A US-Backed Alliance Of Syrian Kurdish And Arab Fighters Have Captured A Strategic Air Base From ISIL In Northern Syria

SDF infantry in northern Raqqa countryside (December 2016)

A US-backed alliance of Syrian Kurdish and Arab fighters have captured a strategic air base from ISIL in northern Syria in the first major victory for the group since the US airlifted the forces behind enemy lines last week.聽 The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced on Sunday that they captured the Tabqa air base, 45km…

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