Kurdish fighter's long battle through changing face of Syrian war

October 17, 2014 11:31 PM

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Kurdish fighter's long battle through changing face of Syrian war

Syrian Kurdish fighter Delkhwaz Sheikh Ahmad, 22, sits with his wife Siham, 23, and their two sons, Dilyar, left, 3 and Ibrahim, 2, right, at his brother's house in Suruc, on the Turkey-Syria border, as he prepares to leave for Kobani, Syria, to rejoin the fighting, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. Sheikh Ahmad is a member of the People’s Protection Units, also known as YPG and is fighting against militants of the Islamic State group in Kobani, Syria. Every few weeks, he takes a couple of days to cross the border into Turkey to visit his family that had evacuated. 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/Lefteris Pitarakis) (The Associated Press)

Syrian Kurdish fighter Delkhwaz Sheikh Ahmad, right, 22, rides a motorcycle on the outskirts of Suruc, on the Turkey-Syria border, as he and other fighters try to approach the border to cross into Syria to rejoin the fighting In Kobani, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. The father of two is a member of the Peo...

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