Syrian army, allies take last IS stronghold

BEIRUT – Syria’s army and its allies, spearheaded by Lebanon’s Hezbollah, captured Islamic State’s last stronghold in Syria on Wednesday, a commander in the alliance said, bringing the self-declared caliphate close to complete downfall. “The last stronghold of Daesh (Islamic State), Albu Kamal, is free of the Daesh organisation,” said the commander in the military […]

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