US-backed force ousts IS from Syria's Hasakeh province

US-backed force ousts IS from Syria's Hasakeh provinceUS-backed fighters have ousted the last Islamic State group jihadists from Syria’s northeast province of Hasakeh, the force and a monitor said late Saturday. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters backed by the Washington-led coalition, have captured swathes of the country’s north and east from IS since 2015. On Saturday, they cleared a string of outposts in Hasakeh, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor.


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