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Iraqi Peshmerga Fighters Headed to Fight Islamic State Militants in Syria

Iraqi Kurdish fighters are one their way to the northern Syrian town of Kobani to help Kurds there battle the Islamic State militants who have been trying for weeks to take control of the area. A group of the peshmerga forces flew into Turkey early Wednesday, and then proceeded toward the border under escort by Turkish security forces.  A convoy carrying another group with heavy weapons also crossed into Turkey by land Wednesday on its way to Syria. Turkey's government has...

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