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Turkey attacks Kurds in northeast Syria

Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters assist their injured fellow fighter near the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 24.   REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters assist their injured fellow fighter near the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 24. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters assist their injured fellow fighter near the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 24. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter walks an elderly woman past fellow resting fighters near the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 24.   REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter walks an elderly woman past fellow resting fighters near the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 24. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter walks an elderly woman past fellow resting fighters near the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 24. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters walk inside a building they use to shelter near the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 24. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters walk inside a building they use to shelter near the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 24. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters walk inside a building they use to shelter near the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 24. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters drive their military tank near the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 24.   REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters drive their military tank near the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 24. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters drive their military tank near the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 24. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters ride in their military tank near the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 24.   REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters ride in their military tank near the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 24. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters ride in their military tank near the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 24. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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An elderly woman and a child are seen along a deserted street in the town of Ras al-Ain, Syria, October 24.    REUTERS/Aboud Hamam

An elderly woman and a child are seen along a deserted street in the town of Ras al-Ain, Syria, October 24. REUTERS/Aboud Hamam

An elderly woman and a child are seen along a deserted street in the town of Ras al-Ain, Syria, October 24. REUTERS/Aboud Hamam
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Russian and Syrian national flags are pictured near the northern Syrian village of Zor Magar, as seen from the Turkish border town of Karkamis, Turkey, October 23.    REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

Russian and Syrian national flags are pictured near the northern Syrian village of Zor Magar, as seen from the Turkish border town of Karkamis, Turkey, October 23. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

Russian and Syrian national flags are pictured near the northern Syrian village of Zor Magar, as seen from the Turkish border town of Karkamis, Turkey, October 23. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir
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Syrian President Bashar al Assad visits Syrian army troops in northwestern Idlib province, Syria, October 22.    SANA/via REUTERS

Syrian President Bashar al Assad visits Syrian army troops in northwestern Idlib province, Syria, October 22. SANA/via REUTERS

Syrian President Bashar al Assad visits Syrian army troops in northwestern Idlib province, Syria, October 22. SANA/via REUTERS
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Mourners and fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces carry the coffins of Kurdish fighters who were killed during clashes in the northeastern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, during a funeral procession in the town of Qamishli, Syria, October 22. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Mourners and fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces carry the coffins of Kurdish fighters who were killed during clashes in the northeastern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, during a funeral procession in the town of Qamishli, Syria, October 22....more

Mourners and fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces carry the coffins of Kurdish fighters who were killed during clashes in the northeastern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, during a funeral procession in the town of Qamishli, Syria, October 22. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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A fighter of the Syrian Democratic Forces mourns during the funeral procession of Kurdish fighters who were killed during clashes in the northeastern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, in the town of Qamishli, Syria, October 22.   
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A fighter of the Syrian Democratic Forces mourns during the funeral procession of Kurdish fighters who were killed during clashes in the northeastern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, in the town of Qamishli, Syria, October 22. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

A fighter of the Syrian Democratic Forces mourns during the funeral procession of Kurdish fighters who were killed during clashes in the northeastern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, in the town of Qamishli, Syria, October 22. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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Displaced Kurdish children, who fled from violence with their family after a Turkish offensive in northeastern Syria, sit in a classroom at a public school used as shelter where they now live, in Hasakah, Syria, October 22.  
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Displaced Kurdish children, who fled from violence with their family after a Turkish offensive in northeastern Syria, sit in a classroom at a public school used as shelter where they now live, in Hasakah, Syria, October 22. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Displaced Kurdish children, who fled from violence with their family after a Turkish offensive in northeastern Syria, sit in a classroom at a public school used as shelter where they now live, in Hasakah, Syria, October 22. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter takes a rest near the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 22.  
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A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter takes a rest near the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 22. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter takes a rest near the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 22. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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A convoy of U.S. vehicles is seen after withdrawing from northern Syria, in Erbil, Iraq, October 21.   REUTERS/Azad Lashkari

A convoy of U.S. vehicles is seen after withdrawing from northern Syria, in Erbil, Iraq, October 21. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari

