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This undated file image posted on a militant website on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows fighters from the al Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), now called the Islamic State group, marching in Raqqa, Syria. **FILE**

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Islamic State group members hold up their weapons and wave its flags on their vehicles in a convoy on a road leading to Iraq, while riding in Raqqa city in Syria. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

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In this undated photo released by a militant website, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, militants of the Islamic State group hold up their weapons and wave its flags on their vehicles in a convoy on a road leading to Iraq, while riding in Raqqa city in Syria. The Islamic State group is notorious for the atrocities it committed as it overran much of Syria and neighboring Iraq. But to its supporters, it is engaged in an ambitious project: building a new nation ruled by what radicals see as "God's law," made up of Muslims from around the world whose old nationalities have been erased to unite in the "caliphate." (Militant website via AP)

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Fighters with the Islamic State group march in Raqqa, Syria, in this undated file image posted on a militant website on Jan. 14, 2014. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

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There are numerous reports of Syrian President Bashar Assad using chlorine bombs against rebel forces over the past several weeks. (Associated Press)

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Mayor Ed Hozza Jr. of Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania, apologized Monday for briefly removing a POW-MIA flag last month outside the municipal building so that a Syrian flag could fly in its place to celebrate Syria's Independence day. (WFMZ-TV)

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Secretary of State John F. Kerry hopes to keep the Ukraine situation separate from his push for a new dialogue with Russian President Vladimir Putin over Syria, U.S. officials said Monday. (Associated Press)

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In this picture taken on Friday, April 17, 2015, 16-year-old Anas Baroudi shows his missing left foot, lost almost three years ago in the civil war in Syria, on his bed at the Dar Al-Salameh center for recovery and physiotherapy, in Kilis town near the Syrian border in Turkey. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

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U.N. Special Envoy for Refugees and Hollywood star Angelina Jolie, right, and U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres, left, brief the U.N. Security Council on Syria's refugee crisis, Friday, April 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

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Syrian President Bashar Assad gestures during an interview with the BBC, in Damascus, Syria, in this Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, file photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA. (AP Photo/SANA, File)

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FILE- In this Friday, March 1, 2013 file photo, anti-Syrian President Bashar Assad protesters hold the Jabhat al-Nusra flag, as they shout slogans during a demonstration, at Kafranbel town, in Idlib province, northern Syria. The Nusra Front, Syria's al-Qaida affiliate, is consolidating power in territory stretching from the Turkish border to central and southern Syria, crushing moderate opponents and forcibly converting minorities using tactics akin to its ultraconservative rival, the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)

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In this Oct. 22, 2014, file photo, thick smoke from an airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition rises in Kobani, Syria, as seen from a hilltop on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, File)

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Islamic State group members pray at the Tabqa air base in Syria. Public opinion in the U.S. has gradually shifted to favoring military intervention. (associated press)

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National Edition News cover for February 23, 2015 - Islamic State recruits create global network of terror cells: FILE - In this undated file photo posted on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 by the Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group, a militant extremist group, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, fighters of the Islamic State wave the group's flag from a damaged display of a government fighter jet following the battle for the Tabqa air base, in Raqqa, Syria. The Islamic State group may be sprouting tentacles across the region but it is struggling in Syria, part of its heartland, where it has stalled or even lost ground in fighting with multiple enemies on multiple fronts. There are signs of tensions and powers struggles emerging among its ranks of foreign jihadis. (AP Photo/Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group, File)

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FILE - In this Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 photo, former Guantanamo prisoners, from left, Adel bin Muhammad El Ouerghi from Tunisia, Ali Husain Shaaban from Syria, Abedlhadi Omar Faraj from Syria, Ahmed Adnan Ajuri from Syria, and Palestinian Mohammed Abdullah Taha Mattan interact with journalists standin(...)

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President Obama has been ordering airstrikes against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq for more than six months, citing under authorizations from 2001 and 2002 to fight al Qaeda and send troops to Iraq. (Associated Press)

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FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2014 file photo, fighters from the Free Syrian Army, left, and the Kurdish People's Protection Units, center, join forces to fight Islamic State group militants in Kobani, Syria. Kurdish fighters in Syria have ambitions to become the chief force fighting Islamic State group extremists in the country - building on their victory in Kobani to ally with moderate rebels and push the jihadis ever further. They tout the alliance as a gamechanger in the Syria war as well: the emergence of the effective moderate rebel force that the West has been looking to ally with all along. (AP Photo/Jake Simkin, File)

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Hezbollah fighters carry the coffin of Hezbollah member Mohammad Issa — who was killed in an airstrike in Syria that killed six members of the Lebanese militant group and an Iranian general — during his funeral procession, in the southern village of Arab Salim, Lebanon, Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari)

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A Syrian Kurdish refugee child from the Kobani area, peers from a tent on a cold morning at a camp in Suruc, on the Turkey-Syria border Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. Kobani, also known as Ayn Arab, and its surrounding areas, has been under assault by extremists of the Islamic State group since mid-September and is being defended by Kurdish fighters. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)