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Kurdish forces seek help with Islamic State prisoners | Reuters.com

Reuters - 2019-02-19 01:07

U.S. Ally Against Islamic State Urges Trump to Leave Troops in Syria - WSJ

WSJ - 2019-02-19 00:49

Syrian Kurds to Europe: Don't Abandon Us

BAS News - 2019-02-18 23:02
ERBIL - A senior Syrian Kurdish official has called on Europe not leave the Kurds once the war against the Islamic State (IS) ends while Turkey has been threatening to attack the Kurdish forces in the neighboring country. Aldar Khalil argued that the Eur ...

Softening Trump’s Syria withdrawal plans, Bolton calls for Kurdish allies’ protection, defeat of Islamic State - Los Angeles Times

Latimes - 2019-02-18 22:43

US Official: Over 1,000 IS Militants Possibly Fled Syria to Iraq in Six Months

BAS News - 2019-02-18 22:07
ERBIL - Over 1,000 insurgents of the Islamic State (IS) may have fled from Syria to the neighboring Iraq to hide in the mountains and deserts in western Iraq in the past six months, a US official was cited as saying. According to a report by CNN, citing ...

IS Continues to Abduct Civilians in Anbar

BAS News - 2019-02-18 21:29
ERBIL - The jihadist group of Islamic State (IS) abducted on Monday seven civilians in the Iraqi province of Anbar, local sources reported. According to Iraqi media reports, which cited locals, the militants kidnapped the seven individuals on a main road ...

Australia Allocates 1.5$ Million to Demine Iraqi Territories

BAS News - 2019-02-18 21:06
ERBIL - The Australian government has allocated a further contribution of $ 1.5 million to help the UN Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Iraq in clearing the areas liberated from the Islamic State (IS). The jihadist group has planted thousands of landmines ...

IS Foreign Members Held in Syria "Time Bomb": SDF

BAS News - 2019-02-18 20:03
ERBIL - Hundreds of foreign members of the Islamic State (IS) held in Syria are a "time bomb" as they could manage to escape and become a threat to the western countries, the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) warned on Monday. The US-backed forc ...

Syrian Kurds: from 2011 protests to 2018 call for Assad support

E-Kurd - 2019-02-18 19:28
BEIRUT,— US-backed Kurdish fighters have played a leading role in the defeat of the Islamic State group in Syria but are themselves branded “terrorists” by neighbouring Turkey. With the IS jihadists reduced to just a patch of territory, the Kurds fear be ...

Yazidis lose hope for captured loved ones as end of Islamic State's caliphate nears without answers

Telegraph - 2019-02-18 19:02

U.S.-backed Syria force seeks help with Islamic State prisoner 'time bomb' | Reuters

Reuters - 2019-02-18 17:16

Syrian Kurds tell Europe ‘Don’t abandon us’, protect us from Turkey

E-Kurd - 2019-02-18 16:29
Syrian Kurds seek international force along Turkish border, top official tells AFP PARIS,— A top Kurdish official has called on Europe not to abandon Syrian Kurds once the battle against the Islamic State group is over and to help set up an international ...

U.S. cannot back Syrian Kurdish forces who align with Assad: U.S. commander

E-Kurd - 2019-02-18 16:29
BAGHDAD,— The United States will have to sever its military assistance to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) battling Islamic State if the fighters partner with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad or Russia, a senior U.S. general said on Sunday. ...

Heavy Rainfall Destroys IS Tunnels in Northern Iraq

BAS News - 2019-02-18 13:27
ERBIL — Recent heavy rainfalls in the northern Iraqi territories known as Nineveh Plains, have left most of the underground tunnels of the Islamic State (IS) destroyed, a military source said. During more than three years of ruling a vast area in norther ...