A convoy of U.S. vehicles is seen after withdrawing from northern Syria, in Erbil, Iraq, October 21. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari
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Displaced Kurds stuck at a border after a Turkish offensive in northeastern Syria, wait to try cross to the Iraqi side, at the Semalka crossing, next Derik city, Syria, October 21.  
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Displaced Kurds stuck at a border after a Turkish offensive in northeastern Syria, wait to try cross to the Iraqi side, at the Semalka crossing, next Derik city, Syria, October 21. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Displaced Kurds stuck at a border after a Turkish offensive in northeastern Syria, wait to try cross to the Iraqi side, at the Semalka crossing, next Derik city, Syria, October 21. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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A picture of a member of the Syrian Kurdish (YPG) militia, who was killed during clashes in Syria, hangs on an ambulance during a funeral in Kirkuk, Iraq, October 21.  
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A picture of a member of the Syrian Kurdish (YPG) militia, who was killed during clashes in Syria, hangs on an ambulance during a funeral in Kirkuk, Iraq, October 21. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed

A picture of a member of the Syrian Kurdish (YPG) militia, who was killed during clashes in Syria, hangs on an ambulance during a funeral in Kirkuk, Iraq, October 21. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed
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A wounded girl is treated in the town of Tal Abyad, Syria,  October 20. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A wounded girl is treated in the town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 20. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A wounded girl is treated in the town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 20. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Turkish soldiers stand in front of the flag-wrapped coffin of their comrade Sefa Findik, who was killed in the military operation in northeast Syria, during a ceremony at the GAP Airport in Sanliurfa, Turkey, October 20. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Turkish soldiers stand in front of the flag-wrapped coffin of their comrade Sefa Findik, who was killed in the military operation in northeast Syria, during a ceremony at the GAP Airport in Sanliurfa, Turkey, October 20. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Turkish soldiers stand in front of the flag-wrapped coffin of their comrade Sefa Findik, who was killed in the military operation in northeast Syria, during a ceremony at the GAP Airport in Sanliurfa, Turkey, October 20. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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A boy stands in line as people receive aid donated by the Turkish Red Crescent in the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 19. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A boy stands in line as people receive aid donated by the Turkish Red Crescent in the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 19. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A boy stands in line as people receive aid donated by the Turkish Red Crescent in the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 19. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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An explosion in the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 17. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

An explosion in the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 17. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

An explosion in the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 17. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov
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Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters stand near underground tunnels said to be made by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Tal Abyad, Syria October 17. REUTERS/Mahmoud Hassano

Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters stand near underground tunnels said to be made by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Tal Abyad, Syria October 17. REUTERS/Mahmoud Hassano

Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters stand near underground tunnels said to be made by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Tal Abyad, Syria October 17. REUTERS/Mahmoud Hassano
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Turkish soldiers are seen in the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 17. Turkish Defence Ministry/via REUTERS

Turkish soldiers are seen in the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 17. Turkish Defence Ministry/via REUTERS

Turkish soldiers are seen in the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 17. Turkish Defence Ministry/via REUTERS
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Turkish army vehicles are moving on a road near the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 18. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

Turkish army vehicles are moving on a road near the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 18. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

Turkish army vehicles are moving on a road near the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 18. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov
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A girl walks near a truck mounted with a weapon in the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 17. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A girl walks near a truck mounted with a weapon in the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 17. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A girl walks near a truck mounted with a weapon in the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 17. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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A Russian flag is pictured near the northern Syrian village of Zor Magar, as seen from the Turkish border town of Karkamis in Gaziantep province, Turkey, October 17. Can Erok/Demiroren News Agency/via REUTERS

A Russian flag is pictured near the northern Syrian village of Zor Magar, as seen from the Turkish border town of Karkamis in Gaziantep province, Turkey, October 17. Can Erok/Demiroren News Agency/via REUTERS

A Russian flag is pictured near the northern Syrian village of Zor Magar, as seen from the Turkish border town of Karkamis in Gaziantep province, Turkey, October 17. Can Erok/Demiroren News Agency/via REUTERS
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A Syrian displaced woman, who fled violence after the Turkish offensive against Syria, is seen sitting in a bus after arrival at a refugee camp in Bardarash on the outskirts of Dohuk, Iraq, October 17. REUTERS/Ari Jalal

