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An Islamic State militant uses a loud-hailer to announce to residents of Taqba city that Tabqa air base has fallen to Islamic State militants, in nearby Raqqa city August 24, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

An Islamic State militant uses a loud-hailer to announce to residents of Taqba city that Tabqa air base has fallen to Islamic State militants, in nearby Raqqa city August 24, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

An Islamic State militant uses a loud-hailer to announce to residents of Taqba city that Tabqa air base has fallen to Islamic State militants, in nearby Raqqa city August 24, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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A resident of Tabqa city touring the streets on a motorcycle waves an Islamist flag in celebration after Islamic State militants took over Tabqa air base, in nearby Raqqa city August 24, 2014.  REUTERS/Stringer

A resident of Tabqa city touring the streets on a motorcycle waves an Islamist flag in celebration after Islamic State militants took over Tabqa air base, in nearby Raqqa city August 24, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

A resident of Tabqa city touring the streets on a motorcycle waves an Islamist flag in celebration after Islamic State militants took over Tabqa air base, in nearby Raqqa city August 24, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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Smoke rises on both sides of the line dividing the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights from Syria during fighting near the Quneitra border crossing August 27, 2014.  REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Smoke rises on both sides of the line dividing the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights from Syria during fighting near the Quneitra border crossing August 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Smoke rises on both sides of the line dividing the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights from Syria during fighting near the Quneitra border crossing August 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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Israeli soldiers stand next to a factory that was damaged by a rocket in a community in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights near the border with Syria August 27, 2014.  REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Israeli soldiers stand next to a factory that was damaged by a rocket in a community in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights near the border with Syria August 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Israeli soldiers stand next to a factory that was damaged by a rocket in a community in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights near the border with Syria August 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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Smoke rises following an explosion on the Syrian side near the Quneitra border crossing, August 27, 2014.  REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Smoke rises following an explosion on the Syrian side near the Quneitra border crossing, August 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Smoke rises following an explosion on the Syrian side near the Quneitra border crossing, August 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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A pickup truck mounted with a weapon moves on the Syrian side near the Quneitra border crossing between the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights and Syria, August 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A pickup truck mounted with a weapon moves on the Syrian side near the Quneitra border crossing between the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights and Syria, August 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A pickup truck mounted with a weapon moves on the Syrian side near the Quneitra border crossing between the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights and Syria, August 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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