- US military trains eclectic group of anti-IS fighters Updated: May-23-16 2:29 pm
NORTHERN SYRIA - Barcham Zana knows her enemy. It is the Islamic State, which she calls "darkness."
- Top US commander makes secret visit to Syria Updated: May-21-16 6:45 pm
NORTHERN SYRIA - On a secret trip to Syria, the new commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East said Saturday he felt a moral obligation to enter a war zone to check on his troops and make his own assessment of progress in organizing local Arab and Kurd fighters for what has been a slow campaign to push the Islamic State out of Syria.