UN raises alarm on heavy civilian casualties in coalition's air strikes on Raqqa - NRT

Boys ride on bicycles past rubble of damaged buildings at Ain Tarma, eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta, Syria August 23, 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh. 46 mins ago. Views 121. + -. RAQQA -- Attacking forces in the battle for the Syrian city of Raqqa ...

Islamic State convoy resumes journey after being blocked by US-led airstrikes - Reuters Africa

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A convoy of Islamic State fighters began a new attempt to reach territory held by the militant group in eastern Syria on Thursday after being blocked by U.S.-led airstrikes, despite warnings of more military action. More than 300 ...

Convoy carrying Islamic State fighters retreats deeper into Syria: US general - Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. general in Iraq and Syria said on Thursday that a bus convoy of Islamic State fighters and their families seeking to reach a stronghold near the Iraqi border had turned and retreated deeper into Syrian-held areas ...

Hezbollah Leader Nasrallah Says He Met Assad in Damascus Over ISIS Evacuation - Haaretz

In a live speech, Hezbollah leader Nasrallah said he traveled to Damascus to discuss the evacuation of hundreds of Islamic State group fighters and civilians from the Lebanon-Syria border to areas close to Iraq with Bashar al-Assad. Nasrallah also said ...

'Unacceptable price for civilians': UN says US-led coalition airstrikes may breach intl law - RT

Civilians are paying an “unacceptable” price in the siege of the city of Raqqa, a top UN human rights official has said, adding that the US-led coalition may not be respecting the principles of international humanitarian law in its “intense” airstrikes.