Fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) walk along a damaged street in Raqqa. Photo: Reuters Fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) walk along a damaged street in Raqqa. Photo: Reuters
Fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) walk along a damaged street in Raqqa. Photo: Reuters

US-backed forces seize 90 per cent of Raqqa from IS following months-long siege

IS seized Raqqa in early 2014, transforming the city into the de facto Syrian capital of the ‘caliphate’ it declared after taking control of large parts of Syria and Iraq

Topic |   Islamic militancy
Fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) walk along a damaged street in Raqqa. Photo: Reuters Fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) walk along a damaged street in Raqqa. Photo: Reuters
Fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) walk along a damaged street in Raqqa. Photo: Reuters
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