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SDF Announces Operation in IS-held Deir al-Zor

SDF Announces Operation in IS-held Deir al-Zor

BAS News - 2017-09-09 12:42
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced on Saturday a major military operation against Islamic State (IS) in the province of Deir al-Zor, an official said. The SDF, backed by the US-led coalition, has been in fierce fighting with ...
SDF Announces Operation in IS-held Deir al-Zor - BAS News

Only 3 Yezidis Freed During Hawija Operation

BAS News - 2017-10-09 02:02
ERBIL — During the Iraqi army-led Hawija operation against Islamic State (IS), only three Kurdish Yezidi abductees were freed from the extremist group, for which Baghdad is to be blamed, said a Kurdish official. “Several strategic positions, including Fa ...

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 ...

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 ...

Kurdish-led SDF launch operation to liberate Deir al-Zor from ISIS

Waar Media - 2017-09-10 16:02
WAAR-DUHOK: The US-backed, Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have launched an operation against the Islamic State (ISIS) in the north of Deir al-Zor Province in Syria, according to a statement on Saturday. Officials from the Deir al-Zor Military ...

Al-Jazeera Tempest enter the Industrial City in Deir ez-Zor

ANHA - 2017-09-10 15:46
The Syrian Democratic Forces’ press center pointed out that Deir ez-Zor Military Council and the allied forces have entered the Industrial City in Deir ez-Zor governate, noting that the clashes are still ongoing in the Industrial City. ...

Al-Raqqa:an infiltration attempt by IS into al-Amin

ANHA - 2017-09-07 12:04
Al-Raqqa – The fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces foiled an IS mercenaries’ attempt to break the siege imposed on its mercenaries in al-Amin neighborhood, while clashes are taking place in several neighborhoods of the city. The campaign to liberate ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...