Euphrates River


'Euphrates River' - 11 News Result(s)

  • After Fall Of Last Town, ISIS Loses Grip Over Iraqis

    After Fall Of Last Town, ISIS Loses Grip Over Iraqis

    "Islamic State - Euphrates Province" reads an abandoned sign covered by dust and sand in the Iraqi town of Rawa. A day after government forces ousted the ISIS group from the last town it held in the country, the banner is now just a reminder of the vast "caliphate" the terrorists once ruled

  • In ISIS-Held Raqa, Parched Civilians Risk Lives For Water

    In ISIS-Held Raqa, Parched Civilians Risk Lives For Water

    Syria's Raqa once thrived on the banks of the gushing Euphrates River, but dire shortages in the ISIS group stronghold are forcing desperate civilians to risk their lives for water.

  • Iraqi Army Declares Victory Over ISIS In Ramadi

    Iraqi Army Declares Victory Over ISIS In Ramadi

    Iraq's army said on Sunday it had defeated ISIS fighters in a provincial capital west of Baghdad, the first major victory for the US-trained force since it collapsed in the face of an assault by the militants 18 months ago.

  • Iraq Defence Minister Predicts Ramadi Victory By Year's End

    Iraq Defence Minister Predicts Ramadi Victory By Year's End

    Iraq's Defence Minister predicted today that security forces backed by US-led coalition air strikes would retake full control of the city of Ramadi by the end of the year.

  • Economy in the 'Islamic State': Where the Poor Starve

    Economy in the 'Islamic State': Where the Poor Starve

    Before the Islamic State captured Faten Humayda's town in northern Syria nearly two years ago, a tank of propane gas for her stove cost the equivalent of 50 cents. But as the militants settled in, the cost shot up to $32, forcing Humayda, a 70-year-old grandmother, to cook over an open fire in the backyard.

  • Islamic State Militants Use Water as Weapon in Western Iraq

    Islamic State Militants Use Water as Weapon in Western Iraq

    Islamic State militants have closed gates of a dam on the Euphrates River in western Iraq, reducing the water and giving them greater freedom of movement to attack government forces downstream on the southern bank, local officials said.

  • Islamic State Advances on Syria's Historic Palmyra

    Islamic State Advances on Syria's Historic Palmyra

    Islamic State (IS) jihadists advanced today on Syria's ancient Palmyra after executing dozens of civilians on the city's outskirts, as Iraq dispatched reinforcements to prevent Ramadi from falling into extremist hands.

  • US-Led Syria Strike Toll Rises to 52: Monitor

    US-Led Syria Strike Toll Rises to 52: Monitor

    The death toll from an air strike by US-led forces on the northern Syrian province of Aleppo on Friday has risen to 52 including seven children, a group monitoring the conflict said today.

  • Islamic State Expelled From Iraqi Town Al-Baghdadi, Says US

    Islamic State Expelled From Iraqi Town Al-Baghdadi, Says US

    Iraqi government forces and allied tribal militia have retaken the town of Al-Baghdadi, from where jihadists had threatened to attack an air-base housing US troops, the US military said on Friday.

  • Turkish Troops Enter Syria to Relocate Historic Tomb

    Turkish Troops Enter Syria to Relocate Historic Tomb

    Almost 600 Turkish troops pushed deep into Syria in an unprecedented incursion on Sunday, relocating a historic tomb and evacuating the soldiers guarding the monument after it was surrounded by Islamic State (IS) jihadists.

  • Iraqi air force strikes city to try to oust Al Qaeda

    Iraqi air force strikes city to try to oust Al Qaeda

    Iraqi government forces battling an Al Qaeda offensive near the Syrian border launched an air strike on Ramadi city on Sunday killing 25 Islamist militants.

'Euphrates River' - 11 News Result(s)

  • After Fall Of Last Town, ISIS Loses Grip Over Iraqis

    After Fall Of Last Town, ISIS Loses Grip Over Iraqis

    "Islamic State - Euphrates Province" reads an abandoned sign covered by dust and sand in the Iraqi town of Rawa. A day after government forces ousted the ISIS group from the last town it held in the country, the banner is now just a reminder of the vast "caliphate" the terrorists once ruled

  • In ISIS-Held Raqa, Parched Civilians Risk Lives For Water

    In ISIS-Held Raqa, Parched Civilians Risk Lives For Water

    Syria's Raqa once thrived on the banks of the gushing Euphrates River, but dire shortages in the ISIS group stronghold are forcing desperate civilians to risk their lives for water.

  • Iraqi Army Declares Victory Over ISIS In Ramadi

    Iraqi Army Declares Victory Over ISIS In Ramadi

    Iraq's army said on Sunday it had defeated ISIS fighters in a provincial capital west of Baghdad, the first major victory for the US-trained force since it collapsed in the face of an assault by the militants 18 months ago.

  • Iraq Defence Minister Predicts Ramadi Victory By Year's End

    Iraq Defence Minister Predicts Ramadi Victory By Year's End

    Iraq's Defence Minister predicted today that security forces backed by US-led coalition air strikes would retake full control of the city of Ramadi by the end of the year.

  • Economy in the 'Islamic State': Where the Poor Starve

    Economy in the 'Islamic State': Where the Poor Starve

    Before the Islamic State captured Faten Humayda's town in northern Syria nearly two years ago, a tank of propane gas for her stove cost the equivalent of 50 cents. But as the militants settled in, the cost shot up to $32, forcing Humayda, a 70-year-old grandmother, to cook over an open fire in the backyard.

  • Islamic State Militants Use Water as Weapon in Western Iraq

    Islamic State Militants Use Water as Weapon in Western Iraq

    Islamic State militants have closed gates of a dam on the Euphrates River in western Iraq, reducing the water and giving them greater freedom of movement to attack government forces downstream on the southern bank, local officials said.

  • Islamic State Advances on Syria's Historic Palmyra

    Islamic State Advances on Syria's Historic Palmyra

    Islamic State (IS) jihadists advanced today on Syria's ancient Palmyra after executing dozens of civilians on the city's outskirts, as Iraq dispatched reinforcements to prevent Ramadi from falling into extremist hands.

  • US-Led Syria Strike Toll Rises to 52: Monitor

    US-Led Syria Strike Toll Rises to 52: Monitor

    The death toll from an air strike by US-led forces on the northern Syrian province of Aleppo on Friday has risen to 52 including seven children, a group monitoring the conflict said today.

  • Islamic State Expelled From Iraqi Town Al-Baghdadi, Says US

    Islamic State Expelled From Iraqi Town Al-Baghdadi, Says US

    Iraqi government forces and allied tribal militia have retaken the town of Al-Baghdadi, from where jihadists had threatened to attack an air-base housing US troops, the US military said on Friday.

  • Turkish Troops Enter Syria to Relocate Historic Tomb

    Turkish Troops Enter Syria to Relocate Historic Tomb

    Almost 600 Turkish troops pushed deep into Syria in an unprecedented incursion on Sunday, relocating a historic tomb and evacuating the soldiers guarding the monument after it was surrounded by Islamic State (IS) jihadists.

  • Iraqi air force strikes city to try to oust Al Qaeda

    Iraqi air force strikes city to try to oust Al Qaeda

    Iraqi government forces battling an Al Qaeda offensive near the Syrian border launched an air strike on Ramadi city on Sunday killing 25 Islamist militants.

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