Islamic State clings to last square mile in eastern Syria | Texarkana Breaking News

Texarkanagazette - 2019-02-18 12:20

US-backed, Kurdish-led forces say they have begun final push to liberate last Islamic State-held pocket in eastern Syria - 9 & 10 News

9and10news - 2019-02-18 02:29

Trump urges Europe to 'take back' hundreds of captured Islamic State fighters - Channel NewsAsia

Channelnewsasia - 2019-02-18 01:30

In Iraq visit, U.S. general eyes longer-term Islamic State threat

Gulan Media - 2019-02-18 00:55

Iraq's Fakih Fayadh Warns of IS Return as a Different Organization

BAS News - 2019-02-17 18:53
ERBIL - The Islamic State (IS) is attempting to reorganize itself and return in a different shape, the Iraqi National Security Advisor Falih Fayadh said on Sunday. The Iraqi official made the comment to a German magazine on the sidelines of the Munich Se ...

Two Iraqi Nationals Arrested in Turkey over Ties with IS

BAS News - 2019-02-17 18:21
ERBIL - A couple of Iraqi people have been arrested in Turkey for alleged links to the Islamic State (IS), state-run media said on Sunday. Anadolu Agency said in a report that two Iraqi men holding Dutch citizenships were arrested by the Turkish police i ...

Russia says Syrian Kurds should start dialogue with Assad

Rûdaw - 2019-02-17 16:47
Kurdish fighters have spearheaded the fight against Islamic State jihadists ...

Kurdish Forces Rescue Another Yezidi Teenager from IS

BAS News - 2019-02-17 14:29
ERBIL — Another Kurdish Yezidi teenager has been freed from the Islamic State (IS) in Syria, said an official. Hussein Qa’edi, head of Kurdistan Region’s special office for Yezidi abductee affairs, said the 16-year-old boy was rescued through their conne ...

US Top Commander in Iraq to Discuss Post-IS

BAS News - 2019-02-17 14:04
ERBIL — US Army General Joseph Votel, head of the S. Central Command who oversees the US troops in in the Middle East, has arrived in Baghdad to talk about the region after the Islamic State (IS) final defeat and US pullout from Syria. Votel’s visit come ...

US Withdrawal from Syria Won’t Be Abrupt: Envoy

BAS News - 2019-02-17 14:04
ERBIL — The United States will not make an abrupt and rapid pullout from Syria as it is feared by allies in the region, according to special presidential envoy to the war against Islamic State (IS). Speaking during the annual Munich Security Conference i ...

IS Kills Five Iraqi Troops West of Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-02-17 12:35
ERBIL — Islamic State (IS) jihadists on Sunday morning killed at least five Iraqi soldiers in an area west of Kirkuk province. According to media reports, the militants attacked a military base of the Iraqi army near Hawija (some 55 kilometers southwest ...

Trump Calls on European Allies to Repatriate IS Members from Syria

BAS News - 2019-02-17 09:17
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump urged his country’s European allies, including the UK, France and Germany, to take back the hundreds of Islamic State (IS) jihadists captured in Syria. “The United States is asking Britain, France, Germany and other Euro ...

Sky Views: Declaring victory over Islamic State risks history repeating itself | World News | Sky News

SKY - 2019-02-17 08:03

U.S.-Allied Kurdish Fighters Capture Last Islamic State-Controlled Town

Breitbart - 2019-02-17 07:08

Kurdish fighters squeeze remnants of Islamic State in Syria - Portland Press Herald

Pressherald - 2019-02-17 02:27

“Massoud Shamsnejad”a lawyer in Uromia was sentenced to 6 years in prison.

Roji Kurd - 2019-02-17 00:00
“Massoud Shamsnejad”a lawyer who was detained from 8 January 2019 was detained by Branch Three of the Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Orumiyeh on charges of “propaganda against the state and acting against national security” He was sentenced to 6 years ...

Anbar: 13 More Civilians Abducted by IS

BAS News - 2019-02-16 22:39
ERBIL - At least 13 more civilians were abducted by the insurgents of the Islamic State (IS) in the Iraqi province of Anbar on Saturday, a security source was quoted as saying. Talking to Iraqi media Dijlah TV channel on condition of anonymity, the sourc ...

