As Jan Egeland, the UN humanitarian adviser on Syria, has stated, if there’s a worse place to be in the world at the moment than the Syrian city of Raqqa, then it’s hard to imagine.
We must be touched with the feeling of their distress, loss, grief and anguish, because war-party Washington is forcing many civilians in Raqqa to pay an unacceptable price.
Thanks to the indiscriminate US bombing raids, Raqqa, the self-declared capital of the terrorist group of ISIL in Syria, has now become the worst place on earth to live in.
It seems the widely condemned slaughter of civilians in Iraq’s Mosul was never enough; because the United States is now busy doing the same thing in Syria’s Raqqa – bombing civilians who have two choices: flee or die.
Local sources in Northeastern Syrian reported that a large number of US military vehicles and troops have been observed in the different neighborhoods of the Eastern part of Raqqa.
A leading US magazine revealed new details about the US F-18’s downing of a Syrian Su-22 fighter jet over Raqqa, noting that the American-made weapons do not always work as claimed.
The battle for Raqqa begins to resemble strongly Mosul operation despite the victorious statements of the U.S. CENTCOM and the Kurdish leadership, who daily release official briefings on their successes.
Yesterday, a monitoring group Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently published another footage of the aftermath of the U.S.-led coalition’s strikes on the city. Videos and photos show damaged buildings, bomb craters and fires.
Jim W. Dean – The US Coalition shows its hand once again for using proxy terrorism against Syria. We have a new report that the Kurds are offering ISIS a chance to leave Raqqa to fight the Syrian forces.
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in a statement extended their amnesty offer for ISIS fighters in Raqqa until the end of May
Jim W. Dean – This is quite a move by Turkey, which must have a lot of spare cash around to build a city for 80,000 so fast to move Syrian refugees back to. To announce something like this without consulting the host country – many would consider this a violation.
Russian Tu-22M3 strategic bombers have destroyed an Islamic State chemical weapons factory and killed numerous personnel with concentrated high-explosive munitions airstrikes around the terrorist stronghold Raqqa in Syria.
A senior religious official of the ISIL Takfiri terrorist group and his wife were killed in Syrian airstrikes in Raqqa province.
Obama administration pledged to play an integral role in liberating the city of Raqqa, but US-backed forces are moving in the wrong direction and are now nearly 80 miles from the Daesh stronghold. The Syrian Army (SAA) continued to advance on Raqqa after seizing the Taqba dam on the Euphrates River only 25 miles (40km) from Raqqa this weekend. The […]
The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies, supported by the Russian Aerospace Defense Forces, have liberated more villages advancing along the Salamiyah-Raqqa highway.
The Syrians, with Russian and Iranian backing, are continuing their offensive to capture Raqqah, a key strategic point and the de facto ISIS capital, therefore if it falls, a very great blow.
A prominent Syrian analyst described the US-led coalition attacks on ISIL positions in Syria as theatrical, and said Washington has ordered the terrorist group to withdraw from Raqqa.
A representative of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has told Sputnik Turkey that the SDF has launched a large-scale three-pronged offensive to liberate Syria’s third-largest city Raqqa, which has been the ‘capital’ city of Daesh terrorists for over 2.5 years.
A senior Syrian military expert said Washington is trying to save the Takfiri terrorists in Raqqa province by delaying the Kurdish forces’ military operations against the terrorist groups there.
General Joseph Votel, head of US Centcom, talked over cooperation with Kurdish and Arab militant groups while on a secretive trip to Syria on Friday.
Islamic State appears to be on the verge of being defeated in the key stronghold of Syria. The militant outfit has declared a state of emergency in their self-declared capital Raqqa in Syria.
Jim W. Dean – Palmyra will now become a key forward operation base for the continued offensive on Deir-Ezzor and Raqqa. As the Syrian opposition stalls the talks, its position just gets weaker. Syrian Parliamentary elections are just a few weeks away.
A source told Sputnik that some 200 terrorists on Sunday supported residents of Syrian city of Raqqa in their fight against Daesh. The U-turn challenged the jihadist group’s efforts to take a full control over the town. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — About 200 terrorists have taken the side of the residents of Syrian city of Raqqa, who have been rebelling […]