Islamic State Supporters Escape in Syria as US Pulls Back

Hundreds of Islamic State supporters escaped from a holding camp in northern Syria amid heavy clashes between invading Turkish-led forces and Kurdish fighters.

  • Published 13 October 2019

AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) — Hundreds of Islamic State supporters escaped from a holding camp in northern Syria on Sunday amid heavy clashes between invading Turkish-led forces and Kurdish fighters, and President Donald Trump ordered all U.S. troops to withdraw from the north to avoid getting caught in the fighting. The twin developments reflected the rapidly growing chaos in Syria in the week since Trump ordered American forces in the region to step aside, leaving the… Read at AP News