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IS Remnants Still Active in Raqqa: SDF

IS Remnants Still Active in Raqqa: SDF

BAS News - 2019-04-03 23:50
ERBIL - Although the militant group of Islamic State (IS) was defeated in Syria's Raqqa nearly two years ago, the insurgent group's remnants are still active in the region, the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Wednesday. Talking to the ...
IS Remnants Still Active in Raqqa: SDF - BAS News

IS Attacks Local Fighters in Western Iraq, Kills One

BAS News - 2019-04-10 13:04
ERBIL — Islamic State (IS) militants overnight Tuesday attacked the local Sunni Arab fighters in Iraq’s western province of Anbar, local security sources confirmed. The targeted forces were a Sunni Arab fighters affiliated with the Shi’ite militias of Ha ...

Attack kills 9, wounds 9 others in Raqqa

ANF - 2019-04-09 22:09
9 people lost their lives and 9 others were wounded as result of an attack in central Raqqa on Tuesday. ...

Bomb Attack in Raqqa Kills, Wounds 11

BAS News - 2019-04-09 19:12
Casualties include members of the SDF. ERBIL - At least eight people, including Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) members, were killed in a bomb explosion in Syria's Raqqa on Tuesday, a security source was quoted as saying. Apart from four fight ...

Iraq: 14 IS Militants Killed in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-04-05 14:25
ERBIL — Iraqi warplanes killed at least 14 Islamic State (IS) militants on Friday in north of the country. The jihadists came under airstrikes in two separate raids in southern areas of Kirkuk province. The first airstrike killed six jihadists and eight ...

SDF Trying to Root Out IS in Baghouz: Spokesperson

BAS News - 2019-04-02 20:18
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) is trying to root out the Islamic State (IS) remnants in the Syrian eastern village of Baghouz, a spokesperson said on Tuesday. "SDF combing the area in Baghouz and its vicinity, dismantling mines/tr ...

IS May Reorganize Itself in Iraq, Syria: NATO

BAS News - 2019-04-01 21:11
ERBIL - Although the Islamic State (IS) has lost all its territories in both Iraq and neighboring Syria, the jihadist group could reorganize itself once again, the Secretary-General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Jens Stoltenberg, stat ...

IS Insurgent Killed in Anbar

BAS News - 2019-03-31 22:19
ERBIL - At least one Islamic State (IS) member was killed in the Iraqi province of Anbar on Sunday before he could target the Iraqi security forces in the area. A security source explained to al-Maalomah news agency that another militant was captured as ...

IS Attacks Kurdish Village in Kirkuk, Kills One

BAS News - 2019-03-30 14:01
ERBIL — The Islamic State (IS) militants attacked a Kurdish village overnight Friday near Daquq in Kirkuk province, killing a young man. A local source told BasNews that the jihadists stormed Sheikh Mahmoud village during the night and opened fire at a g ...

Raqqa: Thousands of Residents Still Missing

BAS News - 2019-03-29 22:13
ERBIL - Thousands of residents are still missing in the Syrian city of Raqqa where was once occupied by the jihadist group of Islamic State (IS) in the past few years, a monitoring group said on Friday. Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said in a st ...

Rights group: 4,250 people still missing in Raqqa – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-03-29 19:56

SDF Declares Full Victory over IS in Baghouz

BAS News - 2019-03-23 08:58
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) officially announced on Saturday the full victory over the jihadist group of Islamic State (IS) in Syria as the Kurdish fighters had launched an operation to liberate the last militant group territor ...

SDF Enters IS Encampment in Baghouz: Spokesperson

BAS News - 2019-03-19 12:06
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has entered the Islamic State (IS) encampment in the village of Baghouz, eastern Syria, a spokesperson said on Tuesday. "SDF is in control of Daesh encampment area in Baghouz," Mustafa Bali, a SDF sp ...

More Than 6,000 People Fled Last IS Pocket in Syria: SDF

BAS News - 2019-03-17 15:12
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) revealed on Sunday that the total number of people who have so far escaped the last Islamic State (IS) stronghold in eastern Syria, has reached 60,000. Among the massive influx of people were 5,000 I ...

SDF Says It Killed 32 IS Insurgents in Baghouz

BAS News - 2019-03-16 22:06
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Saturday that it had killed 32 militants of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria's village of Baghouz. The US-backed Kurdish fighters explained in a statement that the 32 jihadists were killed dur ...

IS Insurgents Continue to Surrender to SDF in Baghouz: Spokesperson

BAS News - 2019-03-14 20:14
ERBIL - More than one thousand other Islamic State (IS) and their families surrendered to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Thursday as the Kurdish fighters have intensified their efforts to liberate the last militant group enclave. In an ...

SDF Thwarts Multiple IS Suicide Attacks in Baghouz

BAS News - 2019-03-13 10:05
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) revealed on Wednesday that they had thwarted multiple attempts by the Islamic State (IS) suicide bombers to harm the SDF offensive lines in Baghouz, east of Syria. “There were suicide vest attacks by ...

About 2,000 IS Militants Surrender to SDF in Eastern Syria: Spokesperson

BAS News - 2019-03-12 22:20
ERBIL - About 2,000 insurgents of the Islamic State (IS) in the Syrian eastern province of Deir ez-Zor have surrendered to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) as the US-backed Kurdish fighters continued to liberate the last enclave of the mili ...

SDF Kills "Dozens" of IS Militants in Eastern Syria: Spokesperson

BAS News - 2019-03-11 19:09
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Monday that it had killed "dozens" of Islamic State (IS) insurgents as the Kurdish fighters have resumed their operation against the militant group’s last enclave in eastern Syria. SFD spokes ...

SDF Resumes Final Operation Against IS in Eastern Syria

BAS News - 2019-03-10 23:00
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) resumed its military operation to liberate the last Islamic State (IS) pocket in the eastern Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor. Mustafa Bali, head of the SDF media office, pointed out that the US-backed ...