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Islamic State group defeated as final territory lost, US-backed forces say

BBC News Saturday, 23 March 2019
Islamic State group defeated as final territory lost, US-backed forces sayUS-backed forces declare the territorial defeat of the IS, but the group is said to remain a major threat.
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News video: Islamic State Threat Remains Despite Victory

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U.S.-backed forces say they captured the Islamic State’s last territory in Syria on Saturday. Reuters reports the jihadists still remain a threat from so-called "sleeper cells." Syrian Democratic Forces (or the SDF) general commander Mazloum Abdi said in a celebratory ceremony, “We announce today...

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