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Syria army ‘takes last ISIS-group held town in Homs’

Syria army ‘takes last ISIS-group held town in Homs’

Waar Media - 2017-08-06 17:14
WAAR-DUHOK: Syria’s army seized the last Islamic State (ISIS) group stronghold in the country’s Homs province on Saturday, clearing their path to attack the jihadists in the country’s east, a monitor said. Al-Sukhna, some 70 kilometres (45 miles) northea ...
Syria army ‘takes last ISIS-group held town in Homs’ - Waar Media

Hezbollah, Syrian army seek new route for stranded ISIS group convoy

Waar Media - 2017-09-03 17:00
WAAR-DUHOK: Lebanon’s Hezbollah and the Syrian army are seeking a new route for a convoy of Islamic State fighters and their families bound for the jihadists’ stronghold in eastern Syria, a commander in the military alliance backing Syria’s government sa ...

Donald Trump says “all options are on the table” for North Korea

Waar Media - 2017-08-29 16:24
WAAR-DUHOK: U.S. President Donald Trump said all options to respond to North Korea were on the table after Pyongyang fired a ballistic missile over Japan earlier on Tuesday. “The world has received North Korea’s latest message loud and clear: this regime ...

Iraq begins battle to retake Tal Afar

Waar Media - 2017-08-20 17:50
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraqi forces on Sunday launched an assault to retake the northern city of Tal Afar from the Islamic State group, after ousting the jihadists from Mosul last month. Tal Afar lies around 70 kilometres (45 miles) west of second city Mosul, which ...

Iraqi Army Fully Ready to Attack IS in Tel Affar: Chief

BAS News - 2017-08-13 12:12
ERBIL — The Iraqi army is fully ready with a plan in its hands to attack Islamic State (IS) in the norther city of Tel Affar and recapture the strategic region, said a top army official. The army is now awaiting a command from Iraqi Prime Minister Haider ...

Imprisoning of a 53 years old woman by the Turkish Army

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-11 09:32
Turkish Army attack to the citizens home “Baf”,town “Hazakh” arrested two people and also the imprisonment of a 53-year-old woman issued. According to report by Kurdistan Human Rights Association,Turkish Army attack to citizens home “Baf” , town “Hazakh” ...

Yezidis Seeking Their Areas to Be Part of Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2017-08-03 15:52
SINJAR — On the 3rd anniversary of Sinjar attack by the Islamic State (IS) militants , the Kurdish Yezidi minority in the city of Sinjar is seeking for their areas to be part of the Kurdistan Region. Mahma Khalil, mayor of Sinjar region, told BasNews tha ...

IS Car Bomb Targets Group of Journalists in Raqqa

BAS News - 2017-08-03 11:38
Several journalists have been wounded RAQQA — A car bomb detonated by the Islamic State (IS) group in Raqqa wounded several journalists on Wednesday and destroyed one of their vehicles. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the blast took ...

Turkish occupation bombards Minag town and Jelbul village

ANHA - 2017-08-02 17:20
AL-SHAHBA- The Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries who are stationed in Mare’ town southern of Azaz are bombarding Minag town in al-Shahba liberated areas while the Turkish mercenaries who are stationed in Kaljibreen village are bombarding Jelbul ...

From Raqqa, with a Christian Unit on the Front Lines of the Caliphate War

National Review - 2017-08-01 21:35
Raqqa, Syria — The coalition airstrikes lit up the night sky, perhaps a mile and a half away. The blast appears to be near the Old City, where ISIS is making its last stand, as it did in Mosul’s Old City weeks earlier. “Whatever’s there is important,” say ...

How the Islamic State Rose, Fell and Could Rise Again in the Maghreb

International Crisis Group - 2017-07-24 19:55
Despite its ongoing demise in Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State (ISIS) could prove resurgent in the Maghreb if past lessons and lingering threats remain unheeded. Algeria, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia should go beyond security and military measures to addr ...

Movements of the Turkish Army at the Afrin border of West Kurdistan (Rozhava)

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-07-13 22:29
According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association and citing the news published by the news agency Ruzh News, the movements of the Turkish army at the borders of the village of Ali Karobiki, “Bolboli” in the Kanton of Afrin in the west of Kordestan, “Ro ...