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    A deadly spring for Syria and the world

    by Gordon Duff | Updated at 12:00am on March 16, 2019

    TRUMP has just asked Congress for $150b for military operations in the Middle East at a time when the US is, supposedly, shutting down its...

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    Hundreds surrender in last Syria IS enclave

    Reuters . Baghouz, Syria | Updated at 12:00am on March 15, 2019

    Islamic State extremists accompanied by women and children surrendered to the Syrian Democratic Forces in their hundreds on Thursday as the jihadists lost ground to...

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    3,000 surrender from IS Syria bastion as end nears

    Agence France-Presse . Baghouz | Updated at 10:37am on March 13, 2019

    Around 3,000 Islamic State members have surrendered from the group’s last holdout in Syria, Kurdish-led forces said Tuesday, as air raids and shelling resumed after...

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    SDF says 38 IS fighters killed in Syria enclave

    Reuters . Baghouz, Syria | Updated at 12:00am on March 13, 2019

    The Syrian Democratic Forces said on Tuesday 38 Islamic State fighters were killed in a US-backed offensive against the jihadists’ only remaining enclave in eastern...

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    UN calls for more access in Syria

    Reuters . Beirut | Updated at 12:00am on March 11, 2019

    The United Nations refugee agency should have a bigger presence inside Syria to observe and help refugees returning from abroad and from displacement within the...

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    Middle East: instability is on the rise

    Viktor Mikhin | Updated at 12:00am on March 11, 2019

    THE chairman of the committee for foreign policy and national security of Iran’s Islamic consultative assembly, Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh, stated that Iran was making every possible...

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    British IS runaway teen’s baby son dies in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:15am on March 10, 2019

    The British government drew fresh criticism Saturday over its decision to revoke citizenship from a London teenager who joined the Islamic State group in Syria,...

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    2,000 more quit IS Syria pocket

    Reuters. Deir Al-Zor | Updated at 06:11pm on March 06, 2019

    More than 2,000 people were evacuated on Wednesday from Islamic State’s last pocket in eastern Syria at Baghouz, said a military source in the US-backed...

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    Syrian army attacks IS targets in desert

    Reuters . Beirut | Updated at 12:00am on March 06, 2019

    The Syrian military has mounted air strikes against Islamic State militants and clashed with the jihadists in central Syria, the pro-Damascus al-Watan newspaper reported on...

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    Syria force pounds holdout IS village

    Agence France-Presse . Baghouz | Updated at 12:00am on March 04, 2019

    Kurdish-led forces backed by US warplanes rained artillery fire and air strikes Sunday on besieged and outgunned jihadists making a desperate last stand in a...