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Kurds, Syrian Forces Continue Clashes in Flashpoint City

Clashes continued Monday between Syrian government forces and Kurdish fighters in the northeastern city of Hasaka amid reports of an ongoing effort by Russia to reach a cease-fire agreement, activists and residents said. Kurdish forces, known as the People's Protection Units (YPG), have made new advances against forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad's regime, reports said. "The YPG is now in control of much of the city," Evan Hassib, who reports on the events in...

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