Tag archive for ‘Islamic State’
By news On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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Jets strike U.S.-backed forces in Syrian border zone: SDF

BEIRUT (Reuters) – U.S.-backed militias said they came under attack on Saturday from Russian jets and Syrian government forces in Syria’s Deir al-Zor border province, a focus of an increasingly complex More...

By news On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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Iraq announces offensive on Islamic State in Syria border area

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi armed forces said on Saturday they had started an offensive to dislodge Islamic State from an area on the border with Syria south of the Euphrates river. The offensive in the Akashat More...

By news On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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Home-made bomb injures 29 on packed London commuter train

LONDON (Reuters) – A home-made bomb on a packed rush-hour commuter train in London engulfed a carriage in flames and injured 29 people on Friday, but apparently failed to fully explode, in Britain’s fifth More...

By news On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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Improvised ‘terrorist’ bomb on packed London commuter train injures 22

LONDON (Reuters) – A home-made bomb on a packed rush-hour commuter train in London engulfed a carriage in flames and injured 22 people on Friday in what police said was Britain’s fifth terrorism incident More...

By news On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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Man arrested after attacking soldier in Paris

PARIS (Reuters) – An assailant attacked a soldier on a counter-terrorism patrol in Paris on Friday, France’s armed forces minister said, the latest in a series of strikes targeting troops protecting transport More...

By news On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Suicide attacks on restaurants, checkpoint, kill 50 in southern Iraq

BAGHDAD, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Three suicide attacks claimed by Islamic State killed at least 50 people in southern Iraq on Thursday and wounded more than 80, a health official and police sources said. Wearing More...

By news On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Russian submarines fire cruise missiles at Islamic state in Syria

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Navy on Thursday fired seven cruise missiles at Islamic state targets in the suburbs of Syria’s Deir al-Zor, the Russian Defence Ministry said in a statement on Thursday. More...

By news On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Evacuated Islamic State fighters reach Syria’s Deir al-Zor, pro-Damascus commander says

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Buses carrying evacuated Islamic State fighters reached Syria’s Deir al-Zor on Wednesday in return for releasing a Hezbollah prisoner, a commander in the pro-Damascus alliance told Reuters. More...

By news On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Turkey will take its own security measures after Russia defense deal: Erdogan

ANKARA (Reuters) – President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday dismissed NATO allies’ concern over Turkey’s deal to buy a missile defense system from Russia and said Ankara would continue to take the security More...

By news On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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Iraqi parliament rejects Kurdish independence vote

BAGHDAD/ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) – Iraq’s parliament voted on Tuesday to reject a referendum on Kurdish independence planned for Sept. 25, authorizing the prime minister to “take all measures” to preserve More...