Drone Footage: Syria's Frontlines Seen from Above

Collection with 4 media items created by Gabriel Chaim

Syria 10 Dec 2015 00:00

Between October 5 and December 10, 2015, Brazilian videographer Gabriel Chaim shot a series of drone videos showing the situation in northern Syria, on the frontlines of the battle between Kurdish YPG forces and ISIS militants. 

Video shows the shattered remains of Kobane, devastated by the battle with ISIS, and since re-captured by Kurdish forces; as well as the frontlines near Raqqa, the de-facto captial of the so-called Islamic State.

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Drone YPG Raqqa Frontline (4K) Part 1
Ayn Issa, Raqqa
By Gabriel Chaim
10 Dec 2015

Video shot between October 5 and December 10, 2015.
Drone Footage showing Kurdish YPG forces consolidating positions on the frontline near the Syrian town of Ayn Issa, close to the Islamic State controlled city of Raqqa.
In July, 2015, Kurdish forces launched a military campaign to re-take the town of Ayn Issa and other villages held by Islamic State militants.

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Drone YPG Raqqa Frontline (4K) Part 2
Ayn Issa, Raqqa
By Gabriel Chaim
10 Dec 2015

Video shot between October 5 and December 10, 2015.
Drone Footage showing Kurdish YPG forces consolidating positions on the frontline near the Syrian town of Ayn Issa, close to the Islamic State controlled city of Raqqa.
In July, 2015, Kurdish forces launched a military campaign to re-take the town of Ayn Issa and other villages held by Islamic State militants.

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Drone Kobane Reconstruction Part 1
Kobane
By Gabriel Chaim
10 Dec 2015

Video shot between October 5 and December 10, 2015.
Drone footage showing reconstruction efforts in the Kurdish city of Kobane, on the Syrian border with Turkey. Workers and machinery remove debris in the areas that were destroyed during intense fighting between Kurdish forces and Islamic State militants. In the outskirts of the city, refugee camps were set up for people who fled Raqqa, the capital of the so called Islamic State.

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Drone Kobane Reconstruction 2
Kobane
By Gabriel Chaim
10 Dec 2015

Video shot between October 5 and December 10, 2015.
Drone footage showing reconstruction efforts in the Kurdish city of Kobane, on the Syrian border with Turkey. Workers and machinery remove debris in the areas that were destroyed during intense fighting between Kurdish forces and Islamic State militants. In the outskirts of the city, refugee camps were set up for people who fled Raqqa, the capital of the so called Islamic State.