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Kurdish Forces Meet Turkish Demands, Leave Northern Syrian Town

A Syrian Kurdish militia withdrew its forces Wednesday from the strategic northern Syrian town of Manbij, three months after helping to free it from Islamic State control. U.S. officials and commanders from the Kurdish People's Protection Units, known as the YPG, said the Kurdish force would head south to help in the fight for Raqqa, IS's de facto capital in Syria. The move satisfies Turkish demands that YPG fighters move east of the Euphrates River. Turkey considers the YPG a...

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