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Islamic State Kills 146 Civilians in Kobani

Islamic State fighters have killed at least 146 civilians during an offensive on the Kurdish-held town of Kobani, according to a group monitoring the conflict. The fighting began early Thursday when Islamic State fighters disguised as Kurdish soldiers detonated a car bomb near the town's border crossing with Turkey. Rami Abdel Rahman, who heads the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, tells VOA the fighting is continuing as of early Friday. "One hundred and...

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