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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

US-backed Kurdish-led alliance hails first visit to Damascus

The delegation from the SDF's political wing is discussing the future of the autonomous administrations it has set up in areas of northern and northeastern Syria under its control.

published on : 27th July 2018

The US-led coalition kills Islamic State oil and gas head in Syria

The coalition said it killed the oil and gas network leader Abu Khattab al-Iraqi and three other Islamic State members on May 26 in the "Middle Euphrates River valley".

published on : 20th June 2018

Islamic State executes 2,900 civilians during 'caliphate' in Syria: SOHR

A total of 2,900 civilians have been killed since the Islamic State announced its "caliphate" in Syria, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported on Tuesday.

published on : 30th May 2018

France President Emmanuel Macron meets with Syrian Kurdish and Arab fighters

The French leader reaffirmed the priority of this battle against "the terrorist threat" and assured the SDF of France's support, in particular in stabilising the security zone in northeast Syria.

published on : 30th March 2018

US-allied force takes Syria's largest oil field from ISIS

Syrian Democratic Forces, in a race with Russian-backed Syrian troops to seize parts of the oil-rich province, said they are in control of the Al-Omar field.

published on : 22nd October 2017

US-backed force says has fully captured Raqa from IS

The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said Tuesday they had fully captured the Islamic State group's former Syrian stronghold Raqa, after more than four months of fighting.

published on : 17th October 2017