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Syrian Kurdish-led forces ready for push on last Islamic State pocket

Syrian Kurdish-led forces ready for push on last Islamic State pocket

E-Kurd - 2019-02-08 21:50
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Kurdish-led forces in eastern Syria prepared Friday for a push on the last remaining speck of the Islamic State group’s “caliphate” where diehard jihadists and their families are holed up. US President Donald Trump predicted ...
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Families of foreign Islamic State fighters flee last bastion in eastern Syria

E-Kurd - 2019-02-13 18:26
NEAR BAGHOUZ, Syria,— Dozens of relatives of foreign fighters including Iraqis, Turks, and Russians fled Islamic State’s last bastion in eastern Syria on Tuesday as the jihadists lost ground to U.S.-backed forces. A field commander with the Kurdish-led f ...

Syrian Kurdish fighters advance in clashes with Islamic State: official

E-Kurd - 2019-02-11 14:01
BEIRUT,— The U.S.-backed Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have seized ground from Islamic State in a fierce battle to capture its last enclave in eastern Syria, an SDF official said on Sunday. The SDF, backed by a U.S.-led coalition, began the ...

U.S. forces withdrawal from Syria likely to start in ‘weeks’, top general says

E-Kurd - 2019-02-11 14:01
WASHINGTON,— The United States is likely just weeks away from starting the withdrawal of ground troops from Syria ordered by President Donald Trump, the top U.S. commander overseeing American forces in the Middle East said on Sunday. U.S. Army General Jo ...

Syrian Kurdish-led forces announce final push against Islamic State

E-Kurd - 2019-02-10 14:56
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— The US-backed Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces said Saturday it had begun the “final battle” to oust the Islamic State group from the last scrap of territory it holds in eastern Syria. IS overran large parts of the countr ...

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RTL Today - Eastern Syria: Kurdish-led forces ready for push on last IS pocket

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Syrian Kurdish-led force captures 63 Islamic State militants in Raqqa

E-Kurd - 2019-02-07 20:18
BEIRUT,— A Kurdish-led force arrested 63 suspected militants in the Syrian city of Raqqa Thursday during an operation against jihadist sleeper cells, it said in a statement. The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces SDF said those detained belonged to “terr ...

Syrian Kurdish forces say capture foreign Islamic State jihadists ‘daily’

E-Kurd - 2019-02-07 16:06
BEIRUT,— US-backed Kurdish-led forces in Syria said Wednesday they were detaining foreign Islamic State group fighters on a “daily basis”, days after confirming the capture of German jihadist Martin Lemke. AFP reported Lemke’s capture last week after spe ...

Iraqi Shi'ite Cleric Indirectly Responds to Trump on US Military Presence

BAS News - 2019-02-06 21:07
ERBIL - Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, who is the highest level Shi’ite religious authority in Iraq, has indirectly responded to US President Donald Trump's statement on keeping the forces in Iraq to watch over Iran. The Shi'ite leader made the comments du ...

Trump Says He Will Keep Forces in Iraq to Watch Iran

BAS News - 2019-02-03 18:02
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump has said that he wish to keep his country's forces in Iraq so as to watch Iran. Trump made the remarks during an interview with CBS on Sunday, where he pointed out that part of the troops, who are going to withdraw from ...

Captured Irish jihadist tells of dying days of Islamic State ‘caliphate’

E-Kurd - 2019-01-30 21:30
HASAKA, Syrian Kurdistan,— From detention in northern Syria, alleged Irish jihadist Alexandr Ruzmatovich Bekmirzaev described hunger and fear as missiles pounded down on the last shreds of the Islamic State group’s “caliphate.” “I thought we were going t ...

Trump to Give State of the Union When Shutdown Over

Waar Media - 2019-01-24 09:30
US President Donald Trump has decided to postpone his State of the Union address until after “the Shutdown is over,” following a standoff with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Trump said in a pair of tweets Wednesday night that he’s not looking for an alterna ...

Syria’s Kurd handed children abducted by ISIS father to their mother

E-Kurd - 2019-01-22 15:02
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Syrian Kurds handed two children from Trinidad and Tobago to their mother Monday, four years after their jihadist father brought them to the Islamic State group’s “caliphate”, a lawyer said. Ayyub Ferreira, 7, and his brother ...

Iraqi warplanes hit Islamic State in east Syria: monitor

E-Kurd - 2019-01-20 18:18
BEIRUT,— At least 20 Islamic State group jihadists were killed Saturday in Iraqi air raids on their embattled enclave in eastern Syria, a war monitor reported. The raids come a day after a US-led air strike on the Euphrates Valley village of Baghouz kill ...

SDF Willing to Help Create Safe Zone in Syria

BAS News - 2019-01-16 19:16
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has shown readiness to help establish a safe zone, across the north and east Syria, recently suggested by US President Donald Trump. The SDF, led by the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) ...