31 May '15, 6pm

#Kurds push back #ISIS in northern #Syria border provinces: monitor

#Kurds push back #ISIS in northern #Syria border provinces: monitor

BEIRUT (AFP) - Kurdish militia in Syria wrested control of a dozen villages from the extremist Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group either side of the terror group's bastion province of Raqa on Sunday, a monitor said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the Kurdish People's Protection Units, backed by air strikes from a US-led anti-ISIS coalition, seized eight villages from ISIS on the western edges of Raqa province. "Kurdish units and their allies advanced and took control of at least eight villages southeast of Kobane, amid air strikes by the international coalition," the Britain-based monitor said. Kurdish militia and Syrian rebels pushed ISIS back from Kobane, which lies in northern Aleppo province on the Turkish-Syrian border, in January. Since then, YPG units have edged east towards Raqa, which IS declared the capital of its self-styled caliphate las...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/news/world/middle-east/story/...

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