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First pictures of Syrian dam after Kurds took it back from ISIS

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An alliance of US-backed Syrian Kurdish and Arab rebels has taken a strategic dam on the Euphrates River from ISIS."

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a rebel alliance that includes the powerful YPG Kurdish militia and Arab rebel groups, wrested control of the strategic Tishreen Dam from ISIS on Saturday after making rapid advances south earlier this week, Kurdish media reported.

The capture of the dam is a further blow to IS, and allied Arab rebel groups over the past few months.