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By nsnbc On Monday, October 9th, 2017

ISIS emerged under US watch in Afghanistan: Hamid Karzai

nsnbc : Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has implied that U.S. armed forces are directly aiding the Islamic State in Afghanistan (ISIS-K), among others with weapons and logistics. Speaking to reporters the More...

By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Iraqi court sentenced captured Russian ISIS fighter to death

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Iraq’s High Judicial Council announced that a criminal court in the capital Baghdad has sentenced a Russian man to death by hanging. The foreign Islamic State member from Russia More...

Ahmad Abu Khawlah (3rd-R), chief of the Deir ez-Zor Military Council -- a coalition of Arab tribes and fighters that belongs to the broader US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces -- speaks during a press conference in the northeastern Syrian village of Abu Fas, on the southern outskirts of Hasakah province, on September 9, 2017 (Courtesy YPG)
By nsnbc On Saturday, September 9th, 2017

Syrian Democratic Forces launched operation against ISIS in Syria’s Deir Ez-Zor province

nsnbc : The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, on Saturday, announced the launch of an operation to drive ISIS militants out of parts of Syria’s Deir Ez-Zor province. SDF forces will attack ISIS-held areas More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Iraq puzzled by evacuation of ISIS from Syrian – Lebanese border to Deir Ez-Zor

nsnbc : Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and other leading Iraqi officials are puzzled by the agreement reached between Hezbollah, the Syrian military and Islamic State units in the Lebanon – Syria More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

Last ISIS units evacuated from Qalamoun to Syria’s Deir Ez-Zor province

nsnbc : Hundreds of the last remaining ISIS fighters and their families were evacuated from Jroud Qara in western Qalamoun  in Syria’s Damascus province towards the Deir Ez-Zor province where ISIS is expected More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, August 27th, 2017

Iraqi court sentences ISIS’s “chemical emir” Zeyad Tarek to death

nsnbc : Iraq’s Central Criminal Court, on Sunday, sentenced the prominent Islamic State chemical weapons expert Zeyad Tarek to death after convicting him of developing some of the self-proclaimed Islamic State’s More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, August 26th, 2017

Hezbollah and Syrian Army near victory over ISIS along the Lebanese – Syrian border

nsnbc : The Lebanese Hezbollah, in cooperation with the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) captured most of an ISIS pocket on the Syrian side of the border with Lebanon. The remaining ISIS fighters in the region are on their More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, August 21st, 2017

Russian and Syrian air forces launched strikes against ISIS, inflicting substantial casualties

nsnbc : Both Russian and Syrian air forces launched a series of air strikes against ISIS positions and convoys in Syria, including Damascus, Deir Ez-Zor, Raqqa, Hama and Homs provinces. The Russian Defense Ministry, More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, August 21st, 2017

Lebanese army engages ISIS at Lebanese – Syrian border

nsnbc : Units of the Lebanese National Army launched new attacks against ISIS positions on the country’s border with Syria on Sunday, after capturing a third of the territory held by militants in the area. On More...

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, the commander-in-chief of the Iraqi armed forces, during the launch of Tal Afar operation to drive ISIS out on August 20, 2017. Photo: PM media office
By nsnbc On Sunday, August 20th, 2017

Iraqi PM al-Abadi announces operation to liberate Turkmen city of Tal Afar from ISIS

nsnbc : In the early hours of Sunday, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the start of operations by security forces to take the predominantly Turkmen city of Tal Afar from the Islamic State. Fighting More...