Hundreds of civilians have been killed and injured by IEDs and landmines that remained in the city after the defeat of the Islamic State by the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).
Hundreds of ISIS members have been able to escape Raqqa and reacher Europe after the terror group struck a deal with the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).
The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces have introduced a curfew in Al-Mashlab district in Raqqa city after a month since the city was liberated from ISIS militants.
An investigation conducted by the BBC reporters Quentin Sommerville and Riam Dalati, revealed that some 4000 ISIS members and their relatives were able to escape the city of Raqqa in a deal supervised by the US-led International Coalition.
On October 28, a total of 70 commanders graduated from the military academy in Ain Issa, an SDF stronghold in northern Raqqa. The SDF’s media department stressed that the majority of newly appointed commanders were of Arab origin, likely due to pressure from the US-led coalition to secularize the militia. Approximately 80% of SDF fighters…
The U.S.-backed SDF fighters have reportedly fired at civilians in al-Mashlab district of Raqqa city.
A new militant group named ‘Harakat al-Qeyam’ has been created to fight against YPG units in Raqqa province.