The military victory against Daesh has been accomplished." That's what the spokesman for the Syrian Democratic Forces tweeted Saturday, declaring the “total elimination of the so-called caliphate" of the Islamic State.
Reuters reports U.S.-backed forces said they had captured IS's last shred of territory in eastern Syria at Baghouz on Saturday.
A community of Syrians who converted to Christianity from Islam is growing in Kobani, a town besieged by Islamic State for months, and where the tide turned against the militants four years ago. Emily..
The U.S-backed Syrian fighters who drove the Islamic State from its last strongholds called Monday for an international tribunal to prosecute hundreds of foreigners rounded up in the nearly five-year..