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IS Militants Dominate Syria's Yarmouk Refugee Camp

A monitoring group says Islamic militants have taken control of most of a large Palestinian refugee camp on the outskirts of Syria's capital, Damascus. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Saturday that fighters from the Islamic State and al-Nusra Front, al-Qaida's branch in Syria, gained control of about 90 percent of the Yarmouk refugee camp. The two groups fought together against other rebels, including a militia of Syrians and Palestinians who oppose the Syrian...

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