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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.
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.