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Russia: US has wiped Raqqa off the face of earth

SHAFAQNA- Russia on Sunday accused the US-led coalition in Syria of having flattened Raqqa with a Dresden-like bombing campaign and masking the destruction with a rush of humanitarian aid. Russia said the US has wiped the Syrian city…

At least 29 civilians killed in US airstrikes on Syria’s Raqqah

SHAFAQNA- A UK-based monitoring group says at least 29 people have been killed in US airstrikes in the Syrian city of Raqqah. "At least eight children are among the dead," said the director of the so-called Syrian Observatory for Human…

Russia: US Coalition Providing Safe Corridors For ISIS To Flee Raqqa

SHAFAQNA - The Russian military has accused the U.S.-led coalition in Syria of providing safe corridors for the Islamic State group to leave the area around its stronghold of Raqqa. Col. Gen. Sergei Surovikin, the commander of Russian forces…

US airstrikes kill 43 people in Syria’s Raqqah

SHAFAQNA - At least 43 people have lost their lives in fresh US airstrikes in the northern Syrian province of Raqqah. Syrian state TV said the air raids hit Raqqah’s Jomeili neighborhood on Saturday, adding children were among the victims. The…

Civilian death toll keeps growing in Raqqa amid intensifying air raids

SHAFAQNA - Collateral damage becomes more and more sensitive in Raqqa city, as US-led international coalition intensifies airstrikes and artillery shelling on the Syrian “capital” of the so-called “Islamic State” (IS, formerly ISIL/ISIS). As…

US-led airstrike kills 11 Syrian civilians in Daesh-held Raqqah

SHAFAQNA - A so-called monitoring group says nearly a dozen civilians have lost their lives when the US-led coalition purportedly fighting the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group carried out an aerial attack in Syria's militant-held northern province…