to rise, with Riyadh warning Tehran it will 'not allow any infringement on national security.'
Al-Baghdadi felt his presence in Rawa 'threatened his life', so he scampered over the border to Deir ez-Zor in a vehicle synonymous with the western world of New York City.
Scores of British schoolgirls are taken into care because their parents have joined ISIS or were stopped on their way to Syria?
Sally Jones, who was known as the 'White Widow', (pictured) from Chatham, Kent, took her 12-year-old son Jojo to Syria in 2013 and was killed in a US drone strike in the war-torn country.
An Sydney teenager who was arrested in Tripoli, Lebanon in late Ocotber was allegedly getting ready to become a suicide bomber after trying to travel to Syria to join Islamic State.
RAF boss says British jihadis who wage war for Islamic State in Iraq and Syria know exactly what they're doing after top QC claimed 'naive' teenagers who joined terror group should escape prosecution
The comments of Air Commodore Johnny Stringer, who was in charge of approving air strikes on IS in Iraq and Syria until last month, will be seen as a slap down of Britain’s terror watchdog.
Muslim teen, 18, 'radicalised in Sydney and arrested in Lebanon attempting to travel to Syria to fight for ISIS has provided details of other extremists living in Australia'?
A Sydney teenager, suspected of trying to travel to Syria to fight for Islamic State, has been arrested in Lebanon and has provided details of other Australians linked to the militants.
RAF Commodore who led the UK's fight against ISIS slams 'fanciful' claim by terror tsar that Britons who went to fight in Iraq and Syria did not know what they were doing
Air Commodore Johnny Stringer, who was in charge of the air wars over Iraq and Syria until last month, said the notion they could have just dabbled with Daesh is 'rubbish'.
The end of the 'caliphate': Syrian army takes control of Deir Ezzor from ISIS as government forces enter Al-Qaim, the terror group's final bastion in Iraq?
ISIS's caliphate lies in ruins after the terror group's last stronghold in Syria was recaptured by the forces of Bashar al-Assad while the Iraqi Army drove its fighters from the city of Al-Qaim.
Lebanese authorities have detained an 18-year-old Australian man two days before he was allegedly due to depart to Syria to try and join Islamic State after becoming radicalised.
Expensive taste starts young! PR queen Roxy Jacenko spends $380 on VERY lavish monogrammed Daily Edited schoolbags for her daughter Pixie, six, and son Hunter, three
Mother and PR queen Roxy Jacenko is known for leading a luxe lifestyle. And it appears expensive taste runs in the family, as she treated her young children to lavish accessories on Thursday
Jihadis who have returned to Australia from fighting with ISIS could be passing on deadly skills they learned to recruit home-grown terrorists
There are concerns jihadi fighters who have returned to Australia from Iraq and Syria could be recruiting more extremists to their cause, Acting Prime Minister Julie Bishop said.
British ISIS fighter captured in Syria insists: ‘I didn’t kill anyone – I spent most of my time on a PlayStation’
The High Wycombe grammar schoolboy, 22, insisted his intentions were good when he fled the country to fight the Assad regime but he was issued an AK-47 by ISIS chiefs.
Their caliphate in ruins, ISIS melts into the desert: Sunni militants retreat deeper into Syria to 'regroup and prepare for their next incarnation'?
ISIS terrorists pushed from one urban stronghold after another in Syria, have been moving deeper into Syria's remote desert where they can regroup.
My son was brainwashed in his bedroom, says father of grammar school jihadi from High Wycombe who travelled to Syria to fight for ISIS
Shabazz Suleman's father?Afzal Suleman, 46, said he regretted buying a phone for his son, who he claims was radicalised on Twitter. Shabazz now wants to return to the UK to face justice.
British ‘Hurt Locker’ explosives expert who served in Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan is killed while clearing ISIS bombs in Syria - just two months after his wedding
Former Lance Corporal Chris Harris, 41, was in newly liberated Raqqa when it is believed he triggered a device?linked to infra-red sensors. He had been clearing ISIS bombs when he died.
Assad's regime WAS to blame for deadly sarin nerve gas attack in Syria, UN says, as?Boris Johnson accuses Russia of trying to 'cover up' the truth
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces were responsible for a deadly sarin gas attack on the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhun that killed scores of people, a UN investigative panel said.
