Syrian rebels ‘capture’ symbolic town of Dabiq from IS group

Syrian rebels ‘capture’ symbolic town of Dabiq from IS group

Turkish-backed rebel fighters on Sunday captured the northern Syrian town of Dabiq from the Islamic State jihadist group, a monitoring group and rebels said. Dabiq holds crucial ideological importance for IS because of a Sunni prophecy that states it will be the site of an end-of-times battle between Christian forces and Muslims. The town itself […]