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In rally outside White House, Trump blamed for exposing Kurds to Turkish offensive


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lava Ibrahim and her sister Midya emigrated to the United States from Qamishli in northeast Syria seven years ago as refugees, grateful for the safe haven the country provided them.

Late on Friday, the Ibrahim sisters left their home in Columbus, Ohio, and drove eight hours through the night to join hundreds of other Kurds at a rally outside the White House on Saturday afternoon to protest against Turkey’s military assault on their former homeland.

They watched helplessly as Turkish jets this week killed several of their former neighbors and their 70-year-old grandfather fled his home after ...


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