More Than 2 Years Later, Syrian Rebels Take Back This City From ISIS
U.S.-backed rebels battled the terrorist group for months to drive it out of Manbij, Syria.By Matt Picht | August 13, 2016
ISIS seized control of the Syrian city of Manbij in January 2014. After a monthslong battle with the group, Syrian rebels have taken the city back.
The Syrian Democratic Forces, a coalition of Kurdish and Arab militias backed by the U.S., announced they had liberated the city and freed over 2,000 hostages ISIS was using as human shields.
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