Photo Gallery: Dislodging IS from Raqqa 06/14/2017
  A woman is comforted by a young man in uniform during the funeral of eight...
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A woman is comforted by a young man in uniform during the funeral of eight fighters from the Kurdish force YPG, all of whom were killed in action outside of Raqqa. The offensive to take back the Islamic State stronghold has begun.