Syrian army takes more oil fields from Islamic State in Raqqa and eastern desert
Saturday, 15 July 2017 () The Syrian army backed by heavy Russian air strikes seized a string of oil wells in southwest Raqqa province on Saturday, as retreating Islamic State militants battle to defend their remaining territory in the country.
US backed Syrian Democratic forces are engaged in fierce fighting with ISIL in the centre of Raqqa, the de-facto capital of the jihadist group in Syria. Kurdish fighters have taken up positions close to the Old Mosque. Syrian army takes more oil fields from Islamic State in Raqqa and eastern desert...
The top Kurdish counter-terrorism official said on Monday he was 99 per cent sure that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was alive and located south of... IndiaTimes - WorldAlso reported by •Reuters India