Assault on Islamic State enclave is as good as over: SDF
Tuesday, 12 March 2019 Islamic State was on the brink of defeat in its final enclave on Tuesday after ferocious bombardments overnight and the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said the assault to capture the area was as good as over.
According to Reuters, Islamic State’s final enclave in eastern Syria was pounded with air strikes and artillery on Monday in a U.S.-backed assault aimed at wiping out its final shred of territory. Footage showed fires after dark in the enclave at Baghouz near the Iraqi border as it was targeted...
After being briefed by U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, President Trump declared on Friday that Islamic State no longer holds any territory in Syria. However, U.S.-backed forces on the..
Islamic State militants along with women and children surrendered in the hundreds to U.S.-backed forces in eastern Syria on Thursday as the jihadists lost ground in their last shred of territory. Mia..