Islamic State defeated, "caliphate" eliminated - US-backed Syria force
Saturday, 23 March 2019 Islamic State has been defeated at its final shred of territory of Baghouz in Syria, the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Saturday, announcing the end of its self-declared “caliphate” that once spanned a third of Iraq and Syria.
“Baghouz has been liberated. The military victory against Daesh has been accomplished." That's what the spokesman for the Syrian Democratic Forces tweeted Saturday, declaring the “total elimination of the so-called caliphate" of the Islamic State. Reuters reports U.S.-backed forces said they had...
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