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Kurdish forces crack down on Islamic State fighters in Syria’s Deir al Zor

Kurdish forces crack down on Islamic State fighters in Syria’s Deir al Zor

E-Kurd - 2019-05-16 14:25
DEIR al-ZOR,— U.S.-backed Kurdish-led forces said on Wednesday they had begun a campaign against “terrorists” linked to Islamic State in a strategic town in the oil rich eastern province of Deir al Zor that residents and witnesses say has been at the cen ...
Kurdish forces crack down on Islamic State fighters in Syria’s Deir al Zor - E-Kurd

Uzbekistan repatriates 148 women and children linked to ISIS from Syria

The Defense Post - 2019-05-30 21:56
Kurdish authorities in northeast Syria handed over 148 Uzbek women and children linked to ISIS for repatriation The post Uzbekistan repatriates 148 women and children linked to ISIS from Syria appeared first on The Defense Post. ...

Yezidi Woman Found in Syria’s al-Hol Camp

BAS News - 2019-05-29 16:52
ERBIL — The authorities in charge of al-Hol Camp in the Syrian Kurdistan have found another Kurdish Yezidi woman at the camp whom was abducted by the Islamic State (IS) since 2014. According to local sources who confirmed the report to BasNews, Suham Raf ...

There would not be an independent Kurdish state in Syria: U.S. Envoy

E-Kurd - 2019-05-23 13:55
WASHINGTON,— The United States is reminding its Syrian Kurdish allies not to get overly ambitious while at the same time trying to allay concerns Washington will abandon them to Turkey or a possibly resurgent Islamic State terror group. Kurdish fighters, ...

IS Attacks SDF in Syria's Hasakah

BAS News - 2019-05-21 00:33
ERBIL - The insurgents of the Islamic State (IS) carried out a bomb attack on Monday against the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in northern Syria, a spokesperson confirmed. The US-backed Kurdish fighters announced the full victory over the mi ...

24 Islamic State militants killed in Tajikistan prison riot

E-Kurd - 2019-05-20 23:11
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan,— A riot at a prison in Tajikistan has left 32 people dead, including 24 members of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militant group and three guards, authorities said on Monday. Five of the inmates and the three guards were ...

Anti-Kurdish protests grow in Syria's Deir al-Zor -residents, locals | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2019-05-20 06:06

A Kurdish tradesman was drowned in the Oshnavieh's Gadar River

Kurdpa - 2019-05-18 16:40
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish tradesman from the city of Oshnavieh drowned in the Gadar River. ...

Facing the Challenge of the Islamic State in West Africa Province

International Crisis Group - 2019-05-16 06:19
Three years after Boko Haram broke apart, one faction, the Islamic State in West Africa Province, is forming a proto-state in northern Nigeria. The state should press its military offensive against the jihadists but also try undercutting their appeal by ...

Anti-Kurdish protests grow in Syria's Deir al-Zor - residents, locals - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-05-16 00:52

Nearly 3,000 Yazidis abducted by Islamic State still missing: KRG official

E-Kurd - 2019-05-13 17:01
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Coordinator for International Advocacy Dindar Zebari said on Sunday that 2,913 out of the 6,284 Yazidis who were abducted by Islamic State (IS/ISIS) militants remain missin ...

Arabs in Syria's Deir al-Zor protest against ruling Kurdish militia: Residents - CNA

Channelnewsasia - 2019-05-12 13:51

Islamic State claims ‘province’ in India called ‘Wilayah of Hind’

E-Kurd - 2019-05-11 17:38
NEW DELHI,— Islamic State (IS) claimed for the first time that it has established a “province” in India, after a clash between militants and security forces in the contested Kashmir region killed a militant with alleged ties to the group. IS’s Amaq News ...

SDF Hands Two Freed Yezidi Sisters to Rescue Office

BAS News - 2019-05-10 20:52
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Friday handed over two freed Yezidi sisters to a rescue office in northeastern Syria. The two had been freed in the operations to liberate the last enclave of the Islamic State (IS) in eastern par ...

Islamic State claims responsibility for Baghdad blast: statement

Reuters - 2019-05-10 00:40
Islamic State claimed responsibility on Thursday for a blast in Baghdad, saying a suicide bomber had detonated an explosive vest in the northeastern Sadr City district of the Iraqi capital and killed eight people. ...

Anti-Kurdish protests grow in Syria's Deir al-Zor: residents, locals

Reuters - 2019-05-08 06:04
Arab inhabitants of Syria's Deir al-Zor began a third week of protests against Kurdish rule, the largest wave of unrest to sweep the oil-rich region since the U.S.-backed forces took over the territory from Islamic State nearly 18 months ago, residents, w ...

Iraq Says It Foiled Dangerous Plot by IS

BAS News - 2019-05-05 00:52
ERBIL - Iraqi officials from the Ministry of Interior said on Saturday that they had foiled a dangerous plot by the Islamic State (IS) insurgents who were attempting to infiltrate into Iraq from neighboring Syria. Iraqi media reports said that the securi ...

Arabs in Syria’s Deir al-Zor protest against ruling Kurdish militia: residents

E-Kurd - 2019-04-29 15:54
AMMAN,— Arabs in Syria’s Deir al-Zor have stepped up protests against the U.S.-allied Kurdish militia that controls the oil-rich province after seizing it from Islamic State, residents, protesters and tribal chiefs said on Sunday. Starting five days ago, ...

Man Suspected of Rigging IDs for IS Members Arrested in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-27 14:41
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces announced on Friday that they had arrested a man who is suspected of forging documents and ID cards for members of the Islamic State (IS). Iraq’s Interior Ministry said the man had provided fake IDs and citizenship declarati ...

Office of the families of the fighters in the Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-04-22 02:37
Tabqa-The Office of the families of the fighters was established in the Tabqa in early 2018. Since its establishment, it has worked to monitor the situation and affairs of the families of the fighters of Syrian Democratic Forces in Tabqa and its countrysi ...

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 ...