Syria: see Ar RaqqahAr Raqqah
or El Rashid
, city (1995 est. pop. 120,000), capital of Ar Raqqah governorate, N Syria, on the Euphrates River. Carpets are manufactured, and the city has an agricultural experimental station.
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The most recent wife - until proven otherwise - remains the product of social gossip in Al Raqqa.
Washington -- Air strikes on the city of Raqqa in northern Syria killed at least 32 members of the so called Islamic State (IS) militant group and wounded 40 more, an activist group says on Sunday.
At least 32 Islamic State fighters were killed and 40 more wounded in Syria's Raqqa province on Sunday, in a series of air strikes believed to be carried out by a U.
Since the Paris attacks last week, France has vowed revenge on the Daesh (ISIS) militants responsible for the bloodbath--a plan that became apparent almost immediately, with French warplanes heading for the group's Syrian headquarter city, Raqqa, all last week.
In a Commons statement, he told MPs that IS needed to be dealt with in its Syrian stronghold of Raqqa - the "snake's head" - where its terror campaigns were planned and orchestrated.
Senior military sources say the assault on Raqqa will be launched by elite teams directing Kurds and Iraqis.
Special forces will look to stave off insurgent attacks by taking Raqqa, the extremist group's de facto Syrian capital since 2013.
Summary: While the Obama administration haggles over its Syria strategy, a Kurdish militia that claims more than 25,000 battle-hardened fighters is poised several dozen kilometers north of the ISIS "capital" of Raqqa -- ready to roll toward the extremists' sanctuary.
Arizona, SANA- Syrian Fabiola al-Ibrahim, 22years, from Raqqa City was crowned Miss Arab USA 2015.
A SERIES of US-led coalition air strikes targeting the Islamic State group's stronghold of Raqqa in eastern Syria has killed at least 10 militants and wounded many others.
led coalition forces conducted 16 airstrikes Saturday and early Sunday against key Daesh terrorist group buildings and transit routes in the group's stronghold of Raqqa, Syria, a U.
The Observatory said that IS militants transferred the corpses of 26 of its fighters to Raqqa after they were killed in Ein Issa by airstrikes.