Isil launches Syria assault, achieving biggest advance along Turkish border for two years

In clearing rebel forces from Azaz and the nearby town of Marea, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) would strengthen its hold on a stretch of land along the Turkish border. Control of the area would allow the terrorists to threaten the Bab al-Salama border crossing, the strip of territory where thousands of civilians are now concentrated – and thousands more are expected to flee in the coming days.

No, no, no, they’re on the run, nearly defeated, strictly JV. Don’t they listen to Obama?

  • They sure do a lot of damage for being back on their heels.

  • canminuteman

    It would be most gratifying to see them invade Turkey. Turkey has the military power to crush them, but Turkey is probably riddled with supporters.

    • Exile1981

      I suspect turkey has a deal with them.

  • Hard Little Machine

    All these pikers need to stop being lazy. They need to jack those genocide numbers to at least a million before they can call themselves ‘radicals’. 450,000 dead in Syria? Pfffffft, lightweights.