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IS Militants Prepare for Lengthy Siege of Raqqa

Sitting in a crowded, noisy cafe favored by Syrian refugees in the Turkish border city of Gaziantep, Mohammad, a 34-year-old political activist, relished the prospect of Islamic State fighters being ejected from his native town of Raqqa, which he fled a year ago. But the former math teacher knows the terror group is not going to give up without a fight. He worries about his family, which has not made it across to Turkey, not having the money to pay border smugglers to get them...

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