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Kurdish Forces Battle IS to Keep Control of Strategic Syrian Dam

Nearly two weeks after regaining control of a strategic dam in northern Syria, Kurdish-led forces are struggling with continued blitzes from Islamic State militants who want to retake the area. The fighting centers on the 900-meter-long Tishrin Dam, held by IS for more than a year until Kurdish and coalition forces retook it in December. It supplies electricity to much of northern Syria. On Thursday, a group of IS fighters attempted to infiltrate the nearby Kurdish-held town of Ain...

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