Islamic State nears defeat in last Syrian enclave

February 20, 2019 0

NEAR BAGHOUZ, Syria (Reuters) – Islamic State looked close to defeat in its last enclave in eastern Syria on Wednesday as civilians poured out and the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said the remaining jihadists […]


Battle to oust IS from last bastion in Syria

February 18, 2019 0

Beirut (AFP) – Since February 9 the Arab-Kurdish alliance of the Syrian Democratic Forces backed by the US have been on an offensive against the last dregs of the Islamic State group in Syria. After […]


US-backed Syrian forces battle to take last IS pocket

February 12, 2019 0

Near Baghouz (Syria) (AFP) – Syrian fighters backed by artillery fire from a US-led coalition battled a fierce jihadist counteroffensive as they pushed to retake a last morsel of territory from the Islamic State group […]


Kurds net 63 in Syria sweep of jihadist sleeper cells

February 7, 2019 0

Beirut (AFP) – A Kurdish-led force arrested 63 suspected militants in the Syrian city of Raqa Thursday during an operation against jihadist sleeper cells, it said in a statement. The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said […]


Dominik Paris is the new super-g World Champion

February 6, 2019 0

ARE , Sweden – Also the men kicked off their World Championships Åre 2019 with today’s super-g. And the gold medal went to Italy’s Dominik Paris, who finished ahead of Johan Clarey and Vincent Kriechmayr, […]

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