Crisis in Iraq and Syria

Latest reports

US provided armored trucks to Syrian rebels for Raqqa fight

The U.S. military says it has provided a small number of armored vehicles to Syrian fighters hoping to oust Islamic State militants from their self-proclaimed capital of Raqqa.

Veteran lawmakers ask Trump to exempt Iraqis

Four Iraq war veterans in the House are asking President Donald Trump to exempt Iraqis who assisted the U.S. military from his temporary ban on refugees and immigration.

Situation reports

The Institute for the Study of War, is a non-partisan, non-profit, research organization that continues to compile information about the ongoing situation in Iraq and Syria.


US air assets in the Middle East

The anti-Islamic State coalition