A Syrian displaced woman, who fled violence after the Turkish offensive against Syria, is seen sitting in a bus after arrival at a refugee camp in Bardarash on the outskirts of Dohuk, Iraq, October 17. REUTERS/Ari Jalal

A Syrian displaced woman, who fled violence after the Turkish offensive against Syria, is seen sitting in a bus after arrival at a refugee camp in Bardarash on the outskirts of Dohuk, Iraq, October 17. REUTERS/Ari Jalal
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Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters gesture as they stand at a back of a truck in the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 17. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters gesture as they stand at a back of a truck in the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 17. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters gesture as they stand at a back of a truck in the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 17. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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A boy stands outside a damaged house on the Turkish-Syrian border in Akcakale, Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 17. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

A boy stands outside a damaged house on the Turkish-Syrian border in Akcakale, Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 17. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

A boy stands outside a damaged house on the Turkish-Syrian border in Akcakale, Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 17. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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Buses carry Syrian displaced families, who fled violence after the Turkish offensive against Syria, to displacement camps on the outskirts of Dohuk, Iraq, October 17.  
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Buses carry Syrian displaced families, who fled violence after the Turkish offensive against Syria, to displacement camps on the outskirts of Dohuk, Iraq, October 17. REUTERS/Ari Jalal

Buses carry Syrian displaced families, who fled violence after the Turkish offensive against Syria, to displacement camps on the outskirts of Dohuk, Iraq, October 17. REUTERS/Ari Jalal
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A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter stands inside an underground tunnel said to be made by the Syrian Democratic Forces in Tal Abyad, Syria October 17. REUTERS/Mahmoud Hassano

A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter stands inside an underground tunnel said to be made by the Syrian Democratic Forces in Tal Abyad, Syria October 17. REUTERS/Mahmoud Hassano

A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter stands inside an underground tunnel said to be made by the Syrian Democratic Forces in Tal Abyad, Syria October 17. REUTERS/Mahmoud Hassano
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Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters sit together in the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 17. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters sit together in the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 17. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters sit together in the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 17. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter looks at a mirror in a tailor shop in the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 17. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter looks at a mirror in a tailor shop in the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 17. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter looks at a mirror in a tailor shop in the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 17. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 17. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 17. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 17. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov
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Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters drive on a truck to cross into Syria, in the border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 17. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters drive on a truck to cross into Syria, in the border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 17. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters drive on a truck to cross into Syria, in the border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 17. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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'YPG' (Kurdish People's Protection Units) is written over a wall painting of an Islamic State flag inside a house, in the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 16. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

'YPG' (Kurdish People's Protection Units) is written over a wall painting of an Islamic State flag inside a house, in the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 16. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

'YPG' (Kurdish People's Protection Units) is written over a wall painting of an Islamic State flag inside a house, in the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 16. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Ras al Ain, as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 16. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Ras al Ain, as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 16. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Ras al Ain, as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 16. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters gesture as they sit in the back of a truck in the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 16. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters gesture as they sit in the back of a truck in the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 16. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters gesture as they sit in the back of a truck in the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 16. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Syrian displaced families, who fled violence after the Turkish offensive against Syria, sit in a bus on their way to camps on the outskirts of Dohuk, Iraq, October 16. REUTERS/Ari Jalal

Syrian displaced families, who fled violence after the Turkish offensive against Syria, sit in a bus on their way to camps on the outskirts of Dohuk, Iraq, October 16. REUTERS/Ari Jalal

Syrian displaced families, who fled violence after the Turkish offensive against Syria, sit in a bus on their way to camps on the outskirts of Dohuk, Iraq, October 16. REUTERS/Ari Jalal
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Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Ras al Ain, as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 16.   REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Ras al Ain, as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 16. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Ras al Ain, as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 16. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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Syrian displaced families, who fled violence after the Turkish offensive against Syria, arrive at a refugee camp in Bardarash on the outskirts of Dohuk, Iraq October 16. REUTERS/Ari Jalal

Syrian displaced families, who fled violence after the Turkish offensive against Syria, arrive at a refugee camp in Bardarash on the outskirts of Dohuk, Iraq October 16. REUTERS/Ari Jalal

