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** FILE ** In this Sunday, March. 3, 201,3 file photo, Kurdish female members, foreground and background, of the Popular Protection Units stand guard at a check point near the northeastern city of Qamishli, Syria. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo, File)
Photo by: Manu Brabo
** FILE ** In this Sunday, March. 3, 201,3 file photo, Kurdish female members, foreground and background, of the Popular Protection Units stand guard at a check point near the northeastern city of Qamishli, Syria. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo, File)

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