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Kurdish Fighters Retake Parts of Islamic State Held Town of Sinjar

Kurdish fighters backed by U.S. airstrikes say they have entered and retaken parts of the northern Iraqi town of Sinjar, as they continue a large-scale offensive to wrest the strategic city from Islamic State militants. Peshmerga forces entered the city "from all directions to clear the area of remaining" Islamic State fighters, according to a Twitter post early Friday by the Kurdistan Region Security Council. The Kurdish fighters are now in control of a silo, cement factory,...

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