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Monitor: Islamic State Takes Over Parts of Syrian Air Base

Islamic State militants stormed an air base in northeast Syria on Sunday, capturing parts of it from government forces after days of fighting over the strategic location, a monitoring group said. The air base at Tabqa, some 40 km (25 miles) east of the city of Raqqa, is the Syrian army's last foothold in an area otherwise controlled by the Islamic State group that has seized large areas of Syria and Iraq in recent months. There were fierce clashes between Islamic State fighters and...

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