BBC had contacted an SDF commander in Raqqa who has denied all reports of an agreement reached with IS. The commander expects the fighting to last for two more weeks.

Map. History of ISIS conflict

21 October 2018
Footage via Raqqa journo @Mohamadothman1o of SDF helpn civs evacuate amidst quiet. They told him Islamic State inside said its 'last days'1 year ago
Footage via Raqqa journo @Mohamadothman1o of SDF helpn civs evacuate amidst quiet. They told him Islamic State inside said its 'last days'
1 year ago
#ISIS released 8 #HTS fighters in exchange for 22 people, including 5 women and 3 children. They had left #Aqirbat east of #Hama
1 year ago
SDF has captured the village of Mewalih from ISIS, north of Suwar town. Deir-Ez-Zor.
Islamic State’s Amaq Agency releases video showing Qarytain city and its surrounding areas under the groups control.1 year ago
Islamic State’s Amaq Agency releases video showing Qarytain city and its surrounding areas under the groups control.
SDF surveillance drone flying over some of the last remaining ISIS-held areas in Raqqa city, including the Stadium.1 year ago
SDF surveillance drone flying over some of the last remaining ISIS-held areas in Raqqa city, including the Stadium.
1 year ago
Lastly, On 7 October, RAF Typhoons operating over Raqqa bombed three ISIS positions located in the northwest of the city.
As Raqqa nears fall RAF warplanes supporting SDF fighters in Raqqa, Deir ez-Zor carried out multiple strikes against IS targets this month1 year ago
As Raqqa nears fall RAF warplanes supporting SDF fighters in Raqqa, Deir ez-Zor carried out multiple strikes against IS targets this month
There is a surge of volunteers aching to finish off ISIS in Raqqa. Holly Williams reports from northern Syria.1 year ago
There is a surge of volunteers aching to finish off ISIS in Raqqa. Holly Williams reports from northern Syria.
ISIS pick-up in Qaryatayn seen before ~150 km far away near Sukhnah [Russia claims ISIS came from border with  Jordan]1 year ago
ISIS pick-up in Qaryatayn seen before ~150 km far away near Sukhnah [Russia claims ISIS came from border with Jordan]
SDF footage from earlier today shows clashes with remaining ISIS militants, mainly in the National Hospital. Raqqa1 year ago
SDF footage from earlier today shows clashes with remaining ISIS militants, mainly in the National Hospital. Raqqa
1 year ago
"Those departing Raqa who are found to have fought for Daesh will be turned over to local authorities to face justice," coalition says
1 year ago
SDF today said ~200 civilians had fled IS-held parts of Raqa. SDF has closed off all media access to city since Sunday night
ISIS convoy travels through the empty desert to Qaryatayn from E. Homs. The group was seen east of Sukhnah, participating in the September 28th offensive.1 year ago
ISIS convoy travels through the empty desert to Qaryatayn from E. Homs. The group was seen east of Sukhnah, participating in the September 28th offensive.
1 year ago
BBC had contacted an SDF commander in Raqqa who has denied all reports of an agreement reached with IS. The commander expects the fighting to last for two more weeks.
1 year ago
It's rumor, not confirmed information, possible fake or hoax
There are reports of buses gathering at Assadiyeh village, 5 kms from Raqqa. Though BBC News could not verify these claims through its sources. If true, a source supposedly close to these "negotiations" said to BBC that IS proposed Markada south of Shaddadi as the evacuation destination. SDF didn't agree.
ISIS release photos showing the SVBIED attack at entrance to cement factory in central Sinai1 year ago
ISIS release photos showing the SVBIED attack at entrance to cement factory in central Sinai
1 year ago
Al-Hawija commander announces the return of Iraqi forces to the entire city south of Kirkuk
1 year ago
SDF-Daesh agreement made to surrender of #Daesh and leave the city. 1st convoy should be 9:30 am Wednesday 11. Oct
1 year ago
#Daesh demands to let them leave the Raqqa city with small arms and to not be bombed by anti-Daesh coalition or #RuAF. #SDF & #Daesh made an agreement in Ayn Issa then was sent to US commanders at area.
