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Escaping Islamic State

Children who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas ride a pick-up truck to the northern Syrian rebel-held town of al-Rai, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Children who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas ride a pick-up truck to the northern Syrian rebel-held town of al-Rai, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Children who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas ride a pick-up truck to the northern Syrian rebel-held town of al-Rai, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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People who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas arrive in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of Waqf, near al-Rai town, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

People who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas arrive in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of Waqf, near al-Rai town, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

People who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas arrive in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of Waqf, near al-Rai town, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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A rebel fighter stands near people who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas, upon their arrival in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of Waqf, near al-Rai town, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A rebel fighter stands near people who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas, upon their arrival in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of Waqf, near al-Rai town, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A rebel fighter stands near people who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas, upon their arrival in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of Waqf, near al-Rai town, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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A rebel fighter searches people who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas, upon their arrival in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of Waqf, near al-Rai town, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A rebel fighter searches people who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas, upon their arrival in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of Waqf, near al-Rai town, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A rebel fighter searches people who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas, upon their arrival in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of Waqf, near al-Rai town, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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People that fled Islamic State-controlled areas travel on the back of a vehicle in al-Rai town, northern Aleppo countryside, Syria. 


REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

People that fled Islamic State-controlled areas travel on the back of a vehicle in al-Rai town, northern Aleppo countryside, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

People that fled Islamic State-controlled areas travel on the back of a vehicle in al-Rai town, northern Aleppo countryside, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Sunni Muslims who fled the Islamic State's strongholds of Hawija arrive in Southwest of Kirkuk, Iraq. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed

Sunni Muslims who fled the Islamic State's strongholds of Hawija arrive in Southwest of Kirkuk, Iraq. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed

Sunni Muslims who fled the Islamic State's strongholds of Hawija arrive in Southwest of Kirkuk, Iraq. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed
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Rebel fighters search men who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas, upon their arrival in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of Waqf, near al-Rai town, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Rebel fighters search men who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas, upon their arrival in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of Waqf, near al-Rai town, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Rebel fighters search men who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas, upon their arrival in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of Waqf, near al-Rai town, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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A girl who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas rides a pick-up truck to the northern Syrian rebel-held town of al-Rai, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A girl who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas rides a pick-up truck to the northern Syrian rebel-held town of al-Rai, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A girl who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas rides a pick-up truck to the northern Syrian rebel-held town of al-Rai, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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A woman, who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas, waits at a checkpoint controlled by rebel fighters in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of al-Rai, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A woman, who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas, waits at a checkpoint controlled by rebel fighters in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of al-Rai, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A woman, who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas, waits at a checkpoint controlled by rebel fighters in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of al-Rai, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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People that fled Islamic State-controlled areas travel on the back of a vehicle in al-Rai town, northern Aleppo countryside, Syria October 4, 2016. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

People that fled Islamic State-controlled areas travel on the back of a vehicle in al-Rai town, northern Aleppo countryside, Syria October 4, 2016. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

People that fled Islamic State-controlled areas travel on the back of a vehicle in al-Rai town, northern Aleppo countryside, Syria October 4, 2016. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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People who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas arrive in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of Waqf, near al-Rai town, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

People who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas arrive in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of Waqf, near al-Rai town, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

People who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas arrive in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of Waqf, near al-Rai town, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Sunni Muslims who fled the Islamic State's strongholds of Hawija receive treatment in Southwest of Kirkuk, Iraq. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed

Sunni Muslims who fled the Islamic State's strongholds of Hawija receive treatment in Southwest of Kirkuk, Iraq. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed

Sunni Muslims who fled the Islamic State's strongholds of Hawija receive treatment in Southwest of Kirkuk, Iraq. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed
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Civilians, who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas, gather at a checkpoint controlled by rebel fighters in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of al-Rai, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Civilians, who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas, gather at a checkpoint controlled by rebel fighters in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of al-Rai, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Civilians, who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas, gather at a checkpoint controlled by rebel fighters in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of al-Rai, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Sunni Muslims who fled the Islamic State's strongholds of Hawija arrive in Southwest of Kirkuk, Iraq. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed

Sunni Muslims who fled the Islamic State's strongholds of Hawija arrive in Southwest of Kirkuk, Iraq. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed

