Turkey Syria Conflict

In this Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, a Syrian Kurdish refugee who fled Kobani, carries a mattress to the family tent at a refugee camp in Suruc, Turkey on the Turkey-Syria border. The predominantly Kurdish town of Kobani has been transformed from a dusty backwater into a symbol of resistance for Kurds around the world. TheContinue reading “Turkey Syria Conflict”

In this Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, a Syrian Kurdish refugee who fled Kobani, carries a mattress to the family tent at a refugee camp in Suruc, Turkey on the Turkey-Syria border. The predominantly Kurdish town of Kobani has been transformed from a dusty backwater into a symbol of resistance for Kurds around the world. The battle against the Islamic State group is now playing out in Kobani’s streets and alleyways – a fight being watched by scores of Syrian and Turkish Kurds, as well as dozens of journalists, through binoculars from hilltops and farms just across the border in Turkey. The international media spotlight, has helped turn the defense of Kobani into a very public test for the American-led international effort to roll back and ultimately destroy the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

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