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Islamic State's last enclave captured

A fighter of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) holds her weapon as they announce the destruction of Islamic State's control of land in eastern Syria, at al-Omar oil field in Deir Al Zor, Syria March 23, 2019. 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.

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A fighter of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) holds her weapon as they announce the destruction of Islamic State's control of land in eastern Syria, at al-Omar oil field in Deir Al Zor, Syria March 23, 2019. U.S.-backed forces proclaimed the capture of...more

A fighter of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) holds her weapon as they announce the destruction of Islamic State's control of land in eastern Syria, at al-Omar oil field in Deir Al Zor, Syria March 23, 2019. 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. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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A view of burnt vehicles in the village of Baghouz, Syria, March 23. REUTERS/Stringer

A view of burnt vehicles in the village of Baghouz, Syria, March 23. REUTERS/Stringer

A view of burnt vehicles in the village of Baghouz, Syria, March 23. REUTERS/Stringer
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Fighters of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) put an SDF flag in al-Omar oil field in Deir Al Zor, Syria March 23. REUTERS/Aboud Hamam

Fighters of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) put an SDF flag in al-Omar oil field in Deir Al Zor, Syria March 23. REUTERS/Aboud Hamam

Fighters of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) put an SDF flag in al-Omar oil field in Deir Al Zor, Syria March 23. REUTERS/Aboud Hamam
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A Syrian Democratic Forces flag flutters on a damaged building in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria, March 23. REUTERS/Stringer

A Syrian Democratic Forces flag flutters on a damaged building in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria, March 23. REUTERS/Stringer

A Syrian Democratic Forces flag flutters on a damaged building in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria, March 23. REUTERS/Stringer
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American soldiers stand near military trucks, at al-Omar oil field in Deir Al Zor, Syria March 23. REUTERS/Rodi Said

American soldiers stand near military trucks, at al-Omar oil field in Deir Al Zor, Syria March 23. REUTERS/Rodi Said

American soldiers stand near military trucks, at al-Omar oil field in Deir Al Zor, Syria March 23. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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A damaged car is seen in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria, March 23. REUTERS/Stringer

A damaged car is seen in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria, March 23. REUTERS/Stringer

A damaged car is seen in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria, March 23. REUTERS/Stringer
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A fighter of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) reacts to the camera at al-Omar oil field in Deir Al Zor, Syria March 23. REUTERS/Aboud Hamam

A fighter of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) reacts to the camera at al-Omar oil field in Deir Al Zor, Syria March 23. REUTERS/Aboud Hamam

A fighter of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) reacts to the camera at al-Omar oil field in Deir Al Zor, Syria March 23. REUTERS/Aboud Hamam
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A member of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) walks in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria, March 23. REUTERS/Stringer

A member of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) walks in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria, March 23. REUTERS/Stringer

A member of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) walks in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria, March 23. REUTERS/Stringer
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Fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) sit in the bucket of an excavator in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria March 20. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) sit in the bucket of an excavator in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria March 20. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) sit in the bucket of an excavator in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria March 20. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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Smoke rises from the last besieged neighborhood in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria March 20. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Smoke rises from the last besieged neighborhood in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria March 20. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Smoke rises from the last besieged neighborhood in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria March 20. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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Smoke rises from the last besieged neighborhood in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria, March 18. 

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Smoke rises from the last besieged neighborhood in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria, March 18. REUTERS/Stringer

Smoke rises from the last besieged neighborhood in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria, March 18. REUTERS/Stringer
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Fire is seen during fighting in the Islamic State's final enclave, in the village of Baghouz, March 17.  
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Fire is seen during fighting in the Islamic State's final enclave, in the village of Baghouz, March 17. REUTERS/Stringer

Fire is seen during fighting in the Islamic State's final enclave, in the village of Baghouz, March 17. REUTERS/Stringer
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Fire and smoke are seen during fighting in the Islamic State's final enclave, in the village of Baghouz, March 17. REUTERS/Stringer

Fire and smoke are seen during fighting in the Islamic State's final enclave, in the village of Baghouz, March 17. REUTERS/Stringer

Fire and smoke are seen during fighting in the Islamic State's final enclave, in the village of Baghouz, March 17. REUTERS/Stringer
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Islamic state militant and women walk as they surrendered in the village of Baghouz, March 14. REUTERS/Issam Abdallah

Islamic state militant and women walk as they surrendered in the village of Baghouz, March 14. REUTERS/Issam Abdallah

Islamic state militant and women walk as they surrendered in the village of Baghouz, March 14. REUTERS/Issam Abdallah
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Islamic State fighters and their families walk as they surrendered in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria March 12. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Islamic State fighters and their families walk as they surrendered in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria March 12. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Islamic State fighters and their families walk as they surrendered in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria March 12. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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Injured Islamic state militants are seen in the village of Baghouz, March 14. REUTERS/Issam Abdallah

