Jihadists Fight Way into Center of Syria Border Town Kobane

(AFP-The Australian) Jihadists fought their way into central Kobane in heavy clashes with the Syrian border town's Kurdish defenders. Islamic State claims half of Kobane, nearly a month after the Sunni extremists began their assault on the town, despite more than three weeks of U.S.-led air strikes in Syria aimed at stopping them. Jihadists carried out three suicide car bomb attacks in the border zone, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

2014-10-14 00:00:00

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