US-backed Syrian forces hold positions in Susah near the two villages remaining in the hands of ISIS militants in Syria. Photo: AFP

Total defeat for Islamic State imminent as once vast ‘caliphate’ now reduced to a pair of villages in Syria

  • A few hundred of some of the most diehard Islamic State fighters are making their last stand
  • Military officials say it is now only a matter of weeks or even days before the villages are overrun
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US-backed Syrian forces hold positions in Susah near the two villages remaining in the hands of ISIS militants in Syria. Photo: AFP
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