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Islamic State attacks Syrian army, allies, killing dozens: monitor

Islamic State attacks Syrian army, allies, killing dozens: monitor

E-Kurd - 2019-04-20 14:19
BEIRUT,— Islamic State attacks on the Syrian army and allied militias in central Syria have killed 35 soldiers over two days, a war monitor said early on Saturday. Although Islamic State lost its last territorial enclave in Syria at Baghouz near the Iraq ...
Islamic State attacks Syrian army, allies, killing dozens: monitor - E-Kurd

Systematic attacks by the occupation forces in Afrin continue

ANF - 2019-05-19 17:38
Since the occupation of Afrin Canton by the Turkish state and its militias, systematic attacks on the population have taken place. The barbaric acts of looting, torture and kidnapping continue. ...

Call to join Hasan Kızıler Sport and Culture Festival on Saturday

ANF - 2019-05-17 09:30
Organisers called on everyone to join the Hasan Kızıler Sport and Culture Festival which will take place on Saturday, 18 May, in Solothurn, Switzerland. ...

Idlib: Nine Civilians Killed by Airstrikes

BAS News - 2019-05-05 00:52
ERBIL - Airstrikes by the Syrian regime and allied Russia killed on Saturday at least nine civilians in northwestern Syria, a monitor revealed. Among the casualties were three women and a member of the White Helmets, a team working in some rebel-held are ...

12 killed in pro-regime attacks on northwestern Syria

Rûdaw - 2019-05-03 18:58
Attacks have been 'continuously escalating for four days': monitor ...

The Democratic Islamic Society holds its first conference in Rumaylan town

SDF Press - 2019-04-28 01:09
Hasaka- under the slogan of “the revival of the Charter of Medina for building nations and the protection of human beings.” the first conference of the Democratic Islamic Society in North and East Syria was launched on Saturday morning at the Aram Tigran ...

Islamic State is about Ideology, not Territory: Masrour Barzani

BAS News - 2019-04-23 16:05
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani, received on Tuesday the Deputy Special Envoy to the Global Coalition to Defeat Islamic State Ambassador William Roebuck to review the latest developments in security challenges of ...

Iraqi court sentences four to death for joining Islamic State

E-Kurd - 2019-04-21 20:59
BAGHDAD,— An Iraqi court has sentenced four people to death by hanging for belonging to the Islamic State militant group and committing terrorist crimes in Iraq and Syria, a judiciary statement said on Sunday. The four men, wanted by Iraqi authorities, w ...

IS Attacks Syrian Forces, Kills Nearly 50

BAS News - 2019-04-20 21:22
ERBIL - The Islamic State (IS) jihadists have killed nearly 50 Syrian fighters in the past two days, a monitoring group said on Saturday. The militant group was announced fully defeated in the Syrian village of Baghouz, eastern Syria, on March 23, but th ...

France Pledges Continued Support to Syrian Kurds

BAS News - 2019-04-20 11:00
ERBIL — French President Emmanuel Macron Received a delegation from Syrian Kurdistan on Friday and promised to continue supporting the war against the remaining Islamic State (IS) jihadists. The presidency office confirmed that a delegation from the Kurd ...

France’s Macron meets Syrian Kurds, vows to support in fight against Islamic State

E-Kurd - 2019-04-19 19:50
PARIS,— French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday hosted representatives of the Kurdish-led force that defeated Islamic State (IS) extremists in Syria, assuring them of France’s support in the fight against remaining jihadists. The US-backed Syrian Demo ...

Iraq: Two Dozens of IS Insurgents Killed, Captured in Separate Operations

BAS News - 2019-04-19 18:31
ERBIL - A couple of dozens of Islamic State (IS) insurgents were either killed or captured in separate military operations in north and west of the country, the Iraqi Security Media Cell said on Friday. The center explained in a statement that their forc ...

Occupation forces kidnapped several civilians in Afrin

ANF - 2019-04-18 20:32
Inhumane acts of the Turkish army and allied jihadists continue in Afrin. ...

Egypt To Hold Constitutional Referendum on Saturday

Waar Media - 2019-04-18 11:39
WAAR_DUHOK Egypt on Saturday will hold a referendum on a proposed constitutional change that would — if approved — allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to remain in power for 11 more years. At a Wednesday news conference, Lashin Ibrahim, head of Egypt’s ...

Iraq begins trial proceedings for 900 Islamic State suspected militants

E-Kurd - 2019-04-15 12:04
BAGHDAD,— Iraq has begun trial proceedings for nearly 900 Iraqi suspected members of the Islamic State group caught fleeing jihadist territory in neighbouring Syria, a judicial source told AFP on Sunday. They were handed over to Iraqi authorities by the ...

Iraqi forces kill Islamic State commander, four fighters

Reuters - 2019-04-15 06:14
Security forces killed an Islamic State commander and four fighters in the Hamrin Mountains area of northeast Iraq on Sunday, the military said. ...

Syria Kurds return 25 Yazidis freed from Islamic State to Iraq

E-Kurd - 2019-04-13 19:23
QAZLAJOKH, Syrian Kurdistan,— Syrian Kurds on Saturday repatriated 25 women and children from Iraq’s Yazidi minority after freeing them during the final push against the Islamic State group, a local official said. The US-backed Kurdish fighters say they ...

Syrian Kurds hand over 200 Islamic State militants to Iraq: source

E-Kurd - 2019-04-13 19:23
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi security forces received Friday a batch of 200 Islamic State (IS) militants captured by the U.S.-backed Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in neighboring Syria, a security source said. “Iraqi security forces have received 200 IS m ...

3 Turkish soldiers killed, 3 others wounded in Afrin

ANF - 2019-03-31 16:51
The Northern Syrian Canton of Afrin remains under the occupation of the Turkish army and allied mercenaries. ...

Over 50 Islamic State militants killed by U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria’s Baghouz

E-Kurd - 2019-03-29 09:46
BEIRUT,— At least 50 Islamic State IS militants were killed Thursday by U.S.-led airstrikes on a caves area in eastern Syria, a war monitor reported. The air raids targeted the caves in the Baghouz, the last IS redoubt in the eastern countryside of Deir ...