AMMAN: US-led coalition warplanes allegedly struck and disabled the last two bridges over the Euphrates river used by civilians in Islamic State-held eastern Deir e-Zor province earlier this week, virtually halting the vital cross-river trade that civilia
After years of resistance against Islamic State control in their home province on the Iraqi border, Deir a-Zor’s displaced residents say they now live under threat of abduction and torture in northern Idlib and Aleppo provinces, where Ahrar a-Sham and oth
AMMAN: Five allegedly Russian planes carried out multiple strikes on a camp for the displaced near the Jordanian-Syrian border, hitting a section of the camp that houses relatives of the Free Syrian Army-affiliated Jaysh Usud a-Sharqia, a spokesman told S
On Monday, a series of more than 10 airstrikes—of unconfirmed provenance—slammed villages and towns under Islamic State control Deir e-Zor. The attacks across the eastern countryside and provincial capital killed more than 25 people, sources tell Syria Di
In the Deir e-Zor countryside, controlled by the Islamic State, activists have launched an underground campaign to spread pamphlets and graffiti denouncing the Islamic State through a mix of humor and pointed criticism in an effort to reduce the group’s h
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