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European delegation visits Autonomous Administration and MSD

ANF - 2019-05-24 17:35
The European delegation reached Northern and Eastern Syria yesterday and met with the Autonomous Administration and MSD representatives today in Ayn Isa. ...

Migrants in Hol Camp to return to their lands

ANF - 2019-05-24 13:33
The migrants from Northern and Eastern Syria living in the Hol Camp are to return to their own lands. ...

What Is Behind Protests Against US-Backed Forces in Eastern Syria?

Voanews - 2019-05-21 06:16

Through clans card: Tripartite marathon towards eastern Syria – Enab Baladi

Enabbaladi - 2019-05-18 01:58

SDF Captures 42 IS Insurgents in Eastern Syria

BAS News - 2019-05-17 20:15
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has captured a total of 42 Islamic State (IS) insurgents in eastern Syria. The SDF said in a statement that the Kurdish fighters backed by the US-led coalition forces launched a military operation in ...

Kurdish-Led SDF Carry Out New Anti-Terrorist Operation In Eastern Syria - Statement - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2019-05-16 14:42

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 ...

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 ...

Anti-Kurdish protests in eastern Syria could endanger U.S. plans - The Globe and Mail

Theglobeandmail - 2019-05-10 10:15

Iraq Considers Creation of Detention Camp for Repatriated IS Detainees

BAS News - 2019-05-02 20:13
ERBIL - Iraqi officials are reportedly making efforts to establish a special camp for 30,000 Iraqis who were captured by the US-backed Kurdish forces in eastern Syria in March. Officials in Iraq have had many discussions with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democ ...

Where ISIS Ruled in Syria, Fear and Uncertainty Reign

New York Times - 2019-04-30 07:08
The Islamic State lost control of eastern Syria, but a visit there found cities in shambles, an uncertain future and ISIS still carrying out deadly attacks. ...

3 killed by U.S.-backed Kurdish forces in eastern Syria – Famagusta Gazette

Famagusta Gazette - 2019-04-26 21:51

3 killed by U.S.-backed Kurdish forces in eastern Syria - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2019-04-25 15:45

Armenians form brigade in Northern and Eastern Syria

ANF - 2019-04-22 12:16
Northern and Eastern Syrian Armenians formed their own brigade called Nubar Ozanyan Brigade. The brigade will be officially announced on April 24, the anniversary of the start of the Armenian Genocide. ...

The Improbable Rise and Uncertain Future of Syria’s Kurds | Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies

Dayan - 2019-04-21 15:26

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 ...

Syria: Mass Grave of IS Victims Discovered

BAS News - 2019-04-12 00:07
ERBIL - A mass grave of victims of the Islamic State (IS), including nearly two dozens of bodies, was discovered on Thursday in eastern Syria. The grave was found in the town of Mayadeen, eastern Deir ez-Zor province, which included 23 bodies, field sour ...

Anti-YPG Operation in Eastern Syria Imminent: Erdogan

BAS News - 2019-04-11 00:58
ERBIL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Wednesday of another military operation against the Syrian Kurdish forces, saying that Turkey is waiting for the right time. "We showed those who wanted to bring us to heel using the terror corrido ...

Yazidi women from Afrin: Sleeper cells will end if ISIS is tried

ANF - 2019-04-09 13:07
Yazidi women from Afrin said the current process necessitates the trial of ISIS gangs in Northern and Eastern Syria, and added that the sleeper cells will end when ISIS gangs are put on trial. ...

US Delivers Military Assistance to SDF: Monitor

BAS News - 2019-04-08 21:56
ERBIL - The US-led coalition has delivered new military convoys to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in eastern Syria, a monitoring group said on Monday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that the military assistance included 700 ...

Autonomous Administration proposes congress on ISIS prisoners

ANF - 2019-04-06 12:40
The autonomous administration of northern and eastern Syria, in talks with the International Coalition Against ISIS, has proposed a congress to resolve the ISIS prisoners issue. ...

Authorities in Deir al-Zor Deny the Escape of IS Prisoners

BAS News - 2019-04-04 22:59
ERBIL - Local reports in Syria aligned with the Deir al-Zor Military Council (DMC) have denied the reports claiming that some 30 jihadists of the Islamic State (IS) had managed to escape from a jail in the eastern province. "Some hostile pages have repor ...

