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Efforts to Rebuild Raqqa Continue After Islamic State

More than one year after its recapture from Islamic State (IS) militants, Raqqa, the former de facto capital of the Islamic State’s so-called caliphate, is still struggling to recover from a war that devastated all aspects of normal life. Efforts are underway, though, to rebuild the city’s major bridges. Raqqa was liberated from the terror group by U.S.-backed forces in October 2017. During the 3-month-long battle, the city’s infrastructure was mostly destroyed, including dozens of...

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