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Iraqi Kurds Move Near Syrian Border

Iraqi Kurdish fighters have moved to within 10 kilometers of the Syrian border as they prepare to join Syrian Kurds in their fight against Islamic State militants in the town of Kobani. Two groups of peshmerga forces from Iraq's Kurdistan region met up Thursday in the southern Turkish town of Suruc after spending a day traveling across the country under an agreement with Turkey's government.  The 150 fighters are going to Kobani, a Syrian town just across the border, where...

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