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Islamic State Fighters Recapture Palmyra

A Syrian monitor says Islamic State jihadists have recaptured the Syrian city of Palmrya, during what has become a back-and-forth battle for control of the famed desert city. Rami Abdel Rahman of the British-based monitor group Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Sunday, "Despite the ongoing air raids, IS retook all of Palmyra after the Syrian army withdrew south of the city." Earlier Sunday, the Observatory and the Russian Defense Ministry said more than 60...

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