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SDF Announces Full Control over Raqqa's Old City

SDF Announces Full Control over Raqqa's Old City

BAS News - 2017-09-02 11:59
ERBIL — US-backed alliance, known as the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), announced on Friday the complete control of the Old City in Raqqa after engaging in heavy clashes with the Islamic State (IS) militants. The SDF stated on Friday that its fighters r ...
SDF Announces Full Control over Raqqa\'s Old City - BAS News

Iraq Executes 42 IS Militants in Nasiriyah

BAS News - 2017-09-25 21:45
ERBIL — the Iraqi authorities executed 42 Islamic State (IS) militants, convicted of terrorism for killing members of the security forces and conducting deadly attacks in the country. The decision of the court to execute the 42 militants affiliated with ...

IS Militants Attempting to Flee Hawija Ahead of the Assault

BAS News - 2017-09-10 10:48
KIKRUK — The Islamic State (IS) militants in Hawija, southern Kirkuk, are attempting to flee ahead of the imminent battle on the city. A large number of IS militants along with their families have managed to escape Hawija district as they are certain of ...

The Rakhine State Danger to Myanmar's Transition

International Crisis Group - 2017-09-09 00:47
The violence since 25 August that has driven 270,000 Rohingya civilians over Myanmar’s border into Bangladesh is not just causing a humanitarian catastrophe. It is also driving up the risks that the country’s five-year-old transition from military rule w ...

More than 2,000 Islamic State militants killed in Iraq’s Tal Afar

E-Kurd - 2017-09-05 14:01
BAGHDAD,— The Iraqi forces killed over 2,000 Islamic State (IS) militants and more than 50 suicide bombers during a major offensive to free Tal Afar area in west of Mosul, the Iraqi military said on Saturday. “The IS total casualties in the blitzkrieg du ...

Kurdish-led SDF Kill Dozens of IS Militants in Raqqa

BAS News - 2017-08-31 16:39
ERBIL — The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced on Thursday that they've killed dozens of Islamic State (IS) militants, including a number of snipers, in the city of Raqqa. According to an online statement released by the SDF, 40 IS milita ...

Iraqi army says fighting near Tal Afar worse than Mosul

Waar Media - 2017-08-31 14:04
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraqi forces battling to retake the small town of al-’Ayadiya where militants fleeing Tal Afar have entrenched themselves, saying on Tuesday the fighting is “multiple times worse” than the battle for Mosul’s old city. Hundreds of battle-harde ...

Over 150 IS Militants Killed by Peshmerga near Tel Afar: Official

BAS News - 2017-08-29 16:37
ERBIL—In the past two weeks, the Islamic State (IS) militants lost over 150 members in Tel Afar while confronting Kurdistan Peshmerga forces, said the deputy for Peshmerga Chief of Staff. Speaking to BasNews on Tuesday, Salar Mohammad Jabari said the Isl ...

SDF liberó el vecindario de al-Mansour.

Hawar News - 2017-08-29 14:39
Las Fuerzas Democráticas Sirias (SDF, por sus siglas en inglés) liberaron al barrio de al-Mansour al este de al-Raqqa de los mercenarios de la IS, y los enfrentamientos continúan en varios barrios de al-Raqqa. ...

SDF advance, clashes ongoing in 3 neighborhoods

ANHA - 2017-08-28 13:38
AL-RAQQA- The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are still achieving more progress in the city within al-Raqqa liberation campaign as they liberated many points from IS mercenaries’ hands in al-Nahda neighborhood, and they killed dozens of mercenaries. Moreov ...

Iraqi military media says Tal Afar recaptured by 100%

Waar Media - 2017-08-27 15:18
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraqi military media said Sunday government troops and allied paramilitary forces had retaken full control over Tal Afar, Islamic State’s last holdout in Nineveh province. The War Media Cell, the Joint Operations Command’s media service, post ...

Over 1,400 IS Militants Remain in Tel Afar

BAS News - 2017-08-20 23:30
ERBIL — More than 1,400 Islamic State (IS) militants remain in Tel Afar as the town is now under heavy attack by Iraqi government forces, according to the Joint Operations Command. Brigadier General Yehia Rasool, spokesperson of the Joint Operations Comm ...

Syrian Democratic Forces announce liberation of 60% of Raqqa city

Aranews - 2017-08-17 03:28
ARA News The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have liberated 60% of Raqqa city since the launch of a major operation against Islamic State’s (ISIS) extremists in the key city on June 6, 2017. Talal Silo, the SDF’s official spokesman, said that ...