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Britain removes citizenship from two more IS brides: report

Britain removes citizenship from two more IS brides: report

Britain has revoked citizenship from two more women who joined the Islamic State group in Syria, a newspaper reported Sunday, raising questions about the fate of their children.

Operation to end last IS Syria pocket hits evacuation snag

Operation to end last IS Syria pocket hits evacuation snag

The operation to destroy Islamic State's final vestige of rule in Iraq and Syria hit a temporary snag on Thursday, as an expected evacuation of the remaining civilians from its last enclave in eastern Syria ...

IS 'caliphate' on brink of defeat in Syria as Trump urges Europe to do more

IS 'caliphate' on brink of defeat in Syria as Trump urges Europe to do more

US-backed fighters in Syria are poised to capture Islamic State's last, tiny enclave on the Euphrates, the battle commander said on Saturday, bringing its self-declared caliphate to the brink of total defeat ...

US-backed Syrian force launches 'final battle' against IS

US-backed Syrian force launches 'final battle' against IS

The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) began an assault against the final Islamic State enclave in eastern Syria on Saturday, aiming to wipe out the last vestige of the jihadist group's "caliphate" ...

IS in Syria confined to four square kilometres: commander

IS in Syria confined to four square kilometres: commander

The Islamic State group's once-sprawling ‘caliphate’ has been reduced to a four-square-kilometre pocket of territory in eastern Syria, a senior Kurdish commander said Monday.

Iraq celebrates one year since 'victory' against IS

Iraq celebrates one year since 'victory' against IS

Iraq's premier Monday marked a year since his country announced victory against the Islamic State militants by pledging to root out corruption and ensure hundreds of thousands of displaced return home.

Anti-IS coalition raids kill 43 in east Syria: monitor

Anti-IS coalition raids kill 43 in east Syria: monitor

Air strikes by the US-led coalition Saturday killed 43 people, mostly civilians, in a holdout of the Islamic State group in eastern Syria, a Britain-based monitor said.

IS attack kills 12 US-backed fighters in east Syria: monitor

IS attack kills 12 US-backed fighters in east Syria: monitor

The Islamic State group killed 12 US-backed fighters in a surprise attack Sunday from the militants' holdout in eastern Syria on the Iraqi border, a Britain-based monitor said.

Four years of coalition strikes on Syria kill 3,300 civilians: monitor

Four years of coalition strikes on Syria kill 3,300 civilians: monitor

More than 3,000 civilians have been killed in US-led coalition air strikes against the Islamic State group in Syria since they began four years ago, a monitor said on Sunday.

IS militants lose ground in Syria town after major attack: monitor

IS militants lose ground in Syria town after major attack: monitor

The Islamic State group had lost ground Saturday in a town on the Syrian-Iraqi border after pro-regime forces repelled a major attack the day before, a Britain-based monitor said.

Iraq court sentences Belgian militant to death for IS membership

Iraq court sentences Belgian militant to death for IS membership

An Iraqi court on Tuesday sentenced a Belgian militant, who threatened Europe in propaganda videos, to death by hanging for membership of the Islamic State group.

More IS fighters leave Damascus district: monitor

More IS fighters leave Damascus district: monitor

A second batch of fighters from the Islamic State militant group left their final Damascus stronghold overnight, a monitor said Monday, bringing the Syrian regime closer to a major milestone.