Syria's war: Kurdish forces advance in Tabqa

Kurdish forces are advancing against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group in the Syrian city of Tabqa, which has been under siege for weeks.

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    Kurdish forces are advancing against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group in the Syrian city of Tabqa, which has been under siege for weeks.

    The US-backed forces are moving towards the armed group's stronghold of Raqqa.

    Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra reports from Gaziantep, near the Syrian-Turkish border.


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