Islamic State Reportedly Seizes Last Syria-Iraq Border Crossing

May 22, 2015 12:04 PM

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A photo released on Thursday by the website of Islamic State militants shows damaged Syrian military helicopters at Palmyra air base that was captured by the Islamic State militants after a battle with the Syrian government forces earlier this week.

Fighters of the self-declared Islamic State have seized the last border crossing in Syria, where they control half of the country, according to a British-based monitoring group.

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