OIR Spokesman: Raqqa Civil Council and Arab tribal elders work to protect/evacuate remaining civilians trapped by ISIS militants in Raqqa1 year ago
OIR Spokesman: Raqqa Civil Council and Arab tribal elders work to protect/evacuate remaining civilians trapped by ISIS militants in Raqqa
Briefing, October 10 - Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS Militants in Syria and Iraq1 year ago
Briefing, October 10 - Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS Militants in Syria and Iraq
YPG fighters driving through Raqqa via @duttenhof on instagram1 year ago
YPG fighters driving through Raqqa via @duttenhof on instagram
1 year ago
Four ISIS militants have surrendered to SDF forces in Raqqa today, bringing their number to twenty-eight militants since Sunday
US approach to Long term fight against the long reach of terrorismis sound says @ArmyChiefStaff ripping apart ISIS caliphate1 year ago
US approach to "Long term fight against the long reach of terrorismis sound" says @ArmyChiefStaff "ripping apart" ISIS caliphate
The national hospital in Raqqa city.1 year ago
The national hospital in Raqqa city.
I inherited a mess, but we’re fixing it, says Pres of US foreign policy. Tells Kissinger there's been progress against ISIS.1 year ago
"I inherited a mess, but we’re fixing it," says Pres of US foreign policy. Tells Kissinger there's been progress against ISIS.
1 year ago
Iraq PM Abadi expects Islamic State's complete defeat in Iraq this year
SDF captured ISIS ammunition in Raqqa1 year ago
SDF captured ISIS ammunition in Raqqa
1 year ago
Pentagon: More than 80% of the IS stronghold of Raqqa, Syria, has been captured by US-backed fighters.
Russia accused the US today of pretending to fight IS and of deliberately reducing its air strikes in Iraq to allow the group's militants to stream into Syria to slow the Russian-backed advance of the Syrian Army.1 year ago
Russia accused the US today of pretending to fight IS and of deliberately reducing its air strikes in Iraq to allow the group's militants to stream into Syria to slow the Russian-backed advance of the Syrian Army.
1 year ago
Deaths feared as roadside explosion followed by ambush attack hit Ethiopian troops near Wajid town - Media reports
Amaq report on the not very successful ISIS SVBIED attack at the cement factory checkpoint in Central Sinai1 year ago
Amaq report on the not very "successful" ISIS SVBIED attack at the cement factory checkpoint in Central Sinai
Pro-IS Media Claims Killing and Wounding Several Soldiers In Car Bombing Near The Cement Factory In Sinai Center.1 year ago
Pro-IS Media Claims Killing and Wounding Several Soldiers In Car Bombing Near The Cement Factory In Sinai Center.
1 year ago
Pro-IS sniper in Marawi kills soon-to-marry Army junior officer
1 year ago
A security crackdown on Al - Samaran neighborhood in the city of Arish
1 year ago
Terrorist elements try to prevent the citizens of Tawfiq Suleiman Abu Melih from the Rumailat tribe from burying him in the graves of the two houses south of Rafah. Terrorists killed him two days ago claiming to cooperate with the army
Another archive photo of Tsurkan(ISIS captive) from Ukraine. The man on the left is Ruslan Sahipov who was killed in Syria1 year ago
Another archive photo of Tsurkan(ISIS captive) from Ukraine. The man on the left is Ruslan Sahipov who was killed in Syria
Video: Su-34 destroys MLRS in Syria1 year ago
Video: Su-34 destroys MLRS in Syria
Russian Mindef:Russian ASF eliminating ISIS militants that had intruded in Deir ez-Zor province from western Iraq1 year ago
Russian Mindef:Russian ASF eliminating ISIS militants that had intruded in Deir ez-Zor province from western Iraq
1 year ago
North East Hama: After preemptive shelling, HTS started an attack on the IS pocket. HTS claims to have taken out an IS tank by an ATGM in Abu Kahf village, claiming to have also later killed 5 IS members on that village front and released 8 prisoners held by the IS group.