Pregnant Islamic State bride wants to return home to Britain | The Seattle Times

Seattletimes - 2019-02-16 19:24

Amid battle, thousands of civilians trapped in Islamic State's last remaining pocket in Syria - Syria - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-02-16 16:39

SDF Liberates Last Enclave form IS in Syria: Monitor

BAS News - 2019-02-16 09:58
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has re-captured the last stronghold from the Islamic State (IS) in eastern Syria’s Deir ez-Zor province, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR). The SDF, backed by the US-led Coa ...

Kurdish-led forces take control of last Islamic State enclave in east Syria: observatory

E-Kurd - 2019-02-16 09:46
BEIRUT,— The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the Kurdish-led fighters seized the last Islamic State enclave in eastern Syria on Saturday after the jihadists who were still there surrendered. The UK-based war monitoring group said the last few hu ...

Germany's Support to Kurdistan Changed Course of War on IS: Masrour Barzani

BAS News - 2019-02-15 22:27
ERBIL - Germany's support has been essential for the Kurdistan Region in the fight against the Islamic State (IS), Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani said on Friday. Barzani made the comments during a meeting with Chairwoman ...

IS Abducts Eight Civilians in Iraq's Anbar

BAS News - 2019-02-15 21:42
ERBIL - The insurgents of the Islamic State (IS) kidnapped on Friday eight civilians in the Iraqi province of Anbar, reports said. Iraqi media reports said that the eight individuals were ambushed by the extremists in the village of Madham in the desert ...

Erbil-Baghdad Cooperation Required to Eliminate IS: Masrour Barzani

BAS News - 2019-02-15 20:46
ERBIL - Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani expressed concerns over the "increasing" Islamic State (IS) jihadist group's activities in Kirkuk, Mosul, Salahaddin, Diyala, and Anbar, arguing that a sustainable cooperation betwee ...

Syria: ′Islamic State′ claims responsibility for US troops′ deaths | News | DW | 16.01.2019

DW - 2019-02-15 20:37

Trump to Declare Full Victory over IS in Syria in 24 Hours

BAS News - 2019-02-15 19:35
ERBIL - The US will announce the full victory over the jihadist group of Islamic State (IS) in Syria within the next 24 hours, President Donald Trump said on Friday. "We have a lot of great announcements having to do with Syria and our success with the e ...

Cornered in Syria, Islamic State lays groundwork for a new insurgency | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-02-15 06:21

Islamic state in Syria: US-forces attack caliphate in eastern province

NEWS - 2019-02-15 03:33

Fierce battles near Islamic State foothold | The Columbian

Columbian - 2019-02-14 17:01

Islamic State brides - where are the female jihadists now? | World News | Sky News

SKY - 2019-02-14 16:00

More British women who joined Islamic State identified at Syria camps - Sky sources | UK News | Sky News

SKY - 2019-02-14 14:08

Trump says may declare Islamic State defeated next week » Manila Bulletin News

MB - 2019-02-14 13:01

US Shouldn't Abandon Kurdish Allies in Syria: UK Official

BAS News - 2019-02-14 09:49
ERBIL - The United States should not abandon its Kurdish and Arab allies who have been fighting the Islamic State (IS) insurgent group in Syria, a UK official has argued. According to a report by The Telegraph, the comments were made by Bob Seely, member ...

Iraq to Repatriate IS Members Held in Syria: PM

BAS News - 2019-02-13 21:48
ERBIL - Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi has said that Baghdad will repatriate the members of the jihadist group of Islamic State (IS) who have been held in Syria by the US-backed Kurdish forces. Iraq is said to bring back up to 20,000 Iraqis home b ...

Families of foreign Islamic State fighters flee last bastion in eastern Syria

E-Kurd - 2019-02-13 18:26
NEAR BAGHOUZ, Syria,— Dozens of relatives of foreign fighters including Iraqis, Turks, and Russians fled Islamic State’s last bastion in eastern Syria on Tuesday as the jihadists lost ground to U.S.-backed forces. A field commander with the Kurdish-led f ...

Suicide Bomb Attack Kills, Wounds 40 IRGC Personnel- Reports

BAS News - 2019-02-13 18:17
ERBIL - A suicide bomb attack targeted a bus carrying members of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) in southeastern Iran on Wednesday evening, killing and wounding 40 personnel, state media said. IRNA reported that the incident occurre ...

