Tuesday, January 31, 2017

As Anti-ISIS Forces Close In On Raqqa The U.S. Sends Them Armoured Vehicles

Euronews: Syria: Anti-ISIL forces close in on Raqqa

The US-backed campaign against ISIL is closing in on Raqqa, the Syrian capital of the group’s self-proclaimed caliphate.

The offensive is being waged by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) who say that under President Donald Trump they have seen signs of increased American support.

They aim to fully encircle Raqqa, severing it from ISIL strongholds in Deir al-Zor where tens of thousands of civilians are trapped by the jihadists.

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More News On The U.S. Sending Armoured Vehicles To Anti-ISIS Fighters In Syria

Syria anti-IS forces say US sent them armoured cars -- AFP
US-led coalition delivers armored vehicles to Syrians fighting ISIS -- FOX news
Coalition supplied armored vehicles to SDF for first time -- RUDAW
Syrian militias see more US support for IS fight, plan new phase -- Channel News Asia/Reuters
Trump administration sends armored vehicles to Syrian rebels -- RT

1 comment:

Jay Farquharson said...


"Hmm. Don't know about this. If they arrived shortly after Trump's inauguration then that means they were enroute during the Obama term. "