Let me return to Britain to face justice, begs grammar school jihadi from High Wycombe who travelled to Syria to fight for ISIS?
Shabazz Suleman, 21, disappeared while on a family holiday to Turkey three years ago and had been in Raqqa, the de facto capital of Islamic State, until its recent fall.
'The invisible victims of ISIS': How a Muslim mother's life has been torn apart after her four sons fled to Syria 'to meet their deaths fighting for Islamic State'
Bassima and Issam Elbaf were devastated when their sons Taha, Hamza, Bilal and Omar left for Syria in late 2014, seemingly lured there by a recruiter for the terror organisation.
Dozens arrested in England, Belgium and Bulgaria as police smash people-smuggling ring that transported 1,100 Afghans and Syrians across Europe hidden in secret compartments in over 100 specially adapted vehicles?
The Home Office said 11 people were taken into custody in London, Birmingham and Gateshead on suspicion of assisting illegal immigration, while a further 15 were arrested in Belgium.
The lost jihadis: 425 returned ISIS fighters are on the loose in Britain and another 400 are still at large amid fears women and children could be used in attacks
Around 850 Britons travelled to the Middle East to take part in the war and around half are thought to be back in the UK - meaning more than 400 are still at large.
Trump reopens America's doors to refugees from all but eleven countries as he directs administration to review a list of undisclosed nations for another 90 days
That includes Syria, a country that President Donald Trump targeted in his initial travel ban. The temporary halt on all refugees Trump imposed in his second ban last summer is ending today.
'They killed children with knives and burned women': Shocking new details emerge of ISIS massacre in Syrian town where 128 were slaughtered and dumped in the streets?
Terrified residents say children were butchered with knives and women were burned or had their arms broken by extremists after they raided war torn Qaryatayn in Syria.
Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says Britons who fight with ISIS have 'made their choice' as he backs minister's warning the way to deal with the terrorists is to kill them
The Defence Secretary said militants fleeing the war zones on Iraq and ?Syria and trying to head back to the UK must not 'pose a future threat to our national security'.
'They will perish on the battlefield': Defence Minister warns surviving Australian ISIS fighters they will not be spared when terror group is finally wiped out
Australians fighting with ISIS in the Middle East have been issued a stern warning from Defence Minister Marise Payne that they will 'perish on the battlefield' if they?make a final stand.
'They didn't shut her up and they didn't shut Manchester up': British actor plays?Ariana Grande's 'Bang Bang' in Raqqa as a tribute to bombing victims
British actor Michael Enright, 53, played Ariana Grande's hit song Bang Bang from his mobile phone in Raqqa, the one-time 'capital' of ISIS's self-proclaimed caliphate.
British student, 27, who flew to Syria to fight ISIS denies planning a terrorist act after downloading The Anarchist Cookbook from the university library?
War-gaming enthusiast Joshua Walker, of Bristol, claims to have 'forgotten' about the partial copy of The Anarchist Cookbook. He said he printed the book for a strategy session with friends.
'They'll rape your daughters': The awkward moment Milo Yiannopoulous brands 12,000 'Muslim' Syrian refugees rapists - before taking it back after being told they're Christian
Former Breitbart journalist Milo Yiannopoulos entered a heated debate with 3AW radio host Neil Mitchell on Monday after labelling the thousands of Syrian refugees accepted to Australia as 'rapists.'
The only way to deal with British ISIS fighters in Syria is to KILL them because they are a 'serious danger' to the UK, says aid minister Rory Stewart
The only way of dealing with most British fighters who have joined Islamic State in Syria is to kill them, Rory Stewart MP (pictured) and International Development Minister has said.
The youngest casualty in Syria: Haunting pictures show malnourished baby wailing in hunger as he is treated at a clinic in a rebel-held town while battle against ISIS rages on
WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES. The malnourished child was treated at a clinic in the rebel-controlled town of Hamouria, in the Ghouta region near the capital Damascus on Saturday.
ISIS fanatics execute at least 128 civilians before fleeing from Syrian town they had held for just three weeks
Dozens of the victims were shot or knifed to death before being dumped in a pit in?Qaryatayn, in Syria's central Homs province.
Raqqa in ruins: Mile after mile of devastated streets and bombed out tower blocks - the aerial images that show how ISIS 'caliphate capital' has been reduced to rubble
In scenes eerily reminiscent of Berlin after the Allied Invasion of Germany?in 1945, skeletal buildings and burnt-out cars line the deserted streets of Raqqa.