Syrian displaced families, who fled violence after the Turkish offensive against Syria, arrive at a refugee camp in Bardarash on the outskirts of Dohuk, Iraq October 16. REUTERS/Ari Jalal
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Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 15. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 15. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 15. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov
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Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters give bread to civilians in the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 15.  
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Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters give bread to civilians in the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 15. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters give bread to civilians in the border town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 15. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Russian and Syrian national flags flutter on military vehicles near Manbij, Syria, October 15. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

Russian and Syrian national flags flutter on military vehicles near Manbij, Syria, October 15. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

Russian and Syrian national flags flutter on military vehicles near Manbij, Syria, October 15. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
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Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters burn a Tal Abyad Military Council flag at the border town of Tel Abyad, Syria, October 14. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters burn a Tal Abyad Military Council flag at the border town of Tel Abyad, Syria, October 14. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters burn a Tal Abyad Military Council flag at the border town of Tel Abyad, Syria, October 14. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters are seen in action in the village of Yabisa, near the Turkish-Syrian border, Syria, October 13. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters are seen in action in the village of Yabisa, near the Turkish-Syrian border, Syria, October 13. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters are seen in action in the village of Yabisa, near the Turkish-Syrian border, Syria, October 13. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter fires a weapon in the town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 13. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter fires a weapon in the town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 13. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter fires a weapon in the town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 13. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Smoke rises near the border town of Tel Abyad, Syria, October 12. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Smoke rises near the border town of Tel Abyad, Syria, October 12. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Smoke rises near the border town of Tel Abyad, Syria, October 12. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters ride on a vehicle at the border town of Tel Abyad, Syria, October 14.  
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Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters ride on a vehicle at the border town of Tel Abyad, Syria, October 14. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters ride on a vehicle at the border town of Tel Abyad, Syria, October 14. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters walk together near the border town of Tel Abyad, Syria, October 12. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters walk together near the border town of Tel Abyad, Syria, October 12. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters walk together near the border town of Tel Abyad, Syria, October 12. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Turkish-backed Syrian rebels ride on a truck near the Turkish-Syrian border gate as seen from Akcakale, in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 13. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Turkish-backed Syrian rebels ride on a truck near the Turkish-Syrian border gate as seen from Akcakale, in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 13. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Turkish-backed Syrian rebels ride on a truck near the Turkish-Syrian border gate as seen from Akcakale, in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 13. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters sit together in the village of Yabisa, near the Turkish-Syrian border, Syria, October 13.  
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Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters sit together in the village of Yabisa, near the Turkish-Syrian border, Syria, October 13. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters sit together in the village of Yabisa, near the Turkish-Syrian border, Syria, October 13. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter is seen in the town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 13. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter is seen in the town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 13. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter is seen in the town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 13. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Smoke rises from an explosion during an offensive by Turkish-led forces in Tel Abyad, Syria, October 13. Reuters TV via REUTERS

Smoke rises from an explosion during an offensive by Turkish-led forces in Tel Abyad, Syria, October 13. Reuters TV via REUTERS

Smoke rises from an explosion during an offensive by Turkish-led forces in Tel Abyad, Syria, October 13. Reuters TV via REUTERS
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A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter holds the Syrian opposition flag in the border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter holds the Syrian opposition flag in the border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter holds the Syrian opposition flag in the border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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A woman stands in front of an apartment building which was damaged by a rocket fired from Syria, in Nusaybin, Turkey, October 10, 2019. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar

A woman stands in front of an apartment building which was damaged by a rocket fired from Syria, in Nusaybin, Turkey, October 10, 2019. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar

A woman stands in front of an apartment building which was damaged by a rocket fired from Syria, in Nusaybin, Turkey, October 10, 2019. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar
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A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter walks as he holds a bag and a weapon in the border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter walks as he holds a bag and a weapon in the border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter walks as he holds a bag and a weapon in the border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Kemal Aslan

Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Kemal Aslan

Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Kemal Aslan
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A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter holds a flag in the border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter holds a flag in the border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter holds a flag in the border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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A woman is comforted by her neighboors after a rocket fired from Syria landed in their street in Nusaybin, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar

