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Report: Arab, Kurd Fighters Take IS Stronghold in Syria

A coalition of Arab and Kurdish fighters is reported to have taken "almost complete control" of a strategic northern Syrian city that was a stronghold of the Islamic State group.   The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the Syrian Democratic Forces, or SDF - which includes Arab and Kurdish fighters - seized the city of Manbij Saturday and "are combing the city in search of the last remaining jihadists." The SDF, backed by airstrikes from...

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