Syrian Democratic Forces

Syria force locked in battle with Islamic State jihadists in holdout village

For weeks, the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces have battled to crush IS fighters holed up in a small riverside hamlet in the village of Baghouz. 

published on : 16th March 2019

British ISIS bride Shamima Begum's newborn son has died in Syria

Mustafa Bali, a spokesman for the Syrian Democratic Forces, confirmed that the infant died at a camp in north Syria. He didn't provide further details.

published on : 9th March 2019

Two British soldiers injured in Syria by Islamic State missile

Kurdish fighter belonging to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) also died in the attack.

published on : 6th January 2019

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 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