The Islamic state group said on Thursday that it had “released” women detained in northern Syria by Kurdish forces facing an offensive from its Turkish neighbour. A “caliphate soldiers” unit attacked a Kurdish forces headquarters near the town of Raqqa on Wednesday, “releasing a number of Muslim women abducted” by Kurdish fighters, according to a…

The Islamic state group on Wednesday claimed a suicide attack in Raqqa, in northern Syria, which did not cause any casualties in this city now controlled by Kurdish forces, an NGO reported. The attack comes at a time when these forces are threatened with an offensive from neighbouring Turkey. The semi-autonomous Kurdish authorities warned that…

At least five people have been killed in northeastern Syria in a car bomb attack claimed by the Daesh (IS) terrorist group. Syria’s official news agency SANA reported that terrorists had detonated an explosive-rigged vehicle that was parked near a post office in the Kurdish-held town of al-Qahtaniya in the northeastern province of Hasakah on…

At least five jihadists from the Islamic State (IS) group were killed Monday in eastern Syria in an air strike by the Washington-led international coalition, the coalition spokesman said. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), this is the first air strike by the coalition in this area since the fall of the…

At least seven civilians were wounded on Monday in a suicide attack near a Kurdish security forces base in Qamishli in northeastern Syria, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR). “A suicide bomber in a truck bomb blew himself up in central Qamishli, injuring seven civilians, including three women and a child,” SOHR…

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…