US coalition cites ‘slow progress’ of Syria’s Kurdish-led forces in Islamic State foothold — RT Newsline

RT - 2019-02-13 17:40

Islamic State resisting Syria Kurdish push

NEWS - 2019-02-13 17:40

US Syria withdrawal will revive Islamic State, Kurdish-led force says

EWN - 2019-02-13 15:55

Iraq Appeals to US for Protection of Nineveh Plains against IS Resurgence

BAS News - 2019-02-13 10:02
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minsiter Adil Abdul-Mahdi has reportedly demanded the US to help protecting the Nineveh Plains in northern Iraq as there is the possibility of Islamic State (IS) re-emergence. Saudi Okaz Newspaper reported on Wednesday that PM Abdul-M ...

US puzzles over fate of Islamic State fighters captured in Syria | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-02-13 03:34

US-led coalition hits mosque in Syria used by Islamic State | FOX13

Fox13memphis - 2019-02-13 01:27

Coalition Jets Target IS-held Mosque in Syria

BAS News - 2019-02-12 23:23
ERBIL - The US-led international coalition warplanes have targeted a mosque in Syria which was allegedly used by the jihadist group of Islamic State (IS) as a control center. The airstrike was carried out in the small town of Baghouz on Monday in support ...

Relatives of IS Jihadists Flee from Group’s Last Pocket

BAS News - 2019-02-12 23:23
ERBIL - Tens of family members of the Islamic State (IS), including Iraqis, Turks, and Russians have fled the jihadist group's last bastion in the eastern parts of Syria. The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has started an attack to take contro ...

Two IS Insurgents Killed in Diyala

BAS News - 2019-02-12 20:36
ERBIL - At least two jihadists of the Islamic State (IS) were killed on Tuesday in the Iraqi province of Diyala. A security source explained to al-Maalomah news agency that the insurgents were killed by the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias in the are ...

Yezidi Mother, Two Children Liberated from IS Captivity

BAS News - 2019-02-12 18:36
ERBIL - A Yezidi mother with two of her children were liberated on Tuesday from the Islamic State (IS) captivity in Syria, Kurdistan Region's Special Office for Yezidi Abductees Affairs said. Hussein Qaidi, head of the office, said in a statement that th ...

Kurdish-led forces making ‘slow progress’ in Islamic State Syria pocket: coalition

E-Kurd - 2019-02-12 18:18
BEIRUT,— Kurdish-led fighters battling to capture Islamic State’s last major stronghold in Syria are making “slow and methodical” progress, the U.S.-led coalition backing them said on Tuesday. “The enemy is fully entrenched and ISIS fighters continue to ...

Norwalk Reflector: Islamic State claims Syria bombing that killed 2 US troops, 2 workers for Defense Department

Norwalkreflector - 2019-02-12 17:11

IS Suicide Attack Foiled in Sinjar

BAS News - 2019-02-12 13:38
ERBIL — Security forces in Sinjar foiled on Tuesday and Islamic State (IS) plot to carry out two suicide attacks, the security sources confirmed. The jihadists, one with an explosive vest, the other at the wheel of a car bomb, were arrested outside the c ...

Iraq Sentences Six Brothers to Death for IS Membership

BAS News - 2019-02-12 13:38
ERBIL — An Iraqi court has given the death penalty to six brothers for joining the Islamic State (IS) and carrying out terror attacks. The sentence came after the court found the men guilty of conducting car bombings and armed attacks against security fo ...

[PICTURES]: IS Suicide Bomber Killed in Khanaqin

BAS News - 2019-02-12 10:38
ERBIL — A jihadist member of the Islamic State (IS) wearing an explosive vest was killed by Iraqi Shi’ite militias overnight on Monday in Khanaqin. According to the information obtained by BasNews, the suicide bomber was about to detonate his explosive v ...

Islamic State's last days: Kurdish-led forces slow down fighting in eastern Syria

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-12 06:11

Kurdish Human Rights Lawyer Sentenced to 6 Years of Imprisonment

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-02-12 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Masoud Shamsnejad, the human rights lawyer, has been sentenced to 6 years in prison by Branch 3 of the Islamic Revolutionary Court of Orumiyeh on charges of propaganda against the state and acting against national se ...

