The Latest: US says deal reached to evacuate Syria's Raqqa

BEIRUT — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local):

4:30 p.m.

The U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group says a deal negotiated by local officials and tribesmen has been reached in Syria's Raqqa to evacuate civilians and local IS fighters but not foreign militants.

Omar Alloush, an official from the Local Raqqa Council, confirmed the deal Saturday saying local fighters have been included in the evacuation. He didn't immediately comment on the number of...

What feeling does this article give you?

#hashtags to follow:

Latest [+]    Syria [+]    Islamic State [+]    Raqqa [+]    Omar Alloush [+]    Local Raqqa Council [+]   

More #news: