Jihadists have killed more than 60 Syrian regime fighters in 48 hours, a monitor said Saturday, in some of the deadliest attacks on pro-Damascus forces in recent weeks. Kurdish-led forces in March announced the defeat of the Islamic State group’s “caliphate” in eastern Syria, but the jihadists have retained hideouts there and in other parts…

A double bomb attack Tuesday in the northern Syrian city of Raqa, a former bastion of the Islamic State group, killed 13 people, mostly civilians, a war monitor said. A car bomb and explosive ordinance struck the crowded Basil street, killing nine civilians and four US-backed fighters, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said….

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…

Daesh militants killed seven US-backed fighters in the northern Syrian city of Manbij, its military council said on Tuesday, days after the group’s “caliphate” was declared defeated. Daesh has claimed the Manbij attack. Manbij is a former Daesh stronghold that is now ruled by a military council affiliated with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), the…

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…