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# raqqa - Saturday 28 October, 2017

In liberated Raqqa, evidence of the Isis media machine is everywhere
# Syria
# Syria

In liberated Raqqa, evidence of the Isis media machine is everywhere

Oct 28th 2017, 8:00 AM 11,056 Views 20 Comments

The so-called Islamic State takes the subject of propaganda very seriously.

# raqqa - Saturday 21 October, 2017

'If jihadists die, it's for the best' - France doesn't want its citizens who became Isis fighters coming home
# Raqqa
# Raqqa

'If jihadists die, it's for the best' - France doesn't want its citizens who became Isis fighters coming home

Oct 21st 2017, 9:15 AM 19,593 Views 72 Comments

French citizens are among the biggest contingent of overseas fighters who have joined the so-called Islamic State.

# raqqa - Friday 20 October, 2017

US-backed forces declare victory over the Islamic State's former 'capital'
# Raqqa
# Raqqa

US-backed forces declare victory over the Islamic State's former 'capital'

Oct 20th 2017, 12:00 PM 4,247 Views 17 Comments

Raqqa was the Islamic State’s main centre.

# raqqa - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

US-backed forces have driven the Islamic State out of its former 'capital'
# Raqqa
# Raqqa

US-backed forces have driven the Islamic State out of its former 'capital'

Oct 17th 2017, 6:16 PM 9,599 Views 39 Comments

Raqqa was the Islamic State’s main centre.

# raqqa - Thursday 12 October, 2017

British 'White Widow' Isis recruiter 'killed in US drone strike'
# Raqqa
# Raqqa

British 'White Widow' Isis recruiter 'killed in US drone strike'

Oct 12th 2017, 7:51 AM 40,309 Views 97 Comments

Sally Jones used social media to recruit women to Islamic State and offered practical advice on how to travel to Syria.

# raqqa - Friday 16 June, 2017

Russia says that it may have killed the leader of Islamic State
# Air Raid
# Air Raid

Russia says that it may have killed the leader of Islamic State

Jun 16th 2017, 12:18 PM 28,042 Views 81 Comments

Russia carried out an attack on a meeting of IS leaders.

# raqqa - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Airstrikes or minefields: The deadly choice facing Raqqa’s 300,000 residents
# Syria
# Syria

Airstrikes or minefields: The deadly choice facing Raqqa’s 300,000 residents

Jun 11th 2017, 6:30 AM 7,051 Views 14 Comments

US-backed forces are advancing on Raqqa – a stronghold of the so-called Islamic State.

# raqqa - Monday 7 November, 2016

US-backed troops launch offensive on Islamic State "capital" in Syria
# Raqqa
# Raqqa

US-backed troops launch offensive on Islamic State "capital" in Syria

Nov 7th 2016, 7:13 AM 7,680 Views 27 Comments

Operation “Wrath of the Euphrates” involves some 30,000 fighters and began on Saturday night.

# raqqa - Saturday 5 December, 2015

Isis is preparing a 'backup capital' in case its main base should fall
# Escape Plan
# Escape Plan

Isis is preparing a 'backup capital' in case its main base should fall

Dec 5th 2015, 10:00 AM 18,361 Views 44 Comments

The city of Sirte, in Libya, has been earmarked as a potential fallback option for Islamic State.

# raqqa - Saturday 21 November, 2015

People are joining Isis because they're desperate for money...
# Starving
# Starving

People are joining Isis because they're desperate for money...

Nov 21st 2015, 8:30 AM 27,010 Views 70 Comments

Many Syrians who join the so-called Islamic State do so because they are starving according to one defector.

# raqqa - Sunday 15 November, 2015

France has launched 'massive' airstrikes on Isis in Syria
# Raqqa
# Raqqa

France has launched 'massive' airstrikes on Isis in Syria

Nov 15th 2015, 9:51 PM 91,291 Views 425 Comments

Some 20 bombs are reported to have been dropped, and an ISIS command centre and training camp destroyed.

# raqqa - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Why was it reported that this man was killed twice?
# Reyaad Khan
# Reyaad Khan

Why was it reported that this man was killed twice?

Sep 9th 2015, 1:23 PM 17,731 Views 58 Comments

David Cameron has confirmed the death of Reyaad Khan this week, although his death was initially reported in July.

# raqqa - Saturday 30 May, 2015

What happens when an Isis fighter gets married? They go on honeymoon...
# State Of Matrimony
# State Of Matrimony

What happens when an Isis fighter gets married? They go on honeymoon...

May 30th 2015, 8:30 PM 56,839 Views 109 Comments

The Islamic State is building a country.

# raqqa - Sunday 6 November, 2011

Syrian troops kill 11 despite Arab League accord
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian troops kill 11 despite Arab League accord

Nov 6th 2011, 4:46 PM 201 Views 11 Comments

Under the Arab League plan, Syria’s government agreed to pull tanks and armored vehicles out of cities, release political prisoners and allow journalists and rights groups into the country.