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Monday, January 19, 2015

When reading articles about the battles against ISIS I think about what it must have been like reading newspaper accounts of the fighting against Nazis.

Kurdish fighters battling the Islamic State jihadist group in Syria's Kobane have captured a strategic hilltop, giving them line of fire over the town, amonitor said Monday.  
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the Kurdish People's People Units (YPG) had seized the Mishtenur hilltop after fierce clashes overnight.  
"The military operation led to the deaths of at least 11 Islamic Statefighters, and the seizure of large quantities of weapons and ammunition," the Observatory said.