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Kurds gain ground from Islamic State in Syria's Kobane

Nov 24, 2014    

Beirut, Lebanon: Kurdish fighters gained ground from jihadists of the Islamic State group in fierce battles in the Syrian town of Kobane overnight, a monitoring group said on Monday.The town on the border with Turkey has become a highly symbolic battleground in the war against Islamic State with the US-led coalition launching near daily air strikes in support of its Kurdish defenders.Kurdish fighters of the People's Protection Units (YPG) advanced in both the east and the northeast of the town, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said."At least 18 Islamic State militants were killed i...

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