Latest News Wires ISIS mounts renewed attack on Syrian town

The Islamic State is making a concerted push to take Kobani, a town on the Syrian border with Turkey.  Kurdish fighters have been defending the town with support from a US-led coalition.

By , Associated Press

Fighters from the Islamic State group launched Saturday a new offensive on the northern Syrian town of Kobani after shelling the area from their positions nearby, activists and a Kurdish official said.