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Kurdish Fighters Reclaim Border Crossing from Islamic State

Kurdish fighters battling Islamic State militants have retaken a key border crossing between northern Iraq and Syria. The Peshmerga forces took control of Rabia after heavy fighting Tuesday, reclaiming one of the areas the militants seized as they swept into large parts of Iraq this year.  The Iraqi Kurds were aided by Kurdish fighters from the Syrian side of the border. In northern Syria, along the Turkish border, Islamic State fighters pressed an assault on Kobani, also known as...

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