captured 41 positions held

BEIRUT | US-backed fighters close in on last IS-held village in Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — A spokesman for U.S.-backed Syrian forces says they have captured 41 positions held by Islamic State group militants and destroyed their fortifications in the last tiny pocket they hold in eastern Syria. Mustafa Bali, spokesman for the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, says advances were made overnight and on Sunday. The SDF launched … Continue reading BEIRUT | US-backed fighters close in on last IS-held village in Syria