Turkey Launches New Attack Against ISIS, Kurds in Syria

September 3, 2016 11:06 PM

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Turkey Launches New Attack Against ISIS, Kurds in Syria

Turkey and its rebel allies opened a new line of attack in northern Syria on Saturday, as Turkish tanks rolled across the border and Syrian fighters swept in from the west to take villages held by the Islamic State militant group (ISIS).

The incursion was launched by Turkey from Kilis province—an area frequently targeted by ISIS rockets—and coincided with a separate push by the Turkish-backed Syrian rebels, who seized several villages further to the east. By supporting the rebels, mainly Arabs and Turkmen fighting under the loose ba...

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