Follow RT for recent breaking news from war-torn countries, including Syria and the city of Raqqa, approximately 160 kilometers east of the Aleppo Governorate. Get news and articles on the history of Raqqa, which was founded around 244–242 BC. Raqqa boasts medieval architecture and traditional heritage. During the Syrian Civil War in 2013, it was captured by terrorist groups, including ISIS. Raqqa became the center of fighting, during which many people were killed and infrastructure and heritage were destroyed. Find news and updates on the past and current situation in Raqqa, and Syria in general.Find news on RT.com on the Battle of Raqqa, which took place in 2017. Russia accused the US-led coalition of carpet-bombing in Raqqa. Read RT to find news on US-led activities and military actions in Raqqa. Finally, in October 2017, the Syrian Democratic Forces declared the liberation of Raqqa and complete victory over ISIS. Check out the news on RT for the military actions of the legitimate government of Bashar Assad and the Syrian Army in Raqqa against ISIS. RT covered breaking news from Raqqa and Syria in general during the military actions taking place there. Find videos on YouTube and other sources from RT correspondents such as Murad Gazdiev, Maria Finoshina, Roman Kosarev, and Lizzie Phelan, as they broadcast from Syria. Their broadcasts showed the destruction, destitution, and horror of the war. Go to RT.com and YouTube to find information and videos from post-war Raqqa, including military equipment left behind after ISIS fled.