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ISIS faces final territorial defeat in eastern Syria battle

2019-03-03 16:38
The U.S.-backed Syrian force closing in on ISIS last territorial bastion near the Iraqi border expects a "decisive battle" on Sunday, March 3, after advancing slowly, a spokesman said. Saskia O'Donoghue reports This is the U.S.-backed Syrian force closing in on the jihadist group's last territorial bastion near the Iraqi border. The Syrian Democratic Forces—or SDF—say they expect a "decisive battle" on Sunday after advancing slowly. The SDF clashed with ISIS for nearly 18 hours around Baghouz.