Truce with Western-backed rebels takes effect
Saturday 30th Sep 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
Isis launched a counteroffensive against government troops and US-backed militias in eastern Syria yesterday.
The death cult claimed to have recaptured the towns of al-Shoula and Bi’r Ghabaghib, both recently taken by the army, in an attack spearheaded by suicide car bombers.
Friday 29th Sep 2017
TRIBUTES poured in yesterday for a British journalist killed by the Isis death cult in Syria.
Mehmet Aksoy was shot dead alongside a Kurdish journalist on Tuesday after the extremists overcame soldiers guarding their compound.
He had travelled to Syria in June to document the...
Thursday 28th Sep 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
RUSSIA accused the US and its Syrian allies yesterday of collusion with Isis terrorists.
Moscow released aerial photographs claiming to show US commandos and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) forces camped in supposedly Isis-occupied zones of eastern Deir Ezzor province without defensive...
Monday 25th Sep 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
EGYPT’S Isis affiliate claimed responsibility on Monday night for a suicide bomb attack on a police convoy in the Sinai peninsula that killed 18 officers.
Police and military officials said the attack set four armoured vehicles ablaze along with a fifth one which was carrying...
Wednesday 13th Sep 2017
FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron said yesterday that combating Isis in Syria and Iraq was his top foreign policy priority.
But Syrian and Iraqi forces raced ahead of the self-styled “Jupiter” of French politics, driving the death cult further towards collapse.
Wednesday 30th Aug 2017
A FORMER British soldier who fought against Isis in Syria has been charged with terror offences in Turkey, it was reported yesterday.
Joe Robinson was arrested on the beach while on a family holiday in the Turkish resort of Didim last month.
Mr Robinson travelled to Syria where...
Saturday 26th Aug 2017
SPORADIC murderous attacks in European cities carried out by people seduced by Islamic State (Isis) extremism are partly a response to the death cult’s military defeats in Syria, Lebanon and Iraq.
Having liberated Mosul from Isis subjugation, the Iraqi army, supported by Kurdish...
Monday 21st Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
SYRIAN troops drove Isis further back across the country yesterday — after Kurdish forces insisted that the US military will remain in northern Syria long after the jihadis are defeated.
Army troops backed by Palestinian and other volunteer militia pushed Isis fighters from the...
Saturday 19th Aug 2017
Elite force leads advance as extremists’ resistance melts away
Tuesday 15th Aug 2017