Thousands of civilians trapped in Syria's Raqqa

Thousands of Syrian people are trapped inside the city of Raqqa as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group is fighting to cling to the self-declared capital of its so called caliphate.

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    Thousands of Syrian people are trapped inside the city of Raqqa as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, known as ISIS) group is fighting to cling to the self-declared capital of its so-called caliphate.

    Al Jazeera's Natasha Ghoneim reports from Gaziantep on the Turkey-Syria border.


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