Report: Islamic State cleared from Syria's Raqqa

By REUTERS
October 17, 2017 12:46




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BEIRUT - US-backed militias have completely taken Syria's Raqqa from Islamic State, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Tuesday.

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an alliance of Kurdish and Arab militias backed by a US-led international alliance, has been fighting Islamic State inside Raqqa since June.


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