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A man walks past abandoned buildings in the northern Syrian town of Kobani January 30, 2015. REUTERS/Osman Orsal


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A Turkish Kurdish boy stands near the Mursitpinar border gate in Suruc in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, as smoke rises in the Syrian town of Kobani in the background on June 27, 2015. (REUTERS/Murad Sezer)


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Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) fighters gather at the eastern entrances to the town of Tel Abyad of Raqqa province, Syria, on June 14, 2015. (Reuters/Rodi Said)


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A picture made available on February 23, 2015 shows a digger working near a Turkish flag at the new site for the tomb of Suleyman Shah, near the Esme region in Syria, on February 22, 2015. (EPA/Mursel Coban/Depo Photos)


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A Kurdish sniper looks down on the Syrian city of Kobani on January 30, 2015, a few days after ISIS withdrew from the city.
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Kobani: A Looming Humanitarian Disaster

Kobani: A Looming Humanitarian Disaster

Erbil, Asharq Al-Awsat—After four months of incessant fighting, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has finally been driven out of Kobani, but with much of the Syrian border town in ruins and its population dispersed, the fight for the future of the city has...