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Group denies role in IS chief death

IDLIB: A group led by Syria's former Al-Qaida affiliate on Sunday denied it knew the head of the Islamic State group, killed in a US raid, lived in an area under its control. IS leader Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurashi blew himself up Thursday during the nighttime raid on his house…
bubmag
February 7, 2022
Idlib

Biden says IS leader killed during US raid in Syria

Pentagon spokesman John Kirby speaks during a briefing at the Pentagon in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022. President Joe Biden is sending about 2,000 troops from Fort Bragg, N.C., to Poland and Germany this week and sending part of an infantry Stryker squadron of roughly 1,000 troops based in Germany…
bubmag
February 3, 2022
Idlib

Biden: US raid in Syria killed ‘ISIS leader’…

ATMEH, Syria (AP) — The leader of the Islamic State group blew himself up along with members of his family as American forces raided his Syria hideout Thursday, the U.S. said — the second time in three years the United States has taken out a leader of the violent group…
bubmag
February 3, 2022
Idlib

Pentagon confirms U.S. performed counterterrorism raid in Syria

The shadowy leader of the Islamic State terrorist group killed himself and his family members “in a final act of desperate cowardice” by detonating explosives as U.S. Special Forces approached his hideout in Syria, President Biden and U.S. officials said Thursday. Hours after watching a live feed of the mission…
bubmag
February 3, 2022
Idlib

Sarmada: The town in Syria’s Idlib province transformed by war

Published On 2 Dec 20212 Dec 2021 In the opposition-held town of Sarmada near Syria’s border with Turkey, thousands of displaced people go about their daily lives with little hope of returning to their homes any time soon. Row upon row of tents, brick homes and other structures with water…
bubmag
December 2, 2021
Idlib

Syrian government shelling of rebel-held Idlib kills 4

Attacks come after repeated violations of a truce reached in March last year. Syrian government artillery shells struck a rebel-held town near the border with Turkey on Saturday, killing four people and wounding more than a dozen. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said three policemen, whose station received…
bubmag
October 16, 2021
Idlib

Ravaged by war, Syrian rebel area struggles with virus surge

BASSEM MROUE, Associated Press Sep. 22, 2021Updated: Sep. 22, 2021 2:58 a.m. 1of8Medical workers carry a patient infected with the coronavirus on a stretcher at the Syrian American Medical Society Hospital, in the city of Idlib, northwest Syria, Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. Coronavirus cases are surging to the worst levels of the…
bubmag
September 22, 2021