A car bomb Thursday killed oil workers and fighters from a US-backed force battling the Islamic State (IS) group in east Syria, the Kurdish-led alliance said, with a monitor putting the death toll at 20.A spokesman for the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said the attack killed mostly oil workers, as well as fighters in the…

At least 17 trucks carrying men, but also women and children, left Baghuz village on Wednesday, where the last pocket of the Islamic State (IS) group is located in eastern Syria, an AFP journalist said. From a Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) position near the village of Baghuz, an AFP journalist was able to see the…

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says US-backed fighters have seized the last Islamic State enclave in eastern Syria after the jihadists who were still there surrendered. Reuters could not immediately confirm the report of Saturday’s seizure. The war monitoring group said the last few hundred Islamic State militants, many of them foreigners, had surrendered…

In spite of the international coalition’s air strikes, the last bastion of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria is still resisting. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have launched a new assault to take Baghuz and take over the last stronghold of the Islamic state. The offensive, which began on 9 February 2019, preceded by a…

Hundreds of jihadists from the Islamic State (IS) group are now cornered on a territory of just over a square kilometre in eastern Syria, a spokesman for an Arab-Kurdish alliance that continues its offensive against the reductionist regime told AFP. The ultraradical group uses female suicide bombers to launch suicide attacks, Adnane Afrine, spokesman for…

The terrorist group Islamic State reportedly executed 15 of its own fighters because they wanted to flee the last stronghold in Syria. The local news site Sharqiya Voice reports it. Among the people executed, there are reportedly two Belgians, nine French, two Germans, one Russian and one Egyptian. The names were not disclosed. the IA…

At least 70 civilians were killed in an air strike by the U.S.-led Western coalition in Deir ez Zor province, the Syrian official agency SANA reported, citing local residents. The public television station Al-Iqbariya reported that the missiles hit a convoy of vehicles in which residents were trying to escape from the enclave of the…

Violent fighting is taking place on Sunday between the Arab-Kurdish alliance supported by Washington and jihadists from the Islamic State (IS) group, after a “final” offensive was launched to dislodge the ultraradical organization from its ultimate reduction in eastern Syria, according to an NGO. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced on Saturday evening that they…

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an Arab-Kurdish alliance supported by Washington, announced on Thursday, February 7, 2019 that it had arrested about 60 people during an operation against jihadist “sleeper cells” in Raqqa, the former “capital” of the Islamic State (IS) group in the north of the country at war. The Syrian Observatory for Human…