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Trump Calls on European Allies to Repatriate IS Members from Syria

Trump Calls on European Allies to Repatriate IS Members from Syria

BAS News - 2019-02-17 09:17
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump urged his country’s European allies, including the UK, France and Germany, to take back the hundreds of Islamic State (IS) jihadists captured in Syria. “The United States is asking Britain, France, Germany and other Euro ...
Trump Calls on European Allies to Repatriate IS Members from Syria - BAS News

Over 60,000 people, mostly families of Islamic State, fled Syria jihadist enclave: Kurds

E-Kurd - 2019-03-17 19:07
BAGHOUZ, Syria,— The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Sunday more than 60,000 people, mostly civilians, had flooded out of Islamic State’s last enclave in eastern Syria since a final assault to capture it began over two months ago. The ...

Hundreds of IS Militants and Their Families Surrender to SDF

BAS News - 2019-03-14 14:00
ERBIL — Hundreds of Islamic State (IS) militants, together with their families, surrendered on Thursday to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in eastern Syria. The jihadists and their families used a corridor the SDF has opened for those who ...

Freed Yazidi woman in Syria endured years of Islamic State slavery

E-Kurd - 2019-03-10 09:16
NEAR BAGHOUZ, Syria,— Salwa Sayed al-Omar spent years as a Yazidi prisoner of Islamic State but she escaped its clutches this week, fleeing its last populated enclave in east Syria along with two Iraqi boys pretending to be her brothers. Islamic State ov ...

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 ...

Iraqi Airstrike Destroys two Islamic State Armored Vehicles in Anbar

BAS News - 2019-03-03 23:11
ERBIL - A couple of Islamic State (IS) armored vehicles were destroyed by the Iraqi warplanes before they could target the security forces in Anbar province. The jihadists had planned to use the two vehicles for attacking a military force in the desert a ...

US Hopeful about Allies Maintaining Anti-IS Effort in Syria

BAS News - 2019-02-23 10:16
ERBIL — The Untied States is hopeful about its allies continuing the campaign against the Islamic State (IS) after US troop leave the country, Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said on Friday. The statement came after a senior US off ...

CPJ calls on Iraqi Kurdistan to release journalist detained for weeks

E-Kurd - 2019-02-22 00:01
Kurdish journalist Sherwan Amin Sherwani accused of anti-state acts BEIRUT,— The Committee to Protect Journalists on Thursday condemned the prolonged detention without charge of freelance journalist Sherwan Amin Sherwani by Kurdish authorities in norther ...

SDF: Foreign ISIS suspects will face justice in home countries

Rûdaw - 2019-02-18 00:11
Trump called on European nations to take back their citizens held in northern Syria ...

Trump calls on European allies to take back captured Isis fighters

Irishtimes - 2019-02-17 13:34

Trump requests countries to repatriate foreign ISIS suspects from Syria

Rûdaw - 2019-02-17 12:10
"The United States is asking Britain, France, Germany and other European allies to take back over 800 ISIS fighters ...

Donald Trump calls on Europe to take back hundreds of captured IS fighters | News | DW | 17.02.2019

DW - 2019-02-17 06:08

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 ...

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 ...

Two IS Suicide Bombers Killed in Mosul

BAS News - 2019-02-11 10:58
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces killed on Sunday two Islamic State (IS) members wearing explosive vests while attempting to enter Ba’aj district near Mosul, security sources confirmed. Three others, including a woman, were captured before carrying out thei ...

Kurdish-led SDF Launches Final Operation to Defeat IS in Syria

BAS News - 2019-02-10 10:03
ERBIL — The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced on Saturday the beginning of a final operation to liberate the last enclave held by the Islamic State (IS) in eastern Syria. “After saving more than 20K civilians from IS-held area and ensuring their s ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...