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US-backed forces comb Raqqa after Daesh ouster

RAQQA: US-backed forces combed the ruins of Raqqa for survivors and bombs Wednesday, after retaking the Syrian city from Daesh terrorists and dealing their dreams of statehood a fatal blow.A lightning final assault by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on ...

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Daesh cleared from Syria’s Raqqa — monitor

RAQQA, Syria: US-backed militias have completely taken Syria’s Raqqa from Daesh, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Tuesday.The fall of Raqqa city, where Daesh staged euphoric parades after its string of lightning victories in 2014, is a potent ...

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Daesh in Raqqa mounts last stand around city stadium

RAQQA, Syria: US-backed militias said on Tuesday they are battling Daesh around Raqqa stadium, the jihadists’ last foothold in their former Syrian capital, after seizing a nearby hospital.The fall of Raqqa city, where Daesh staged euphoric parades after its string ...

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Daesh on the run as stronghold Raqqa’s fall nears

KOBANE/BEIRUT: Dozens of Daesh terrorists have surrendered in their former Syrian stronghold of Raqqa, the US-led coalition said Saturday, as the fall of the one-time militant bastion nears.Meanwhile, troops of the Syrian regime and allied forces captured the city of ...

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All Syrian Daesh fighters leave Raqqa: monitor

KOBANE, Syria: All Syrian fighters of the Daesh group have left the jihadists’ one-time bastion of Raqqa and preparations are under way for foreign combatants to leave, a monitor said Saturday.The jihadists left Raqqa with their families, heading to unknown ...

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