Syria: The Tabqa Dam, a strategic infrastructure in the fight against the islamic state group
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Trend Update: ISIS Out at Tabqa/Euphrates Dam, May 2017
The Battle of Tabqa (2017) was an operation, part of the Raqqa campaign (2016–2017), dubbed Operation Wrath of Euphrates, against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) to recapture and secure Tabqa Dam, al-Thawrah city (Tabqa), Tabqa Airbase, and the surrounding countryside from ISIL. The anti-ISIL forces comprised the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and Kurdish militias, supported by the United States military. The assault on these targets by the anti-ISIL forces began on 22 March 2017, and control of Tabqa and the Tabqa Dam had been achieved by these forces by 10 May 2017.