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Feb 13, 2019
Hundreds flee as US-backed Syrian forces battle for last Islamic State bastion Baghouz bordering IraqNearly 600 civilians fled the Islamic State group's last bastion in eastern Syria on Tuesday, as Kurdish-led forces and the US-backed SDF boxed holdout jihadists into an ever-shrinking pocket.
Jul 18, 2017
Syria: Clashes between rebels and US-backed Kurdish fighters kill 11 in Aleppo provinceNearly a dozen Syrian rebels have been killed in hit-and-run clashes with a US-backed alliance dominated by Kurdish forces in the country's north, a monitoring group said on Tuesday.
Jun 22, 2017
Jim Mattis to Turkey: US will take back arms provided to Syrian Kurds after recapturing RaqqaTurkish officials said that US defense secretary Jim Mattis said that arms provided to Syrian Kurdish fighters would be taken back once IS militants are ousted from Raqqa.
Jun 19, 2017
US shoots down Syrian fighter jet near Raqqa, alleges it of bombing coalition forcesAn American fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane that the US-led coalition said attacked its allies in the fight against the Islamic State group
Feb 02, 2015
Victory for Kurdish forces as IS fighters admit defeat in Syria's KobaniThe Islamic State group has acknowledged for the first time that its fighters have been defeated in the Syrian town of Kobani and vowed to attack the town again.
Jan 26, 2015
Kurdish fighters control 90 percent of city in northern SyriaKurdish fighters now control around 90 percent of the predominantly Kurdish city of Kobani in northern Syria, a monitoring group reported Monday.
Oct 29, 2014
Iraqi Kurds arrive in Syria to help fight Islamic State militantsA group of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga troops arrived in Turkey early Wednesday and headed toward the border to help their Syrian brethren fight Islamic State extremists in the embattled town of Kobani.
Oct 20, 2014
US airdrops arms to Kurds in Syria's Kobani to help fight against ISISThe US military said on Sunday it had airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish forces defending the Syrian city of Kobani against Islamic State militants.
Oct 13, 2014
Kurds hold off ISIS militants in Syria's border town KobaniKurdish defenders held off Islamic State militants in Syria's border town of Kobani on Sunday, but the fighters struck with deadly bombings in Iraq, killing dozens of Kurds in the north.
Oct 06, 2014
Kurds battle for key Syria town, woman suicide bomber hits Islamic StateKurdish fighters backed by US-led air strikes battled the Islamic State group for a key Syrian town, with one woman defender blowing herself up using the jihadists' own tactic.