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Last battle against ISIS-1
Deir Ezzor
By Benas Gerdziunas
18 Nov 2018

A soldier from the U.S. backed Syrian Democratic Forces looks towards ISIS lines in the distance, Deir Ezzor province.

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Last battle against ISIS-11
Deir Ezzor
By Benas Gerdziunas
18 Nov 2018

Kurdish and Arab SDF fighters dance at a military base, around 20 kilometers from Hajin frontline.

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Last battle against ISIS-5
Deir Ezzor
By Benas Gerdziunas
18 Nov 2018

Blood and dirt soaked stretched of a field hospital in Hajin frontline, Deir Ezzor province.

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Last battle against ISIS-3
Deir Ezzor
By Benas Gerdziunas
18 Nov 2018

SDF fighters walks next to the frontline against ISIS in Hajin, Deir Ezzor province, November, 2018.

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Last battle against ISIS-4
Deir Ezzor
By Benas Gerdziunas
18 Nov 2018

Arab and Kurdish fighters from SDF man a position in the frontline against ISIS in Hajin, Deir Ezzor province. In the background, NATO coalition aircraft continue hitting ISIS positions. Days later, Islamist counter-attack overran the frontline and killed hundreds of SDF fighters.

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Last battle against ISIS-2
Kobane
By Benas Gerdziunas
06 Nov 2018

Funeral of a Kurdish SDF fighter in Kobane, Northern Syria. He was killed while fighting against ISIS in Deir Ezzor, November, 2018.

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Last battle against ISIS-8
Kobane
By Benas Gerdziunas
06 Nov 2018

A grief-stricken comrade of a killed Kurdish fighter is pulled out of the grave during funeral in Kobane, November, 2018.

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Last battle against ISIS-9
Kobane
By Benas Gerdziunas
06 Nov 2018

Bones of killed ISIS fighters in Kobane, Northern Syria.

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Last battle against ISIS-10
Kobane
By Benas Gerdziunas
06 Nov 2018

Family members huddle by a grave of a Kurdish fighter in Kobane, Northern Syria.

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Last battle against ISIS-6
Kobane
By Benas Gerdziunas
06 Nov 2018

Mother of a killed Kurdish fighter grieves during the funeral in Kobane, November, 2018.

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Last battle against ISIS-7
Kobane
By Benas Gerdziunas
04 Nov 2018

Poster in Kobane of a Kurdish fighter killed during fights against ISIS in 2014-15.

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Libya IS Hostages
Misrata
By Taha Zag
24 Oct 2016

Pro-Government forces in Sirte liberated a number of women and their children from Islamic State captivity, the women abductees were treated as sex slaves by IS militants and were brutally captured, abused, and raped.

The women are of African nationalities, three from Nigeria and the other 11 from Eritrea.

After freeing the women, the pro-government forces brought them back to Misrata city and were handed over to the Libyan military intelligence and were kept in a safe house in the outskirts of Misrata city.

These women have been staying with their husbands who work and live in the city.

One Nigerian woman spoke about how terrified they were after receiving information about the IS militants entering Sirte where they live.

The woman talked about the moment the IS militants came to her house, they took her husband away , she was pregnant at the time shortly after that, IS militants took her and all other women to another place, these women have been beaten, abused, raped and treated as sex slaves ever since.

The IS militants told those poor women to forget about their husbands, and told them that they are to be shared with other men, or face death if refused to do so.

This miserable life had been going on with no hope of escape or any sign of relief for months, until the day they heard the Libyan forces outside their prison telling them that they are coming for their rescue after taking their prisoners down.

After going through all these devastating times, now these women are in a safe house in the outskirts of Misrata.

The Libyan forces were able to free 24 foreign captives in the 600 Buildings area in the last few days.

Libyan forces are now battling for control of the Giza neighborhood, which would pave the way for the control of the coastal district of and the declaration of victory over IS in Sirte.

The pro-government forces are fighting on two fronts - the southern axis and the eastern axis - but they have now managed to surround IS militants, who are occupying a gradually shrinking residential area of the town.

Sirte has seen intense fighting in the last few months between government forces and IS group fighters, who gained a foothold in the country following the power struggle and security vacuum left in the wake of the downfall of Moammar Gadhafi's regime in 2011.

