Results tagged “Syria”

Would you like to limit the tag results display to a specific section?

If you do, then pick any of the sections below:

Or simply go to the aggregated tag results from:



US told Iran of intent to strike Islamic State in Syria




CENTCOM videos show airstrikes on Islamic State facilities in Syria




The US launched 14 air and cruise missile strikes against the Islamic State in Raqqah, Hasakah, and Dier al Zour, and eight more strikes against the Al Nusrah Front and the Khorasan Group near Aleppo. An Al Nusrah commander known as Abu Yusuf al Turki is reported to have been killed. More than 70 Islamic State and 50 Al Nusrah fighters and commanders, and eight civilians are reported to have been killed.




US airstrikes target Al Nusrah Front, Islamic State in Syria

Jihadists on Twitter have posted pictures of Al Nusrah Front locations struck in the US bombing campaign in Syria. The strikes are aimed at the so-called Khorasan group, which has been planning attacks against the US and its interests, as well as a number of other targets. Jihadists claim that al Qaeda veterans have been killed in the bombings.


US airstrikes begin in Syria, Pentagon says




Fears in Lebanon rise over Western plans to defeat IS




US air war against jihadists in Syria begins

Airstrikes targeted Islamic State command and control centers in Raqqah, the jihadist group's de facto capital in eastern Syria, as well as arms caches, supply depots, and ground units near the Iraqi border. Also, the US hit al Qaeda's Khorasan Group near Aleppo.


US, France propose UN sanctions on 15 foreign Islamist fighters




Turkey clamps down on Syria border after Kurdish unrest




Islamic State urges attacks on US, French citizens, taunts Obama




Report: Qatar arming Islamist extremists




US military struggles to preserve options in Islamic State fight




Islamic State closes in on Syrian town, refugees flood into Turkey




Al Nusrah Front threatens to execute 2nd Lebanese hostage

The Al Nusrah Front, al Qaeda's official branch in Syria, has threatened to kill a second Lebanese hostage. The group has already executed a Lebanese soldier who had been held in its custody since August.


US political promises against ground troops clash with military realities




Islamic State ihadists, looters threaten ancient sites in Iraq, Syria




In US, Growing Skepticism over 'No Boots on Ground' War Plan




At least 18 Islamic State fighters, including one Chinese, were killed and five armored personnel carriers were destroyed by Kurdish forces in northern Syria, where the IS took over three more Kurdish villages, in addition to the over 60 villages already seized in the area. The IS executed 11 Kurds near Ayn al Arab, including two boys, and two other people in Manbej. Bombardment by the Lebanese Army in the Qalamoun wastelands killed 11 fighters from the Islamic Front and the Al Nusrah Front. Eleven Syrian officers and soldiers held captive by Al Nusrah begged for a prisoner exchange. The Brigade of Fallojet Horan clashed with Al Nusrah in Deraa.




How Islamic State uses Syria's oil to fuel its advances




About 60,000 Syrian Kurds flee to Turkey from Islamic State advance