‘Final battle’ to crush Islamic State in Syria begins | South China Morning Post

SCMP - 2019-02-11 23:18

Airstrikes on Islamic State-held areas in Syria kill 16 civilians: monitor

E-Kurd - 2019-02-11 21:54
BEIRUT,— US-led coalition air strikes on the last jihadist pocket in Syria on Monday killed 16 civilians, including at least seven children, a war monitor said. Eight women and one elderly man were also among the civilians killed while trying to flee tow ...

Syrian Kurdish fighters advance in clashes with Islamic State: official

E-Kurd - 2019-02-11 14:01
BEIRUT,— The U.S.-backed Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have seized ground from Islamic State in a fierce battle to capture its last enclave in eastern Syria, an SDF official said on Sunday. The SDF, backed by a U.S.-led coalition, began the ...

Two IS Suicide Bombers Killed in Mosul

BAS News - 2019-02-11 10:58
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces killed on Sunday two Islamic State (IS) members wearing explosive vests while attempting to enter Ba’aj district near Mosul, security sources confirmed. Three others, including a woman, were captured before carrying out thei ...

IS Attacks Iraqi Border Guards, Kills One

BAS News - 2019-02-11 10:18
ERBIL — At least one Kurdish soldier was killed after Islamic State (IS) militants attacked a unit of Iraqi border guards in Diyala province. A police source told BasNews the attack was carried out overnight Sunday which led to a fierce fire exchange. Th ...

U.S. envoy in fight against Islamic State quits after Syria pullout

Yahoo - 2019-02-11 09:58

“Tens of Thousands” of IS Fighters in Iraq and Syria: US Commander

BAS News - 2019-02-11 08:43
ERBIL — Top US commander has warned that there are “tens of thousands” of Islamic State (IS) fighters are still in Iraq and Syria. "They are dispersed and disaggregated, but there is leadership, there are fighters there, there are facilitators there," Ge ...

US-backed, Kurdish-led forces say they have begun final push to liberate last Islamic State-held ... | FOX13

Fox13memphis - 2019-02-11 03:19

US-backed, Kurdish-led forces say they have begun final push to liberate last Islamic State-held ... | WFTV

WFTV - 2019-02-11 02:56

Three IS Suicide Bombers Killed in Mosul

BAS News - 2019-02-10 23:18
ERBIL - The Iraqi tribal fighters on Sunday were able to kill three Islamic State (IS) suicide bombers before they could reach the security forces in the province of Mosul. According to Iraqi media reports, the insurgents were attempting to enter the tow ...

U.S.-backed Syrian fighters advance in clashes with Islamic State: official

Gulan Media - 2019-02-10 21:51

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

Timesunion - 2019-02-10 21:28

Sweden Allocates $8.3 Million for Clearing War Remnants in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-02-10 21:04
ERBIL - The Swedish government has allocated $8.3 million to assist the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in clearing the areas freed from the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq from mines and other war remnants. "With this contribution from Sweden, UNM ...

Islamic State conflict: Kurds 'capture Syrian town north of Raqqa' - BBC News

BBC - 2019-02-10 20:49

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

Houstonchronicle - 2019-02-10 18:58

Syrian Kurdish-led forces announce final push against Islamic State

E-Kurd - 2019-02-10 14:56
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— The US-backed Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces said Saturday it had begun the “final battle” to oust the Islamic State group from the last scrap of territory it holds in eastern Syria. IS overran large parts of the countr ...

Foreign Islamic State suspects caught in Syria may face trial in Iraq

E-Kurd - 2019-02-10 14:56
BAGHDAD,— Their home countries don’t want them and holding trials in Syria isn’t an option: now suspected foreign jihadists could end up facing tough justice over the border in Iraq. Both countries have suffered for years at the hands of the Islamic Stat ...

