Syria: Dozens of captured ISIL members pardoned in Raqqa

Dozens of ISIL members, who were captured by the Syrian Democratic Forces - an alliance of rebel groups - during an offensive to remove ISIL from its stronghold of Raqqa, have been given amnesty in a goodwill gesture.

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    Dozens of ISIL members, who were captured by the Syrian Democratic Forces - an alliance of rebel groups - during an offensive to remove ISIL from its stronghold of Raqqa, have been given amnesty in a goodwill gesture.

    The pardon comes on the eve of the Muslim festival of Eid-al-Fitr.

    Al Jazeera's Natasha Ghoneim reports from bordering Turkish city of Gaziantep.


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