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Civilians trapped in embattled Islamic State pocket in Syria

Civilians trapped in embattled Islamic State pocket in Syria

Thousands of civilians are trapped in Islamic State's last pocket in eastern Syria, a day after US-backed fighters started a campaign against the extremist group there, a war monitor said Sunday.

'Heavy clashes' as US-backed forces battle IS in Syria

'Heavy clashes' as US-backed forces battle IS in Syria

US-backed forces were locked in fierce fighting as they pressed the battle against the last shred of the Islamic State group's "caliphate" in eastern Syria on Sunday, a war monitor said.

US-led coalition reports recent air strikes on ISIS in Syria

US-led coalition reports recent air strikes on ISIS in Syria

The US-led coalition in Syria conducted air strikes last week that destroyed facilities used by Islamic State, the coalition said on Tuesday, less than a week after President Donald Trump declared victory over the militant group and said he would withdraw US troops from the war-torn country.

Coalition strikes kill 27 in eastern Syria

Coalition strikes kill 27 in eastern Syria

Air strikes by the US-led coalition killed 13 jihadist fighters and 14 of their relatives Friday in eastern Syria, a war monitor said.

US-led coalition says IS leadership 'irrelevant'

US-led coalition says IS leadership 'irrelevant'

Coalition spokesman Colonel Sean Ryan's statement came after Baghdadi called on Muslims to wage "jihad".

Many civilians among 54 dead in anti-IS strike in Syria

Many civilians among 54 dead in anti-IS strike in Syria

An air strike on one of the last holdouts of the Islamic State group in Syria has killed 54 people, more than half of them civilians, a war monitor said on Friday.

Syrian, Iraqi forces say US bombs military border positions, US denies

Syrian, Iraqi forces say US bombs military border positions, US denies

Syrian state media said on Monday that US-led coalition aircraft had bombed a Syrian army position near the Iraqi border, causing deaths and injuries, but the US military denied it was responsible.

US-led coalition raids kill 12 civilians in Syria's Hasakeh

US-led coalition raids kill 12 civilians in Syria's Hasakeh

At least 12 civilians -- members of the same family -- have been killed in US-led coalition raids on the Islamic State group in northeastern Syria, a monitor said Saturday.

US-led coalition ends operations against Islamic State in Iraq

US-led coalition ends operations against Islamic State in Iraq

Islamic State, however, continues to carry out bombings, assassinations and ambushes in different areas of Iraq, and remains active in neighbouring Syria.

Two coalition personnel killed by explosive device in Syria

Two coalition personnel killed by explosive device in Syria

Two personnel with the US-led coalition battling Islamic State were killed and five were wounded by an improvised explosive device in Syria, the coalition said on Friday.

US-backed Syria force hails 'historic victory' in Raqqa

US-backed Syria force hails 'historic victory' in Raqqa

The Syrian Democratic Forces said the handover would not be immediate, with SDF fighters still combing the city of Raqqa.

Iraqi forces poised for victory over IS in Tal Afar

Iraqi forces poised for victory over IS in Tal Afar

The Joint Operations Command said Iraqi forces held all 29 districts of the city and were pursuing final mopping up operations.