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Kurdish fighters withdraw from key Syrian border city

Hundreds of Kurdish fighters withdrew from Manbij near the border with Turkey on Wednesday, according to the Syrian Defense Ministry, days after the Kurds appealed to Damascus for support against a threatened Turkish offensive. “A convoy of units of Kurdish fighters comprised of more than 30 vehicles left the region of Manbij, heading towards the […]