ISIS executioner reportedly killed in showdown Syria battle

ISIS executioner reportedly killed in showdown Syria battle

by WorldTribune Staff, February 13, 2019 A notorious Islamic State (ISIS) jihadist from Indonesia, who was filmed beheading a Western hostage in 2016, was killed in a battle with U.S.-backed forces amid the terror organization’s last stand in Syria, reports say. Muhammad Saifuddin was killed in eastern Deir Ezzor province on Jan. 29 when he […]

U.S.-backed forces advance in eastern Syria

U.S.-backed forces advance in eastern Syria

by WorldTribune Staff, September 10, 2017 U.S.-backed fighters made major gains in an eastern Syria province, clearing Islamic State (ISIS) jihadists from areas east of the Euphrates River, a monitoring group reported. Fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) Deir Ezzor Military Council (DEMC) on Sept. 10 seized much of Deir Ezzor province’s northeast, according […]

Iran says missile strike targeting ISIS was warning to U.S., Saudis

Iran says missile strike targeting ISIS was warning to U.S., Saudis

by WorldTribune Staff, June 20, 2017 Iran’s mostly-errant missile launches at Islamic State (ISIS) targets were not just a retaliatory strike on the terror group but a warning to the United States and Saudi Arabia, an Iranian general said. “The Saudis and Americans are especially receivers of this message,” Gen. Ramazan Sharif of the Islamic […]

ISIL seize Syrian airport used for World Food Program drops

ISIL seize Syrian airport used for World Food Program drops

by WorldTribune Staff, January 18, 2017 Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) jihadists broke through Syrian regime defenses on Jan. 16 to seize control of an area used by the World Food Program (WFP) to deliver vital supplies to civilians. ISIL fighters surrounded the military airport near Deir Ezzor, cutting off food supplies for […]

ISIL abducts 400 Sunni civilians, killed 300 in eastern Syria attack

ISIL abducts 400 Sunni civilians, killed 300 in eastern Syria attack

Special to WorldTribune.com Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) massacred 300 Sunni civilians and took 400 more hostage in a Jan. 16 attack on the eastern Syrian city of Deir Ezzor. “After their attack on Deir Ezzor, ISIL abducted at least 400 civilians from the residents of the Al-Baghaliyeh suburb it captured and adjacent […]