Oct 09, 2015

Islamic State seizes villages close to Aleppo from insurgents - BuenosAiresHerald.com

Islamic State fighters have seized villages close to the northern city of Aleppo from rival insurgents, a monitoring group said today, despite an intensifying Russian air-and-sea campaign that Moscow says has targeted the militant group. The Russian defense ministry said stepped-up air strikes on rebel positions in Syria killed 300 anti-Assad rebels and that it hit 60 Islamic State targets over...

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