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Dozens reported killed as Turkey pushes Syria assault

10 October 2019, 9:01 PM

Turkey pounded Kurdish militia in northeast Syria for a second day on Thursday (10 October ), forcing tens of thousands of people to flee and killing dozens, in a cross-border assault on US allies that has turned the Washington establishment against Donald Trump.

Islamic State defeated, ‘caliphate’ eliminated says US ally in Syria

23 March 2019, 3:20 PM

US backed forces said they had captured Islamic State’s last shred of territory in eastern Syria at Baghouz on Saturday, ending its territorial rule over a self-proclaimed caliphate after years of fighting.

Islamic state fighters and their families.

Hundreds surrender with Islamic State near defeat

13 March 2019, 3:20 PM

Islamic State faced imminent defeat in its final enclave as hundreds of jihadist fighters and their families surrendered and the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said the battle was as good as over.

Jihadists

25 000 flee violence in eastern Syria: UN

11 January 2019, 3:10 PM

An estimated 25 000 people have fled escalating violence over the last six months in eastern Syria, where die-hard jihadists are defending their last bastions, the UN said Friday. 

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