World Apr 15, 2019

Iraqi forces kill Islamic State commander and four fighters

Security forces killed an Islamic State commander and four fighters in the Hamrin Mountains area of northeast Iraq on Sunday, the military said. Iraqi and U.S.-led coalition warplanes have been carrying out airstrikes in the area, targeting militant hideouts, for three days. The elite Counter Terrorism ...

Exodus from last IS enclave overwhelms Syria force

World Feb 24, 2019

Exodus from last IS enclave overwhelms Syria force

US-backed Syrian forces warned Sunday they were struggling to cope with an outpouring of foreigners from the Islamic State group's imploding "caliphate," urging governments to take responsibility for their citizens. The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces have evacuated nearly 5,000 men, women and children from the ...