The latest military action will pile more pressure on the jihadists whose self-declared caliphate is in retreat across Syria and Iraq.
In six days of war, seized control of Sinai and the Gaza Strip from Egypt, East Jerusalem and the West Bank from Jordan, and the Golan Heights from Syria.
SDF has been engaged in fierce fighting with IS militants along the southern bank of the Euphrates River
The brother of Rayan Meshall said in a Facebook that he had died.
May 31, 2017
By Brendan Cole
The Muslim Charities Forum estimates that Muslims across Britain donate around £100 million during Ramadan.
Amphetamine is used by militants to lower inhibitions during battles and fight longer.
May 30, 2017
By Paul Wright
Following talks with Putin, Russia and France will also set up a "working group" to fight terrorism in Europe.
McCain thinks Putin is the 'premier and most important threat' to the US.
US military officials say Russia has apologised for the 'unprofessional' conduct of one its pilots.
May 26, 2017
By Paul Wright
Jerusalem then and now. Move your mouse/finger over each image to switch between 1967 and 50th anniversary of Six Day War.
To some, Trump is "a hero" and "a brother", to others "an idiot with no policy but terrorising" and "a man who spreads war, chaos and killing among people".
Nasa uses satellite images of Middle East to show how war is changing the region.
Hellfire missile attack kills one Isis sentry and puts a stop to execution.
May 17, 2017
By James Billington
Trump's revelation, though not illegal, could jeopardise critical source of intelligence on Isis.
The US state department claims the Bashar al-Assad regime executed thousands at the Saydnaya prison.
May 15, 2017
By William Watkinson
The most powerful photos of Assad's relentless campaign to crush the rebels in Damascus through sheer firepower, with air strikes, missiles and reported chemical attacks.