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US deepening involvement in Syria's war against ISIS - WCVB Boston;

US deepening involvement in Syria's war against ISIS - WCVB Boston

WCVB BostonUS deepening involvement in Syria's war against ISISWCVB BostonThe United States is deepening its involvement in the war against the Islamic State group after an unprecedented American airlift of Arab and Kurdish fighters to the front lines in northern Syria, supported by the first use of U.S. attack helicopters ...and more »

US combat airlift marks deepening involvement in Syria - New Zealand Herald

US combat airlift marks deepening involvement in SyriaNew Zealand HeraldWASHINGTON (AP) " The U.S. airlift of rebel fighters into combat in northern Syria marks a further deepening of American military involvement in the war against the Islamic State group. It also suggests the Trump administration is taking an ...and more »

US-Backed Forces Airdrop Behind Enemy Lines In Syria For First Time - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty;

US-Backed Forces Airdrop Behind Enemy Lines In Syria For First Time - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyUS-Backed Forces Airdrop Behind Enemy Lines In Syria For First TimeRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyThe U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State (IS) extremists has for the first time airdropped troops behind enemy lines near a strategic Syrian town outside the group's self-declared capital of Raqqa, the Pentagon has said. The U.S. military airlifted ...and more »

US military helping operation to seize strategic dam near Syria's Raqqa - Al-Arabiya;

US military helping operation to seize strategic dam near Syria's Raqqa - Al-Arabiya

Al-ArabiyaUS military helping operation to seize strategic dam near Syria's RaqqaAl-ArabiyaThe US military provided air and artillery support – and transported local forces – in an offensive for a vitally important dam near the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa in Syria, officials said Wednesday. Tabqa Dam at the southern end of Lake Assad is about ...and more »

33 killed in US-led air strike in Syria: monitor - Defence Aviation Post;

33 killed in US-led air strike in Syria: monitor - Defence Aviation Post

Defence Aviation Post33 killed in US-led air strike in Syria: monitorDefence Aviation PostAt least 33 people were killed in a US-led coalition strike on a school used as a centre for displaced people near a jihadist-held Syrian town, a monitor said on Wednesday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the strike south of Al-Mansoura, a ...and more »

Syria: 33 dead in US-led coalition air strike - The Siasat Daily;

Syria: 33 dead in US-led coalition air strike - The Siasat Daily

The Siasat DailySyria: 33 dead in US-led coalition air strikeThe Siasat DailyBeirut: A US-led coalition strike is reported to have killed 33 civilians in northern Syria ahead of Wednesday's meeting of top officials in Washington focused on defeating the Islamic State group. Rebels and jihadists pressed offensives inside the ...and more »

Many killed in air strike near Raqqa - Saudi Gazette;

Many killed in air strike near Raqqa - Saudi Gazette

Saudi GazetteMany killed in air strike near RaqqaSaudi GazetteSyrian volunteers, known as the White Helmets, walk amid debris as they extinguish fire reportedly caused by air strikes in the rebel-controlled town of Hamouria, in the eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of the capital Damascus. — AFP. BEIRUT ...and more »

Raqqa: Civilians under fire with no access to healthcare - The New Arab;

Raqqa: Civilians under fire with no access to healthcare - The New Arab

The New ArabRaqqa: Civilians under fire with no access to healthcareThe New ArabIt is currently impossible for a civilian to be admitted into a hospital in the Raqqa region, local media activists report as the WHO warns of Syria's failing healthcare system. Tags: Syria, health care, Raqqa, hospital, Sarmad al-Jilane. There are ...and more »

Airstrike in Syria under scrutiny - Santa Fe New Mexican

Airstrike in Syria under scrutinySanta Fe New MexicanBEIRUT — The U.S. military said Wednesday that it was investigating claims that it had bombed a school in northern Syria where activists said dozens of civilians had been killed. The strike, which hit a building in the rural north of Raqqa province ...and more »

Deadly Air Raid Hits Refugee Shelter Near Raqqa: SOHR - malaysiandigest.com;

Deadly Air Raid Hits Refugee Shelter Near Raqqa: SOHR - malaysiandigest.com

malaysiandigest.comDeadly Air Raid Hits Refugee Shelter Near Raqqa: SOHRmalaysiandigest.comDozens of people were killed earlier this week in a suspected US-led coalition air raid that hit a school sheltering displaced people near Raqqa, ISIL's self-declared capital in Syria, according to a monitoring group. The UK-based Syrian Observatory ...and more »

