Turkey worried Kurdish influence will grow in Syria after Raqqa

The alliance of Kurdish and Arab forces in Syria are celebrating the capture of the city of Raqqa from ISIL.

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    The alliance of Kurdish and Arab forces in Syria are celebrating the capture of the city of Raqqa from ISIL (also known as ISIS).

    But the growing influence of Syria's Kurdish factions is causing concern in neighbouring Turkey.

     

    Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra reports from Gaziantep, along the Syria-Turkey border.


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