August 11, 2015

ISIL launches attack on key town of Marea near Turkish border

The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has launched a new offensive against Syrian rebels north of Aleppo, gaining ground near the Turkish-Syrian border, where Turkey and the US aim to create an area that is free from the radical group.

Dozens of combatants have been reported killed on both sides during fighting in and around the town of Marea,.. Read more.

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Related,
ISIL attacks on Turkish border amid more US build-up at İncirlik base - Hürriyet
US and Turkey differ over post-ISIL strategy in Syria (video) - Al Jazeera

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