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Syria: Rebel Forces Retake IS-Held Town

U.S.-backed Syrian rebel forces seized a small airport used as a base by Islamic State near the Iraq border early Wednesday. The Hamdan air base had served as an Islamic State outpost strategically near the city of Al-Bukamal, just a few kilometers from the Iraqi frontier. The airbase was captured just hours after an offensive was launched Tuesday seeking to cut the terrorist group's transit link between Syria and Iraq. Islamic State took control of Al-Bukamal in 2014, which,...

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