US-Backed Forces Take Over ISIS' 'Capital' In Syria
The Syrian Democratic Forces said Tuesday it took control of Raqqa over four months after the fighting moved inside the city limits.LEARN MORE
Officials said Iraqi forces are in complete control of Iraq's border with Syria.
Iraq says its war against ISIS is over.
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced Iraqi forces are in control of Iraq's border with Syria.
The terror group once controlled large swaths of land in Iraq and Syria, hitting a peak in 2014.
But since the beginning of 2015, ISIS has been losing a lot of territory in both countries — including major strongholds.
In November, Iraqi forces took back control of Rawa, one of the last towns the group controlled in Iraq.
That said, outlets point out fighters who follow ISIS ideology could still carry out insurgent attacks.
U.S. bases in Iraq and Syria have been struck 66 times since Oct. 17, the day a blast at a hospital in Gaza killed hundreds.
The Pentagon confirmed four additional attacks on American troops in the region following a U.S. airstrike in eastern Syria.
Twenty troops were reportedly injured on Oct. 18 at the al-Tanf base in Syria. The same day, four others were hurt at the al-Asad base in Iraq.
Police said the teen had materials to carry out what he described as a "lone wolf" attack.
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