On Thursday evening, the U.S. Central Command confirmed that an American soldier had succumbed to injuries substained by an Islamic State IED (improvised explosive device) in the northern part of Raqqa province, near Ain Issa.

Previously, Al-Masdar News has published photos of US advisors and special forces present alongside the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the region. At Tall Abyad further north, US troops have also built an American military base.

On November 6, the predominately Kurdish SDF began a large-scale offensive, dubbed operation ‘Euphrates Wrath’, to liberate Raqqa, the functioning Islamic State capital.

Kurdish forces advanced 13 kilometers in the first two weeks of the offensive; however, since reaching positions 25 kilometers north of Raqqa five days ago, the SDF has been unable unable to breach the Islamic State’s next defensive line.

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he has no business being in a foreign land 10000 miles outside USA. the pig has to die.

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You ISIS fanboy. They seek to divide us to conquer. Put up the Russians against the US, the Shias vs. the Sunnis, the Christians vs. the Jews, etc etc.
The common goal of everyone shall be to get rid of Daesh=Qaeda=Muslim Brotherhood and all those who fund them.
Pigs eat the jihadis.
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Hellouf uh akhbar!