Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Washington looking for an electoral advantage from U.S. President Donald Trump's expected formal recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights.Netanyahu, facing corruption
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In October 2016, Umm Aysha and her three children huddled on the ground outside a bombed-out shopping plaza with a crowd of other women, all wearing the black veils required by Islamic State militants.They were on the outskirts of Mosul city in
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump this week in Washington. The meeting comes as Netanyahu's Likud party is lagging in opinion polls ahead of elections next month.Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
U.S-backed Syrian fighters on Sunday were clearing explosives in the last area retaken from the Islamic State group a day after declaring military victory over the extremists and the end of their self-styled caliphate. A spokesman for the
March 24, 2019 5:00 AMBAGHUZ (Syria) • The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria's (ISIS) so-called caliphate has been defeated, a United States-backed force said yesterday, ending the militant group's unprecedented rule across a proto-state which
March 24, 2019 5:00 AMBAGHDAD • The world's most wanted man, Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, saw his so-called caliphate crumble and its last shred of territory in Syria evaporate yesterday.
March 24, 2019 5:00 AMUS-backed forces captured the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria's (ISIS) last shred of territory in eastern Syria yesterday, ending the group's self-proclaimed caliphate after years of fighting.
Pity the remote reporter who has no control when the feed goes live and catches him or her in a vulnerable moment.This happened to NBC's Matt Bradley who was broadcasting a live spot from Syria about the fight against ISIS. When the feed switched
For consecutive nights, bombs rained down on the last scraps of Islamic State-held territory, lighting up the night sky over the northeastern Syrian town of Baghuz.By Saturday morning, all that remained was a landscape littered with burnt-out
March 23, 2019 4:44 PMBEIRUT (REUTERS) - US-backed fighters say they have captured the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria's (ISIS) last shred of ground in eastern Syria - but while its era of territorial rule may be over for now, there is near
March 23, 2019 4:35 PMBAGHDAD (AFP) - With the demise in Syria of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria's (ISIS) vision of a cross-border 'caliphate', the Islamists are strengthening their roots in neighbouring Iraq more than a year after Iraqi
March 23, 2019 4:16 PMBAGHDAD (AFP) - The world's most wanted man who has so far eluded capture, Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has seen his 'caliphate' crumble and its last shred of territory in Syria
Between a Syrian rock and a Turkish hard place: Kurd autonomy under threat after ISIS 'caliphate' falls
March 23, 2019 4:08 PMBEIRUT (AFP) - Now the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group's 'caliphate' has fallen, the hard-won limited autonomy of Syria's Kurds will be left in peril if their key US ally goes ahead with its announced pullout.
March 23, 2019 4:08 PMWASHINGTON (AFP) - Now that the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has officially lost its geographic 'caliphate', the Pentagon is marking a historic moment in its years-long campaign to defeat the militants.
March 23, 2019 3:12 PM(REUTERS) - Fighters of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have been defeated at the final shred of territory they held in eastern Syria, marking the end of hardline rule that once spanned a third of Iraq and Syria, the
U.S.-backed Syrian force said Saturday it has liberated the last bastion of the Islamic State in Syria.A spokesman for the Syrian Democratic Forces, Mustafa Bali, tweeted that “Baghouz is free and the military victory against Daesh has been