French national Fabien Clain:  jihadist  has reportedly been killed in a drone attack in Syria. Photograph: Interpol

The US-led Operation Inherent Resolve announced the death of France’s most wanted man in a tweet on Thursday evening. “A Coalition strike killed an ac(...)

A fighter for the Syrian Democratic Forces  in Raqqa, Syria in 2017. The SDF have been holding the French jihadists but are no longer able to do so. Photograph: Reuters/Erik De Castro

Opposition politicians in France have responded with alarm to government confirmation that 130 French jihadists are to be repatriated from Syria. The(...)

People walk at a site hit by an airstrike in the rebel-held Tafas town, in Deraa Governorate on Monday. Photograph: Alaa Al-Faqir/Reuters

At least 12 people have been killed in air strikes on the northern Syrian city of Raqqa, the de facto capital of the Islamic State terror group, the s(...)

Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu. Turkey for the past five years has been the sternest opponent of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad. Photograph: Natalia Kolesnikova/EPA

Turkey and Russia have prepared an agreement for a ceasefire in Syria, Turkey’s foreign minister said, adding Ankara would not budge on its opposition(...)