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U.S.-backed Syria force announces final push against Islamic State group | The Japan Times
U.S.-backed fighters clash with IS militants in eastern SyriaWashington Times - 2019-04-03 06:09
BEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-backed Syrian fighters are battling the Islamic State group in eastern Syria 10 days after declaring victory over the extremists, an official with the Kurdish-led force said Tuesday. Mustafa Bali, a spokesman for the Syrian Democratic ...
IS says displacements from Syria's Baghouz will not weaken the group | The Japan TimesJapantimes - 2019-03-19 10:35
U.S.-backed Syrian force attacks Islamic State enclave | ReutersReuters - 2019-03-15 07:29
U.S. sees Turkish offensive in Syria as unnecessary: OfficialANF - 2019-03-14 16:45
The United States is not discussing a Turkish offensive in northeast Syria with Turkey and believes no such operation is needed to address Ankara’s security concerns, a U.S. official told Reuters on Wednesday, dismissing media reports to the contrary. ...
U.S. sees Turkish offensive in northeast Syria as unnecessary: U.S. officialE-Kurd - 2019-03-14 15:29
WASHINGTON,— The United States is not discussing a Turkish offensive in northeast Syria with Turkey and believes no such operation is needed to address Ankara’s security concerns, a U.S. official told Reuters on Wednesday, dismissing media reports to the ...
Syria Kurdish forces advancing into Islamic State enclaveE-Kurd - 2019-03-14 12:41
NEAR BAGHOUZ, Syria,— The Kurdish-led fighters backed by U.S. besieging Islamic State’s final shred of territory in eastern Syria said they had pushed further into the enclave following clashes and air strikes by the U.S.-led coalition on Thursday. The S ...
Islamic State counter-attacks out of final Syria enclave fall short: U.S.-backed SDFGulan Media - 2019-03-14 02:44
Islamic State group calls on followers to avenge Syria siegeSeattle Times - 2019-03-12 11:38
BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — Besieged by U.S.-backed forces in their last foothold in eastern Syria, Islamic State militants are calling on supporters across the world to stage attacks in their defense, according to a newly released audio recording. The recordi ...
U.S.-backed Syrian force attacks Islamic State enclave - Task & PurposeTaskandpurpose - 2019-03-10 18:56
Suicide car bomb attack in northern Syria’s Manbij wounds 8Seattle Times - 2019-03-09 17:42
BEIRUT (AP) — An official with a U.S.-backed group says a suicide car bomb attacker has blown himself up near a military vehicle in the northern Syrian town of Manbij, wounding eight people, most of them civilians. Sharfan Darwish, of the Kurdish-led Man ...
Islamic State a ‘serious generational problem’, U.S. General saysE-Kurd - 2019-03-08 12:50
WASHINGTON,— Even as Islamic State militants are losing the last of their territory in Syria, the militants who remain are unbroken and radicalized, and represent a “serious generational problem,” the top U.S. commander for the Mideast said Thursday. Gen ...
U.S.-backed Syrian force resumes ground assault on Islamic State | The Japan TimesJapantimes - 2019-03-05 08:10
U.S.-backed Syria force seeks help with Islamic State prisoner 'time bomb'Yahoo - 2019-02-26 14:31
U.S.-backed Syria force seeks help with Islamic State prisoner 'time bomb' | EuronewsEuronews - 2019-02-21 08:34
U.S.-backed Syria force seeks help with Islamic State prisoner 'time bomb' | News | WSAUWSAU - 2019-02-21 06:20
U.S. Ally Against Islamic State Urges Trump to Leave Troops in SyriaThe Wall Street Journal - 2019-02-19 07:22
The Kurdish commander leading the fight against Islamic State in Syria wants the U.S. to reconsider its decision to withdraw and instead leave a small contingent of forces in the country. ...