Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Heavy Fighting Reported Between ISIS And Kurdish Forces In Syria

Islamic State Crisis: Heavy Fighting On Iraq-Syria Border -- BBC

Heavy fighting is reported on both sides of a key border crossing between Iraq and Syria, where Kurdish forces are battling Islamic State militants.

Iraqi Kurdish troops are said to have recaptured the town of Rabia, but suffered heavy casualties.

Meanwhile, IS fighters have been trying to dislodge Syrian Kurdish forces on the other side of the border.

It comes amid continuing air strikes by a US-led coalition on IS targets both in Syria and Iraq.

Also on Tuesday, a series of deadly bomb attacks were reported in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, and the holy Shia city of Karbala.

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More News On Heavy Fighting Between ISIS And Kurdish Forces In Syria

Islamic State Closes in on Kurdish Area of Syria -- AP
Airstrikes hit Islamic State group near Turkish border -- AP
U.S-led raids hit Islamic State in north, east Syria -- Reuters
Refugees Flood Turkish Border as Islamic State Steps Up Attacks on Syrian Kurds -- New York Times
UN: Islamic State Forcing Thousands to Flee Syria -- AP
Residents of Kobane, Syria, flee to Turkish border after Islamic State attacks -- Washington Post
The Battle of Kobane -- ABC News

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