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US-Supplied Syrian Rebels Win Back IS Territory

Syrian forces supplied by a U.S. ammunition drop last month have helped reclaim nearly 255 square kilometers of ground from Islamic State fighters, according to a senior military official. Speaking Wednesday from Baghdad by video conference, U.S. Army Colonel Steve Warren told reporters at the Pentagon that Syrian Democratic Forces pressured Islamic State militants from multiple fronts to regain territory around the northeastern town of al-Hawl. The group, which includes the Syrian...

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