Monday 23 February 2015

Kurds Advance Against ISIS In Northern Syria

Syrian Kurdish forces advanced against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in two separate attacks in northeastern Syria near the Iraqi border on Sunday, an organization tracking the war reported, according to Reuters news agency. 

In an attack backed by U.S.-led air strikes, the Kurdish YPG advanced to within 5 km (3 miles) of Tel Hamis, an ISIS-controlled town 35 km (22 miles) southeast of the city of Qamishli, Kurdish official Nasir Haj Mansour said.
“Twenty-three farms and villages, big and small, have been liberated,” Mansour told Reuters by telephone. read the rest....

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