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Russian troops killed amid Syrian regime advance on Deir ez-Zour

Russian troops killed amid Syrian regime advance on Deir ez-Zour

Waar Media - 2017-09-05 12:55
WAAR-DUHOK: The Russian defence ministry says two Russian troops have been killed in shelling in Syria’s east as Russian-backed regime forces come close to breaking IS siege on Deir ez-Zour. The ministry’s statement quoted by Russian news agencies late o ...
Russian troops killed amid Syrian regime advance on Deir ez-Zour - Waar Media

SDF respond to Syrian, Russian bombardment

ANHA - 2017-09-16 14:55
Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) condemned in strongest terms the Russian and Syrian regime forces' warplanes targeting their forces in Deir ez-Zor, and they assured that the bombardment is an attempt to stir conflicts and waste energies. ...

SDF Vows No Clash with Syrian Regime in Deir ez-Zor

BAS News - 2017-09-12 00:42
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has promised not to clash with the Syrian Regime forces while both are advancing against Islamic State (IS) in Deir ez-Zor. "We have clear instructions that after Daesh is eliminated, we should not a ...

News of a massacre in Deir ez-Zor by regime

ANHA - 2017-09-11 15:46
ALEPPO- Activists reported the killing of 15 civilians in Deir ez-Zor after the Russian air strikes on the city. The Syrian warplanes launched several raids targeting the area of the Panorama Square in Deir ez-Zor, accompanied by violent clashes between D ...

4 IS Warlords Killed in Russian Airstrikes near Deir ez-Zor

BAS News - 2017-09-08 09:24
ERBIL— The Islamic State (IS) commanders near the Syrian city of Dier ez-Zor were targeted by the Russian airstrikes which killed about 40 militants, including four "influential" warlords, Russian Ministry of Defense stated on Friday. The Ministry's stat ...

Children Hospital liberated, 23 mercenaries killed

ANHA - 2017-08-31 18:49
AL-RAQQA- Al-Nahda and Al-Miror neighborhoods west of al-Raqqa city witnessed on Thursday strong battles as 23 mercenaries were killed. Moreover, Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) liberated Children Hospital in al-Miror neighborhood. The fighters of SDF cont ...

US: IS Terrorists Should Be Killed, Not Bussed Across Syria

BAS News - 2017-08-30 10:53
ERBIL — The US has reacted to a trilateral agreement made between Islamic State (IS), Syrian Regime and Lebanon’s Hezbollah, according to which hundreds of jihadists have been bussed from Syria-Lebanon borders to the border areas of Iraq. “Irreconcilable ...

US-backed Iraqi forces launch operation to retake Tal Afar from ISIS

Aranews - 2017-08-21 04:00
ARA News The US-led Global Coalition against ISIS welcomed Iraqi Prime Minister Abadi’s statement on Sunday announcing the launch of the offensive to liberate Tal Afar and the remainder of Ninewah province and northern Iraq from ISIS militants, said U.S. ...

US military says 2 American soldiers killed in Iraq

Roji Kurd - 2017-08-14 03:57
Roji Kurd: Two American soldiers have been killed and five others wounded while conducting combat operations in Iraq, but reports indicate the incident was not due to enemy contact, the military said Sunday. Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, the commander of U.S ...

Iraqi Forces Impose Curfew in Mosul's Old City

BAS News - 2017-08-08 23:36
ERBIL — Curfew has been imposed in Mosul's Old City following reports of an armed group of men hiding in tunnels and houses in the area, Iraqi Federal Police announced on Tuesday. According to a statement released by the Iraqi Federal Police, the claims ...

Iraqi Shiite militia says 40 of its fighters killed in Syria

Waar Media - 2017-08-08 16:42
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraqi Shiite militia said Tuesday that at least 40 of its militiamen were killed in an attack the previous day on its positions across the border in Syria. The militia blamed the U.S.-led coalition for the assault but the Islamic State group ...

Woman ‘barred from French vacation home pool over burkini’

Waar Media - 2017-08-07 13:24
WAAR-DUHOK: A report has alleged that a woman vacationing with her family in France was kicked out of a vacation home pool due to her full-body swimsuit. The owner then reportedly tried to retain the deposit for pool cleaning fees. A Muslim woman was bar ...