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Has IS been beaten on the ground in Syria?

21 December 2018, 5:28 PM

US President Donald Trump announced this week that he has decided to pull American troops out of Syria because the Islamic State group is now “defeated”.

Jim Mattis

US defence chief quits as Trump pulls from Syria, Afghanistan

21 December 2018, 9:28 AM

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis resigned Thursday, leading a chorus of protests at home and abroad after President Donald Trump ordered a complete troop pull-out from Syria and a significant withdrawal from Afghanistan.

US likely to end air war against Islamic State in Syria

20 December 2018, 8:28 PM

The United States will likely end its air campaign against Islamic State in Syria when it pulls out troops, US officials said, sealing an abrupt reversal of policy which has alarmed Western allies as well as Washington’s Kurdish battle partners.

Staffan de Mistura

Russia, Iran, Turkey meet, seeking deal on new Syria constitution body

18 December 2018, 2:49 PM

Russia, Iran and Turkey are nearing agreement on the composition of a Syria committee that could pave the way for the drafting of a new constitution and for elections after a devastating civil war, diplomats said on Tuesday.

US-led coalition says it destroyed IS site in Syrian mosque

16 December 2018, 10:37 AM

US-led coalition forces destroyed an Islamic State group command center inside a mosque in the Syrian border town of Hajin on Saturday, the US military said.

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