U.S.-backed forces battling Islamic state take Raqqa's Grand Mosque

World Sep 5, 2017

U.S.-backed forces battling Islamic state take Raqqa's Grand Mosque

U.S.-backed Syrian militias have taken the historic old city of Raqqa and its ancient mosque as they press their offensive to defeat Islamic State, the U.S.-led coalition said on Monday. The Syrian Democratic Forces, an alliance of Kurdish and Arab militias, said last week it ...