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Oct 29, 2017
Syrian Army, Islamic State clashes in Deir Ezzor kill 23 soldiers, 50 fighters in 24 hours; fight still onHeavy clashes between Syrian Army and the Islamic State group in Deir Ezzor city have killed at least 73 fighters in the last 24 hours, a monitor said Sunday.
Oct 20, 2017
Watch: 'Raqa was liberated by the will of free women', fighters in Syria's Raqa prepare for civilian handoverThe YPG prides itself on its promotion of gender equality and includes many women among its commanders.
Oct 17, 2017
Islamic State fighters stage last stand as Raqa capture nearsOnly around 300 IS fighters are believed to remain in the devastated city of Raqa, once the de facto Syrian capital of the jihadist group's self-styled "caliphate" straddling Syria and Iraq.
Oct 14, 2017
Syrian forces, allies retake city of Mayadeen from Islamic State, kill 'large number of terrorists'Syrian troops and allied forces captured Mayadeen from the Islamic State group on Saturday, state media said, in the latest blow to the jihadist group
Oct 14, 2017
Syria conflict: All Syrian Islamic State fighters leave one-time bastion Raqqa, says human rights monitorThe jihadists left Raqqa with their families, heading to unknown destinations, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
Oct 10, 2017
Russia accuses US-led coalition of pretending to fight Islamic State, says it allows jihadists to enter SyriaMoscow on Tuesday accused the United States of reducing its air strikes on the Islamic State group in Iraq to allow jihadists to enter Syria and fight the Russian-backed Syrian army.
Oct 05, 2017
Iraqi forces reclaim control over town of Hawija, one of Islamic State's last bastionsHawijah, 230 kilometres (140 miles) north of Baghdad, was at the centre of a pocket of mainly Sunni Arab towns that were among the final holdouts from territory seized by the jihadists in 2014.
Oct 03, 2017
Islamic State claims Damascus bomb attack that killed 17 people on MondayThe Madras High Court on Wednesday gave the nod for filing an objection plea against the one-man Commission of Inquiry formed to probe then Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's death.
Oct 01, 2017
Islamic State seizes Al-Qaryatain town in central Syria in surprise attack, shows monitorThe Islamic State group on Sunday seized a town in central Syria known as a symbol of religious coexistence in a surprise attack against regime forces, a monitor said.
Sep 25, 2017
Russian general killed in Islamic State attack on Syrian stronghold; Valeri Assapov to be honoured posthumouslyA Russian general was killed while battling Islamic State group militants near the eastern Syrian city of Deir Ezzor, Moscow's defence ministry has said.