U.S.-backed alliance launches "Euphrates Anger" operation against IS militants in Syria
The operation aimed to isolate and topple the capital of international terrorism.
In Syria, U.S.-backed alliance has launched an operation "Euphrates Anger" against Islamic State (IS) militants to retake the northern city of Raqqa.
The operation aimed to isolate and then topple the capital of international terrorism indicating an initial phase aimed to surround Raqqa before any move to seize it.
U.S. President Barack Obama's counter-Islamic State envoy, Brett McGurk, told reporters during a stopover in Amman, the campaign will proceed in phases, deliberate phases, isolation phase and subsequent phases.