Department of Defense officials say actions by the U.S.-led coalition in Syria was in “self-defense,” citing a major attack on its allied forces and U.S. advisers in Deir el-Zour province.
Six major charities claim an anti-refugee backlash and misleading rhetoric in host countries have created a false impression that Syria is now safe.
Another night of Russian airstrikes across Syria’s northern Idlib province has killed several people and injured dozens.
Turkey is reporting two casualties after rockets were fired at its border from northern Syria according to private Turkish broadcaster NTV.
Turkey says the United States has pledged to stop supplying weapons to a Kurdish militia in Syria.