Syrian officer: Anti-IS fight near Lebanon border soon over

Beirut, Aug 24 The battle against the Islamic State group in an area along the Lebanon-Syria will end within hours, a Syrian army officer said today as the extremists faced news setbacks in the two...

Aug 24, 2017 9:39 PM | Newsscroll

Syria army encircles IS jihadists in desert: monitor

Beirut, Aug 24 Syrian troops backed by Russian warplanes completely surrounded fighters of the Islamic State group in a vast central desert region today, a monitoring group said.Advancing overnight,...

Aug 24, 2017 1:56 PM | Newsscroll

Lebanon says it has driven IS from most of Syria border area

Beirut, Aug 22 The Lebanese military is now in control of over 80 percent of the areas previously held by the Islamic State group along the border with Syria, only days after launching a broad...

Aug 22, 2017 9:44 PM | Newsscroll

Lebanon army advances against IS in border battle

Beirut, Aug 20 A mine blast killed three Lebanese soldiers as they were heading to take part in an offensive against the Islamic State group along the border with Syria, the army said.Lebanon's army...

Aug 20, 2017 11:53 PM | Newsscroll

Lebanon army advances against IS in border battle

Beirut, Aug 20 Lebanese soldiers renewed fire on Islamic State group positions on the country's eastern border with Syria today after capturing a third of the territory held by jihadists in the...

Aug 20, 2017 2:18 PM | Newsscroll

Syrian army, Hezbollah allies attack IS near Lebanon border

Beirut, Aug 18 Syrian government forces and allied Lebanese militant Hezbollah fighters have captured several Islamic State positions on strategic hilltops along the Syrian-Lebanese border, a...

Aug 18, 2017 11:10 PM | Newsscroll

IS fighters almost encircled in Syrian desert: monitor

Beirut, Aug 18 Syrian regime troops have seized more territory from the Islamic State jihadist group in a central desert region, almost entirely surrounding its fighters there, a monitor said...

Aug 18, 2017 5:54 PM | Newsscroll

Suburbs of Syrian capital heavily bombarded, say activists

Beirut, Aug 8 Pro-government forces intensified their assault on the rebel-held suburbs of the Syrian capital, activists said today, a day after rebels beat back an attempted government advance,...

Aug 08, 2017 9:24 PM | Newsscroll

Lebanon's Hezbollah says army to lead battle against IS

Beirut, Aug 4 The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah group has declared victory against Islamic insurgents in the border area between his country and Syria.Hassan Nasrallah says Friday the next phase of...

Aug 05, 2017 1:05 AM | Newsscroll

Syria army at gates of IS-held town on road to east: monitor

Beirut, Jul 28 The Syrian army has reached the last jihadist-held town on the road to its besieged garrison in the east, a monitoring group said today.Government forces are on the outskirts of...

Jul 28, 2017 6:18 PM | Newsscroll