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Sep 06, 2017
Watch: Syria army breaks years-long IS siege on Deir EzzorSyria's army broke a years-long Islamic State group siege on the government enclave of Deir Ezzor city on Tuesday as it battles to expel the jihadists from a key stronghold. The jihadist group has already lost more than half of its nearby bastion of Raqa to US-backed forces, and the loss of Deir Ezzor city and the surrounding oil-rich province of the same name would leave it with only a handful of isolated outposts.
Sep 05, 2017
Syria: Two Russian soldiers killed by Islamic State in Deir Ezzor provinceTwo Russian soldiers have been killed by artillery fire from the Islamic State group in Syria's eastern province of Deir Ezzor, where the army is battling jihadists
Sep 04, 2017
Syria army battles Islamic State near Deir Ezzor, seeks to oust jihadistsSyria's army battled the Islamic State group on the edges of Deir Ezzor on Monday, seeking to break the siege of a government enclave and oust the jihadists from a key stronghold.
Aug 13, 2017
Syria conflict: Russia-backed operation kills 25 Islamic State militants, says human rights monitorA commando operation backed by Russian warplanes and helicopters has killed 25 members of the Islamic State jihadist group in central Syria.
Aug 06, 2017
Syria Army advances against Islamic State, approaches Deir Ezzor provinceSyrian government troops advanced overnight against the Islamic State group in the country's north and centre, drawing closer to the key battleground of Deir Ezzor, a monitor said.
Jun 27, 2017
Dozens dead in US-led strikes on Islamic State-run Syrian prisonUS-led coalition air strikes killed nearly 60 people at a Syrian prison run by the Islamic State group, a monitor said on Sunday, as Washington insisted the jihadists remain its only target
Jun 17, 2017
Air strikes on Syria: Russia claims 180 Islamic States fighter killed, including two field commandersRussia said on Saturday that airstrikes carried out in June had killed about 180 Islamic State jihadists in Syria, including two field commanders.
Jun 26, 2016
82 killed in Russian air-strikes over Islamic State held parts of SyriaThe Britain-based Observatory, which has a network of sources in Syria, initially reported that 47 people including 31 civilians died in the raids.
Apr 20, 2016
Islamic State tightens noose on regime enclave in eastern SyriaThe Islamic State group has tightened the noose on a regime-held enclave in eastern Syria and advancing on its vital airbase
Mar 16, 2016
Islamic State stitches up man's mouth in Syria for 'talking too much', parades himIslamic State militants stitched up a Syrian youth's mouth and paraded him through Syria's Deir Ezzor for "talking too much", a media report said.