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WATCH: US-backed Syrian force attacks ISIS enclave

2019-03-11 09:14

US-backed Syrian forces launched an assault against the final Islamic State enclave in eastern Syria on Sunday, aiming to wipe out the last vestige of its self-declared "caliphate" that once spanned a third of Iraq and Syria.

Angry and defiant, ISIS families surrender in Syria

2019-03-07 06:21

Angry civilians evacuating from the last shred of territory held by Islamic State militants in Syria praised the extremist group and chanted 'Islamic State will remain'.

Father of UK teen who joined IS says don't scrap citizenship

2019-03-06 18:54

The father of a British teenager who ran away to join the Islamic State group in Syria says his daughter's citizenship should not be revoked and that she should return to the UK and be punished if it was determined she had committed a crime.

Hundreds leave ISIS-held area in Syria as fighting slows down

2019-03-04 22:12

An official with the US-backed force fighting the Islamic State group in eastern Syria says some 500 people, including fighters, have surrendered and evacuated the last area held by the extremists.

Fierce fighting as US-backed Syrian forces advance on IS

2019-03-03 14:06

Fierce fighting underway as US-backed Syrian forces advance on last piece of territory held by Islamic State group.

US-backed Syria force hands back to Iraq 130 ISIS jihadists

2019-02-22 07:17

US-backed Syrian forces have handed over to Iraq 130 Iraqi members of the Islamic State group who were detained in Syria, an Iraqi military spokesperson says.

Trump bars US-born woman who joined ISIS in Syria from returning home

2019-02-21 12:32

President Donald Trump has said he is barring a US-born former Islamic State propagandist from returning home, making the highly unusual case that she is not a US citizen.

Besieged ISIS militants refuse to surrender, ask for an exit

2019-02-19 06:49

More than 300 Islamic State militants surrounded in a tiny area in eastern Syria are refusing to surrender to U.S.-backed forces and are trying to negotiate an exit

WHO: Children, babies dying from hypothermia at camp in Syria

2019-01-31 19:51

UN agency appeals for unhindered access as 29 children and newborns have died mainly from hypothermia over eight weeks.

US tells Saudis to hold Khashoggi killers 'accountable'

2019-01-15 06:26

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he told the king and crown prince of Saudi Arabia that Trump administration expects them to hold 'accountable' those responsible for death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

 

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2019-03-11 06:59

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2019-03-07 04:53

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Final ISIS defeat looms as thousands leave last area in Syria

2019-03-05 20:35

A spokesperson for the US-backed Syrian forces fighting the Islamic State group says thousands of people, including militants, have left the last area held by the extremists in Syria.

WATCH: Husband of ISIS bride Shamima Begum: We made a mistake

2019-03-04 16:36

Shamima Begum's Dutch husband says he wants to return to the Netherlands with her and their newborn son.

Alabama woman who joined Islamic State sues to return to US

2019-02-22 12:45

The father of an Alabama woman who joined the Islamic State has filed suit against the Trump administration seeking to allow her return to the United States.

More than 150 ISIS militants handed over to Iraq from Syria

2019-02-22 05:33

An Iraqi security official says the US-backed Syrian forces fighting the Islamic State group in Syria have handed over more than 150 Iraqi members of the group to Iraq.

Civilians, including many children, leave ISIS-held enclave

2019-02-21 07:44

Trucks carrying civilians leave last enclave held by Islamic State militants in eastern Syria.

In east Syria, ISIS in last stand to defend dying 'caliphate'

2019-02-17 17:34

Diehard jihadists have blocked roads out of the last scrap of their Islamic State group "caliphate" in Syria, US-backed forces fighting them said on Sunday, preventing hundreds of civilians from fleeing.

US has "no plan" as Syria pullout proceeds - ex-envoy

2019-01-21 18:01

The United States has no plan for Syria as it proceeds with US President Donald Trump's order to pull American troops out of the country, a top official who quit in protest at the policy say.

Pompeo vows US troops will leave Syria

2019-01-11 09:12

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has insisted that US troops will leave Syria, ahead of a keynote speech aiming to lay out a coherent US policy in the Middle East.

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