Thursday, December 6, 2018
Islamic State is carrying out a rising number of kidnappings, killings and bombings in Iraq and fighting fiercely in Syria as the extremist group returns to its insurgent roots having been driven out of almost all the territory it once controlled.
A recent US defence department report said an effective clandestine Islamic State organisation “appears to be taking hold”, four years after the group controlled swaths of Syria, as much as a third of Iraq, and declared a caliphate.
Monday, December 3, 2018
Heavy clashes are ongoing between Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and ISIS across Hajin region, mainly on the northern front of the town, in Deir ez-Zor countryside where SDF’s Operation Cizire Storm to end terror in the region continues at full speed.
According to a military source speaking to ANHA (Hawar News Agency), SDF fighters have destroyed 4 vehicles and seized a Hummer type vehicle of ISIS.
Sunday, December 2, 2018
Yemen’s national army clashed with the Houthi militia in Al-Baydah province on Friday leaving 40 militants dead and dozens wounded, Saudi state-news agency SPA reported.
Military sources quoted by the official Yemeni news agency said that clashes between the army and militia in Malajim directorate left 30 militants killed.
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) jihadists in northern Syria have launched a campaign targeting the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an American ally, a U.K.-based monitor group warned on Tuesday.
Citing the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), which uses a network of sources on the ground to monitor the conflict, the Agency France-Presse (AFP) news agency described weekend clashes between ISIS and the SDF as “counter-attacks” mounted by ISIS “from their embattled holdout in eastern Syria.”
Sunday, November 18, 2018
Jihadists on Friday killed nine Syrian regime fighters near a planned buffer zone around the country’s last major rebel bastion, a monitor said.
A September deal between government ally Russia and opposition backer Turkey aimed to set up a de-militarised zone around the northwestern region of Idlib to protect it from a regime assault.