US-backed fighters clash with IS militants in eastern Syria

Seattle Times - 2019-04-03 18:04
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 ...

Iraq to open border to allow its refugees to return

ANF - 2019-04-03 11:28
The Iraqi government said it is ready to reopen border to allow its citizens who fled DAESH and went to Northern and Eastern Syria to return. ...

Situation of refugees discussed by Autonomous Administration

ANF - 2019-04-03 10:59
Northern and Eastern Syria Social Services and Assistance Office held a meeting in Ayn Isa to discuss the situation of the refugees. ...

U.S.-backed fighters clash with IS militants in eastern Syria

Washington 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 ...

Syrian Kurdish-led forces clash with Islamic State militants in eastern Syria

E-Kurd - 2019-04-02 20:21
BEIRUT,— U.S.-backed Kurdish-led Syrian fighters are battling the Islamic State group in eastern Syria 10 days after declaring victory over the extremists, an official with the Kurdish force said Tuesday. Mustafa Bali, a spokesman for the Syrian Democrat ...

Civilians fleeing in eastern Syria need transit site, aid in winter: UNHCR | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-03-30 21:24

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 ...

As Islamic State ‘caliphate’ dies, so does hope for the missing

E-Kurd - 2019-03-28 22:56
SHERANE, Syria,— The demise of the jihadist empire that spirited away his teenage son could have been reason to rejoice but, for Abdelsalam Mohammed, with the fall of Baghouz came a crushing disappointment. The eastern Syrian hamlet was the Islamic State ...

Baghouz: Coalition Jets Kill Tens of IS Insurgents

BAS News - 2019-03-28 22:38
ERBIL - The US-led international coalition warplanes killed on Thursday tens of Islamic State (IS) jihadists in the village of Baghouz, eastern Syria, a monitoring group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said in a statement that the airstrike ...

"Turkey’s presence in Syria more dangerous than ISIS"

ANF - 2019-03-28 14:29
Emced Osman stressed that the Turkish state’s presence in Syria is more dangerous than ISIS and said, “International forces should take a clear stand against the Turkish state and their gangs’ presence in Northern and Eastern Syria.” ...

US-backed fighters closing in on Daesh gunmen in eastern Syria | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-03-28 02:58

A French Multipurpose frigate is in Haifa

Seth Frantzman - 2019-03-27 23:22
The Languedoc FREMM-class of multi-purpose frigate docked in Haifa this week. Its sister ship the Acquitaine took part in the April airstrikes on Syria. Languedoc is in the eastern Mediterranean as part of […] ...

SDF Calls for an International Tribunal to Try the IS Suspects

BAS News - 2019-03-25 23:28
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which has recently announced the full victory over the Islamic State (IS) in Syria, has called on the international community to set up a tribunal in the Middle Eastern country to try the detainees ...

ISIS 'caliphate' ends in Baghouz, Syria

Washington Times - 2019-03-25 02:39
The five-year battle to wrest control of much of Syria and northern Iraq from the grip of the Islamic State came to an end this weekend in the small, dusty eastern Syrian village of Baghouz, with U.S.-backed forces liberating it from ISIS control and brin ...

SDF fighters celebrate ISIS defeat in eastern Syria

Rûdaw - 2019-03-23 18:38

U.S.-backed Kurdish forces declare victory on IS in eastern Syria - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2019-03-23 11:29

IS to be Defeated in Syria "By Tonight": Trump

BAS News - 2019-03-20 21:53
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the Islamic State (IS) in Syria will be "gone by tonight", showing reporters a pair of maps demonstrating the reduction of the militant group's presence in the Middle Eastern country since his elec ...

Northern and Eastern Syria responds to Damascus threats

ANF - 2019-03-19 13:20
Northern and Eastern Syrian Autonomous Administration Defense Bureau responded to the Damascus regime threats that they will “use force”. ...

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 ...

Islamic State calls for revenge against Syrian Kurds

E-Kurd - 2019-03-19 01:08
BEIRUT,— As the Islamic State group defended its last scrap of territory against Kurdish-led forces in eastern Syria, a spokesman Monday urged followers to attack them elsewhere in the war-torn country. An IS spokesman, in an audio recording posted on Te ...

SDF Resumes Operation to Liberate Last IS Pocket of Baghouz

BAS News - 2019-03-17 22:37
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) resumed on Sunday evening the military operation against the jihadists of the Islamic State (IS) in hopes of liberating the last pocket held by the militants in eastern Syria. Mustafa Bali, a SDF spo ...

