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Oct 30, 2017
Purged of Islamic State, Raqqa celebrates first wedding since in Jazra: Lipstick, music and dancing set the toneResidents said Ahmad and Heba's wedding, held on Friday in Raqqa's western neighbourhood of Jazra, was the first in the city since US-backed forces seized it on 17 October.
Oct 23, 2017
As Islamic State caliphate nears its end, control of oil-rich Deir al-Zor province becomes prominentLatest reports and analysis of Islamic State territory show liberation forces closing in on caliphate territory, but it also means fight over Islamic State spoils and territories is just beginning
Oct 22, 2017
Donald Trump says liberation of Raqqa 'critical breakthrough' in campaign to defeat Islamic StatePresident Donald Trump on Saturday lauded the liberation of Raqqa as "a critical breakthrough" in the international campaign to defeat Islamic State and said the US will support diplomatic negotiations that end violence in the war-torn Syria.
Oct 20, 2017
Watch: 'Raqa was liberated by the will of free women', fighters in Syria's Raqa prepare for civilian handoverThe YPG prides itself on its promotion of gender equality and includes many women among its commanders.
Oct 17, 2017
Raqqa falls: US-backed forces clear Islamic State from their Syrian capital after four-month long battleUS backed militias raised a flag inside Raqqa stadium on Tuesday, a <em>Reuters </em>witness said, as a four-month battle to take Islamic State’s Syrian capital came to an end.
Oct 17, 2017
Islamic State fighters stage last stand as Raqa capture nearsOnly around 300 IS fighters are believed to remain in the devastated city of Raqa, once the de facto Syrian capital of the jihadist group's self-styled "caliphate" straddling Syria and Iraq.
Oct 15, 2017
As Syrian Democratic Forces close in on Raqqa, some Islamic State fighters leave the citySome foreign Islamic State group fighters have left the one-time jihadist bastion of Raqqa in Syria under a deal as the city's capture nears, a local official said on Sunday.
Oct 14, 2017
Around 100 Islamic State militants surrender in 24 hours as US-backed forces gain ground in RaqqaDozens of Islamic State group fighters have surrendered over the past day in Raqqa, the US-led coalition backing the offensive on the Syrian city
Oct 14, 2017
Syria conflict: All Syrian Islamic State fighters leave one-time bastion Raqqa, says human rights monitorThe jihadists left Raqqa with their families, heading to unknown destinations, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
Oct 09, 2017
US-backed fighters say assault to drive Islamic State group from Raqa in 'final week'US-backed fighters say they are nearing the "final week" of their assault to drive the Islamic State group from their one-time Syrian bastion Raqa, as the jihadists' self-described caliphate crumbles.