Russia Repatriates Scores of IS Children from Iraq

BAS News - 2019-02-10 13:22
ERBIL — The Russian government has taken back another group of children of Russian nationality whose parents belonged to the Islamic State (IS) and were killed or arrested in Iraq. "Twenty-seven Russian children have been repatriated from Baghdad” France ...

U.S.-Allied Syrian Kurds Intensify Fight Against Islamic State

Breitbart - 2019-02-10 11:39

Islamic State conflict: Kurdish fighters arrive in Turkey - BBC News

BBC - 2019-02-10 10:18

Additional US Deployment Arrives on Iraq-Syria Border

BAS News - 2019-02-10 10:03
ERBIL — The US army in Iraq has reportedly sent additional forces to the border areas with Syria as the operation to re-capture the last pockets from the Islamic State (IS) over the border begins. Iraqi military sources in Anbar province confirmed the ar ...

Kurdish-led SDF Launches Final Operation to Defeat IS in Syria

BAS News - 2019-02-10 10:03
ERBIL — The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced on Saturday the beginning of a final operation to liberate the last enclave held by the Islamic State (IS) in eastern Syria. “After saving more than 20K civilians from IS-held area and ensuring their s ...

Islamic State: ISIS executes 100 'spies' in a week in Mosul and Raqqa | World | News | Express.co.uk

Express - 2019-02-10 00:53

The Latest: Kurds launch final push to defeat IS in Syria

FOX News - 2019-02-09 22:20
The Latest on the Syria conflict (all times local): 6 p.m. U.S.-backed and Kurdish-led Syrian forces say they have begun the final push to defeat the Islamic State group in the last pocket it holds in eastern Syria. ...

Iraqi scientist says he helped Islamic State make chemical weapons - News - Stripes

Stripes - 2019-02-09 19:07

Kirkuk: Seven IS Insurgents Killed in Coalition Airstrike

BAS News - 2019-02-09 17:20
ERBIL - At least seven insurgents of the Islamic State (IS) were killed on Saturday in an airstrike conducted by the US-led coalition warplanes in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk. The coalition aircrafts targeted the hotbeds of the militant group ...

SDF Preparing to Liberate Last Pocket from IS in Syria

BAS News - 2019-02-09 13:50
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) is preparing for its final major offensive to liberate the last pockets from the Islamic State (IS) in the Syrian areas bordering Iraq. Following rapid territorial loss, IS is now in control of only ...

Decades Needed to Clear Mosul from IS Explosives: UN

BAS News - 2019-02-09 13:15
ERBIL — The United Nations’ Mine Action Service (UNMAS) has estimated that it could take at least 10 years to clear Iraq’s Mosul from landmines left by the Islamic State (IS). Mosul, known as the second largest city in Iraq, fell into the hands of IS in ...

IS Executes Three Brothers in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-02-09 10:37
ERBIL — The Islamic State (IS) militants have executed three men in the Iraqi province of Salahaddin. The men, who were brothers, were abducted by the IS jihadists last week, another man was later freed, but the three brothers were executed, a tribal lea ...

IS Kills, Wounds Three Iraqi Policemen

BAS News - 2019-02-09 10:37
ERBIL — The Islamic State (IS) militants once again attacked the Iraqi forces overnight on Friday, killing one policeman and injuring two others. The attack took place near Qaradar village of Dubiz district in Kirkuk province. The area, since October 201 ...

French Defense Minister on Anti-IS Battle: “Work Not Over”

BAS News - 2019-02-09 10:37
ERBIL — French Defense Minister Florence Parly visited Baghdad on Friday where she warned that the war against the Islamic State (IS) is not over yet. Parly met with Iraqi leaders while in Baghdad to discuss the next phase of the efforts to combat IS, me ...

Contradicting Trump, Merkel says Islamic State group ‘far from defeated’

France24 - 2019-02-08 21:58

Syrian Kurdish-led forces ready for push on last Islamic State pocket

E-Kurd - 2019-02-08 21:50
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Kurdish-led forces in eastern Syria prepared Friday for a push on the last remaining speck of the Islamic State group’s “caliphate” where diehard jihadists and their families are holed up. US President Donald Trump predicted ...
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