Over 60,000 people, mostly families of Islamic State, fled Syria jihadist enclave: Kurds

E-Kurd - 2019-03-17 19:07
BAGHOUZ, Syria,— The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Sunday more than 60,000 people, mostly civilians, had flooded out of Islamic State’s last enclave in eastern Syria since a final assault to capture it began over two months ago. The ...

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 ...

Bomb Blast Kills Four, Wounds Dozens in Syria

BAS News - 2019-03-16 22:52
ERBIL - A bomb blast took place on Saturday in eastern Syria which killed four civilians and wounded dozens of others, state-run SANA reported. According to the report, the incident occurred in the village of Shoula, Deir ez-Zor province, resulting in th ...

Autonomous Administration handed over 5 French children

ANF - 2019-03-16 11:26
Northern and Eastern Syria Autonomous Administration Foreign Relations Bureau handed over 5 children of French citizen ISIS members to a French Foreign Ministry committee in coordination with French officials. ...

EXCLUSIVE: Meeting ISIS fighters in Baghouz, eastern Syria

Kurdistan24 - 2019-03-15 11:04

What is Syria's future after eight years of war?

Al Jazeera - 2019-03-15 06:02
US-backed Kurdish forces are conducting their last operation against ISIL fighters in eastern Syria. ...

Hundreds of IS Militants and Their Families Surrender to SDF

BAS News - 2019-03-14 14:00
ERBIL — Hundreds of Islamic State (IS) militants, together with their families, surrendered on Thursday to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in eastern Syria. The jihadists and their families used a corridor the SDF has opened for those who ...

Syria Kurdish forces advancing into Islamic State enclave

E-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 ...

Women’s institutions in Northern and Eastern Syria come together

ANF - 2019-03-14 00:23
Women’s institutions in Northern and Eastern Syria are coming together to hold a meeting with the motto, “Build the free and democratic society with the unity of free women”. ...

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 ...

Islamic State group calls on followers to avenge Syria siege

Seattle 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 ...

Iraq Deploys Reinforcements to Borders with Syria

BAS News - 2019-03-11 22:48
ERBIL - Iraq deployed reinforcements to borders with Syria on Monday to prevent any possible infiltrations by the militants of the Islamic State (IS) as the insurgent group is losing its last territories in the Syrian eastern province of Deir ez-Zor. The ...

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 Pounds Last ISIS Enclave in Eastern Syria | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-03-11 19:06

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 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 ...

SDF launches assault on last Isis enclave in eastern Syria

Irishtimes - 2019-03-10 22:58

SDF Pauses Operation to Liberate Bahouz for Civilian Lives

BAS News - 2019-03-10 14:22
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has reportedly put its military operation on hold in Baghouz village so to allow civilian evacuation, an official said. Islamic State (IS) is holding its grip on the last pocket in eastern Syria near ...

German propaganda chief for ISIS killed in YPG operation

ANF - 2019-03-08 12:40
Christian Emde, who led the propaganda efforts for ISIS for years, threatening Western countries with terror attacks, was killed in a YPG operation in eastern Syria. ...

Kurdish-Led Forces in Eastern Syria Captures 400 Jihadists Trying to Flee Enclave | LatestLY

Latestly - 2019-03-06 20:58

Syria: Yezidi Woman, 14 Children Freed from IS

BAS News - 2019-03-06 19:35
ERBIL - A Yezidi woman and 14 children were liberated from the Islamic State (IS) in Syria on Wednesday by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). The 15 civilians were freed from the eastern province of Deir ez-Zor where the militant group is losing the las ...

IS Using Yezidis as Human Shield in Its Last Syrian Pocket: Official

BAS News - 2019-03-06 13:51
ERBIL — As it is on the brink of its final collapse, the Islamic State (IS) is resorting once again to use the Kurdish Yezidi abductees as human shield to ward off the heavy offensives in eastern Syria, said an official. “There are many civilians still h ...

Hundreds of Islamic State jihadists surrender to Syrian Kurdish-led forces

E-Kurd - 2019-03-06 11:39
DEIR AL-ZOR PROVINCE, Syria,— Hundreds of Islamic State militants have surrendered as they left the group’s last enclave in eastern Syria amid more than 6,500 people, mostly civilians, who were evacuated in the last 24 hours, a spokesman for the U.S.-bac ...

