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US-backed force ‘mopping up’ last ISIS holdouts in Raqqa

Added: 21.09.2017 20:09 | 3 views | 0 comments

September 22, 2017 1:25 AM
BEIRUT (AFP) – Syrian fighters backed by US special forces battled on Thursday (Sept 21) to clear the last remaining Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group militants holed up in their crumbling stronghold of Raqqa.

From: www.straitstimes.com

US-backed fighters seize 90 per cent of ISIS Syrian stronghold of Raqqa

Added: 20.09.2017 11:51 | 10 views | 0 comments

September 20, 2017 6:51 PM
BEIRUT (AFP) - US-backed fighters have seized 90 per cent of Raqqa from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group, a monitor said on Wednesday (Sept 20), as they announced they were in the "final stages" of capturing the Islamists' Syrian stronghold.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Russia denies targeting US-backed forces in Syria

Added: 17.09.2017 22:00 | 13 views | 0 comments

September 18, 2017 5:00 AM
BEIRUT • United States-backed militias in Syria said they came under attack last Saturday from Russian jets and Syrian government forces in Deir al-Zor province, a flashpoint in an increasingly complex battlefield, though Russia has denied the accusation.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Russia strike wounds US-backed Syria forces, says coalition

Added: 16.09.2017 21:21 | 16 views | 0 comments

September 17, 2017 4:21 AM
BEIRUT (AFP) - The US-led coalition said on Saturday (Sept 16) Russian forces bombed American-backed fighters battling the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group in eastern Syria wounding several, despite denials from Syrian regime ally Moscow.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Ferroviario da Beira hit late equaliser as Al Ahly also draw at home

Added: 16.09.2017 20:41 | 9 views | 0 comments

Mozambique's Ferroviario da Beira draw 1-1 with USM Alger in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final as Egypt's Al Ahly draw 2-2 with Esperance.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

Ferroviario da Beira hit late equaliser to deny USM an away victory

Added: 16.09.2017 16:34 | 8 views | 0 comments

Mozambique's Ferroviario da Beira score a late equaliser to draw 1-1 with USM Alger in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

Stranded ISIS convoy reaches extremist-held territory: monitor

Added: 14.09.2017 1:30 | 6 views | 0 comments

September 14, 2017 8:30 AM
BEIRUT (AFP) - Busloads of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria fighters stranded in the Syrian desert reached militant-held territory after the US-led coalition stopped surveillance of the convoy, a monitor said on Wednesday.

From: www.straitstimes.com

World Briefs: ISIS feeling the heat from Syrian army, militia

Added: 09.09.2017 22:00 | 13 views | 0 comments

September 10, 2017 5:00 AM
BEIRUT• United States-backed militias and the Syrian army advanced in separate offensives against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in eastern Syria yesterday, piling pressure on shrinking territory the group still holds in oil-rich areas near the Iraqi border.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Lebanon's revival of Arab music traditions

Added: 08.09.2017 7:52 | 13 views | 0 comments

In the mountains above Beirut, one organisation is breathing life back into a treasured period of Arab music history.

From: www.aljazeera.com

Israel hits alleged Syrian chemical weapons centre

Added: 07.09.2017 22:00 | 15 views | 0 comments

September 08, 2017 5:00 AM
BEIRUT • Syria's army said Israel targeted one of its positions in Hama province early yesterday, which a war monitor said was a branch of the government agency accused by the US of producing chemical weapons.

From: www.straitstimes.com

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