Caliphate’s end game: trapped in this tiny Syrian village, Islamic State militants are making their final stand

//Caliphate’s end game: trapped in this tiny Syrian village, Islamic State militants are making their final stand

Caliphate’s end game: trapped in this tiny Syrian village, Islamic State militants are making their final stand

More than 300 Islamic State militants surrounded in a tiny area in eastern Syria are refusing to surrender to US-backed forces and are trying to negotiate an exit, Syrian activists and a person close to the negotiations said on Monday.The extremists are bottled up in the village of Baghouz, where they are hiding among hundreds of civilians and preventing them from leaving. The stalling tactics are likely to further delay a declaration of the end of the IS group’s self-proclaimed caliphate,…

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By | 2019-02-18T22:54:52+00:00 February 18th, 2019|World|Comments Off on Caliphate’s end game: trapped in this tiny Syrian village, Islamic State militants are making their final stand