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U.S.-backed SDF declares Islamic State defeated

Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 01:23

Islamic State has been defeated at its final shred of territory of Baghouz in Syria, the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Saturday, announcing the end of its self-declared ''caliphate'' that once spanned a third of Iraq and Syria. Saskia O'Donoghue reports.

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Islamic State has been defeated at its final shred of territory of Baghouz in Syria, the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Saturday, announcing the end of its self-declared "caliphate" that once spanned a third of Iraq and Syria. Saskia O'Donoghue reports.

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U.S.-backed SDF declares Islamic State defeated

Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 01:23