Physics student and former fashion blogger who was forced to live in ISIS's 'Little Britain' stronghold with the White Widow and Terror Twins hopes to rebuild her shattered life in the UK?
Islam Mitat, 24, who escaped ISIS after being taken against her will to Syria is now rebuilding her life in Morocco but hopes her future lies in the UK.
Pervert who tried to meet a girl, 14, for sex and told her he wanted to take her to Syria to be his wife before hounding her with 78 abusive calls is snared by paedophile hunters?
A suspected pervert was filmed at a train station allegedly trying to meet a 14-year-old girl for sex, after telling her he wanted to take her to Syria to be his wife. The man was arrested at East Dulwich.
Women lead the way in hunt for ISIS: Expert team of female special forces are seeking out hundreds of jihadis hiding in Syria and Iraq?
Wearing tribal clothing, armed with Colt AR-15 semi-automatic rifle and a raft of grenades, the female led US Special Operations Affairs Unit is hunting ISIS militants in Syria.
Is this the cell where British jihadi who quit his job at Morrisons to join ISIS in Syria was KILLED? Fanatic's name is found etched on the wall of Raqqa prison?
Omar Hussain, 30, from High Wycombe, was a prolific recruiter and a frequent user of social media while fighting for ISIS in Raqqa.
Parents of ‘Jihadi Jack’ begin hunger strike over the government’s ‘inaction’ to help their Muslim-convert son, 21, who denied he joined ISIS before ‘disappearing’ in Kurdish-held Syria?
Pictured: John Letts, 56, and Sally Lane, 54, began their week-long fast on the steps of St Paul's Cathedral in central London at 1pm on Thursday.
CIA director Mike Pompeo warns that ISIS could still inflict a 9/11 style attack on America despite the Islamic militants staring defeat in the face
Islamic State militants are capable of orchestrating and carrying out an attack against the U.S, even after being evicted from the Syrian capital of Raqqa, CIA director, Mike Pompeo said Thursday.
‘Na?ve’ young jihadis who return from fighting for ISIS in Syria should be allowed ‘space’ to rejoin British society rather than face jail, says anti-terror watchdog?
Max Hill QC said hundreds of Britons returning from fighting for ISIS in Iraq and Syria have not been charged to avoid 'losing a generation' of young men to the jihadists.
How ISIS virus has spread around the globe even as its heartland caliphate collapses: Map reveals where cells have sprung up in the past MONTH as the group is obliterated in Iraq and Syria
In the past four weeks, ISIS cells have sprung up in several countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, including Belgium, Russia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Is Dr Jihad dead in Raqqa? Mystery surrounds fate of Australian paediatrician fighting for ISIS in Syria after the caliphate's 'capital' fell to US-backed forces
Former Australian paediatrician Tareq Kamleh, who fled to Syria to recruit terrorists for ISIS, has a dim future if he is found alive after Raqqa was reclaimed by US-backed forces.
US-backed Syrian troops perform doughnut in tank to celebrate liberation of Raqqa in copycat video of ISIS stunt when militants first took city three years ago
Syrian Democratic Forces (pictured) rejoiced in yesterday's victory by showing off the same skills as their opponents did in Al-Naim Square when the extremists took the city in 2014.
Syrian refugee, 20, who came to UK in back of a lorry has emotional reunion with his family after being told he won't be thrown out of the country
Mohammed Mirzo, 20, enjoyed an emotional reunion with his family in Cardiff after being freed from an immigration Centre in Oxfordshire where he faced deportation from the UK.
ISIS are ousted from their ‘capital’ of Raqqa… as US-led troops raise the flag in infamous public square where the terror group carried out beheadings?
US-backed militias in Syria say the jihadists' stronghold of Raqqa has been liberated after a bloody four-month battle and the city is now being searched for land mines and ISIS sleeper cells.
'I simply love killing and it doesn't matter who my enemy is': British mercenary fighting in Syria boasts of taking out 26 ISIS fanatics... but says the head count is 'not enough'
The unnamed hired gun is said to have been fighting for the Kurds in Syria for four years, but was also jailed for doing so on trips back to the UK.
White Widow forced her son to behead goats: Horror of how brainwashed boy was taught to execute enemies is revealed
Sources close to the family have revealed how the terrorist's son, Jojo, was brainwashed into becoming a jihadi before his mother took him to ISIS camps in the Middle East in 2013.
