One year after IS 'defeat', Syria's Raqa still in fear

October 18, 2018

A member of Raqa's Internal Security Forces mans a checkpoint at the entrance of the Syrian city that was ruled by the Islamic State group until a year ago (AFP)

A year after a US-backed alliance of Syrian fighters drove the Islamic State group from the northern city of Raqa, traumatised civilians still live in fear of near-daily bombings.