Injured Islamic state militants are seen in the village of Baghouz, March 14. REUTERS/Issam Abdallah

Injured Islamic state militants are seen in the village of Baghouz, March 14. REUTERS/Issam Abdallah
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Flares are seen in the sky during fighting in the Islamic State's final enclave, in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria, March 11. 
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Flares are seen in the sky during fighting in the Islamic State's final enclave, in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria, March 11. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Flares are seen in the sky during fighting in the Islamic State's final enclave, in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria, March 11. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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A fighter of Syrian Democratic Forces gestures as he sits near ammunition in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria, March 11. REUTERS/Rodi Said

A fighter of Syrian Democratic Forces gestures as he sits near ammunition in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria, March 11. REUTERS/Rodi Said

A fighter of Syrian Democratic Forces gestures as he sits near ammunition in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria, March 11. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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Fire and plumes of smoke are seen during fighting in the Islamic State's final enclave, in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria, March 11. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Fire and plumes of smoke are seen during fighting in the Islamic State's final enclave, in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria, March 11. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Fire and plumes of smoke are seen during fighting in the Islamic State's final enclave, in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria, March 11. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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Islamic State members walk in the last besieged neighborhood in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, March 10. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Islamic State members walk in the last besieged neighborhood in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, March 10. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Islamic State members walk in the last besieged neighborhood in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, March 10. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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A fighter of Syrian Democratic Forces loads a weapon in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, March 10.     
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A fighter of Syrian Democratic Forces loads a weapon in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, March 10. REUTERS/Rodi Said

A fighter of Syrian Democratic Forces loads a weapon in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, March 10. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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Children sit next to their injured mother near the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, March 7.   
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Children sit next to their injured mother near the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, March 7. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Children sit next to their injured mother near the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, March 7. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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Women hug near the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, March 7. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Women hug near the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, March 7. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Women hug near the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, March 7. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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Civilians walk together near Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria March 6. 
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Civilians walk together near Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria March 6. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Civilians walk together near Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria March 6. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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A boy looks at the camera near Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, March 5. REUTERS/ Rodi Said

A boy looks at the camera near Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, March 5. REUTERS/ Rodi Said

A boy looks at the camera near Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, March 5. REUTERS/ Rodi Said
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Boys pray together near Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, March 5. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Boys pray together near Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, March 5. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Boys pray together near Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, March 5. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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A fighter of Syrian Democratic Forces fires a weapon in Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, March 3. 

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A fighter of Syrian Democratic Forces fires a weapon in Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, March 3. REUTERS/Rodi Said

A fighter of Syrian Democratic Forces fires a weapon in Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, March 3. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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Fire from fighting is seen in Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, March 3. Picture taken with a long exposure. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Fire from fighting is seen in Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, March 3. Picture taken with a long exposure. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Fire from fighting is seen in Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, March 3. Picture taken with a long exposure. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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Hareth Najem, an Iraqi orphan lies under a blanket in a truck, near the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria, March 1. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Hareth Najem, an Iraqi orphan lies under a blanket in a truck, near the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria, March 1. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Hareth Najem, an Iraqi orphan lies under a blanket in a truck, near the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria, March 1. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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Men are detained by the Syrian Democratic Forces after coming out from last Islamic State pocket, near the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, March 1. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Men are detained by the Syrian Democratic Forces after coming out from last Islamic State pocket, near the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, March 1. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Men are detained by the Syrian Democratic Forces after coming out from last Islamic State pocket, near the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, March 1. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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A girl takes a stack of bread from a fighter of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) near the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, February 27. REUTERS/Rodi Said

A girl takes a stack of bread from a fighter of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) near the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, February 27. REUTERS/Rodi Said

A girl takes a stack of bread from a fighter of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) near the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, February 27. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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Women walk with their belongings near the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, February 26. 

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Women walk with their belongings near the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, February 26. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Women walk with their belongings near the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, February 26. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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Children sit together near the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, February 25. 

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Children sit together near the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, February 25. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Children sit together near the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, February 25. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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Trucks loaded with civilians ride near the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, February 25.   REUTERS/Rodi Said

Trucks loaded with civilians ride near the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, February 25. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Trucks loaded with civilians ride near the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, February 25. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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A fighter from Syrian Democratic Forces checks a man near the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, February 22.     
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A fighter from Syrian Democratic Forces checks a man near the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, February 22. REUTERS/Rodi Said

A fighter from Syrian Democratic Forces checks a man near the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, February 22. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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Smoke rises from inside the village of Baghouz, in this photo taken near Baghouz, in Deir Al Zor province, February 19.  
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Smoke rises from inside the village of Baghouz, in this photo taken near Baghouz, in Deir Al Zor province, February 19. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Smoke rises from inside the village of Baghouz, in this photo taken near Baghouz, in Deir Al Zor province, February 19. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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Fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) drink tea in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria February 18.   


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Fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) drink tea in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria February 18. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) drink tea in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria February 18. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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