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Islamic State takes Syria town near Iraq from rivals

Posted: July 2, 2014 at 3:57 a.m.

An Islamic fighter rides with a missile during a military parade Monday in Raqqa in northern Syria.

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant captured a key Syrian town near the Iraq border from other rebels Tuesday and advanced toward a stronghold of its main jihadi rivals, an activist group said.

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