Pentagon's Major Sean Robertson said the US will also maintain its presence in the garrison of Al Tanif in southern Syria to ensure Daesh will not return.
Many civilians seeking to escape Daesh territory have to pay smugglers fees to the PKK who then don't deliver and seek more money from them.
What is a state’s responsibility after its citizen's return from stints with Daesh or other terrorist organisations? For starters, they have to face crucial questions over why their citizens joined in the first place.
Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says a car bomb exploded at makeshift base close to an oilfield in the village of Shheel in east Syria.
Backed by air strikes by a US-led coalition, the SDF militia has trapped Daesh militants in a section of Baghouz village, near the Iraqi border.
Shamima Begum, who gave birth to a son at the weekend, prompted a public backlash in Britain by appearing unrepentant about seeing severed heads and even claiming the 2017 Manchester suicide attack — that killed 22 people — was justified.
Stripping Shamima Begum of her citizenship has triggered questions about leaving a 19-year-old mother with a militant's child to fend for herself in a war zone. Her fate illustrates the conundrum governments face as the war in Syria winds down.
Persecuted by extremists, Sufis in Iraq sought shelter among other followers of mystical Islam in Baghdad. Their plight sheds light on nearly two million internally displaced Iraqis unable to return home.
The European Union has proposed a bill to blacklist the kingdom for a lack of effective regulations to battle money laundering and the financing of terrorism.
Escaped from Daesh and detained by US-backed terror group YPG, two women from France say they're ready to go home, if they are judged fairly.
US President Trump warns EU allies that inaction on their part will force Washington to release some 800 Daesh members. Meanwhile, Germany says it can take back its citizens captured in Syria only if Daesh suspects have "consular access."
Vice President Pence says US-backed militias liberating last pocket of territory in Syria controlled by Daesh terror group.
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