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Operation to end last IS Syria pocket hits evacuation snag

Added: 21.02.2019 18:47 | 12 views | 0 comments

The operation to destroy Islamic State's final vestige of rule in Iraq and Syria hit a temporary snag on Thursday, as an expected evacuation of the remaining civilians from its last enclave in eastern Syria did not go ahead.

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Islamic State on brink of defeat in Syria enclave

Added: 21.02.2019 10:05 | 9 views | 0 comments

Remaining civilians are expected to be evacuated from Islamic State's final enclave in eastern Syria on Thursday, U.S.-backed forces said, clearing the way for them to wipe out the last vestige of jihadist rule that once straddled Syria and Iraq.

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U.S.-backed SDF hand Iraqi, foreign Islamic State fighters to Iraq

Added: 21.02.2019 9:28 | 10 views | 0 comments

U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) handed over more than 150 Iraqi and other foreign Islamic State fighters to Iraq on Thursday.

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Ten trucks transport Islamic State fighters, families to Iraq: local mayor

Added: 21.02.2019 8:57 | 12 views | 0 comments

Ten trucks transported Iraqi and foreign Islamic State fighters and their families to Iraq on Thursday as part of a prisoner handover by U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces to the Iraqi army, a local mayor said.

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More than 150 IS militants handed over to Iraq from Syria

Added: 21.02.2019 8:51 | 11 views | 0 comments

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

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Iraqi rapper gives angry youth in city of Basra music outlet

Added: 21.02.2019 6:18 | 7 views | 0 comments

A youth-led protest movement in the southern Iraqi port city of Basra, which saw riots last summer over failing services and soaring unemployment, has found an artistic outlet in the words and beats of homegrown rapper Ahmed Chayeb.

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Why ISIS Was Defeated In Syria, But In Afghanistan The Taliban Still Thrives

Added: 20.02.2019 10:14 | 16 views | 0 comments

Article by WN.Com Correspondent Dallas Darling As the U.S. declares “ISIS is defeated,” or at least on the brink of collapse, the same cannot be said for the Taliban in Afghanistan. In fact, after 18 years of war, the Taliban have the upper hand in peace talks. They moreover control large regions of Afghanistan, including important urban and rural centers. But why? Why was ISIS defeated in Syria, but in Afghanistan the Taliban thrives? And what can the U.S. learn? Sealing A Common Goal One reason ISIS was defeated is the borders around where the terror group was fighting were sealed. Unlike Afghanistan, Turkey, Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan, Iran, Israel, Jordan and even Syria, were all in...

How many IS foreign fighters are left in Iraq and Syria?

Added: 20.02.2019 1:16 | 2 views | 0 comments

More than 40,000 jihadists from 110 countries are thought to have travelled to Syria and Iraq.

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For Yazidi survivors of Islamic State killings, the nightmares go on

Added: 19.02.2019 16:16 | 13 views | 0 comments

Ever since Islamic State visited death and destruction on their villages in northern Iraq nearly five years ago, Yazidis Daoud Ibrahim and Kocher Hassan have had trouble sleeping.

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For Yazidi survivors of Islamic State killings, the nightmares go on

Added: 19.02.2019 9:23 | 15 views | 0 comments

Ever since Islamic State visited death and destruction on their villages in northern Iraq nearly five years ago, Yazidis Daoud Ibrahim and Kocher Hassan have had trouble sleeping.

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