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Syrian Kurdish Female Fighters Expand Ranks Against IS

Syrian Kurdish female fighters are expanding their ranks on the frontlines of the fight against Islamic State militants in northeastern Syria. In a remote camp near the Kurdish city of Afrin in northwestern Syria, the leadership of Women's Protection Units (YPJ) continues to recruit and train young women to prepare them for combat missions against IS. "We learn how to use weapons and we take military education classes," said Rozelin, a new recruit. At the onset of the...

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