Pentagon confirms airlift for Syrian fighters against IS - CCTV

Pentagon confirms airlift for Syrian fighters against ISCCTVWASHINGTON, March 22 (Xinhua) -- The Pentagon confirmed on Wednesday the U.S.-led coalition had offered airlift for Syrian rebels fighting the Islamic State (IS) near its de facto capital of Raqqa, Syria. "This is the first time we have conducted an ...and more »

SYRIA - gulfnews.com

SYRIAgulfnews.comBeirut: US-led coalition strikes reportedly killed more than 40 civilians within 48 hours in northern Syria, as the Pentagon on Wednesday announced reinforcements to allies battling Daesh in Raqa. In the deadliest raid, a suspected coalition air raid ...and more »

FIGHTING FUND - Morning Star Online

FIGHTING FUNDMorning Star OnlineTHE Syrian civil war intensified further yesterday, with Turkish, al-Qaida and US forces all launching aggressive actions. The US airdropped Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) militia fighters south of the Euphrates river in an audacious attempt to capture ...and more »

US Airdrops Marines Behind ISIS Lines in Syria - Antiwar.com

US Airdrops Marines Behind ISIS Lines in SyriaAntiwar.comUS forces in Syria have begun airdropping troops behind ISIS lines near the town of al-Tabqa, and near the important Tabqa Dam. The exact details of the airdrop are still emerging but they are said to include some US Marines as well as a number of ...and more »

US-backed SDF fighters capture Tabqah Dam near Raqqa in a behind enemy lines operation - ARA News

US-backed SDF fighters capture Tabqah Dam near Raqqa in a behind enemy lines operationARA NewsThe Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), with their Syrian Arab Coalition fighters, launched a multi-pronged offensive behind enemy lines on Wednesday to liberate the Tabqah Dam in Syria from ISIS. Apache helicopters, U.S. Marine artillery and ...and more »

US-backed forces begin offensive to take Tabqa Dam - Anadolu Agency;

US-backed forces begin offensive to take Tabqa Dam - Anadolu Agency

Anadolu AgencyUS-backed forces begin offensive to take Tabqa DamAnadolu AgencyU.S.-backed forces have started a "multi-pronged" campaign to wrest control of Syria's Tabqa Dam from Daesh, the U.S.-led coalition confirmed Wednesday. Spokesman Army Col. Joe Scrocca told reporters the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) offensive took ...and more »

US-led coalition airdrops forces in Raqqa province - TODAYonline

US-led coalition airdrops forces in Raqqa provinceTODAYonlineBEIRUT - The U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State has for the first time airdropped local ground forces behind enemy lines near the ISIS-held town of Tabqa in northern Syria, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, opening a new front in the campaign to ...and more »

More than 30 dead after US-led coalition air strike hits school sheltering families near Raqqa - Citizens for Legitimate Government

More than 30 dead after US-led coalition air strike hits school sheltering families near RaqqaCitizens for Legitimate GovernmentMore than 30 dead after US-led coalition air strike hits school sheltering families near Raqqa | 22 March 2017 | A suspected US air strike on a school being used as a shelter by families displaced from the Isil-held Syrian city of Raqqa killed at least ...and more »

BREAKING: Offensive To Drive ISIS Out Of Its Capital In Syria Appears To Have Begun - Western Journalism;

BREAKING: Offensive To Drive ISIS Out Of Its Capital In Syria Appears To Have Begun - Western Journalism

Western JournalismBREAKING: Offensive To Drive ISIS Out Of Its Capital In Syria Appears To Have BegunWestern JournalismAs 68 nations gather in the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. to discuss the Trump administration's new plan for defeating the Islamic State, the long awaited offensive to drive ISIS out of its capital appears to have begun. CENTCOM, the U.S. central ...and more »

US troops, Syrian fighters insert behind ISIS lines to retake key dam in Syria - Washington Post;

US troops, Syrian fighters insert behind ISIS lines to retake key dam in Syria - Washington Post

Washington PostUS troops, Syrian fighters insert behind ISIS lines to retake key dam in SyriaWashington PostHundreds of Syrian fighters and an undisclosed number of U.S. Special Operations forces launched a large-scale heliborne assault on the Islamic State in Syria, the Pentagon said Wednesday. The operation began Tuesday night and was focused around the ...and more »