IS Gains Ground In Syria, Iraq

Investor's Business Daily
October 2014
Investors Business Daily;10/13/2014, pA01
2 The Islamic State controls about 40% of Kobani, the besieged Syrian Kurdish town near the Turkish border, a White House official said, as IS fighters took control of gov't buildings near the town center. A U.N. observer said that a "massacre" is imminent. U.S. airstrikes intensified. France endorsed creation of a Kurd buffer zone. In Iraq, IS forces advanced on Abu Ghraib.


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