BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:00 A.M.) – US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) continued to advance against the so-called Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in the embattled city of Raqqa, Monday, capturing key areas on the southern bank of the Euphrates River.

SDF fighters reportedly expelled IS militants from the southern Raqqa neighbourhoods of Hashim Abdel Malek and al-Yarmouk.

This is the first time for SDF fighters to cross the Euphrates since the campaign to recapture the city began.

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Deo Cass
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2017-07-04 11:00

Very bad news! The full fledged US invasion of all of Syria via their alien Kurdish mercenaries has started. The aim is to invade the oil and gas rich Syrian Arab lands and steal all of Syria’s oil and gas resources in the al-Raqqa – Deir Ezzur region for the creation of their artificial state called Rojava. The Raqqa campaign by the US Zionist proxies was never to fight ISIS which have long left Raqqa but to force the Arab native population out of their homes helped by constant terror air strikes by the US tyranny in the most heinous… Read more »

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2017-07-04 17:27
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“No one but President (Bashar) Assad’s armed forces and Kurdish militia are truly fighting the Islamic State and other terrorist organizations in Syria”-Vladimir Putin “alien Kurdish mercenaries” => YPG are locals. There are komrads that moved to help and they don’t ask money, they just ask bullets and food, drink (and a little weed if possible) to exterminate the roaches. “Deir Ezzur region for the creation of their artificial state called Rojava.” => Nope, they don’t intend separatism ” but to force the Arab native population out of their homes” => Syrians are NOT ARABS! Neither are Iraqis, nor Egyptians,… Read more »

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2017-07-04 20:19
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It is just funny when Israeli or Germans are slandered for ethnic cleansing by ignorant Arabs or ignorant especially English speaking Westerners. Half of Israels population by now descends from the 890k Mizrahim. After WW II between about 1945 and 1948 more than 12 million Germans were subject to an ethic cleansing committed by the victors. War ravaged Germany additionally accepted 2million foreign DPs. I say committed because the hypocrite nations were already working on international laws forbidding that crime. Half of the German population by now descends from refugees. Now the descendants of the very people/nation that committed the… Read more »