Author: RYAN BROWNE, JENNIFER HANSLER AND BARBARA STARR, CNN

US continues Syria ISIS fight despite Trump defeat claim

Despite President Donald Trump's decision to pull US troops from Syria and recent statements from some senior administration officials, including Vice President Mike Pence, saying ISIS has been defeated, the US-led fight against the terror group in Syria is continuing, with US-backed forces recapturing ISIS-held towns and the US-led coalition carrying out hundreds of air and artillery strikes in recent weeks.