A member of US-backed Kurdish-Arab forces near the Syrian town of Ain Issa, about 50km north of the de facto Islamic State capital of Raqqa. Photo: AFP A member of US-backed Kurdish-Arab forces near the Syrian town of Ain Issa, about 50km north of the de facto Islamic State capital of Raqqa. Photo: AFP
A member of US-backed Kurdish-Arab forces near the Syrian town of Ain Issa, about 50km north of the de facto Islamic State capital of Raqqa. Photo: AFP

Hungry for revenge, US-backed Syrian troops march towards showdown with Islamic State forces in Raqqa

Topic |   Islamic militancy
A member of US-backed Kurdish-Arab forces near the Syrian town of Ain Issa, about 50km north of the de facto Islamic State capital of Raqqa. Photo: AFP A member of US-backed Kurdish-Arab forces near the Syrian town of Ain Issa, about 50km north of the de facto Islamic State capital of Raqqa. Photo: AFP
A member of US-backed Kurdish-Arab forces near the Syrian town of Ain Issa, about 50km north of the de facto Islamic State capital of Raqqa. Photo: AFP
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