US backed forces defeat Islamic state
The Islamic State’s five year caliphate caomes to an end, says the US backed Syrian Democratic Forces. The SDF is led by a group of people called the Kurds. Kurds are Iranian ehtnic people in the Middle east. The IS grew out of Al – Qaeda in Iraq after the invasion made by the US on Iraq in 2003.The IS joined the rebellion against the Syrian PResident Assad in 2011.
Topics: Bashar al-Assad • Deir ez-Zor campaign • Ethnic groups in Syria • Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant • Kurds • Politics of Syria • Qamishli riots • Raqqa campaign • Syrian Civil War • Syrian Democratic Forces • Syrian Kurdistan • Terrorism • Violence • Violence against LGBT people • Wahhabism