An abrupt departure of American forces will almost certainly accelerate the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria's resurgence, officials and security experts say. Post to Cancel. July 2014 - ISIS takes control of Syria's largest oilfield and seizes a gas field in the Homs Province, storming the facility and killing dozens of workers.
Tech Innovate Gadget Mission: ISIS claims responsibility for the attacks. Please update your browser at http: Middle East 19 Feb 2019 16: Despite its setbacks, the group maintains a formidable presence in Syria and Iraq, commanding cadres of fanatical, highly trained fighters believed to number in the thousands, including many who went into hiding after the fall of the group's self-declared caliphate.
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Among the 280 were as many as 14 French citizens and six Arabs of unspecific nationality, according to one military source close to the handover process who commands troops near the Syrian border. Buildings reduced to piles of debris can be seen in the eastern suburbs of Ramadi on August 6. The U.
Jordan is one of a handful of Middle Eastern nations taking part in the U. Like other recaptured towns, Sinjar today is an empty shell, and only a handful of locals have returned. February 22, 2015 - ISIS releases a video that appears to show at least 21 Kurdish Peshmerga fighters in cages carried down Iraqi streets.
The Kurds were backed by coalition air power. While the local forces battling ISIS depend on the airstrikes for support, the raids can also result in immense destruction. The next day, in Iraq's northern Nineveh province, a roadside bomb killed four children as they travelled to their school by truck. Current and former US intelligence officials echoed the view that the fight against ISIS is "unfinished", despite a four-year campaign that successfully liberated all but a fraction of the expanse of territory the group once held.
Iraq's president says all ISIL fighters who committed crimes against his country will be put on trial in Iraq. A US army convoy in northern Syria last year. May 17, 2015 - ISIS seizes control of Ramadi, the largest city in western Iraq, after government security forces pull out of a military base. February 10, 2015 - Mueller's family announces she is dead , after receiving confirmation from ISIS, including a photo of her wrapped in a burial shroud.
Members of the Egyptian military approach the wreckage of a Russian passenger plane Sunday, November 1, in Hassana, Egypt.