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Syria Monitor: UN Deal to Relocate Some IS Fighters, Families

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Hundreds of families of Islamic State militants and some injured fighters are expected to leave rebel-held areas of southern Damascus under a U.N.-brokered deal, a monitoring group said on Thursday. Safe passage would be given from the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk on the outskirts of Damascus and neighboring Hajar al Aswad, said Rami Abdulraham, head of the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The families and some fighters will be taken to Raqqa in northern Syria, the...

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