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The plan to take Raqqa from ISIS is taking shape

More American attack helicopters, artillery, and airstrikes to support local forces
Raqqa in Syria is the center of the Islamic State, the headquarters from which worldwide attacks are being planned and the efforts to create a new caliphate in the Middle East. The town is, therefore,...
5 March 2017 -
M. Whittington

Syrian government say U.S.-Turkish forces are illegitimately fighting ISIS

Bashar al-Assad's government demands that the U.S.-led coalition coordinate with them to make fight against ISIS in Raqqa legitimate.
Under the Obama administration, the United States had been trying to negotiate with the Syrian government and even their opposition groups in order to put an end to the Syrian Civil War. Many of these...
26 March 2017 -
J. Mark

American and Syrian troops drive ISIS leaders out of Raqqa

ISIS leaders have been forced out of Raqaa and have shifted their base to other locations
United States and Syria have successfully driven out many of the ISIS leaders from Raqqa and they now plan to continue the offensive from other locations in Syria and Iraq. The New York times reports...
9 March 2017 -
P. Ghose
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    4 March 2017
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  • Growing number of civilian casualties in Mosul pause battle against ISIS

    The fight for Mosul is difficult because of how densely populated it is. Now, hundreds of civilians are reportedly killed due to coalition airstrikes.
    The U.S-led coalition forces are currently battling ISIS in what is said to be their last stronghold in Iraq, Mosul, where the terrorist group's leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared a caliphate from...
    25 March 2017
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  • Did civilians die in the U.S. airstrikes in Mosul?

    Confusion surrounds the U.S. airstrike in Mosul in which large number of civilians are believed to have been killed
    U.S. Central Command has admitted that U.S. military did carry out an airstrike on Mosul. Allegations are also leveled that the strike led to large scale death of civilians which is in dispute. The...
    26 March 2017
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