Islamic State ‘Caliphate’ Defeated, Yet Threat Persists

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DEIR AL-ZOR PROVINCE, Syria (Reuters) – U.S.-backed forces proclaimed the capture of Islamic State’s last territory in Syria on Saturday, eliminating its rule over a self-proclaimed “caliphate”, but the jihadists remain a threat from sleeper cells around the world. Originally an offshoot of al Qaeda, IS took large swathes of Iraq and Syria from 2014, […] The post Islamic State ‘Caliphate’ Defeated, Yet Threat Persists appeared first on St. Lucia Times News.

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