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Iraqi Kurds on their way to Syria to fight IS

Oct 30, 2014    

Ankara, Oct 29 (IANS) A group of Iraqi Kurdish fighters arrived in Turkey early Wednesday to fight the Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria, a media report said.A private plane carrying Peshmerga forces landed at an airport in Sanliurfa province from the Iraqi Kurdish capital of Erbil, Xinhua reported citing state-run Anatolia news agency.The forces, sent by the Kurdish regional government in Iraq, will cross into Syria later to help their Syrian brethren fight IS extremists in the embattled town of Kobane, also known as Ayn al-Arab.In a televised interview Tuesday, Turkish Foreign Minister M...

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