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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.
Jul 20, 2017
Watch: Sold by Islamic State in Raqa, Yazidi female fighters back for revengeArray
Jul 10, 2017
Britain defence minister Michael Fallon praises Iraq victory over Islamic State, says fight not over"I congratulate Haider Abadi, and the Iraqi forces who have been fighting on the ground with great bravery and care against a brutal opponent," Fallon said.
Jul 03, 2017
US-backed forces enter Islamic State-held Raqqa from south for first time, cross Euphrates RiverUS-backed fighters pierced jihadist-held Raqa from the south for the first time, crossing the Euphrates River to enter a new part of the Syrian city
Jun 30, 2017
Iraqi commander says Mosul victory 'days' away as Islamic State falls back in SyriaIraq will declare victory over the Islamic State group in Mosul during the "next few days," as the jihadists fell back in neighbouring Syria
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 21, 2017
UN chief Antonio Guterres appeals for protection of Syrian civilians in RaqaUN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appealed for the protection of Syrian civilians in Raqa as US-backed forces moved to take the Islamic State stronghold.
Jun 20, 2017
US-led coalition bombs Islamic State posts in Raqqa, kills 45 militants in targetted airstrikesAt least 45 Islamic State militants were killed in the Syrian city of al-Raqqa, a UK-based war monitor reported on Tuesday.
Jun 19, 2017
American jet downs Syrian warplane after alleged attack on SDF, Moscow calls it 'act of aggression'An American fighter jet downed a Syrian warplane that Washington accused of attacking US-backed fighters, in a new escalation between the US and regime.
Jun 12, 2017
US-backed Syria fighters near Old City of Islamic State-held RaqaUS-backed Syrian fighters battling the Islamic State group pushed closer to the Old City in the jihadist stronghold of Raqa on Monday, a monitor said.