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ISIS frees hundreds of 'human shields' in Syria

ISIS releases hundreds of civilians they used as human shields while fleeing a crumbling stronghold in northern Syria.

ISIS frees hundreds of 'human shields' in Syria

ISIS abducts 2,000 civilians in north Syria

ISIS jihadists kidnap around 2,000 civilians to use as "human shields" in Manbij.

ISIS abducts 2,000 civilians in north Syria

Int'l coalition to investigate civilian deaths

International coalition fighting ISIS opens investigation into air strikes near Manbij which may have claimed civilian lives.

International coalition to investigate civilian deaths

American Jew dies fighting ISIS

Nevada born Jewish soldier dies on July 14th while fighting to liberate Manbij from ISIS with his Kurdish comrades.

American Jew who fought with Kurds dies fighting ISIS

ISIS 'fight like never before' in Manbij battle

Jihadists ignore 48-hour ultimatum issued by Syrian Democratic Forces, intensify battle to defend key strategic town.

ISIS mounts 'fight like never before' in battle for Manbij

Syria: Coalition gives ISIS 2 days to leave Manbij

As pressure mounts over civilian death toll in US-led coalition airstrikes, Kurdish-Arab anti-ISIS forces issue ultimatum to jihadists.

US-backed forces give ISIS '48 hours' to leave Syria's Manbij

Syria activists protest over fatal coalition raids

After airstrikes by US-led coalition kill at least 56 civilians near ISIS-held Manbij, Syrian activists call for worldwide protest.

Syria activists urge protests over deadly coalition raids

What's next in the battle against ISIS?

The Islamic State's 'caliphate' is looking increasingly fragmented in Iraq, and threatened in Syria - but a long battle lies ahead.

After Fallujah, what's next in the battle against ISIS?

Kurdish-Arab forces enter ISIS bastion of Manbij

After weeks of fierce fighting, anti-ISIS Syrian Democratic Forces advance into Manbij, backed by US air power.

Kurdish-Arab forces enter ISIS Syria bastion of Manbij

ISIS's main Syria-Turkey supply route cut

Arab-Kurdish fighters backed by the United States cut the Islamic State 's main supply route between Syria and Turkey.

ISIS's main Syria-Turkey supply route cut

130 ISIS fighters killed in battle for Manbij

Most ISIS casualties from US-led coalition airstrikes; Kurdish-Arab alliance close to cutting off key jihadist lifeline.

130 ISIS fighters killed in battle for Syria's Manbij

Regime advances on ISIS at Syria's biggest dam

Syrian army and loyalist militias advance on Tabqa dam, further squeezing jihadist forces in northern Syria.

Regime forces advance on ISIS at Syria's biggest dam

US-backed Syrian rebels advance on ISIS bastion

Kurdish-Arab alliance advances to within three miles of Islamic State stronghold of Manbij, threatening jihadists' main supply route.

US-backed Syrian rebels advance on ISIS bastion