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Advances Against Islamic State Not Enough, Displaced Iraqis Say

Kurdish fighters backed by U.S.-led airstrikes have blunted a six-month advance in northern Iraq by Islamic State militants and their supporters. Yet few of the estimated 1 million northern Iraqis who fled the fighting see any hope of returning home soon. Three thousand of these displaced people are now at the Baharke camp near the Iraqi city of Irbil. Half the residents are under age 17. As fighters of the IS — known locally as Daesh — advanced, their reputation for brutality preceded...

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