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US-backed forces to start offensive for Deir al-Zor soon

Local | 2017-08-25 13:33:02
US-backed forces to start offensive for Deir al-Zor soon
   The SDF have captured almost half of Daesh’s de facto capital of Raqqa.
U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces will launch an offensive to oust Daesh (ISIS) from Deir al-Zor province "very, very soon", an official from the alliance told Reuters Friday.

Ahmed Abu Khawla, head of the Deir al-Zor military council which fights under the SDF, said the assault might begin "within several weeks" in parallel with the battle for Raqqa city.

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The SDF alliance of Kurdish and Arab militias has been fighting to seize Raqqa from Daesh with the help of air strikes and special forces from the U.S.-led coalition.

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