A group of residents found the body of a citizen lying on the road in the village of Naga Shaibana, south of Rafah, with gunshot wounds to the head and chest.1 year ago
A group of residents found the body of a citizen lying on the road in the village of Naga Shaibana, south of Rafah, with gunshot wounds to the head and chest.
SE. Homs: 1st pics released by ISIS from Qaryatayn area shows takeover of a hilly position from government and escape of its fighters1 year ago
SE. Homs: 1st pics released by ISIS from Qaryatayn area shows takeover of a hilly position from government and escape of its fighters
1 year ago
Security forces deal with a SVIBED before storming a cement factory in central Sinai, which led to the killing of the suicide bomber and the death of a soldier from the force of ambush
1 year ago
Unconfirmed reports suggest a car bomb attack targeted a military outpost near the cement factory in central Sinai
1 year ago
Sources: A car bomb attack targeting a military ambush at the cement factory in central Sinai and initial news of the fall of the martyrs of the ambush forces
1 year ago
155 more civilians rescued in Raqqa
1 year ago
Iraqi PMU (Hashd) brigade commander killed in Hawija.
Some recent footage out of West Anbar1 year ago
Some recent footage out of West Anbar
1 year ago
Airstrikes and artillery bombardment over Rawa
After SDF captured 3 unnamed villages from ISIS, the 2 SDF axis Cezrat axis and Abu Xaşab axis joined together.1 year ago
After SDF captured 3 unnamed villages from ISIS, the 2 SDF axis Cezrat axis and Abu Xaşab axis joined together.
1 year ago
SDF advanced 3 km to the west of Kobra village. Also reached the entrance of the village of Mewalih, north west of Suwar town. Deir-Ez-Zor.
1 year ago
Iraqi warplanes kill 17 Islamic State militants near Syrian borders
Warplanes carried out several (and still) airstrikes targeting Abu al-Kamal city this morning so far.1 year ago
Warplanes carried out several (and still) airstrikes targeting Abu al-Kamal city this morning so far.
Evacuated more than 140 houses and 200 acres of the third phase of the buffer zone in the city of Rafah in northern Sinai1 year ago
Evacuated more than 140 houses and 200 acres of the third phase of the buffer zone in the city of Rafah in northern Sinai
1 year ago
SDF is advancing through Rabidha village from Suwar town in the northeastern countryside of DeirEzzor Syria
1 year ago
SDF artillery fires on al- Jamili neighborhood in the center of Raqqa, Syria
1 year ago
Russian airstrikes on al-Quriyah village in eastern DeirEzzor
1 year ago
Russian airstrikes on Mayadeen city in the eastern countryside of DeirEzzor
1 year ago
Sporadic clashes between ISIS and SDF near al-Dalla roundabout in Raqqa City.
More pictures of SAA's Tarmah Group at western outskirts of al-Mayadin1 year ago
More pictures of SAA's Tarmah Group at western outskirts of al-Mayadin
1 year ago
Las Vegas Sheriff says they have found no evidence that the shooter had a link to a known terror organization OR ideology.
SAA Tarmah Group and Allied Forces at Mayadin Front1 year ago
SAA Tarmah Group and Allied Forces at Mayadin Front
DeirEzZor: Photos at the western entrance outskirts to al Mayadin1 year ago
DeirEzZor: Photos at the western entrance outskirts to al Mayadin
East Syria: pics confirm pro-Assad forces took West countryside of ISIS-held Mayadin, overlooking the town. Qal. Rahba on 1st.1 year ago
East Syria: pics confirm pro-Assad forces took West countryside of ISIS-held Mayadin, overlooking the town. Qal. Rahba on 1st.
1 year ago
Dust storm in DeirEzZor and Raqqa povinces
1 year ago
Deir-Ez-Zor: ISIS launched night assault on Marrat and nearby Russian build bridge on eastern Euphrates bank
1 year ago
SDF took over Al-Hissan from ISIS ~5km NW of DeirEzZor city
1 year ago
Mortar shell hit Islamic Dawa party in Kirkuk, no casualties reported.
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