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Fighting for Syria's Daraa intensifies

Syrian government forces and rebels have traded fire across Daraa as opposition activists warned the government was preparing to try and retake the remainder of the southern city.

Syrian forces advance on IS capital Raqqa

Bassem Mroue and Suzan Fraser
A US-backed Syrian force has begun an offensive to capture the northern city of Raqqa, the de facto capital of Islamic State, after months of clearing operations.

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