Jan. 5, 2015: Rebel fighters take positions behind sand barricades at al-Breij frontline, after what they said was an advance by them in al-Manasher and al-Majbal areas, where forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad were stationed, in Aleppo. (REUTERS/ABDALGHNE KAROOF)
The U.S. will send 400 troops to the Middle East to train moderate Syrian rebels this spring.
14:07 Iraqi jets strike Islamic State in Syria for first time as troops advance in Mosul17
17:07 Gonzaga, Villanova, Kansas stay 1-2-3 in AP poll13
07:28 Jim Mattis to Baghdad: ‘We’re Not in Iraq to Seize Anybody’s Oil’16
07:31 Iraqi forces launch push to retake western half of Mosul from ISIS23