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Exclusive: U.S.-backed Syrian forces halt counter-Islamic State operations - sources

Reuters Wednesday, 9 October 2019 ()
U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters have halted operations against Islamic State in Syria as Turkey launches a military offensive in Syria's northeast, two U.S. officials and a Kurdish military source said on Wednesday.
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