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US-backed force launches assault on IS in east Syria

The Syrian Democratic Forces founded in October 2015, has been backed by US-led coalition air strikes, artillery, and special forces advisers.

published on : 10th September 2018

20,000-30,000 IS fighters left in Iraq, Syria: UN report

IS once controlled large swathes of territory in Iraq and Syria, but last year it was driven out of Mosul and Raqa the twin seats of power of the Sunni extremist group.

published on : 13th August 2018

First IS fighters evacuate south Damascus: Monitor

The evacuations came a day after an apparent deal was reached to put an end to a ferocious month-long offensive to oust IS from its last positions in southern Damascus.

published on : 20th May 2018

Subahani had confessed about foreign fighters after arrest

Subahani is familiar to several French IS fighters, including some involved in the Paris attack, officers said.

published on : 16th December 2017