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Feature - The Last Stronghold of the Caliphate
Lorenzo Meloni
The Battle of Baghuz Fawqani began on 9 February 2019 in the immediate surroundings of the Syrian town of Al-Baghuz Fawqani along the eastern banks of the Middle Euphrates River Valley. The battle marked the last stand of the Islamic State (IS) in eastern Syria as the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), assisted by American-led Coalition airstrikes, artillery, and military advisers, began their thrust into the last enclave controlled by the Islamic State in the Deir ez-Zor Governorate. SDF forces also secured safe corridors for thousands of civilians who were previously trapped inside the city to flee...

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SYRIA. Deir ez-Zor province. February 2019. Women fleeing from...
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SYRIA. Deir ez-Zor province. February 2019. Mohammed (6) , wounded...
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SYRIA. Deir ez-Zor province. February 2019. IS suspects detained...
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SYRIA. Deir ez-Zor province. February 2019. Yazidi enslaved from...
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SYRIA. Deir ez-Zor province. February 2019.
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SYRIA. Deir ez-Zor province. February 2019. The burial of young...
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SYRIA. Deir ez-Zor province. February 2019. IS suspects arrested...
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SYRIA. Deir ez-Zor province. February 2019. An IS suspect arrested...
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SYRIA. Deir ez-Zor province. February 2019. Leonora (19) from...
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SYRIA. Hajiin. February 2019.
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SYRIA. Deir ez-Zor province. February 2019. Two women from Dagestan...
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SYRIA. Al-Baghuz Fawqani. February 2019. SDF fighters
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SYRIA. Al-Baghuz Fawqani. February 2019. Traces of hands on a...
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SYRIA. Al-Baghuz Fawqani. February 2019. After many days of costant...
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SYRIA. Al-Baghuz Fawqani. February 2019. SDF night operations...
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SYRIA. Al-Baghuz Fawqani. February 2019. SDF night operations...
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SYRIA. Al-Baghuz Fawqani. February 2019. SDF night operations...
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SYRIA. Al-Baghuz Fawqani. February 2019. SDF night operations...
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SYRIA. Hajiin. February 2019.
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SYRIA. Al-Baghuz Fawqani. February 2019. An SDF fighter resting...
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SYRIA. Al-Baghuz Fawqani. February 2019.
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SYRIA. Al-Baghuz Fawqani. February 2019.
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SYRIA. Hajiin. February 2019.
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SYRIA. Al-Baghuz Fawqani. February 2019. Commander Adel Judy...
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SYRIA. Al-Baghuz Fawqani. February 2019. Coaltion Airstrikes....
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SYRIA. Al-Baghuz Fawqani. February 2019. A SDF fighter getting...
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SYRIA. Al-Baghuz Fawqani. February 2019. SDF night operations...
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SYRIA. Al-Baghuz Fawqani. February 2019. SDF night operations...
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SYRIA. Al-Baghuz Fawqani. February 2019. SDF night operations...
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SYRIA. Al-Baghuz Fawqani. February 2019. SDF night operations...
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SYRIA. Al-Baghuz Fawqani. February 2019. SDF night operations...
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SYRIA. Al-Baghuz Fawqani. February 2019. A fighter taking a...
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SYRIA. Al-Baghuz Fawqani. February 2019. Children jumping on...
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SYRIA. Deir ez-Zor province. February 2019. The burial of young...
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SYRIA. Al-Baghuz Fawqani. February 2019. Civilians fleeing Al-Baghuz...
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SYRIA. Al-Baghuz Fawqani. February 2019. Civilians fleeing Al-Baghuz...
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