Raqqa

Raqqa,

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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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The tribal Arab forces in Raqqa province have formed a number of units to fight against the Kurds who have occupied the city and are supported by Washington.
Summary: Moscow [Russia], Jan 10 (ANI): Russia's Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) Vasily Nebenzya on Wednesday expressed concerns over the humanitarian situation in Syria's Raqqa, adding that the situation had become 'awful' there.
Damascus, SANA -- Syria considers the claims of the United States and its so-called alliance about the liberation of Raqqa city from ISIS to be lies aiming to divert international public opinion from the crimes committed by this alliance in Raqqa province, an official source at the Foreign and Expatriates Ministry told SANA on Sunday.
Kurdish troops have declared victory over ISIS in Raqqa, the capital of the group's so-called Caliphate
backed Syrian force has declared victory in the northern city of Raqqa in a press conference on Friday, days after it said it cleared it from members of the Islamic State (IS) group.
16 that they had seized control of Raqqa, the de facto capital of Daesh's "caliphate.
Islamic State is on the verge of defeat in Syria's Raqqa and the city may finally be cleared of the jihadists on Saturday or Sunday, the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia told Reuters on Saturday.
AT least 2,000 Islamic State fighters are still holding out in the Syrian city of Raqqa, a US official has said.
ROME, July 12 (KUNA) -- The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has reached two new locations in Raqqa governorate with food assistance, using a newly opened land route that has allowed access for the first time in three years to Mansoura and other rural areas north of Raqqa city, the organization said Wednesday.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has delivered food to displaced people in seven hard-to-reach areas in Raqqa and Deir Ezzor governorates in northern Syria, where regular deliveries of humanitarian assistance have been suspended for more than three years due to conflict and besiegement.
BACKED Syrian force has captured a neighbourhood of the Islamic State group's de-facto capital of Raqqa after two days of fierce fighting.
The capture of Raqqa, the Islamic State's Syrian capital, was "a matter of days, not weeks," (http://www.