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" Gweiran Prison"

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World - Region
1/30/2022 5:30:23 PM
Iraqi airstrikes killed nine suspected Islamic State fighters, including four Lebanese, in retaliation for an IS attack on Iraqi army barracks earlier this month, officials said Sunday.

World - Region
1/30/2022 2:21:10 PM
With a spectacular jailbreak in Syria and a deadly attack on an army barracks in Iraq, the Islamic State group was back in the headlines the past week, a reminder of a war that formally ended three years ago but continues to be fought mostly away from view.

World - Region
1/29/2022 8:13:34 PM
Clashes broke out Saturday between Kurdish forces and Islamic State group fighters near a Syrian prison where dozens of jihadists are still holed up, a war monitor said.

World - Region
1/28/2022 3:07:52 PM
Kurdish-led forces in northeast Syria on Friday found the bodies of 18 fellow fighters inside a prison that the Islamic State group attacked last week, a war monitor reported.

World - Region
1/27/2022 12:22:46 PM
Kurdish-led forces hunted down jihadists hiding in the Gweiran prison Thursday, after the prison was hit by an Islamic State group attack a weak ago, as human rights groups appealed for urgent help for wounded inmates.

World - Region
1/26/2022 7:20:20 PM
A distressing series of voice notes sent by an Australian teenager from a prison in northeast Syria underscores the plight of thousands of forgotten children who remain trapped in detention facilities in Syria and Iraq.

World - Region
1/26/2022 4:40:59 PM
Kurdish forces on Wednesday retook full control of a prison in northeast Syria where Islamic State group jihadists had been holed up since attacking it six days earlier.

World - Region
1/26/2022 2:57:33 PM
Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic forces backed by a US-led coalition advanced on Gweiran prison in northeast Syria on Wednesday, where Islamic State fighters have unleashed their biggest attack since the fall of their “caliphate” three years ago to free thousands of extremists held inside the prison.

World - Region
1/22/2022 1:51:16 PM
Intense clashes between Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces fighters backed by US-led coalition, and Islamic State group militants, around Gweiran prison in northeast Syria where thousands of extremists were held, officials said.

World - Region
1/21/2022 4:14:45 PM
More than 100 militants from the Islamic State group carried out a complex attack on Syria's largest prison holding suspected extremists, officials said Friday, as members of the group in Iraq stormed an army barracks, killing 11 soldiers as they slept.