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Islamic State regains Syrian stronghold near Turkey border: monitor

Latest Update: April 11, 2016 | 262 Views
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AMMAN: Islamic State militants took back a stronghold in Syria’s northern Aleppo countryside on Monday, days after losing it to a grouping of mainly Turkish-backed rebels, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

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Factions fighting under the banner of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) had captured the town of al-Rai near the Turkish border on Thursday.

Reuters