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Kurdish forces supported by the international coalition have taken over much of the village of Baghouz, the last stronghold of the jihadists. ISIS fighters have set up an overcrowded ragged camp packed with more than a thousand terrorists, according to the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces. On Tuesday night, a spokesman for the Syrian Democratic Forces announced the surrender of nearly 2,000 people from the group’s last holdout in Syria, of which hundreds of militant fighters…

According to UNICEF, at least 83 children, mostly Syrians, were killed during a “bloody” January in conflicts zones in the Middle East. They were killed in ongoing conflicts, suicide attacks, or frozen to death as they fled active warzones, UNICEF reports, blaming intensifying fighting in Syria. Since its start in March 2011, the civil war in Syria has claimed more than 400,000 lives and displaced 22 million people. International organizations have blamed all sides involved in…