U.S.-backed force says it has taken positions in Islamic State Syria camp

FILE PHOTO: Injured Islamic state militants are seen in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria, March 14, 2019. REUTERS/Issam Abdallah/File Photo

BAGHOUZ, Syria (Reuters) – U.S.-backed fighters said they had taken positions in Islamic State‚Äôs last enclave in eastern Syria and air strikes pounded the tiny patch of land beside the Euphrates River early on Monday, a Reuters journalist said. Smoke rose over the tiny enclave as warplanes and artillery bombarded it. Another witness said the […]

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