ISIL faces Kurdish resistance in Kobane

Syrian Kurdish fighters say they still control border crossing with Turkey after weekend assault by ISIL.

    Syrian Kurdish fighters say they still control the border crossing with Turkey, despite a weekend assault by ISIL.

    Kobane has been under attack from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) since September. Around 200,000 people have fled the area around it.

    Al Jazeera's Victoria Gatenby reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Double standards: 'Why aren't we all with Somalia?'

    Double standards: 'Why aren't we all with Somalia?'

    More than 300 people died in Somalia but some are asking why there was less news coverage and sympathy on social media.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Kobe Steel: A scandal made in Japan

    Kobe Steel: A scandal made in Japan

    Japan's third-largest steelmaker has admitted it faked data on parts used in cars, planes and trains.