Corrected: Islamic State loses big part of enclave, SDF sees defeat 'very soon'
Tuesday, 19 March 2019 U.S.-backed Syrian forces said they were close to capturing Islamic State's last territorial possession in eastern Syria on Tuesday after seizing the jihadists' camp at Baghouz, though clashes continued with some remaining militants.
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..
According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, US President Donald Trump said that US-backed forces had dislodged the Islamic State militant group from its last holdout in Syria. Over the past few weeks,..