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Four years and one caliphate later, IS claims Idlib comeback

Four years and one caliphate later, IS claims Idlib comeback

January 16, 2018

BEIRUT, Jan 16 — The Islamic State group has been roundly defeated across much of Syria — which made it all the more surprising when it announced an official comeback in the country’s northwest last week. Syrian regime troops are currently waging a fierce assault against other jihadists and rebels in Idlib province, and in the chaos, IS appears to have gained a foothold. On January 10, IS media channels began claiming hit-and-run attacks against Syrian government forces in... Read more

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