Middle East

Syria Kurdish-jihadist battle kills 49

An image made available by Jihadist media outlet Welayat Raqa on July 25, 2014, shows allegedly shows members of the IS (Islamic state) militant group raising their black and white flag over a building belonging to a Syrian army base in the northern rebel-held Syrian city of Raqa. Islamic State fighters have seized Division 17 army base in the northern province of Raqa, killing and beheading scores of troops, a monitoring group said. AFP PHOTO / HO / WELAYAT RAQA === RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE





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