8 March celebrations in Northern and Eastern Syria

ANF - 2019-03-05 17:14
Women from across Northern and Eastern Syria held events and actions in many places for the upcoming 8 March, World Women’s Day. ...

Nearly 150 IS Militants Surrender to SDF in Baghouz: Monitor

BAS News - 2019-03-04 15:33
ERBIL — The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) revealed that nearly 150 Islamic State (IS) militants surrendered to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in eastern Syria on Monday. The surrendering of the IS jihadists comes as the Kurdish-led SDF f ...

IS Putting up Resistance in Eastern Syria by Deploying Car Bombs: SDF

BAS News - 2019-03-04 13:45
ERBIL — The remaining Islamic State (IS) jihadists in eastern Syrian village of Baghouz are putting up fierce resistance to prevent the fall of their last pocket, carrying out car bomb attacks to survive. The militants are under heavy fire from the Kurdi ...

SDF Spokesman: Operation in al-Bagouz is in the final phase

ANF - 2019-03-04 09:59
In eastern Syria fierce fighting between the last ISIS jihadists and the SDF continues. According to SDF spokesman Mustafa Bali, the last area occupied by the ISIS is surrounded from three sides. ...

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 ...

Islamic State faces final territorial defeat in eastern Syria battle

E-Kurd - 2019-03-02 18:41
OUTSKIRTS OF BAGHOUZ, Syria,— Islamic State faces final territorial defeat as the U.S.-backed Kurdish-led Syrian force battling the jihadists said on Saturday it was closing in on the jihadists’ last bastion near the Iraqi border, capping four years of e ...

Syrian fighters backed by US advance on two fronts against ISIS

New York Post - 2019-03-02 18:00
OUTSIDE BAGHOUZ, Syria — Fighters with the US-backed force battling the Islamic State group in eastern Syria advanced on two fronts Saturday as the extremists used snipers and booby traps to slow the push on the last area they control, a spokesman for the ...

US-backed Syrian fighters advance on 2 fronts against IS

Seattle Times - 2019-03-02 11:17
AL-OMAR OIL FIELD BASE, Syria (AP) — A spokesman for the U.S.-backed force fighting the Islamic State group in eastern Syria says fighters are advancing on two fronts amid intense fighting with the extremists in the last area they control. Mustafa Bali o ...

SDF Begins Final Operation Against IS in Syria

BAS News - 2019-03-01 19:44
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) began on Friday evening the final operation against the Islamic State (IS) in eastern Syria as the evacuation of civilians from the group's last pocket was successfully completed, an official said. " ...

SDF Delays Final Attack on IS to Spare Civilian Lives at Stake

BAS News - 2019-03-01 14:26
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has made it clear that the last offensive to eradicate the Islamic State (IS) in eastern Syria will not happen until all civilians are evacuated from Baghoz. IS is still in control of the small villa ...

UN says 50,000 amassed in eastern Syria refugee camp - General news - ANSAMed.it

Ansamed - 2019-03-01 13:39

French IS Media Official Killed in Eastern Syria: Coalition

BAS News - 2019-02-28 23:16
ERBIL - The French Islamic State media official, Abu Anas al Faransi, has reportedly been killed in the Syrian eastern province of Deir ez-Zor, the US-led international coalition said on Thursday. Al Faransi, who was also known as Fabien Clain, was targe ...

Syria: Mass Grave Found with Dozens of Suspected Yezidi Victims

BAS News - 2019-02-28 15:49
ERBIL — Another mass grave has been discovered in eastern Syria where dozens of “slaughtered” people were buried by the Islamic State (IS), the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) confirmed. There are beheaded bodies among the victims, SDF command ...

Yezidi Mother with Three Children Freed from IS in Syria

BAS News - 2019-02-28 14:57
ERBIL — A Kurdish Yezidi mother with her three children was liberated from Islamic State (IS) on Thursday in eastern Syria. The mother, in her early 30s, and her three children were abducted by IS during the group’s massacre of Sinjar back in August 2014 ...

IS militants cling to last square mile in eastern Syria | Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Ledger Enquirer - 2019-02-27 23:50

Seven SDF fighters freed from ISIS captivity in Baghouz

ANF - 2019-02-27 21:16
In al-Bagouz, the last ISIS occupied area in eastern Syria, another seven fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces have been freed from imprisonment by the Islamic State jihadist militia. ...

