war on ISIS

war on ISIS

Kurdish fighters from the People's Protection Units (YPG) run across a street in Raqqa, Syria, July
Will European countries take back hundreds of their ISIS-member citizens?

UK State of Security Minister Ben Wallace said that British citizens in Syria have a right to return, but that the UK would not put officials at risk to bring the Britons home

 Kurdish-led militiamen ride atop military vehicles as they celebrate victory over Islamic State
Israeli strikes in Syria reveal new battlefield for post-civil war era

As Israel continues to strike at Iran more publicly the Syrian conflict enters a new phase.

U.S. President Donald Trump, flanked by Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan.
U.S. military: Withdrawal from Syria could take several months

The plan has no set timetable, so the withdrawal may be slower than originally anticipated.

28/12/2018
A burnt out vehicle is surrounded by police tape on Bourke Street in central Melbourne, 2018.
Person killed in stabbing attack in Melbourne, ISIS claims responsibility

ISIS took responsibility for the attack through the group's Amaq news website. However, they did not provide evidence for the claim.

09/11/2018
A fighter of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) holds an ISIL flag and a weapon.
Analysis: The Islamic State's push for a new caliphate

New reports suggest the terror group is recovering in Iraq and Syria; Khorasan Province is eyeing a new caliphate in Afghanistan.

By CHARLES BYBELEZER/THE MEDIA LINE
16/08/2018
Global fight against terror-tainted black market antiquities intensifies

The British Museum is slated to open a major exhibition of Assyrian artifacts as experts warn that ISIS-looted items is still a problem.

By MAYA MARGIT/THE MEDIA LINE
03/07/2018
One of the playgrounds in Raqqa donated by the Free Burma Rangers.
Bringing hope to Raqqa after ISIS

Free Burma Rangers bring aid to liberated parts of Syria.

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ISIS’s new insurgency in Kirkuk and Hawija in Iraq

Iraq needs to get a handle on the bubbling insurgency.

United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson
Islamic State down but not out, says Tillerson

"The end of major combat operations does not mean we have achieved the enduring defeat of ISIS," said the US Secretary of state.

By REUTERS
13/02/2018
A MEMBER of ISIS waves the group’s flag in Raqqa recently
Coalition: 150 ISIS members killed in strike

The airstrike took place on January 20th in As-Shafah, Syria and details about it emerged on Tuesday night.

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