Mayadeen - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Mayadeen


Dozens of IS fighters surrender as Raqa's fall nears

Oct 14, 2017 - 9:27 PM

The city's loss would be a new blow for IS, which has already been driven from its strongholds in Iraq including second city Mosul

Syrian army, allies capture Mayadeen city from IS – state media

Oct 14, 2017 - 7:41 PM

The capture comes despite IS fighters managing last week to push advancing troops out of the eastern city, just two days after they entered it

CAPTURE. Syrian troops and allies capture the city of Mayadeen from Islamic State forces.

Syria regime enters ISIS-held town in 'severe blow' to ISIS

Oct 07, 2017 - 6:06 PM

Mayadeen in the oil-rich eastern province of Deir Ezzor is seen as the jihadist group's "security and military capital" in Syria, and its loss would deal "a severe blow" to the jihadists.

CLASHES. A member of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fires a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) during clashes with ISIS near the central hospital of Raqa on October 1, 2017. Photo by Bulent Kilic / AFP

Dozens dead in U.S.-led strikes on jihadist-run Syrian prison

Jun 27, 2017 - 9:24 PM

Monday s strikes hit an ISIS run jail in Syria s Mayadeen at dawn according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights a Britain based war monitor

New US-led Syria strike kills 80 relatives of ISIS fighters – monitor

May 26, 2017 - 8:56 PM

The toll includes 33 children They were families seeking refuge in the town s municipal building says Rami Abdel Rahman head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights

Syria talks in London agree no future role for Assad

Oct 22, 2013 - 11:56 PM

British Foreign Secretary William Hague says Syrian President Bashar al Assad Assad has no role in a peaceful and democratic Syria