Potential showdown in eastern Syria over IS-held territory

By ZEINA KARAM and SARAH EL DEEB, Associated Press next BEIRUT –  As U.S.-allied fighters hurtle down the eastern bank of the Euphrates River, a showdown could ensue between the U.S. and Russia, whose allies are racing to take over the same strategic oil-rich territory from the Islamic State group. While the two sides will likely…

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