Two car bombings in two areas of northwest Syria killed at least six people on Thursday in the latest such attacks in towns held by Turkey-backed rebel groups, witnesses and rebels. Reuters - Published Also reported by •Reuters India
The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) evacuated hundreds of people from the Islamic State (IS) enclave of Baghuz, east Deir Ezzor, on February 20, according to local and international reports...
According to Reuters, the Islamic State appeared closer to defeat in its last enclave in eastern Syria on Wednesday, as a civilian convoy left the besieged area where U.S.-backed forces estimate a few..
According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, a senior advisor to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad flatly rejected the possibility of giving Syrian Kurds measure of autonomy, claiming that such a move..
(CNN)The commander of the US-backed and Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces is asking the US and its coalition partners to provide air support and keep up to 1,500 troops in Syria as part of an effort..
According to Reuters, The commander of U.S.-backed forces in Syria called on Monday for about 1,000 to 1,500 international forces to remain in Syria to help fight Islamic State and expressed hope that..
Hundreds of foreign jihadist fighters held in Syria represent a "time bomb" and could escape and threaten the West unless countries do more to take them back, the Kurdish-led, U.S.-backed authorities..
According to Reuters, Germany's interior ministry on Sunday said that Germany can take back Islamic State fighters captured in Syria only if the suspects have consular access. Trump on Saturday called..
According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, US-backed fighters in Syria are close to capturing Islamic State's final enclave on the Euphrates, bringing the militant group's self-declared caliphate..
Halifax MP Andy Fillmore says it is "absolutely critical" to get family members of Kawthar Barho to Canada as quickly as possible, following a house fire that claimed the lives of her seven children.. CBC.ca - Published
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is looking into reuniting a mother who lost her seven children in a Halifax house fire this week with Syrian family members who are not in.. CTV News - Published
US-backed Syrian forces fighting the Islamic State group in Syria handed over more than 150 Iraqi members of the group to Iraq, the first batch of several to come, an Iraqi security official said on.. IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •FOXNews.com •Seattle Times
Remaining civilians in Islamic State's last pocket in eastern Syria did not leave on Thursday despite earlier expectations they would, said an official in the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces,.. Reuters India - Published Also reported by •Reuters
MOSCOW (AP) — Religious leaders of Russia’s republic of Chechnya have inaugurated a re-opened landmark mosque in Syria’s Homs, once the symbol of the rebellion against President Bashar Assad. In.. Seattle Times - Published
NEAR BAGHOUZ (SYRIA) - US-backed Syrian forces tried to negotiate the release of civilians still trapped Thursday in the Islamic State group's last redoubt, which the international coalition against.. Bangkok Post - Published
The group has steadily turned to guerrilla warfare and still holds territory in a remote, sparsely populated area west of the Euphrates River - a part of Syria otherwise controlled by the Syrian.. IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •Reuters
Hundreds of people, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, gathered in Halifax's main square Wednesday night in support of a Syrian refugee family that lost seven children in a fast-moving house.. CP24 - Published
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.. Reuters - Published
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Andrej Mahecic – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. Over the past nine.. WorldNews - Published
The last civilians are expected to be evacuated from Islamic State's final enclave in eastern Syria on Thursday, clearing the way for U.S.-backed forces to attack jihadists still holed up inside, the.. Reuters - Published Also reported by •Reuters India
The evacuation of civilians from Islamic State's last remaining enclave in eastern Syria is expected to be completed on Thursday after which the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) will engage the last.. Reuters - Published Also reported by •Reuters India
By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) - Russian military police and Syrian troops have blockaded food and goods supply routes to the Rukban refugee camp in Syria in a bid to force thousands of.. Firstpost - Published
TORONTO (Reuters) - A fundraising effort for a Syrian-refugee couple who lost all seven of their children in a house fire on Tuesday in the eastern Canadian city of Halifax has raised C$339,042.. Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters
BERLIN (Reuters) - Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif accused Israel of engaging in "adventurism" with its bombing campaigns in Syria and said he could not rule out the possibility.. Firstpost - Published
Jordan's Prime Minister Omar al-Razzaz appealed on Wednesday to major donors to continue multi-billion dollar funding for Syrian refugees in the kingdom, saying most of those who had fled the.. Reuters - Published
Trucks began evacuating civilians from Islamic State's last pocket of ground in east Syria on Wednesday, a spokesman for U.S.-backed fighters there said, a step seen as crucial towards the final.. Reuters - Published
A convoy of dozens of trucks carrying evacuated civilians has left the last Islamic State pocket in eastern Syria at Baghouz, the spokesman for the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on.. Reuters - Published
Air strikes targeted Islamic State's last pocket in eastern Syria late on Tuesday as U.S.-backed fighters pressed for a victory that would bring the jihadists' self-proclaimed caliphate to its bloody.. Reuters - Published
Trucks entered the last Islamic State enclave in eastern Syria on Tuesday to evacuate remaining civilians, said a source in the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, which is poised to capture the.. Reuters - Published
A senior adviser to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday flatly rejected the idea of giving Syrian Kurds a measure of autonomy, saying such a move would open the door to the partition of the.. Reuters - Published