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Raqqa


Despite recent reports that the self-appointed Caliph of the Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed in recent fighting both in Mosul, Iraq and in Raqqa, Syria, a top Kurdish counter-terrorism official said on Monday he was 99 percent sure that the fundamentalist Muslim leader was alive and located south of the Syrian city …

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  Islamic State leaders have retreated from their de facto capital in Raqqa, leaving their men behind to die as U.S.-backed forces close in on the Syrian city. The ISIS leaders are planning to continue their fight in other friendly areas in Iraq and Syria, a defense official told the New York Times in a …

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