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Fight against Islamic State evolves following battlefield wins

Mar 09, 2018 - 2:44 PM

'The future of the coalition is trying to share – radically share – information and intelligence in a way that makes sense,' says Terry Wolff, Deputy Special Presidential Envoy for the US-led coalition

SAFETY CHECK. In this file photo, a member of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) inspects the municipal stadium in Raqa on October 18, 2017, after the US-backed forces retook the city from Islamic State (ISIS) group fighters. File photo by Bulent Kilic/AFP

ISIS tightens grip in Syria bastion Raqa as assault nears

Nov 16, 2016 - 11:54 AM

Residents say jihadists are trying to tighten their grip on power in Raqa as US backed forces near the Islamic State ISIS group s Syrian bastion

ESCAPING ISIS. Syrians women and children rest on the way from areas controlled by jihadists of the Islamic State (ISIS) group, en route to safety in areas held by by Kurdish-Arab Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) alliance, on November 9, 2016, near the village of Mazraat Khaled, some 40 km away from ISIS's de-facto capital of Raqa. Delil Souleiman/AFP

Kisah TKI bekerja di "ibukota" ISIS di Suriah

Mar 16, 2016 - 8:15 PM

Sri Rahayu nyaris ditangkap ISIS ketika diminta majikan membeli rokok secara diam diam

Salah satu TKI asal Sumbawa, Sri Rahayu berhasil dievakuasi oleh KBRI Damaskus dari kota Raqqa yang dijadikan ibukota oleh ISIS. Kini Sri aman berada di shelther KBRI Damaskus. Foto oleh KBRI Damaskus

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Nov 17, 2015 - 7:10 PM

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ISIS has executed 100 foreigners trying to quit – report

Dec 20, 2014 - 10:50 PM

An activist opposed to both ISIS and the regime of Syrian President Bashar al Assads says he verified 100 executions of foreign ISIS fighters trying to leave the jihadist group s de facto capital

An image grab taken from a propaganda video released on March 17, 2014 by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)'s al-Furqan Media allegedly shows ISIS fighters raising their weapons as they stand on a vehicle mounted with the trademark Jihadists flag at an undisclosed location in the Anbar province. Al-Furqan Media/AFP