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Syria: SAA launches offensive against IS fighters in Raqqa desert03:14

Syria: SAA launches offensive against IS fighters in Raqqa desert

Syrian Arab Republic, Raqqa
June 2, 2020 at 21:04 GMT -00:00 · Published

The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) reportedly launched an offensive against positions of the so-called Islamic State (IS; formerly ISIS/ISIL), near Al-Rawda in the Raqqa desert on Tuesday.

The SAA soldiers were filmed driving in a caravan and engaging in a battle with an IS group, which a Syrian media report describes as "50 members headed by a former security officer in the organization who went to fight in Libya."

Syria: SAA launches offensive against IS fighters in Raqqa desert03:14
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The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) reportedly launched an offensive against positions of the so-called Islamic State (IS; formerly ISIS/ISIL), near Al-Rawda in the Raqqa desert on Tuesday.

The SAA soldiers were filmed driving in a caravan and engaging in a battle with an IS group, which a Syrian media report describes as "50 members headed by a former security officer in the organization who went to fight in Libya."

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