Islamic State is down to its last few hundred fighters and less than a square kilometer of land in a battle for its final Syrian stronghold, although it may have 15,000-20,000 armed adherents in Syria and Iraq, U.S. envoy James Jeffrey said on Friday. (Reuters World News) More
A US-backed alliance of Syrian fighters has announced that the jihadist group Islamic State (IS) has lost the last pocket of territory in Syria it controlled, bringing a ...
Posted on 23 March 2019 | 4:38 am | Google News
Last Updated Mar 23, 2019 2:40 AM EDT. U.S.-backed forces in Syria on Saturday said it had ousted ISIS from its final outpost in the eastern Syrian village of ...
Posted on 22 March 2019 | 10:19 pm | Google News
'Suffocating smell of death' as SDF attacks last ISIL pocket Al Jazeera English
Amid fierce fighting, ISIL fighters remain squeezed in a few hundred metres in besieged Baghouz village, SDF says.
Posted on 21 March 2019 | 9:56 pm | Google News
Airstrikes Target Last Defenders of IS Caliphate ວີໂອເອ-ລາວ - VOA Lao
SDF, coalition warn last IS fighters in Baghuz, Syria, are putting up a 'hard fight' and using children as human shields.
Posted on 21 March 2019 | 7:24 pm | Google News
‘Gone by Tonight’: Trump, Maps in Hand, Predicts the Collapse of ISIS The New York Times
WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Wednesday that the last territory in Syria held by the Islamic State would be “gone by tonight,” despite reports of ...
Posted on 20 March 2019 | 2:08 pm | Google News
Anatomy of a 'caliphate': The rise and fall of ISIL Aljazeera.com
Despite the end of ISIL's territorial rule, the armed group is likely to remain a force in the region, experts say.
Posted on 20 March 2019 | 1:27 pm | Google News
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