Baking recipes, religious sermons... and an enormous catalogue of PORN: The online life of an ISIS jihadi bride is revealed on a laptop captured in Raqqa?
The Flemish-speaking Belgian woman of Moroccan descent had been living in the Syrian city of Raqqa which was once claimed by the Islamic State terrorists as a stronghold.
Free at last! Overjoyed woman tears off her black burqa after her home is liberated from ISIS in Raqqa?
It comes as soldiers fighting the Islamic terror group are on the brink of recapturing Raqqa - a major stronghold in Syria.
'It's about time!' Radicalised students will be BANNED from classrooms in major revamp of school safety laws - as it's revealed a principal was powerless to ban pupil who tried to join ISIS
Legislation is expected to be introduced into the New South Wales parliament this week which will force students who pose a 'significant risk' to enrol in distance education.
100 ISIS fighters surrender in Raqa as US-led coalition storms the jihadist group's one-time stronghold in Syria
Dozens of Islamic State group fighters have surrendered over the past day in their one-time bastion Raqa, the US-led coalition backing the offensive said on Saturday.
White Widow jihadi was taken out in drone strike after Trump relaxed rules to stop fears of ‘collateral damage’ - including probable death of her British son, 12 - stopping operations?
The new authority given to the CIA by the US President is believed to have caused the death of the White Widow's son Jojo, 12, who was taken to Syria by his mother in 2013.
Boris Johnson bids to thaw relations with Russia by making trip to Moscow for talks on North Korea and Syria
The Foreign Secretary is to make a trip to Moscow towards the end of the year, with the crisis in North Korea and instability in Syria high on the agenda.
Pictured: Last Christmas of White Widow and son Jojo before she took him to be an ISIS jihadi in Syria as boy’s distraught father says he’s ‘f***ing glad she’s dead’
Darren Dixon was in a relationship with Jones and is thought to be the father of Jojo, 12, who she fled with to Syria. Speaking outside his Birmingham flat today, he ranted: 'I'm f****** glad she's dead.'
Turkish troops take part in joint mission with Russian and Iranian forces in Syria as relationship between Erdogan and the US continues to weaken
Turkish President Erdogan said on Saturday that Turkey was conducting a 'serious operation' in Syria with rebel groups it supports, as part of a 'de-escalation' deal with Russia and Iran.
White Widow Sally Jones 'was planning fresh carnage from a new ISIS headquarters - and WASN'T trying to flee Raqqa when she was killed in US drone strike'?
Intelligence sources have revealed that Jones, 50, was not trying to flee the ISIS capital of Raqqa and was in fact plotting with her jihadi comrades when she was killed by a predator missile.
Blown to bits from an air-conditioned cockpit near Las Vegas: How the 'White Widow' was taken down in Syria by relentless American drone operation based in the Nevada desert
From cool, dark booths at Creech Air Force Base in Indian Springs, Nevada, pilots work closely with teams of intelligence analysts who sift streams of real-time data transmitted by the drones.
'Be glad your head isn't chopped off': 15-year-old American girl 'was forced into ISIS-held areas by her father and coerced into marrying a militant who got her pregnant'
A 15-year-old American girl from Kansas says she was coerced into joining ISIS in Syria by her radicalized father, it was learned on Thursday.
Russian mercenaries secretly helping Assad in Syria are buying virgin 'wives' for ￡75 and beheading prisoners... just like the jihadists they’re fighting, ex-soldier reveals
Clandestine Russian forces also decapitate captured jihadists receiving a bounty of ￡13 for each beheaded ISIS fighter in Syria, claimed a veteran hired gun.
British ISIS recruiter Sally Jones is killed in Syria: 'White Widow' dies in US Predator drone strike while trying to flee Raqqa but mystery surrounds the fate of her 12-year-old son?
British jihadist Sally Jones has been killed by a US drone strike, it emerged last night. The onetime punk rocker from Kent fled to Syria to join Islamic State with her son in 2013.
'The difference between an Australian wedding and a funeral? One less drunk': Syrian fans troll Socceroos supporters before World Cup qualifier
Diehard Syrian soccer fans have united to spectacularly troll Australia ahead of their crucial do-or-die World Cup qualifier in Sydney on Tuesday night.