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US Urges Countries to Repatriate IS Members Held in Syria

US Urges Countries to Repatriate IS Members Held in Syria

BAS News - 2019-02-04 23:07
ERBIL - The United States has called on other countries to repatriate their members of the jihadist group of Islamic State (IS) who are now held in Syria by the US-backed Kurdish forces. "The United States calls upon other nations to repatriate and prose ...
US Urges Countries to Repatriate IS Members Held in Syria - BAS News

Hundreds of Islamic State jihadists surrender to Syrian Kurdish-led forces

E-Kurd - 2019-03-06 11:39
DEIR AL-ZOR PROVINCE, Syria,— Hundreds of Islamic State militants have surrendered as they left the group’s last enclave in eastern Syria amid more than 6,500 people, mostly civilians, who were evacuated in the last 24 hours, a spokesman for the U.S.-bac ...

Civilians Held by Islamic State in Syria Go Free

The Wall Street Journal - 2019-02-21 13:41
Several hundred of the last civilians trapped by Islamic State in the militant group’s remaining sliver of territory left, which suggested the extremist group was near a surrender to U.S.-backed Kurdish forces. ...

Syria's war: Trucks carrying women, children leave ISIL enclave

Al Jazeera - 2019-02-20 17:38
Vehicles evacuate civilians from Baghouz where US-backed Kurdish forces continue to battle ISIL in eastern Syria. ...

Iraq to Repatriate IS Members Held in Syria: PM

BAS News - 2019-02-13 21:48
ERBIL - Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi has said that Baghdad will repatriate the members of the jihadist group of Islamic State (IS) who have been held in Syria by the US-backed Kurdish forces. Iraq is said to bring back up to 20,000 Iraqis home b ...

US-backed Kurdish fighters begin offensive into last Syrian territory held by ISIS

CNN - 2019-02-10 21:59
At about 6 p.m. Saturday, as darkness crept over eastern Syria, Kurdish forces backed by US-led coalition aircraft and using artillery and heavy machine guns began an assault of the last ISIS enclave in the country. ...

IS Leader al-Baghdadi Survives Coup Attempt by Group's Insurgents

BAS News - 2019-02-08 18:06
ERBIL - The leader of extremist group of Islamic State, Abu Bakir al- Baghdadi, has reportedly survived a coup attempt by the jihadist group's foreign insurgents in a village near Syria's Hajin, a report said on Friday. The Guardian cited anonymous intel ...

Ottawa Refuses to Take Back Canadian IS Members Held in Syria

BAS News - 2019-02-07 21:39
ERBIL - Canada's Minister of Public Safety Ralph Goodale has made it clear that his county will not take back its citizens who are being held by the US-backed Kurdish forces in Syria over joining the Islamic State (IS), arguing that they have to bear the ...

Trump Predicts Full Victory over IS in Iraq, Syria by Next Week

BAS News - 2019-02-06 23:44
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump has predicted the full victory over the jihadist group of Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria by next week "It should be announced, probably some time next week, that we will have 100% of the caliphate," Trump said duri ...

U.S. urges countries to repatriate their citizens who fought with ISIS in Syria - National |

Globalnews - 2019-02-06 17:45

US asks Europe, others, to repatriate ISIL fighters held in Syria

Al Jazeera - 2019-02-06 01:44
More than 900 foreign fighters and 4,000 family members are believed to be held by Kurdish fighters in northern Syria. ...

US asks nations to repatriate jihadists as it leaves Syria | Free Malaysia Today

Freemalaysiatoday - 2019-02-06 00:57

US asks nations to repatriate militants as it leaves Syria - Channel NewsAsia

Channelnewsasia - 2019-02-05 19:31

US asks countries to repatriate jihadists held in Syria

France24 - 2019-02-04 21:21

US asks nations to repatriate jihadists as it leaves Syria - Pulse Ghana

Pulse - 2019-02-04 19:54

US asks nations to repatriate jihadists as it leaves Syria

France24 - 2019-02-04 19:36

Kurdish Security Forces Arrest Three IS Members in Garmiyan

BAS News - 2019-02-04 14:23
ERBIL — Three members of Islamic State (IS) have been arrested by the Kurdish security forces in Garmiyan administration, south of Sulaymaniyah, an official statement confirmed. Introduced by first initials only, the IS members were said to have taken pa ...

France to Repatriate IS Fighters Held in Syria: Report

BAS News - 2019-01-29 21:38
ERBIL - France is working on repatriating around 130 men who are held in Syria by the US-backed Syrian forces for alleged ties with the Islamic State (IS), state media said on Tuesday. Paris is concerned over the future of the detainees in Syria, who are ...

France to repatriate 130 alleged ISIS members held in Syria - The National

Thenational - 2019-01-29 16:20

Ankara Urges Washington to Implement Manbij Roadmap Soon

BAS News - 2019-01-09 00:41
ERBIL - Ankara has called on Washington to implement their roadmap for the Syrian city of Manbij which focuses on removing the armed groups from the region. The call was made by the Turkish minister of defense, Hulusi Akar, during a meeting with the US J ...