At least 50 Islamic State militants were killed Thursday 28 March by U.S.-led airstrikes on a caves area. The air raids targeted the caves in Baghouz, the last IS redoubt in the eastern countryside of Deir al-Zour province in eastern Syria, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The IS militants were hiding in…

Islamic State group jihadists emerged from tunnels to surrender to US-backed forces in eastern Syria on Sunday, a Kurdish spokesman said, a day after their “caliphate” was declared defeated. An AFP reporter saw dozens of people — mostly men — file out of the battered jihadist encampment in the remote village of Baghouz to board…

Sporadic fire rang out on Saturday, March 16, on the Baghouz front in eastern Syria, where U.S.-backed anti-Jihadist forces are trying to drive Islamic state fighters out of their ultimate reduction. Shooting continues, Adnane Afrine, a spokesman for the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), who are engaged in this latest battle, told AFP. The irreducible of…

Anti-Jihadist forces on Friday consolidated their positions around the last reduction still held by the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria, the day the war ravaging the country enters its ninth year, with a death toll exceeding 370,000. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), supported by an international coalition led by the United States, have been…

US-backed Syrian fighters said Thursday a 1300 ISIS militants and their families are surrendering a day after intense fighting in the last speck of land the extremists still hold in eastern Syria. At the edge of Baghouz, the village where the militants are still holed up, men, women, and children climbed a road that winds…

About 2,000 people, mostly jihadists, on Tuesday went to the Syrian Democratic Forces, which are leading an assault on the last pocket of the Islamic state group in eastern Syria, an AFP spokesman for the Arab-Kurdish alliance told AFP. According to Adnane Afrine, the evacuees are being transferred from the village of Baghouz, in the…

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Tuesday 38 Islamic State fighters had been confirmed killed in a U.S.-backed offensive against the jihadists’ final enclave in eastern Syria, after the area was pounded by ferocious bombardment overnight. Three Syrian Democratic Forces fighters had been killed and 10 wounded, Mustafa Bali, head of the Syrian Democratic…

Syrian Democratic Forces made “limited progress” in their latest assault to retake their Baghouz stronghold in Daech, a spokesman for the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said. Mustafa Bali, spokesman for the Syrian Democratic Forces, said that on Monday there were still Daech armed jihadists in the besieged village of Baghouz. Most of them hide in…

The decisive assault on the last pocket of the Islamic State (EI) group can resume at “any time”, as the deadline given to the organisation for the “surrender” of its fighters in Syria has ended, warned Mustafa Bali, spokesman for the Syrian Democratic Forces (FDS), on Sunday. “The deadline we gave the jihadists to surrender…

Anti-Jihadist forces supported by the United States were still waiting for the green light on Sunday, March 10, to relaunch their offensive against the last pocket of the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria, while the pace of evacuations of the last civilians had slowed considerably since Friday. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), engaged in…