Kurds wave the flags of outlawed rebel group of the PKK to celebrate in Istanbul, Turkey, Jan. 26, 2015, hours after Kurdish fighters backed by intense U.S.-led airstrikes pushed the Islamic State group entirely out of a key Syrian town on Monday, marking a major defeat for the extremists whose hopes for an easy victory when they pushed into Kobani last year dissolved into a bloody, costly and months-long siege.
Kurds wave the flags of outlawed rebel group of the PKK to celebrate in Istanbul, Turkey, Jan. 26, 2015, hours after Kurdish fighters backed by intense U.S.-led airstrikes pushed the Islamic State group entirely out of a key Syrian town on Monday, marking a major defeat for the extremists whose hopes for an easy victory when they pushed into Kobani last year dissolved into a bloody, costly and months-long siege. AP
Kurds wave the flags of outlawed rebel group of the PKK to celebrate in Istanbul, Turkey, Jan. 26, 2015, hours after Kurdish fighters backed by intense U.S.-led airstrikes pushed the Islamic State group entirely out of a key Syrian town on Monday, marking a major defeat for the extremists whose hopes for an easy victory when they pushed into Kobani last year dissolved into a bloody, costly and months-long siege. AP

Islamic State flees Kobani in Syria; Kurds in Turkey, Iraq dance in the streets

January 26, 2015 05:19 PM

UPDATED January 26, 2015 05:25 PM

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