SDF will keep fighting Islamic State sleeper cells

March 23, 2019 0

DEIR AL-ZOR PROVINCE, Syria (Reuters) – U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) formally announced the destruction of Islamic State’s control of land in eastern Syria on Saturday but said it would continue its military and security […]


Kurdish-led Syrian forces pound final IS redoubt

March 11, 2019 0

Baghouz (Syria) (AFP) – Kurdish-led forces pounded the last scrap of land held by the Islamic State group Monday, a scattering of tents and destroyed buildings in a remote eastern Syrian hamlet. The jihadists once […]


U.S.-backed Syrian force attacks Islamic State enclave

March 10, 2019 0

BAGHOUZ, Syria (Reuters) – U.S.-backed Syrian forces launched an assault against the final Islamic State enclave in eastern Syria on Sunday, aiming to wipe out the last vestige of its self-declared “caliphate” that once spanned […]


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 […]

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