An image grab released by the Kurdish Ronahi TV on March 23, 2019 of US-backed Syrian rebels on top of a building after ridding the Syrian village of Baghuz of Islamic State militants. Photo: Ronahi TV/AFP

US-backed Syrian rebels declare victory over Islamic State

  • Announcement was anticlimax, coming a day after Donald Trump declared IS no longer controlled any territory in Syria and with fighting still going on
Topic |   Syrian conflict

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An image grab released by the Kurdish Ronahi TV on March 23, 2019 of US-backed Syrian rebels on top of a building after ridding the Syrian village of Baghuz of Islamic State militants. Photo: Ronahi TV/AFP
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