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Tuesday 3 October 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Raqqa

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In liberated Raqqa, evidence of the Isis media machine is everywhere
The so-called Islamic State takes the subject of propaganda very seriously.
'If jihadists die, it's for the best' - France doesn't want its citizens who became Isis fighters coming home
French citizens are among the biggest contingent of overseas fighters who have joined the so-called Islamic State.
US-backed forces declare victory over the Islamic State's former 'capital'
Raqqa was the Islamic State’s main centre.
US-backed forces have driven the Islamic State out of its former 'capital'
Raqqa was the Islamic State’s main centre.
British 'White Widow' Isis recruiter 'killed in US drone strike'
Sally Jones used social media to recruit women to Islamic State and offered practical advice on how to travel to Syria.
Russia says that it may have killed the leader of Islamic State
Russia carried out an attack on a meeting of IS leaders.
Airstrikes or minefields: The deadly choice facing Raqqa’s 300,000 residents
US-backed forces are advancing on Raqqa – a stronghold of the so-called Islamic State.
US-backed troops launch offensive on Islamic State "capital" in Syria
Operation “Wrath of the Euphrates” involves some 30,000 fighters and began on Saturday night.
Isis is preparing a 'backup capital' in case its main base should fall
The city of Sirte, in Libya, has been earmarked as a potential fallback option for Islamic State.
People are joining Isis because they're desperate for money...
Many Syrians who join the so-called Islamic State do so because they are starving according to one defector.
France has launched 'massive' airstrikes on Isis in Syria
Some 20 bombs are reported to have been dropped, and an ISIS command centre and training camp destroyed.
Why was it reported that this man was killed twice?
David Cameron has confirmed the death of Reyaad Khan this week, although his death was initially reported in July.
What happens when an Isis fighter gets married? They go on honeymoon...
The Islamic State is building a country.
Syrian troops kill 11 despite Arab League accord
Under the Arab League plan, Syria’s government agreed to pull tanks and armored vehicles out of cities, release political prisoners and allow journalists and rights groups into the country.