U.S.-backed SDF nearing victory over IS in east Syria - battle commander

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February 16, 2019 11:50
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The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) will defeat Islamic State "in a very short time," the commander of the assault on the last jihadist enclave in eastern Syria said on Saturday.


Jiya Furat told reporters the US-backed SDF had cornered the remaining Islamic State militants in one tiny neighborhood of Baghouz village, under its fire from all sides.

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