Middle East

Kurds issue desperate call to arms as ISIS closes in

Photograph taken from Suruc district of Sanliurfa, Turkey shows that smoke rises following the shelling as the clashes near to the Turkish-Syrian border intensify between Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and Syrian Kurdish armed groups in Ayn al-Arab (Kobane), on October 3, 2014. (?brahim Erikan - Anadolu Agency)

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on October 04, 2014, on page 1.




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