Jul 13, 2016

Dutch woman, kids flee Islamic State-held Mosul 'hell'

A Dutch woman has surrendered to Kurdish Peshmerga fighters near the Islamic State-held city of Mosul in northern Iraq, saying she had been trying to escape the “hell” she was living in “all the time.” Laura Angela Hansen told Kurdistan 24 television that her ...

Rebels hit Syria regime targets after key Aleppo corridors are cut

Jul 12, 2016

Rebels hit Syria regime targets after key Aleppo corridors are cut

Rebels attacked Syrian government positions in the historic center of Aleppo on Monday in response to an offensive that cut a road leading into the opposition-held sector of the city, monitors and insurgents said. The shelling of government-held neighborhoods and intense street fighting came ...

Jul 6, 2016

U.S. Reaper drone crashes in Syria, is destroyed by coalition

Coalition forces fighting the Islamic State group in northern Syria destroyed one of their own combat drones Tuesday after the unmanned aircraft crashed, the U.S. Air Force said. The MQ-9 Reaper — a type of armed drone — crashed while flying a combat mission ...