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  1. Gezza

     /  October 18, 2017

    The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an alliance of Kurdish and Arab forces backed by the United States, have announced the capture of Raqqa after a four-month operation to drive out ISIL.

    SDF spokesmen announced the takeover of the strategic Syrian city on Tuesday after a final battle at a sports stadium where Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) fighters made their final stand.
    http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2017/10/sdf-captures-syria-raqqa-city-isil-171013110014050.html

  2. Alan Wilkinson

     /  October 18, 2017

    Britain and European counter-terrorism at full stretch for returning ISIS jihadists:
    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/isis-terrorist-threat-uk-britain-mi5-warning-a8005536.html