Syrian Kurds claim capture of key northern base from ISIS

A Kurdish forces (YPG) spokesman Tuesday reported that they had gained complete control of the Liwa (Brigade 93) base, deep inside Islamic State territory on the outskirts of Ain Issa. This town is 50 km north of ISIS’s Syrian capital of Raqqa. Last week, Kurdish forces seized the Tel Abyad border crossing with the backing of US air strikes.


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