The U.S. wants to arm the Kurds to open a second front against the militant group, but Turkey has other ideas.
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The strikes focused on al-Hasakah, as well as the liberated Kobani.
A former stronghold of the terrorist group, Kobani, is one of the targeted areas.
Basic utilities, like running water and electricity, are lacking, but those who remained in the town celebrated the victory regardless.
Groups from Suruc, a border town overlooking Kobani, and nearby villages gathered to cross the border and celebrate alongside Kurdish fighters earlier in the day, but police stopped them.
Strikes near the Syrian cities of Kobani, Ar Raqqah and Al Hasakah destroyed Islamic State vehicles, buildings and fighting positions.
The former British soldiers have reportedly been fighting alongside the Kurdish forces
Seventeen strikes near the Syrian border town of Kobani also destroyed 10 fighting positions, a building and several vehicles in addition to striking the militant units, a statement said.
The British journalist stands in front of a suspicious looking backdrop, claiming to be reporting from the Kurdish city of Kobane
A Kurdish journalist reports on three more days of the Syrian town of Kobane, currently under siege by Islamic State militants
Twenty-six other bundles of supplies were dropped to Kurds in the besieged city and reached their targets, the Pentagon said.
"The constant pressure from the air and ... the pressure from the ground by these Kurdish forces has done a lot to keep ISIL at bay from taking the whole town," said Rear Admiral John Kirby
The Turkish foreign minister said that they would help 'peshmerga' fighters reach Kobane, which is under heavy attack from ISIS
Protesters hold mock auction of captive women in front of Houses of Parliament and Downing Street
Kurdish forces defending Kobani urged a U.S.-led coalition to escalate air strikes on Islamic State fighters in the Syrian town
If Islamic State seizes full control of the city—which U.S. officials acknowledge is possible in coming days—it would be able to boast that it has withstood American air power
The UN secretary general's envoy to Syria compared the threat facing Kobane to human rights catastrophes in Srebrenica and Rwanda in a special press conference in Geneva
A monitoring group has said Islamic State militants have taken more than a third of the border town
Despite U.S. pressure, Turkey has so far refused to play a more active role in saving the town
At least 12 have died in violent clashes across Turkey as the country's Kurdish minority protests the fate of Kobane
Islamic State moves closer to taking the strategic stronghold of Kobane, on the Syria-Turkey border