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Syria force battles into last jihadist pocket

Syria force battles into last jihadist pocket

The New Mail - 2019-03-03 01:00
Kurdish-led forces battled jihadists defending their last village on Saturday as operations were relaunched to flush out the Islamic State group from eastern Syria after several days of humanitarian evacuations.… The post Syria force battles into last ji ...
Syria force battles into last jihadist pocket - The New Mail

Syrian Kurds pound last scrap of land held by the Islamic State

E-Kurd - 2019-03-11 15:30
OMAR OIL FIELD , Syria,— Syrian Kurdish-led forces pounded the last scrap of land held by the Islamic State group Monday, a scattering of tents and destroyed buildings in a remote eastern Syrian hamlet. The jihadists once ruled over millions in a swathe ...

SDF Expects “Decisive Battle” as Advancing into Last IS Bastion in Syria

BAS News - 2019-03-03 08:57
ERBIL — The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) is advancing deep into the last small area of the Syrian territories held by the Islamic State (IS), expecting more decisive battles with the jihadists. Following days of delaying an operation in order to evacua ...

Kurdish-led force battles into last IS group pocket in Syria

France24 - 2019-03-03 06:19

Kurdish forces battle into last Daesh pocket | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-03-02 21:43

Kurdish-led Syria force resumes assault on last IS holdout | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-03-02 07:36

Islamic State’s last bastion would be crushed in a week, Syrian Kurdish commander

E-Kurd - 2019-03-01 13:06
Omar Oil Field, Syria,— The top commander of the Kurdish-led force fighting the Islamic State group in Syria said Thursday that the jihadists’ last bastion would be crushed within about a week. Mazloum Kobani, the general commander of the US-backed Syria ...

Syrian Kurdish-led forces free 24 of its fighters held by Islamic State

E-Kurd - 2019-02-28 14:06
DEIR AL-ZOR PROVINCE, Syria,— The U.S.-backed Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) militia said on Thursday it had freed 24 of its fighters from Islamic State militants in the jihadists’ last enclave near the Iraqi border. The SDF provided no detai ...

Syria force carries out major evacuation from last IS holdout - Channel NewsAsia

Channelnewsasia - 2019-02-26 01:56

Syria force expects mass evacuations from last IS holdout

France24 - 2019-02-26 01:04

Exodus from last ISIS enclave overwhelms Syria force, Middle East News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Straitstimes - 2019-02-25 20:02

Syria force carries out major evacuation from last ISIS holdout

Rûdaw - 2019-02-25 18:13
"There are nearly 5,000 people still inside" ...

Exodus from last IS enclave overwhelms Syria force | The Japan Times

Japantimes - 2019-02-24 17:56

Exodus from last ISIS enclave overwhelms Syria force

Rûdaw - 2019-02-24 13:52

Syrian Kurdish-led forces evacuate women, children from IS holdout

E-Kurd - 2019-02-23 08:54
NEAR BAGHOUZ, Syria,— US-backed Kurdish-led fighters trucked out civilians from the last speck of the Islamic State group’s dying “caliphate” in Syria on Friday, eager to press on with the battle to crush the jihadists. More than four years after IS over ...

Islamic State fighters face surrender or death: Syrian Kurdish-led force

E-Kurd - 2019-02-19 17:29
Omar Oil Field, Syria,— Islamic State Jihadists defending their last dreg of territory in Syria will be “killed in battle” if they don’t surrender, a Kurdish-led force said Tuesday ahead of a final showdown. The US-backed Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Fo ...

Kurdish-led forces take control of last Islamic State enclave in east Syria: observatory

E-Kurd - 2019-02-16 09:46
BEIRUT,— The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the Kurdish-led fighters seized the last Islamic State enclave in eastern Syria on Saturday after the jihadists who were still there surrendered. The UK-based war monitoring group said the last few hu ...

Kurdish-led forces making ‘slow progress’ in Islamic State Syria pocket: coalition

E-Kurd - 2019-02-12 18:18
BEIRUT,— Kurdish-led fighters battling to capture Islamic State’s last major stronghold in Syria are making “slow and methodical” progress, the U.S.-led coalition backing them said on Tuesday. “The enemy is fully entrenched and ISIS fighters continue to ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...