Washington has helped the YPG - the Syrian wing of the PKK - which is recognised as a terrorist organisation by both the US and Turkey, to become the primary winner of the civil war.
The two NATO allies have flatly rejected Washington's proposal to establish an observer force to monitor after US withdrawal from northern Syria.
A 74-nation coalition is discussing the complete defeat of Daesh in Iraq and Syria for the first time in four years, amid efforts from the US to pull its military out of Syria.
Brett McGurk resigns in protest to President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw US troops from Syria, official familiar with McGurk's resignation letter says.
With victory declared in Mosul over Daesh, discussions have begun on how to reconstruct and stabilise Iraq.
Coalition nations, particularly in Europe, are bracing for a possible wave of battle-hardened militants returning home.
Turkish President Erdogan says that his country has several action plans for the offensive to retake Mosul from Daesh.
US defence officials stress that explosive-laden drones will have zero strategic impact on the upcoming battle to retake control of Iraq's Mosul from Daesh.
Despite Baghdad's protests, Ankara repeats its assertion to remain in the Bashiqa military camp in northern Iraq to train fighters against DAESH.
"The Gateway" is a crucial battleground in northern Syria, where powerful armed groups are rallying to reclaim the city from DAESH.
CENTCOM yet to release number of dead or injured over the past week.
More success for Operation Euphrates Shield after the Turkish-backed FSA have now cleared up around 400 square kilometers in Syria of DAESH.
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