Tag: Daesh

Driver who rammed Paris police pledged allegiance to Islamic State

France has experienced a wave of attacks by Islamist militants in recent years.

Updated: Trump says Islamic State leader Baghdadi dead in U.S. forces...

President Donald Trump announced on Sunday that fugitive Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died in a raid by U.S. special forces...

Islamic State relatives flee en masse from Syrian camp – Kurdish-led...

Women affiliated with Islamic State and their children fled en masse from a camp where they were being held in northern Syria...

U.S.-backed SDF says it will help set up north Syria safe...

The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said on Wednesday it was ready to help create a safe zone suggested by U.S. President Donald Trump in...

With U.S. departure, Syria’s Manbij braces for upheaval

The city of Manbij has switched control more than most places in Syria's civil war.With U.S. troops set to leave after President Donald Trump's...

Syrian army deploys to Manbij after Kurdish calls to deter Turkey

The Syrian army said it had deployed forces to Manbij in northwest Syria on Friday, after the Kurdish YPG militia urged Damascus to protect...

Let down by U.S., Syrian Kurdish leaders look to Russia and...

Alarmed by a U.S. decision to leave Syria, Kurdish leaders who run much of the north are urging Russia and its ally Damascus to...

Syrian Kurds say they cannot hold foreign jihadists indefinitely

Kurdish-led authorities controlling northeastern Syria will not be able to hold foreign Islamic State fighters indefinitely, and their home countries should take them back,...

After IS killed her sons, Iraqi grandmother fends for 22 children

Iraqi grandmother Sana Ibrahim al-Taee has a full-time job feeding and clothing her 22 grandchildren after Islamic State killed their fathers - her sons...