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Activists: Kurdish Forces Advance Against IS Militants in Syria

Activists say Kurdish fighters have made advances toward an Islamic State stronghold in Syria near the Turkish border, amid intense fighting between the two sides. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Saturday the main Syrian Kurdish fighting force (YPG), backed by rebels and coalition warplanes, advanced farther into the IS-bastion province of Raqa in northern Syria, in a bid to capture the key border town of Tal Abyad. The observatory said Kurdish forces laid siege...

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