US-backed Syrian force declares victory over Islamic State; end of caliphate
Saturday, 23 March 2019 U.S.-backed Syrian forces declared victory over the Islamic State after announcing Saturday they had liberated the last ISIS stronghold in the eastern village of Baghouz and put an end to its self-declared Islamic caliphate.
Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on March 23 said they had recaptured Baghuz in Syria’s Deir Ezzor from Islamic State (IS) fighters. Baghuz was the last major IS-held territory in Syria, though thousands of IS fighters remain in the country. Mustafa Bali, a spokesman for the US-backed SDF, made the...
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