Syria

(Michael Calhoun/ KMOX)
March 26, 2019 - 1:02 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) - An Illinois woman has pleaded guilty to providing material support to terrorists by helping to fund a St. Louis County man who fought and died in Syria. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 38-year-old Mediha Medy Salkicevic of Schiller Park, Illinois, admitted in federal court...
Read More
BAGOUZ, SYRIA - FEBRUARY 10: A Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) commander fires at a suspected ISIL position from a rooftop near the front line on February 10, 2019 in Bagouz, Syria. US-led coalition airstrikes continued across Bagouz as the SDF stepped up their final campaign to oust the remaining ISIL fighters from the last village held by the extremist group. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
February 20, 2019 - 7:04 am
BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — A convoy of trucks carrying hundreds of civilians, including men, women and children, left the last enclave held by Islamic State militants in eastern Syria on Wednesday, signaling a possible end to a standoff that has lasted for more than a week. An Associated Press team in...
Read More
President Trump salutes the coffin of Scott Wirtz
DOVER, DE - JANUARY 19: U.S. President Donald Trump salutes as a military carry team moves the transfer case containing the remains of Scott A. Wirtz during a dignified transfer at Dover Air Force Base, January 19, 2019 in Dover, Delaware. Wirtz was a former Navy Seal who worked for the Defense Intelligence Agency and was one of four Americans killed by a suicide bomber on January 16 in Manbij, Syria. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Tom Franklin
February 06, 2019 - 9:22 am
OAKVILLE, Mo. (KMOX) — The St. Louis native who was killed by a suicide bomber in Syria is being laid to rest today. The body of former Navy SEAL and Department of Defense civilian employee Scott Wirtz will arrive at Jefferson Barracks at about 1 p.m. today. The Facebook group Oakville Residents...
Read More
ISIS flag
(Martyn Aim/Getty Images)
January 18, 2019 - 6:53 am
MANBIJ, Syria (KMOX) — A civilian worker from St. Louis was one of four people who died in a Syrian bombing Wednesday. Scott Wirtz with the Department of Defense was killed in the explosion in Manbij. The blast was caused by a suicide bomber believed to be with ISIS. At least 10 others were also...
Read More
September 18, 2018 - 5:56 am
Both the Israeli military and Israel's Foreign Ministry declined comment on the Russian claim.
Read More
Donald Trump campaign event at Peabody Opera House in St. Louis
Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI
April 14, 2018 - 2:40 pm
Republicans applaud, while Democrats question President's authority
Read More
A small village. Landscape nature. Syria. Desert.
© Svetlana485 | Dreamstime.com
April 11, 2018 - 8:06 am
The author of a recent book on chemical warfare says if reports out of Syria are true, then civilians there suffered a horrible fate.
Read More
President Donald Trump waits at the main entrance to the West Wing for the arrival of the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
April 11, 2018 - 7:09 am
Trump: Get ready Russia, because (missiles) will be coming
Read More
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis speaks during a bilateral meeting with Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani at the Pentagon, Monday, April 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
April 10, 2018 - 5:59 am
President says any nation found to share responsibility will "pay a price."
Read More