A woman is comforted by her neighboors after a rocket fired from Syria landed in their street in Nusaybin, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar

A woman is comforted by her neighboors after a rocket fired from Syria landed in their street in Nusaybin, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar
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Members of the Syrian National Army, known as the Free Syrian Army, react as they drive on top of an armored vehicle in the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Members of the Syrian National Army, known as the Free Syrian Army, react as they drive on top of an armored vehicle in the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Members of the Syrian National Army, known as the Free Syrian Army, react as they drive on top of an armored vehicle in the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Tel Abyad, as seen from the Turkish border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 10.    REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Tel Abyad, as seen from the Turkish border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 10. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Tel Abyad, as seen from the Turkish border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 10. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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People wave as Turkish military vehicles pass by them in the Turkish border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

People wave as Turkish military vehicles pass by them in the Turkish border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

People wave as Turkish military vehicles pass by them in the Turkish border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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Women run out of their home after a rocket fired from Syria landed in their neighborhood in the Turkish border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 10.  Ismail Coskun (IHA) via REUTERS

Women run out of their home after a rocket fired from Syria landed in their neighborhood in the Turkish border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 10. Ismail Coskun (IHA) via REUTERS

Women run out of their home after a rocket fired from Syria landed in their neighborhood in the Turkish border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 10. Ismail Coskun (IHA) via REUTERS
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Members of Syrian National Army, known as Free Syrian Army, wave as they drive to cross into Syria near the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 10.   
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Members of Syrian National Army, known as Free Syrian Army, wave as they drive to cross into Syria near the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 10. REUTERS/Stringer

Members of Syrian National Army, known as Free Syrian Army, wave as they drive to cross into Syria near the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 10. REUTERS/Stringer
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A boy stands in a damaged kitchen in the town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A boy stands in a damaged kitchen in the town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A boy stands in a damaged kitchen in the town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Turkish military vehicles are seen in the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Turkish military vehicles are seen in the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Turkish military vehicles are seen in the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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Members of Syrian National Army, known as Free Syrian Army, wave as they drive to cross into Syria in the Turkish border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 10. Hasan Kirmizitas/Demiroren News Agency (DHA) via REUTERS

Members of Syrian National Army, known as Free Syrian Army, wave as they drive to cross into Syria in the Turkish border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 10. Hasan Kirmizitas/Demiroren News Agency (DHA) via REUTERS

Members of Syrian National Army, known as Free Syrian Army, wave as they drive to cross into Syria in the Turkish border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 10. Hasan Kirmizitas/Demiroren News Agency (DHA) via REUTERS
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Vehicles are seen as people flee Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Vehicles are seen as people flee Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Vehicles are seen as people flee Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 10. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 10. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 10. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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A woman with a baby sits at the back of a truck as they flee Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said

A woman with a baby sits at the back of a truck as they flee Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said

A woman with a baby sits at the back of a truck as they flee Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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A child is seen in a vehicle with belongings as they flee, in Tel Abyad, Syria October 9. REUTERS/Stringer

A child is seen in a vehicle with belongings as they flee, in Tel Abyad, Syria October 9. REUTERS/Stringer

A child is seen in a vehicle with belongings as they flee, in Tel Abyad, Syria October 9. REUTERS/Stringer
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People stand at a back of a truck as they flee Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said

People stand at a back of a truck as they flee Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said

People stand at a back of a truck as they flee Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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Boys stand at a back of a truck as they flee Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Boys stand at a back of a truck as they flee Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Boys stand at a back of a truck as they flee Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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Smoke rises from the Syrian side of the border as it is pictured from the Turkish town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 9. Demiroren News Agency (DHA) via REUTERS

Smoke rises from the Syrian side of the border as it is pictured from the Turkish town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 9. Demiroren News Agency (DHA) via REUTERS

Smoke rises from the Syrian side of the border as it is pictured from the Turkish town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 9. Demiroren News Agency (DHA) via REUTERS
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Girls stand together as they look to the camera in Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Girls stand together as they look to the camera in Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Girls stand together as they look to the camera in Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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People stand together as they flee Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said

People stand together as they flee Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said

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