Category Archives: Syria

Hanna Bohman: Meet the Canadian woman joining forces with other women to fight ISIS

Hanna Bohman, a Canadian citizen

Published June 21, 2017  FoxNews

Hanna Bohman was working in motorcycle sales after a brief stint in modeling when she sought a higher purpose in life: fighting ISIS in Syria as part of an all-female group of Kurdish soldiers.

Bohman, a 48-year-old Canadian, joined the YPJ – the female brigade of the Kurdish People’s Protection Units – after getting smuggled into Syria in 2015, learning how to use an AK-47 in a four-hour training session before being thrust onto the front lines.

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Navy jet shoots down Syrian warplane that attacked US-backed rebels

US Navy Jet

Published June 18, 2017  FoxNews

 U.S. Navy fighter jet shot down a Syrian government warplane after it attacked Washington-backed fighters near ISIS’ de facto capital of Raqqa, the U.S.-led coalition said Sunday.  Continue reading Navy jet shoots down Syrian warplane that attacked US-backed rebels

Russian warship steams toward US destroyers that launched Syria strikes

Russian frigate in the eastern Mediterranean

Published April 07, 2017  FoxNews

A Russian warship has entered the eastern Mediterranean Sea Friday and is heading toward the two U.S. Navy destroyers that launched missile strikes into Syria, Fox News has learned. Continue reading Russian warship steams toward US destroyers that launched Syria strikes

Initial reports indicate Syrian airbase ‘almost completely destroyed’ after US strike

syria air strikes

Published April 06, 2017  FoxNews

The Syrian airfield targeted by United States airstrikes early Friday was “almost completely destroyed,” a human rights group in the country said. Continue reading Initial reports indicate Syrian airbase ‘almost completely destroyed’ after US strike

General says Russia bombed site near US forces in Syria in ISIS fight

Russian Jets

Published March 01, 2017 FoxNews

Russian air forces bombed a site perilously close to U.S. troops in Syria on Tuesday, a near-miss in the fog of war against the Islamic State — though the strikes still hit U.S.-backed forces.   Continue reading General says Russia bombed site near US forces in Syria in ISIS fight

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