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

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 ...
Hezbollah, Syrian army seek new route for stranded ISIS group convoy - Waar Media

Peshmerga and Iraqi army sign agreement on Hawija operation

Waar Media - 2017-09-24 19:28
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdish Peshmerga forces and Iraqi army, in presence of a US-led coalition representative, reached a five point coordination agreement for the Hawija operation, which is in its fourth day. The Iraqi and Kurdish sides agreed that the Peshmerga ...

ISIS execute senior leader for fleeing Kirkuk stronghold

Waar Media - 2017-09-15 14:59
WAAR-DUHOK: Islamic State (ISIS) militants have executed a senior leader for attempting to flee the group’s stronghold in southwestern Kirkuk, a local source was quoted saying on Friday. Iraqi news website SNG quoted the source saying that the so-nicknam ...

IS Stranded Convoy Arrives in IS-held Areas in Deir Ezzor, Syria

BAS News - 2017-09-14 11:47
ERBIL — The busloads of the Islamic State (IS) militants and their families stranded in the Syrian desert finally arrived in the IS-held territories of Der Azzor Province in eastern Syria. The IS convoy that set out from Lebanon’s Qalamoun town on August ...

Another defeat for Islamic State

The Economist - 2017-09-09 09:03
The Syrian army pushed into the eastern city of Deir ez-Zor on September 5th, breaking the three-year-old siege of a government-held enclave by Islamic State (IS). It is a victory for Bashar al-Assad, Syria’s blood-soaked dictator, and yet another defeat ...

New Plan for Hawija Assault Needed: Peshmerga Official

BAS News - 2017-09-03 16:26
KIRKUK — A Peshmerga official calls for a new plan for liberating Hawija district, southern Kirkuk, from the Islamic State (IS). The Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Peshmerga, Major General Qaraman Sheikh Kamal, told BasNews that different force ...

Turkey-Backed FSA Attacks US Forces in Syria

BAS News - 2017-08-29 23:10
ERBIL — the US forces fighting against the so-called Islamic State (IS) came under direct attack near the positions of the Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) in the Syrian city of Manbij, a Pentagon official said on Tuesday. The US forces reportedly re ...

ISIS prepares to evacuate Syria-Lebanon border zone

Waar Media - 2017-08-28 13:16
WAAR-DUHOK: The Syrian army and Hezbollah prepared on Monday to transport Islamic State fighters from their enclave on the border with Lebanon to eastern Syria after a week-long offensive against the jihadist group. It will end any militant presence on t ...

The Kurds, fighting for Raqqa

Waar Media - 2017-08-16 18:45
WAAR-DUHOK: By Yousif Zawi Currently, the decision has been made for the liberation of Raqqa to be started. The strategic northern Syrian city located on Euphrates River, predominated by Arabs and selected to be the Islamic State capital. The Syrian Demo ...

Teenager Kills IS Official for Having Affair with His Mother

BAS News - 2017-08-06 17:44
ERBIL— An Islamic State (IS) teenager on Sunday gunned down an IS official in Tal Afar and wounded his own mother seriously. According to a report by Iraqi al-Sumaria news, when he returned to their home in Tal Afar, the young IS recruit saw the chief fo ...

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 ...