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    Fighting Islamic State, Kurds Among Few Making Gains

    May 22, 2015 5:23 PM
    • Zana Omar

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    In a two-week offensive, Syrian Kurdish fighters of the YPG (People's Protection Units) recaptured dozens of villages and towns from Islamic State militants. It's one of the few successful anti-IS operations, as the militant group continues to take ground elsewhere in Syria and in neighboring Iraq. VOA Kurdish Service reporter Zana Omer is on the frontlines in Tal Shamiran, where the YPG are getting help from America, both in the air, and on the ground. Robert Raffaele narrates.

      Fighting Islamic State, Kurds Among Few Making Gains

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