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IS Digs Trenches, Cuts Fuel to Syria

Opposition activists in Syria say Islamic State extremists are digging trenches around their de facto capital of Raqqa and ordering civilians to stockpile food and essentials in preparation for a siege of the town by Kurdish-led forces. Kurdish fighters, who earlier this week captured Tal Abyad, a key Syrian town on the Turkish frontier, after a few short days of intense fighting, are now vowing to clear northern Syria of Islamic extremists and have already begun advancing on villages 50...

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