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FSA and Turkish Army units headed toward Jarablus on Wednesday.
By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, August 25th, 2016

Erdogan’s Anti-ISIL Invasion of Syria a Dog and Pony Show

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Turkish military invasion of Syria in cooperation with the so-called Free Syrian Army turned out to be a dog and pony show. Sources on the ground report that ISIL largely withdrew More...

Photo courtesy SANA
By nsnbc On Friday, April 8th, 2016

ISIL Kidnaps More than 300, 106 Chinese Workers Fled Before Kidnapping at Damascus Cement Plant

nsnbc : An ISIL linked battle group kidnapped over 300 workers and contractors from a cement plant located in Abu Al-Shamat in the province of Damascus. The kidnapping comes as ISIL launches more brazen attacks More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, March 6th, 2016

Syrian Opposition Forces Ask Russia for Protection from ISIL

nsnbc : The Russian Defense Ministry stated that armed Syrian groups who have signed the ceasefire agreement asked the Ministry to protect them from the Islamic State. ISIL reportedly targets those who laid down More...

Iraqi troops in Mosul (archives).
By nsnbc On Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Iraqi Army Launched Anti-ISIL Offensive in Al-Anbar Province

nsnbc : The Iraqi Army launched a major offensive to recapture major strategic areas and cities in the country’s Al-Anbar province from the self-proclaimed Islamic State. The province,  bordering Saudi Arabia, More...

ISIL fighters in Syria, armed with US American weapons delivered to "moderate rebels".
By nsnbc On Sunday, January 17th, 2016
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ISIL Commits Worst Massacre Since Beginning of Syria War

nsnbc : Militants of the self-proclaimed Islamic State have massacred 300 in the al-Bghailiye village in the western part of Syria’s eastern Deir Ez-Zor province and kidnapped another 400. Most of the dead More...

Photo courtesy SANA
By nsnbc On Thursday, December 31st, 2015

ISIL Bombs Restaurants in Northern Syria

nsnbc : Two bomb attacks against restaurants in the al-Shavili neighborhood in al-Qamishli, in the northern Syrian province of Hasaka, killed 16 civilians and injured another 35. The bombings were carried out by More...

Photo, Ministry of Defense, Russia.
By nsnbc On Friday, December 25th, 2015
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ISIL Oil Smugglers Play Hide and Seek with Russian Bombers En Route to Turkey

nsnbc : Terrorists in Syria, primarily ISIL are changing smuggling routes for oil from Syria to Turkey in an attempt to avoid Russian bombs. The Russian air forces in Syria have destroyed over 2,000 tanker trucks More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

Iraqi Troops Campaign to Wrestle Ramadi from ISIL

nsnbc : Iraqi military and counter-terrorism units, Kurdish Peshmerga units, local Yazidi units, supported by the Iraqi and US-led coalition air forces are fighting to regain control over the strategically important More...

Photo courtesy of Valery Sharifulin/TASS Archive
By nsnbc On Thursday, October 1st, 2015
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Russian Air Force destroys ISIL Strongholds in Syria – Moscow cooperates with Iraq and Iran

nsnbc : Russian Air Force units using Su 24 and Su-25 jets launched airstrikes against an ISIL stronghold in the Al-Latama suburb on Wednesday. Moscow stated that it cooperates closely with Iraq and Iran in its More...

Photo courtesy of ITAR-TASS/Alexey Pantsikov
By nsnbc On Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Russia approves Air Support for Syrian Fight against ISIL

nsnbc : Russia’s Upper House of Parliament approved the deployment of Russian troops abroad to facilitate Russian air support for the Syrian military’s fight against Islamic State. The decision came More...