The operation to liberate Raqa, dubbed ‘Wrath of the Euphrates,’ involves some 30,000 fighters
AIN ISSA, Syria (Nov. 7, 2016) — US-backed Kurdish-Arab forces launched an offensive Sunday, November 6, on the Islamic State (ISIS) group’s de facto Syrian capital Raqa, upping pressure on the jihadists who are already battling Iraqi troops in Mosul. Continue reading US-backed forces launch assault on Syrian ISIS ‘capital’
The push will be supported by airstrikes from the US-led coalition bombing ISIS in Iraq and Syria
BEIRUT, Lebanon (May 24, 2016) — A Kurdish-Arab alliance on Tuesday, May 24, announced the launch of a major assault against the Islamic State (ISIS) group north of the Syrian bastion of Raqa. Continue reading Kurdish-Arab forces announce anti-ISIS offensive north of Syria’s Raqa
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu says the bombings have killed innocent civilians
ANKARA, Turkey (Feb. 17, 2016) — Turkey on Tuesday, February 16, denounced Russia’s bombing campaign in Syria as “barbaric,” saying the assault had killed civilians including children and the elderly.
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