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Video: Damaged Buildings of Kobane, S...
Unnamed Road, Ghasaniyeh,Syria
By yekru
25 Jun 2016

June 26, 2016
Kobane, Syria

This video shows damaged buildings in the predominantly Kurdish city of Kobane near the Syrian Turkish border.

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Bodies of ISIS Fighters Near Manbij
Ar-Raqqah District, Ar-Raqqah Governorate, Syria
By yekru
12 Jun 2016

June 11, 2016
Manbij, Syria

WARNING: THIS VIDEO CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES

Video shows bodies of ISIS soldiers on the southern frontline one kilometer away from central Manbij. The Syria Democratic Forces backed by U.S-led air strikes, American and French Special Forces are imposing a siege over ISIS-held Manbij as they attempt to enter the city.
Video also shows airstrikes on ISIS positions overlooking Manbij.

SDF have launched an offensive to retake Raqqa, the defacto capital of ISIS in Syria.

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Skin-Eating Disease Spread in the Mid...
Al Qamisil, Al Hasakah, Syria
By yekru
09 Jun 2016

June 9, 2015
Amuda, Syria

A remarkable increase of people infected by Leishmaniasis is reported across the Middle East. As the ongoing conflict in Syria is causing the migration of thousands from the countrysides, many refugees and residents are exposed to the parasitic disease which is transmitted to humans through the bite of infected sand flies which breed in rubble and trash. The disease causes horrible open sores and well as disfiguring skin lesions.

Leishmaniasis, commonly known among Syrians as “Aleppo pimple”, had previously been contained in Aleppo and neighboring cities. However today’s refugee crisis has triggered a huge outbreak with hundreds of thousands affected in Syria and neighboring countries that are hosting Syrian refugees.
Reports indicated that ISIS-controlled territories, specially in Raqqa, Deir Azzor and Hasaka, are the regions most affected by Leishmaniasis.

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Baghdad Suicide Car Bomb
Baghdad, Iraq
By mushtaq mohammed
25 Apr 2016

Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for a suicide car bomb attack that killed at least 11 people and injured 39 others in the Shi’ite district of al-Jadida in eastern Baghdad on Monday, April 25 2016.

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Baghdad
By mushtaq mohammed
25 Apr 2016

Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for a suicide car bomb attack that killed at least 11 people and injured 39 others in the Shi’ite district of al-Jadida in eastern Baghdad on Monday, April 25 2016.

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Baghdad
By mushtaq mohammed
25 Apr 2016

Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for a suicide car bomb attack that killed at least 11 people and injured 39 others in the Shi’ite district of al-Jadida in eastern Baghdad on Monday, April 25 2016.

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Baghdad
By mushtaq mohammed
25 Apr 2016

Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for a suicide car bomb attack that killed at least 11 people and injured 39 others in the Shi’ite district of al-Jadida in eastern Baghdad on Monday, April 25 2016.

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Baghdad
By mushtaq mohammed
25 Apr 2016

Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for a suicide car bomb attack that killed at least 11 people and injured 39 others in the Shi’ite district of al-Jadida in eastern Baghdad on Monday, April 25 2016.

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Baghdad
By mushtaq mohammed
25 Apr 2016

Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for a suicide car bomb attack that killed at least 11 people and injured 39 others in the Shi’ite district of al-Jadida in eastern Baghdad on Monday, April 25 2016.

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Baghdad
By mushtaq mohammed
25 Apr 2016

Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for a suicide car bomb attack that killed at least 11 people and injured 39 others in the Shi’ite district of al-Jadida in eastern Baghdad on Monday, April 25 2016.

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Baghdad
By mushtaq mohammed
25 Apr 2016

Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for a suicide car bomb attack that killed at least 11 people and injured 39 others in the Shi’ite district of al-Jadida in eastern Baghdad on Monday, April 25 2016.

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Baghdad
By mushtaq mohammed
25 Apr 2016

Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for a suicide car bomb attack that killed at least 11 people and injured 39 others in the Shi’ite district of al-Jadida in eastern Baghdad on Monday, April 25 2016.

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Baghdad
By mushtaq mohammed
25 Apr 2016

Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for a suicide car bomb attack that killed at least 11 people and injured 39 others in the Shi’ite district of al-Jadida in eastern Baghdad on Monday, April 25 2016.

