Middle East Kurdish crisis: As masses seek refuge in Turkey, fighters rush back to Syria

With Islamic State forces surrounding the Syrian Kurdish border town of Kobane, Kurds from across Turkey are demanding to be allowed to enter Syria to make a stand.

By , Correspondent

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Hundreds of Kurdish men streamed into Syria from Turkey Monday, saying they hoped to defend a strategic border town from an onslaught by Islamic State, a jihadist group bent on expanding its so-called “caliphate” in Syria and Iraq.