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Report: 200 ISIS terrorists killed in single airstrike

Report: 200 ISIS terrorists killed in single airstrike

Russian warplanes wipe out ISIS force in Syria in massive airstrike.David Rosenberg, 21/08/2017 13:34
What's next in the battle against ISIS?

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.AFP, 27/06/2016 08:21
Syria regime, Kurds advance on ISIS capital Raqqa

Syria regime, Kurds advance on ISIS capital Raqqa

North-south pincer movement raises suspicions Russia and US coordinating via their allies against ISIS.Rana Moussaoui, 04/06/2016 21:15
US soldier wounded batting ISIS in Syria

US soldier wounded batting ISIS in Syria

Special forces soldier was part of US mission to train and advise Kurdish-led forces advancing in jihadists' capital, Raqqa.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/05/2016 21:23
Kurdish-led force seizes ground from ISIS in Syria

Kurdish-led force seizes ground from ISIS in Syria

Syrian Democratic Forces captures string of villages, as operation to liberate ISIS capital Raqqa continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/05/2016 16:16
Anti-ISIS forces slowly advance in Iraq, Syria

Anti-ISIS forces slowly advance in Iraq, Syria

Kurdish-led Syrian forces and Iraqi government forces face toughest challenge in battles for Raqqa and Fallujah.Maya Gebeily, 26/05/2016 15:00
ISIS mimics Hamas, uses human shields in Raqqa

ISIS mimics Hamas, uses human shields in Raqqa

As Kurdish-led forces advance on 'Islamic State' de facto capital, jihadists resort to tactics tried and tested by Islamists in Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/05/2016 21:24
Kurdish forces move to capture ISIS capital Raqqa

Kurdish forces move to capture ISIS capital Raqqa

Kurdish fighters, Arab allies launch surprise 3-pronged offensive in northern Syria, hoping to liberate the capital of the 'Islamic State.'Ari Soffer, 24/05/2016 15:39
French continue pounding Raqqa

French continue pounding Raqqa

ISIS command post and training camp struck. Police carry out 128 anti-terror raids overnight.Arutz Sheva staff, 17/11/2015 13:22
Warplanes pound ISIS 'capital' in Syria

Warplanes pound ISIS 'capital' in Syria

At least 23 people killed in bombings by either Syrian regime or Russian aircraft targeting 'Islamic State' de-facto capital Raqqa.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/11/2015 16:07
ISIS Bans Private Internet in its 'Capital'

ISIS Bans Private Internet in its 'Capital'

Islamic State only allows internet at monitored cafes, to create 'news blackout' on what's happening in Raqa and prevent defectors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2015 14:03
Rare Glimpse in ISIS 'Model City' - Hell on Earth

Rare Glimpse in ISIS 'Model City' - Hell on Earth

Syrians in Raqqa reveal how jihadists use 'Heaven Square' to display heads on spikes and leave crucified bodies for days.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/06/2015 09:08
Gazan Dies Fighting for ISIS in Syria

Gazan Dies Fighting for ISIS in Syria

ISIS terrorist from Gaza dies in coalition airstrike on Raqqa, as threat of ISIS influence in Gaza continues to grow.Ari Yashar, 10/06/2015 10:34
Report: French Woman Recruit Escapes ISIS in Syria

Report: French Woman Recruit Escapes ISIS in Syria

Unnamed jihadi bride reportedly fled Islamic State-held territory with help from anti-ISIS insurgents and Kurdish militia.Ari Soffer, 27/04/2015 15:14
Missing British Schoolgirls Reportedly in Raqqa

Missing British Schoolgirls Reportedly in Raqqa

Sky News says three missing schoolgirls who left Britain to join ISIS are believed to be staying at a house in the city of Raqqa.Ben Ariel, 09/03/2015 04:16
White House Doubts Mueller Killed in Airstrike

White House Doubts Mueller Killed in Airstrike

White House spox says 'no evidence of civilians' in building hit by coalition jets; ISIS sent picture of Kayla Mueller's body to family.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/02/2015 22:20
ISIS Executes Fighters who Tried to Escape

ISIS Executes Fighters who Tried to Escape

ISIS executes 100 of its own foreign fighters who tried to flee their headquarters in the Syrian city of Raqqa.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/12/2014 05:02
US Slams Syrian Bombardment of Raqqa Civilians

US Slams Syrian Bombardment of Raqqa Civilians

The United States expressed its “horror” at the bombardment of the city of Raqqa in Syria by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad.Moshe Cohen, 27/11/2014 08:31
Syrian Islamists Stage Public Crucifixions

Syrian Islamists Stage Public Crucifixions

Children stand meters from bloody corpses, as supporters of Islamic State of Iraq uses brutal method to showcase its iron grip on Raqqa.Ari Soffer, 01/05/2014 10:48
Syria: 'War Crimes' Even Without Chemical Weapons

Syria: 'War Crimes' Even Without Chemical Weapons

Report by Human Rights Watch shows how the Assad regime continues to inflict massive civilian casualties, even without chemical weapons.Ari Soffer, 01/10/2013 15:39
Report: 10 Killed in Airstrike on Syrian School

Report: 10 Killed in Airstrike on Syrian School

Video of aftermath shows dead bodies, many of them children, strewn across the scene.Ari Soffer, 29/09/2013 11:50
Syria: Jihadist Rebels Kidnap Priest

Syria: Jihadist Rebels Kidnap Priest

Al Qaeda-linked rebels abduct a prominent priest who championed the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad.Elad Benari, 30/07/2013 06:14