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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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Abu Hussein looks across the border to his house in Tel Abyad, Syria. (Asharq Al-Awsat/Hannah Lucinda Smith)


Longing for home in Akçakale

Longing for home in Akçakale

Akçakale, Asharq Al-Awsat—He cut the loneliest of figures, even in the middle of the crowd. Abu Khaled sat in his wheelchair, looked towards his homeland through the sharp metal fence, and he waited. He had been waiting for a week already. No one could tell him how...