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With IS Forced Out, Village Life Returns for Some in Syria

Slowly, people are making their way back from refugee camps in Turkey and elsewhere to the Syrian city of Kobani and the surrounding countryside and trying to pick up the pieces of their lives. Islamic state militants overran and devastated the area in September, then were forced out last month by Kurdish fighters, backed by anti-IS-coalition airstrikes. Their retreat has not taken them far away. Life is hardly carefree for the returning villagers as they guard against the...

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