US Forces in Eastern Syria Made 'Gold for Safe Passage' Deal With Daesh – Report - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2019-02-27 14:36

Two Yezidis rescued from Syria’s eastern town of Baghouz: Rescue Office

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-26 21:35

“We are here thanks to security the SDF provided”

ANF - 2019-02-26 16:23
Thousands of people migrate to Northern and Eastern Syria every day still as the region has offered safe haven for hundreds of thousands of people since the beginning of the Syrian war. ...

Syria: 11 Killed, Injured in Landmine Explosion

BAS News - 2019-02-26 15:31
ERBIL — A landmine explosion killed at least one civilian on Tuesday in eastern Syria. The blast rocked al-Shoula district of Deir Ez-Zor province, according to SANA. Another ten civilians were injured by the explosion, suspected to have been carried out ...

IS militants cling to last square mile in eastern Syria | Charlotte Observer

Charlotteobserver - 2019-02-26 15:03

US-backed, Kurdish-led forces say they have begun final push to liberate last Islamic State-held pocket in eastern Syria

Yahoo - 2019-02-26 08:12

Another Yezidi Family Freed from IS in Syria

BAS News - 2019-02-25 22:01
ERBIL - Another Yezidi family was rescued on Monday from the militant group of Islamic State (IS) in eastern Syria, an official was quoted as saying. Talking to Kurdistan 24, Ziyad Sheikh Avdal, head of the Yezidi community in Jazeera Canton, explained t ...

Syrie : une communauté dédiées aux femmes accueille les yézidies qui fuient l'EI

L'Important - 2019-02-25 18:23
In Jinwar, north-eastern Syria, a pioneering group of women are rebuilding their lives away from the constraints of patriarchy ...

Canada: Thousands Attend Funeral of Seven Syrian Siblings Killed in Fire

BAS News - 2019-02-25 10:17
ERBIL - Thousands of people attended on Saturday the funeral of a Syrian refugee family, including seven children, who had fled the Islamic State (IS) massacres in Syria but were killed in a fire incident in the eastern Canadian city of Halifax. The Bahr ...

IS militants cling to last square mile in eastern Syria | WTOP

WTOP - 2019-02-25 06:36

Syria: IS Beheads 50 Yezidi Women in Last Stronghold

BAS News - 2019-02-24 21:26
ERBIL - The jihadists of the Islamic State (IS) have beheaded tens of Yezidi women in their last pocket in the eastern parts of Syria, a report revealed on Sunday. The heads of 50 Yezidi girls were found by the British Special Forces in dustbins during a ...

Syria: 11 Yezidi Children Liberated in Last IS Enclave

BAS News - 2019-02-24 10:44
ERBIL — A total of 11 Kurdish Yezidi children have been liberated from the Islamic State (IS) in eastern Syria, officials confirmed. The jihadist group is struggling to maintain its grips on the last hundreds of square meters in Syria’s Baghoz, near the ...

IS militants cling to last square mile in eastern Syria | Miami Herald

Miamiherald - 2019-02-23 06:27

Civilians Evacuated from Last IS Enclave in Syria: Report

BAS News - 2019-02-22 13:10
ERBIL — Reporters in easter Syria claimed the evacuation of hundreds of civilians on Friday from the last enclave held by the Islamic State (IS). Locals witnessed trucks loaded with civilians leaving Baghuz village in Syria’s eastern border with Iraq. Th ...

Update: 20 killed in car bombing in Kurdish-controlled area in eastern Syria: watchdog - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2019-02-22 02:32

Car bomb goes off in Kurdish-controlled area in eastern Syria - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2019-02-21 23:24

Civilians Yet to Evacuate Last Pocket of IS: SDF

BAS News - 2019-02-21 20:47
ERBIL - The civilians, who had been expected to leave the last pocket of the Islamic State (IS) in eastern Syria on Thursday, have so far were unable to escape, an official from the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) was quoted as saying. Talking ...

Blast hits minibus carrying oil workers in eastern Syria, killing ten

Reuters - 2019-02-21 18:50
At least 10 people were killed and a number were wounded on Thursday when a bomb blast hit a minibus carrying workers employed in a major oil installation in eastern Syria run by a U.S.-backed Kurdish group, residents of the area said. ...
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