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Turkish-Backed Syrian Rebels Set to Attack IS-held Town

Syrian opposition forces began an operation Saturday to try to wrest a Syrian town from control of the Islamic State militant group.   Dabiq, in northern Syria, is of symbolic importance to IS, which says the town will be the site of an apocalyptic battle between Muslims and Christians. The jihadist group has occupied Dabiq since August 2014 and named its online magazine after the town. IS has been fortifying Dabiq in recent weeks, planting mines and other explosives and sending...

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