The city of Raqqah is considered one of the most important Syrian cities. The city is located on the northeast bank of the Euphrates River, at the edge of “Sharqiya Syria”, a term used to describe eastern Syria. Syria’s largest dam, the Tabqah Dam is located 40 kilometers west of Raqqah.
Turkey is now sworn to come in for the kill and aid Syria by knocking out ISIS, even if it means Turkey must fight its own military, which makes up the bulwark of ISIS forces in this region, and Turkey will supply both sides in the fighting simultaneously. Comedy?
…from SouthFront The Syrian Army’s Tiger Forces, supported by the Syrian and Russian air forces, have continued making impressive gains against the ISIS terrorist group in the province of Aleppo. The Tiger Forces further advanced along the Euphrates River and entered the Jirah Airbase. Now, when the ISIS-held town of Dier Hafer is de-facto cut-off […]
…from SouthFront Pro-Turkish militants and the Turkish army have still been facing difficulties in breaking ISIS defenses around al-Bab. Turkey-led forces have failed to seize Qabasin and Bzaah, and retreated from almost all areas seized inside al-Bab. Intense fighting is ongoing. Meanwhile, the Syrian army, supported by the Russian Aerospace Forces, continued its operation against […]
The US-baсked Syrian Democratic Forces, predominantly Kurdish YPG units, have been developing an advance in the eastern countryside of the ISIS self-proclaimed Syrian capital of Raqqah.
The SDF progressed 8 kilometres and liberated six villages in the second phase of the military offensive to oust ISIS from Raqqa. Photo: Raqqa liberation campaign/Facebook ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Coalition forces have reportedly carried out airstrikes on strategic bridges and routes in the countryside west and northwest of Raqqa as the second phase to […]
“It was in fact the US-backed forces that originally took Raqqah and then handed it over to Daesh.”
Stepping up the ante in the battle against ISIS, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has now advanced a total of 60 kilometers on the western Raqqa front, thus striking deep inside ISIS heartland. The Syrian army forces backed by their allied forces have established control over the strategic crossroads at Sfaiyeh leading to the northern city […]
Advance units of the Syrian Arab Army, supported by forces of Hezbollah, Iranian volunteers and Russian Aerospace fighter/bombers are advancing on the ISIS held Tabqa Military Airport, just south of Raqqah.
Families of more than one thousand Syrian soldiers are asking the regime to find out the fate of their loved ones a year and a half after their airbase in Raqqa was overrun and captured by the Islamic State (ISIS).