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Kurdish-led forces seize southern Raqqa city from ISIS

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US increases military support to Kurdish-led forces in Syria

Aranews - 2017-07-30 01:18
ARA News The United States has increased its military support to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), in a step to accelerate the anti-ISIS Raqqa campaign, military sources reported on Saturday. A spokesman for the SDF confirmed to ARA News th ...

Kirkuk: Kurdish Security Forces Rescue Kidnapped Christian Woman

BAS News - 2017-07-27 15:58
KIRKUK — After being kidnapped by a group of unknown men in central Kirkuk on Thursday, a Christian woman was saved by the Kurdish security forces and reunited her with her family. Chief of Security forces in Kirkuk’s Pirde subdistrict, Mohammed Tal’atm, ...

Syrian Democratic Forces advance in Raqqa, hit ISIS defences

Aranews - 2017-07-27 04:00
ARA News The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Sunday made new gains in the battle for Raqqa city after heavy clashes with Islamic State’s (ISIS) militants. The US-backed forces seized more ground in Raqqa city after hitting ISIS’s defences. ...

U.S. delivers drones to Kurdish –led Syrian forces

KurdPress - 2017-07-26 14:12
According to reports released by Syrian media the U.S. has sent drones to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) that is fighting against the Islamic State (IS) in Raqqa. ...

Syrian Kurdish-led forces breach wall of Old City of Raqqa

E-Kurd - 2017-07-07 14:31
WASHINGTON,— U.S.-backed Kurdish-led forces in Syria have breached the wall surrounding the Old City of Raqqa as they try to retake the city from the Islamic State group, the US Central Command has said. “Coalition forces supported the SDF advance into t ...