U.S.-backed forces say they captured the Islamic State’s last territory in Syria on Saturday.
Reuters reports the jihadists still remain a threat from so-called "sleeper cells." Syrian Democratic Forces (or the SDF) general commander Mazloum Abdi said in a celebratory ceremony, “We announce today the destruction of the so-called Islamic State organization and the end of its ground control in its last pocket in Baghouz.
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