How Raqa recapture affects complex Syrian war
While city's capture by US-backed force could be seen as embarrassing to Syrian regime, Raqa's strategic importance is minimal compared to neighbouring Deir Ezzor.
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Iranian military chief visits frontline near Syria's Aleppo
G7, tech giants meet to tackle terror online
Syrian general accused of journalist deaths killed in Deir Ezzor
Raqa liberators ready for civilian handover, on to next battle
Next round of Syria talks at end October
Female commander more than just poster girl for Raqa victory
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Turkish Red Crescent concerned by Idlib humanitarian ‘drama’
Ghost city Raqa scanned for survivors, bombs
Qatar says Gulf crisis hindering fight against IS
IS territory down to almost 10% of 2014 ‘caliphate’
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Netanyahu presses Russian defence minister on Iran
US-backed forces announce Raqa recapture
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Israel strikes Syrian anti-aircraft battery in response to shots
Last days of Raqa battles ‘toughest fighting yet’
IS fighters surrender as defeat in Raqa nears
Turkey deploys troops to Syria's rebel-held Idlib
Talks on Raqa civilian exit halted
Syrian forces retake part of Mayadeen from IS fighters
Suicide attack near Damascus police station
Syrian opposition filmmaker stabbed in Istanbul
Talks to let civilians leave IS-held Raqa
Israeli minister says Syria, Lebanon would unite if new war broke out
Jordan says has spent $10 billion hosting Syrian refugees
Turkey says Idlib operation will prevent migrant surge
Russian military jet crashes on takeoff in Syria
Russia accuses US of pretending to fight IS in Syria, Iraq
Turkish forces exchange fire with Syria jihadists
Syrian coalition forces hunt fleeing jihadists
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Syria World Cup dream ends in Sydney
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Urgent action needed for water sustainability in MENA
More than 60% of Middle East and North African region’s population lives in areas with high or very high water stress.
Syria’s displaced plan Raqa return
Syrians dream of walking through Raqa streets in make-up, listening to music once hometown is liberated from jihadists.
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Raqa activists turn into war reporters
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