Syria, Islamic State

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Trapped in shrinking Syria holdout, IS turns to human shields

Trapped in shrinking Syria holdout, IS turns to human shields

3/2/2019 6:01:00 PM

Trapped in shrinking Syria holdout, IS turns to human shields

On a rooftop near the front line with the Islamic State group's collapsing caliphate in eastern Syria , a US-backed fighter and his comrades sip ...

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Children, babies dying from cold at camp in northeast Syria: WHOAt least 29 children and newborns are reported to have died in a teeming camp in northeastern Syria over the past 8 weeks, mainly due to hypothermia, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday. About 23,000 people fleeing fighting in Deir al-Zor between Islamic State and the U.S.-backed Syria n

Turkey aims to form safe zones in Syria for refugees to returnTurkey is aiming to form safe zones in northern Syria so that around 4 million of Syria n refugees hosted by Turkey could return, President Tayyip ...

Syria and Iran sign 'strategic' economic agreementDAMASCUS: Syria and Iran signed 11 agreements and memoranda of understanding late Monday (Jan 28), including a 'long-term strategic economic ...

Syria and Iran sign strategic economic cooperation dealDAMASCUS (AFP) - Syria and Iran signed 11 agreements and memoranda of understanding late Monday, including a 'long-term strategic economic cooperation' deal aimed at strengthening cooperation between Damascus and one of its key allies in the civil war that has torn the country apart.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

ISIS pinned in tiny eastern Syria enclave with families, says US backed forceQAMISHLI, Syria (REUTERS) - Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) fighters in eastern Syria are pinned down in a final tiny pocket with their wives and children, forcing a US-backed militia to slow its advance to protect civilians, the militia said on Tuesday (Jan 29).. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Children, babies dying from cold at camp in north-east Syria: WHOGENEVA (REUTERS) - At least 29 children and newborns are reported to have died in a teeming camp in north-eastern Syria over the past eight weeks, mainly due to hypothermia, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday (Jan 31).. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Shutdown over, US Senate advances Middle East billWASHINGTON: The U.S. Senate advanced legislation reaffirming support for allies in the Middle East on Monday, including fresh sanctions on Syria ...

After joining Islamic State aged 15, German woman asks to go homeFour years after leaving Germany to live under the Islamic State group, 19-year-old Leonora has fled the extremists' last bastion in eastern Syria ... Picnic over , time for Afghanistan 🇦🇫🙈

Syrian Arab fighters battle IS for revengeNear the front line in eastern Syria , Amer Khalifa plays with a sword he found. To 'avenge' his family, he has joined a Kurdish-led alliance ...

ISIS claims responsibility for church attack in southern PhilippinesMANILA The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for a double bomb attack on a Catholic church on a southern Philippine island that killed at least 18 people, according to the Site Intelligence Group which monitors jihadist activities. ISIS...