Sunni Muslims who fled the Islamic State's strongholds of Hawija arrive in Southwest of Kirkuk, Iraq. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed
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Women who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas ride a vehicle to the northern Syrian rebel-held town of al-Rai, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Women who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas ride a vehicle to the northern Syrian rebel-held town of al-Rai, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Women who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas ride a vehicle to the northern Syrian rebel-held town of al-Rai, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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A girl who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas arrives in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of Waqf, near al-Rai town, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A girl who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas arrives in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of Waqf, near al-Rai town, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A girl who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas arrives in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of Waqf, near al-Rai town, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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A rebel fighter walks with people who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas, upon their arrival in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of Waqf, near al-Rai town, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A rebel fighter walks with people who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas, upon their arrival in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of Waqf, near al-Rai town, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A rebel fighter walks with people who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas, upon their arrival in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of Waqf, near al-Rai town, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Sunni Muslims who fled the Islamic State's strongholds of Hawija arrive in Southwest of Kirkuk, Iraq. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed

Sunni Muslims who fled the Islamic State's strongholds of Hawija arrive in Southwest of Kirkuk, Iraq. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed

Sunni Muslims who fled the Islamic State's strongholds of Hawija arrive in Southwest of Kirkuk, Iraq. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed
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Civilians, who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas, arrive with their belongings in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of al-Rai, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Civilians, who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas, arrive with their belongings in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of al-Rai, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Civilians, who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas, arrive with their belongings in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of al-Rai, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Doaa, 10, who fled with her parents from Islamic State-controlled areas, poses while she waits at a checkpoint controlled by rebel fighters in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of al-Rai, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Doaa, 10, who fled with her parents from Islamic State-controlled areas, poses while she waits at a checkpoint controlled by rebel fighters in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of al-Rai, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Doaa, 10, who fled with her parents from Islamic State-controlled areas, poses while she waits at a checkpoint controlled by rebel fighters in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of al-Rai, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Men, who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas, queue to get their identification papers checked at a checkpoint controlled by rebel fighters of the 'Sham Legion' in the northern Syrian rebel-controlled town of al-Rai, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Men, who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas, queue to get their identification papers checked at a checkpoint controlled by rebel fighters of the 'Sham Legion' in the northern Syrian rebel-controlled town of al-Rai, in Aleppo Governorate,...more

Men, who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas, queue to get their identification papers checked at a checkpoint controlled by rebel fighters of the 'Sham Legion' in the northern Syrian rebel-controlled town of al-Rai, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Sunni Muslims who fled the Islamic State's strongholds of Hawija arrive in Southwest of Kirkuk, Iraq. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed

Sunni Muslims who fled the Islamic State's strongholds of Hawija arrive in Southwest of Kirkuk, Iraq. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed

Sunni Muslims who fled the Islamic State's strongholds of Hawija arrive in Southwest of Kirkuk, Iraq. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed
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Rebel fighters of 'Al-Sultan Murad' brigade search men who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas, upon their arrival at a checkpoint in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of al-Rai, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Rebel fighters of 'Al-Sultan Murad' brigade search men who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas, upon their arrival at a checkpoint in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of al-Rai, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Rebel fighters of 'Al-Sultan Murad' brigade search men who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas, upon their arrival at a checkpoint in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of al-Rai, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Sunni Muslims who fled the Islamic State's strongholds of Hawija arrive in Southwest of Kirkuk, Iraq. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed

Sunni Muslims who fled the Islamic State's strongholds of Hawija arrive in Southwest of Kirkuk, Iraq. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed

Sunni Muslims who fled the Islamic State's strongholds of Hawija arrive in Southwest of Kirkuk, Iraq. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed
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Civilians, who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas, wait at a checkpoint controlled by rebel fighters of the 'Sham Legion' in the northern Syrian rebel-controlled town of al-Rai, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Civilians, who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas, wait at a checkpoint controlled by rebel fighters of the 'Sham Legion' in the northern Syrian rebel-controlled town of al-Rai, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Civilians, who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas, wait at a checkpoint controlled by rebel fighters of the 'Sham Legion' in the northern Syrian rebel-controlled town of al-Rai, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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