U.S.-backed Syrian force launches 'final battle' against IS enclave
Sunday, 10 February 2019 By Rodi Said QAMISHLI, Syria (Reuters) - The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) began an assault against the final Islamic State enclave in eastern Syria on Saturday, aiming to wipe out the last vestige of the jihadist group's "caliphate" in the SDF's area of operations. President Donald Trump, who is planning to pull U.S. forces out of Syria, said on Wednesday he expected an announcement as early as next week that the U.S.-led coalition operating in support of the SDF had reclaimed all the territory previously held by the jihadist group.
Reuters reports the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, known as the SDF, began their assault against the final Islamic State enclave in eastern Syria on Saturday. Their aim is to wipe out the last of the jihadist group’s “caliphate” in the SDF’s area of operations. US President Donald...
According to CNN,Sunday, US-backed forces have attacked the last ISIS stronghold in Syria as fighting broke out amid a final push to clear the jihadist group from the war-torn country. An announcement..
According to Reuters, U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said that their frontline troops had received orders to attack the final Islamic State enclave in eastern Syria, and the assault could begin..
According to Reuters, U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said Sunday that their frontline troops had received immediate orders to attack the last remaining Islamic State enclave in eastern Syria. The..