Baghdadi risked a video appearance to stress several messages

Thu, 02 May 2019 - 09:55 GMT

Baghdadi was last seen in a viral video in 2014 giving a sermon in the Great Mosque of al-Nuri, in Mosul, Iraq. This came just a month after Mosul fell into the hands of ISIS.

ISIS fighters pinned on Syrian riverbank, warplanes fly above

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 - 08:15 GMT

Warplanes flew near Baghouz on Wednesday as the final remnants of ISIS held a narrow strip of land along the Euphrates in a last-ditch defense of its dwindling territory.

U.S.-backed Syria forces say IS suicide bombers thwarted in last-stand battle

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 - 09:16 GMT

The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said it thwarted an attempted IS group suicide bomb attack early on Wednesday.

Hundreds of Islamic State fighters surrender in east Syria

Wed, 06 Mar 2019 - 07:14 GMT

Hundreds of Islamic State fighters surrendered on Wednesday and hundreds more of their comrades were caught trying to escape.

French jihadist Clain killed in Syria: U.S.-led coalition

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 - 01:19 GMT

Veteran French jihadist Fabien Clain was announced killed on Friday by the U.S.-led coalition fighting in Syria.

Truckloads of civilians leave Islamic State enclave in Syria

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 - 11:08 GMT

Trucks loaded with civilians left the last Islamic State enclave in eastern Syria on Friday, as U.S.-backed forces waited to inflict final defeat on the surrounded jihadists.