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Baghdad
By mushtaq mohammed
25 Apr 2016

Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for a suicide car bomb attack that killed at least 11 people and injured 39 others in the Shi’ite district of al-Jadida in eastern Baghdad on Monday, April 25 2016.

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Baghdad
By mushtaq mohammed
25 Apr 2016

Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for a suicide car bomb attack that killed at least 11 people and injured 39 others in the Shi’ite district of al-Jadida in eastern Baghdad on Monday, April 25 2016.

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Baghdad
By mushtaq mohammed
25 Apr 2016

Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for a suicide car bomb attack that killed at least 11 people and injured 39 others in the Shi’ite district of al-Jadida in eastern Baghdad on Monday, April 25 2016.

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Libyan Troops Enter Al-Quarsha, Benghazi
Benghazi, Libya
By Mohammad Salama
24 Apr 2016

Libyan National Army troops commanded by General Khalifa Haftar entered the Al Quarsha district of Benghazi on April 24, 2016 after capturing the area from ISIS, one of the last strongholds of Islamic State in the western part of the city.

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Benghazi
By Mohammad Salama
24 Apr 2016

Libyan National Army troops commanded by General Khalifa Haftar entered the Al Quarsha district of Benghazi on April 24, 2016 after capturing the area from ISIS, one of the last strongholds of Islamic State in the western part of the city.

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Benghazi
By Mohammad Salama
24 Apr 2016

Libyan National Army troops commanded by General Khalifa Haftar entered the Al Quarsha district of Benghazi on April 24, 2016 after capturing the area from ISIS, one of the last strongholds of Islamic State in the western part of the city.

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Benghazi
By Mohammad Salama
24 Apr 2016

Libyan National Army troops commanded by General Khalifa Haftar entered the Al Quarsha district of Benghazi on April 24, 2016 after capturing the area from ISIS, one of the last strongholds of Islamic State in the western part of the city.

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Benghazi
By Mohammad Salama
24 Apr 2016

Libyan National Army troops commanded by General Khalifa Haftar entered the Al Quarsha district of Benghazi on April 24, 2016 after capturing the area from ISIS, one of the last strongholds of Islamic State in the western part of the city.

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Benghazi
By Mohammad Salama
24 Apr 2016

Libyan National Army troops commanded by General Khalifa Haftar entered the Al Quarsha district of Benghazi on April 24, 2016 after capturing the area from ISIS, one of the last strongholds of Islamic State in the western part of the city.

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Benghazi
By Mohammad Salama
24 Apr 2016

Libyan National Army troops commanded by General Khalifa Haftar entered the Al Quarsha district of Benghazi on April 24, 2016 after capturing the area from ISIS, one of the last strongholds of Islamic State in the western part of the city.

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Benghazi
By Mohammad Salama
24 Apr 2016

Libyan National Army troops commanded by General Khalifa Haftar entered the Al Quarsha district of Benghazi on April 24, 2016 after capturing the area from ISIS, one of the last strongholds of Islamic State in the western part of the city.

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Benghazi
By Mohammad Salama
24 Apr 2016

Libyan National Army troops commanded by General Khalifa Haftar entered the Al Quarsha district of Benghazi on April 24, 2016 after capturing the area from ISIS, one of the last strongholds of Islamic State in the western part of the city.

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Benghazi
By Mohammad Salama
24 Apr 2016

Libyan National Army troops commanded by General Khalifa Haftar entered the Al Quarsha district of Benghazi on April 24, 2016 after capturing the area from ISIS, one of the last strongholds of Islamic State in the western part of the city.

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Benghazi
By Mohammad Salama
24 Apr 2016

Libyan National Army troops commanded by General Khalifa Haftar entered the Al Quarsha district of Benghazi on April 24, 2016 after capturing the area from ISIS, one of the last strongholds of Islamic State in the western part of the city.

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Benghazi
By Mohammad Salama
24 Apr 2016

Libyan National Army troops commanded by General Khalifa Haftar entered the Al Quarsha district of Benghazi on April 24, 2016 after capturing the area from ISIS, one of the last strongholds of Islamic State in the western part of the city.