Post ISIS, some militias operating under the auspices of the popular mobilisation forces have refused to withdraw from liberated areas.
A new campaign has so far netted 12 ISIS elements who had infiltrated the city to carry out attacks against its residents and security forces.
Mosul steps up efforts to remove the remains of the group's dead fighters from under the rubble.
Idlib city residents who congregated at the funeral demanded that the extremist alliance hold the perpetrator to account for his crime.
An Iraqi aerial attack on an ISIS meeting in the Syrian town of al-Sousa left more than 40 of the group's elements dead.
Death sentences issued by the Damascus criminal court against extremist leaders, including Abu Mohammed al-Joulani, merely serve as a publicity stunt for the regime, a lawyer says.
ISIS has been targeting mukhtars, who have been working to secure their communities against the group in co-operation with the authorities.
The extremist alliance has been kidnapping activists and civilians to silence dissent and collect ransom, local activists tell Diyaruna.
The group's leaders, who were responsible for drawing up the general framework of its radical ideology, have been falling one after the other.
The extremist alliance raided the Idlib Free Health Directorate building in Kafr Nabl and detained a number of doctors, a local activist said.
In less than a month, 5,000 families have been displaced from rural Idlib and Hama provinces, with many unable to secure accommodation.
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