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100 IS fighters surrender in Raqa in 24 hours, says US-led coalition

Kobane (Syria) : Dozens of Islamic State group fighters have surrendered over the past day in their one-time bastion Raqa, the US-led coa...Read More

UK may take in 15,000 refugees

UK may take in 15,000 refugees

London :  Britain may be considering taking in as many as 15,000 Syrian refugees as it draws up plans to launch air strikes within a mont...Read More

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Finland’s PM offers his home to refugees

As EU leaders struggle to agree on policies to cope with a huge influx of migrants, many fleeing war in Syria, Sipila said his home in Ke...Read More

Drowned Syrian boy buried as Europe wrangles over refugees

Drowned Syrian boy buried as Europe wrangles over refugees

Suruc (Turkey) :  The father of a drowned Syrian toddler whose fate shocked the world returned home to bury his family as European minist...Read More

Kurds drive IS from Kobane

Kurds drive IS from Kobane

Beirut : Kurdish fighters ousted the Islamic State group from the Syrian border town of Kobane, two days after the jihadists had seized s...Read More

IS kills 164 civilians in assault on Syria’s Kobane

IS kills 164 civilians in assault on Syria’s Kobane

Beirut: The Islamic State group killed 164 civilians in its offensive on the Kurdish town of Kobane, in what a monitor has called one of ...Read More

Backlash for Kurdish resistance

Backlash for Kurdish resistance

IS massacres 120 civilians in Kobane in 24 hours

Islamic State militants accept defeat in battle for Kobane

Islamic State militants accept defeat in battle for Kobane

Sydney: Islamic State (IS) militants have released a video admitting their defeat to U.S. airstrikes in battle for the Syrian city of Kob...Read More

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Kurds drive out IS

After four months of fighting, Kobane streets are a mass of rubble and gutted buildings

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Kobane clashes claim 100 jihadists in 3 days

Beirut : At least 100 jihadists from the Islamic State group have been killed in three days of fighting for the strategic Syrian border t...Read More

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US probing arms seizure by IS

Washington : The Pentagon is investigating if one of the 28 caches of weapons and medical supplies airdropped to Kurdish forces fighting ...Read More

US airdrop arms, aid to Kurdish fighters in Kobane

US airdrop arms, aid to Kurdish fighters in Kobane

Washington:  US military has airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish fighters in the Syrian city of Kobane to heig...Read More

Jihadists incur heavy losses in battle for Syria’s Kobane

Jihadists incur heavy losses in battle for Syria’s Kobane

US says the appointment of ministers after delay was a positive step in the fightback against IS

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IS pushed back by airstrikes

US pounds Islamic State in Kobane, drives them out of the city 

IS retreating from Syrian town of Kobane: Kurdish official

IS retreating from Syrian town of Kobane: Kurdish official

London: A Kurdish official has reportedly said that the Islamic State (IS) militants are finally retreating from the Syrian town of Koban...Read More

Fresh US-led coalition air strikes halt IS advance into Syrian town of Kobane

Fresh US-led coalition air strikes halt IS advance into Syrian town of Kobane

London :   The United States-led forces have reportedly stepped up attacks against the Islamic State (IS) in the Syrian town of Kobane in...Read More

US, Saudi jets attack jihadists

US, Saudi jets attack jihadists

Washington : US and Saudi warplanes carried out eight air strikes in Syria on Monday, mainly targeting Islamic State jihadists fighting f...Read More

Kurds thwart IS in Kobane, Turkey boosts involvement

Kurds thwart IS in Kobane, Turkey boosts involvement

Mursitpinar (Turkey):  Attacking Islamic State jihadists met firm Kurdish resistance in the Syrian battleground town of Kobane, as neighb...Read More

554 dead since start of IS onslaught on Syrian city

554 dead since start of IS onslaught on Syrian city

Beirut: At least 554 people have died since the Islamic State’s (IS) advance on the northern Syrian Kurdish city of Kobane began in mid-...Read More

Jihadists seize Kurdish HQ in Kobane

Jihadists seize Kurdish HQ in Kobane

700 mainly elderly civilians are still caught inside the city centre

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