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Kurdish Fighters Seize Key Islamic State Stronghold

Kurdish fighters say they have "liberated" a northeastern Syrian town that has been a key stronghold of Islamic State militants. A spokesperson for the People's Protection Units, or YPG, confirmed to VOA that the Kurdish fighters had seized the city of Tal Hamis, in Hassakeh province. “This victory is a huge blow for IS terrorists because they orchestrated their attacks against Qamishli and other Kurdish cities in Syria and Sinjar region in Iraq from this city," he...

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