Hundreds of jihadists from the Islamic State (ISIS) group arrived Monday in the vicinity of Idleb, Syria’s last major insurgent stronghold in the northwest of the country where they were transferred by the regime’s forces, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR). The jihadists were taken overnight from an area of Deir ez-Zor…

At least 18 jihadists from the Islamic State (ISIS) group were killed in an air raid targeting their final stronghold in eastern Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) announced on Friday 17 August 2018. The strikes targeted Thursday evening the town of as-Susah, in the province of Deir ez-Zor, Iraq’s border region, killing…

On June 28 2018, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) repelled an attack of ISIS on its positions around “point 400” on the Syrian-Iraqi border southwest of the city of al-Bukamal, according to the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA). In an official statement, the SAA General Command said that SAA soldiers killed many fighters of ISIS…

After a series of attacks on the city of al-Bukamal, ISIS has shifted their attention to a desert area east of the border city. ISIS units have attacked positions of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and Hezbollah in the Humaymah-T2-Muazilah triangle. The most intense clashes have erupted near Humaymah and Muazilah. However, all the ISIS…

The forces of the Syrian regime succeeded on Monday June 11, 2018 to drive the group Islamic State (IS) from the key town of Bukamal, on the border with Iraq, which jihadists had partially occupied since Friday, according to the Syrian Observatory of Human Rights (SOHR). The jihadists had taken over part of this eastern…

The Islamic State (ISI) group took over part of the key Syrian town of Boukamal controlled by the regime on Friday 8 June 2018 by launching a series of deadly suicide attacks, the largest offensive carried out for months by the jihadist organisation in Syria. IS had lost Boukamal in November 2017, the last urban…

At least 22 pro-ruling fighters, including six Syrian army soldiers, were killed on Thursday June 7, 2018 in attacks by jihadists of the Islamic State (IS) group in the desert of the southern province of Soueida, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR). These attacks are the “first” launched since the desert of…

An offensive by the Islamic State jihadist group in eastern Syria has left at least 45 pro-regime fighters dead, a monitoring group said Tuesday 5 june 2018. IS fighters launched the operation Sunday against Euphrates Valley villages seized last year by government forces and their allies, and have retaken four of them, the Syrian Observatory…

U.S.-led coalition airstrikes have struck several Syrian army positions near the city of Al-Bukamal, according to Syrian media outlet SANA. RELATED: Syria Gov’t Says Damascus Secure, Islamic State Group Ousted In the early hours of Thursday 24 May 2018 (local time), SANA reported that targets were hit in cooperation with rebel forces and inflicted damage…

On May 9, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and Liwa al-Quds’ palestinian Fedayeen backed by the Russian Aerospace Force continued their advance in the ISIS-held pocket between Homs and Deir Ezzor governorates reaching the al-Tamah area, 60km southwest of the city of Deir Ezzor, according to the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA). SAA soldiers killed…