'Heavy clashes' as US-backed forces battle IS in Syria: monitor
Sunday, 10 February 2019 () BEIRUT - US-backed forces were locked in fierce fighting as they pressed the battle against the last shred of the Islamic State group's "caliphate" in eastern Syria on Sunday, a war monitor said.
According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, US-backed fighters in Syria are close to capturing Islamic State's final enclave on the Euphrates, bringing the militant group's self-declared caliphate..
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..