Camel herders pass with their motorcycle in the western frontline of Raqa on July 17, 2017, during an offensive by the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, a majority Kurdish and Arab alliance, to retake the city from Islamic State (IS) group fighters. - Heavy bombardment and fierce fighting shook the Islamic State group's Syrian stronghold Raqa, as SDF said they captured a new neighbourhood from entrenched jihadists. Bursts of gunfire and artillery as well as the thud of air strikes conducted by the US-led coalition filled the air in western neighbourhoods of Raqa, on what AFP's correspondent said was the heaviest day of bombardment to date. (Photo by BULENT KILIC / AFP)
Camel herders drive along the western frontline of Raqqa in Syria on July 17, 2017, during an offensive by the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces to retake the city from ISIS fighters. AFP

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