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August 8, 2014 4:02 PM

At Kurds’ front line, grim determination to confront Islamic State

The main front line between militants from the Islamic State and Kurdish fighters defending their capital, Irbil, was pitch black Friday night. Local residents had either fled or had turned off their lights and were staying indoors while the militants shelled the Kurdish lines and American and Iraqi aircraft responded with airstrikes.

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