Smoke billows after shelling on the Islamic State (IS) group’s last holdout of Baghouz, in the eastern Syrian Deir Ezzor province on March 2, 2019. Photo: AFP

Islamic State faces final territorial defeat in eastern Syria battle, potentially ending deadly four-year fight

  • US-backed Syrian forces say they are not far from victory in Baghouz – Islamic State’s final stronghold
Topic |   Syrian conflict

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Smoke billows after shelling on the Islamic State (IS) group’s last holdout of Baghouz, in the eastern Syrian Deir Ezzor province on March 2, 2019. Photo: AFP
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