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US Allies Exchange Fire as Tensions Rise in Northern Syria

Turkish-backed fighters skirmished Saturday with Kurdish forces in northern Syria, pushing the two U.S. allies in the war against Islamic State extremists closer to an all-out confrontation. Turkey's Anadolu news agency said one Turkish soldier was killed and three others were wounded in a rocket attack by a Kurdish militia that the Ankara government has identified as terrorists.   For its part, the Kurd-dominated U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said its fighters were hit...

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