Edition: India  
 
> >

U.S. says Islamic State's Syria stronghold could be isolated in weeks

Reuters India Wednesday, 8 February 2017 ()
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military said on Wednesday it expects U.S.-backed forces on the ground to nearly isolate Islamic State's Syria stronghold of Raqqa in coming weeks, setting the stage for a push to seize the city.
0
shares
Share on
Facebook
Share on
Twitter
Post on 
Reddit
Share by
Email
 
Source: Reuters Studio - < > Embed

News video: U.S. says Raqqa could be isolated in coming weeks

U.S. says Raqqa could be isolated in coming weeks 01:06

The U.S. military says it expects U.S.-backed forces on the ground to nearly isolate Islamic State's Syria stronghold of Raqqa in the coming weeks. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Recent related news

Iraqi PM orders air force strike against Islamic State inside Syria

Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abbadi said on Friday he had given orders to the Iraqi air force to strike Islamic State positions inside Syria in retaliation...
DNA - WorldAlso reported by •Wall Street JournalAll India RadioCNSNews.comL.A. Times

Islamic State car blast kills dozens in northwest Syria

An Islamic State car bomb killed more than 40 people on Friday in a Syrian village held by rebels backed by Turkey, sources in the region and a war monitor said,...
DNA - WorldAlso reported by •Zee NewsHuffington PostAll India Radio

Iraq strikes IS in Syria as Iraqi forces enter western Mosul

Iraq's air force struck Islamic State targets inside Syria for the first time today as Iraqi troops on the ground pushed into western Mosul, the last major urban...
DNA - World

Seizing control of Syria's al-Bab important to push for Raqqa - Turkish official

Seizing control of Syria's al-Bab from Islamic State is important to wiping out the militant group from its stronghold of Raqqa, Turkish President Tayyip...
DNA - World


You Might Like


Other recent news in World

Fatal KANSAS shooting a possible hate crime, resulted in one death and injuriesOfficials: DONALD TRUMP adviser asked FBI to dispute Russia reports
KANSAS SHOOTING shocks an Indian city where 'every other house' has someone in AmericaINDIAN Foreign Minister ‘Shocked’ by Kansas Shooting
At conservative gathering, Donald TRUMP BLASTS purveyors of &#039;&#039;fake news&#039;&#039;ISLAMIC STATE car bomb kills more than 50 in northwest Syria
'We invited the pool'; White House defends decision to bar news outlets from PRESS BRIEFINGISRAEL blocks Human Rights Watch worker, claims bias
Syria activists say 2nd CAR BOMB has exploded near Syrian town captured from IS, killing at least 8DHS intel report disputes threat posed by TRAVEL ban nations

Twitter

Environmentally friendly: newsR is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2017 newsR / One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.  |  About us  |  Disclaimer  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Privacy Policy  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  Help  |  Contact us  |  DMCA / Content Removal
How are we doing? Send us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter