A member of the Kurdish internal security forces holds his weapon during a patrol in Manbij, north Syria. Hussein Malla | AP

Alliance Between Syria and YPG Deepens Ahead of Idlib Offensive, Provoking an Unpredictable Turkey

The YPG’s participation in the upcoming Idlib offensive on the side of the Syrian government would essentially cement its realignment in the Syrian conflict, greatly weakening the U.S.’ justification for its continued military presence in Syria, while also potentially provoking an increasingly unpredictable Turkey.


This image made from video taken on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, shows a child injured in a Saudi airstrike on a school bus resting at a hospital in Saada, Yemen. AP Video via AP
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Watch | Exclusive Look Inside Saudi Arabia’s Strike On School Bus In Yemen, 50+ Killed

A Saudi airstrike targeted a school bus carrying children to summer camp on Dhahian’s outskirts in Yemen’s northwestern province of Saada.