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Overnight Defense: US-backed forces launch Syria offensive against ISIS | Trump glows in Nobel Peace Prize chatter | Trump 'seriously thinking' about 'Space Force' | TheHill

Overnight Defense: US-backed forces launch Syria offensive against ISIS | Trump glows in Nobel Peace Prize chatter | Trump 'seriously thinking' about 'Space Force' | TheHill

Thehill - 2018-12-20 03:53

Overnight Defense: US-backed forces launch Syria offensive against ISIS | Trump glows in Nobel Peace Prize chatter | Trump \'seriously thinking\' about \'Space Force\' | TheHill - Thehill

US-backed Syrian fighters resume offensive against IS group

France24 - 2019-01-08 02:31

US Intensifies Offensive Against IS in Syria

BAS News - 2019-01-03 22:51
ERBIL - The US military has intensified its attacks on the Islamic State (IS) in the eastern parts of Syria while President Donald Trump has already announced the withdrawal of the US forces from the country. Earlier in December, Trump stated that he bel ...

US Envoy for Anti-IS Coalition Resigns over Syria Withdrawal

BAS News - 2018-12-22 18:34
ERBIL - The special US presidential envoy to the anti-Islamic State (IS) coalition, Brett McGurk, resigned on Saturday over President Donald Trump's decision of withdrawing his country's forces from Syria. Earlier on Wednesday, Trump said he believes tha ...

US Won’t Leave Syria Before Ensuring Its Interests: Kurdish Source

BAS News - 2018-12-22 16:52
ERBIL — The United States will ensure its interests are secured before practically withdrawing its forces from Syria, a source with knowledge about the situation in Syrian Kurdistan said. “The US will not allow the [Syrian] regime, Russia and Iran to tak ...

Putin Welcomes Trump's Decision of Withdrawing Forces from Syria

BAS News - 2018-12-20 17:42
ERBIL - Russian President Vladimir Putin has welcomed the US President Donald Trump's decision of withdrawing the US forces from Syria, considering it "the right decision." Trump said in a surprising statement on Wednesday that he would pull all his coun ...

Pentagon: Our Withdrawn Forces from Syria Will Settle in Erbil

Waar Media - 2018-12-20 15:44
The US forces that withdraw from the Syrian territories will be settled in Kurdistan Region, according to US Ministry of Defense Pentagon. “The decision of withdrawing our troops from Syrian was based on our aim of fight against ISIS which its influence ...

US-backed forces say IS security leader seized in Syria

France24 - 2018-12-20 11:05

US-backed forces battle Islamic State for control of Hajin, Syria | FDD's Long War Journal

Longwarjournal - 2018-12-20 11:05

US-backed forces launch offensive against final ISIS strongholds in Syria | TheHill

Thehill - 2018-12-20 03:59

IS attacks advancing US-backed forces in Syria's east: monitor

France24 - 2018-12-20 03:38

US-backed fighters resume final offensive against ISIS after pause to deal with Turkish tensions

Militarytimes - 2018-12-20 03:38

Blast kills four in Syria's Afrin held by Turkey-backed rebels

Al Jazeera - 2018-12-16 17:45
Car bomb attack comes after Turkish leader Erdogan threatened to launch new offensive against US-allied Kurdish forces. ...

US-backed SDF Liberates Parts in Syria’s Deir Ezzor

BAS News - 2018-12-06 18:07
ERBIL - The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has announced that its forces had taken control of an eastern holdout of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria's Deir Ezzor. The SDF said in an online statement that its fighters broke into the town of Hajin ...

WATCH: US-Backed SDF Liberates over 1000 Civilians from IS in Syria

BAS News - 2018-12-05 10:33
ERBIL — The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have freed around 1,200 civilians from the grip of Islamic State (IS) in eastern Syria. The SDF, whose main component are the Syrian Kurdish fighters, is now leading a large-scale operation to liberate ...

Syrian Kurdish-led forces say capture ‘most dangerous’ Islamic State security leader

E-Kurd - 2018-12-01 14:36
BEIRUT,— US-backed forces said Friday they had captured a leader of the Islamic State group in eastern Syria where the Kurdish-led fighters have been battling the jihadists. A statement by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) identified the suspect as Osam ...