Smoke rises from airstrikes on Guzhe village, northern Aleppo countryside, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkey Airstrikes Pound Kurds Allied to U.S.-Backed Militia in Syria

America’s NATO ally Turkey launched airstrikes against Kurdish fighters allied with a U.S.-backed militia in Syria, a testament to the growing rift between Ankara and Washington over the war against the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) in the Middle East.

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Monitor: Top ISIS Cop Found Decapitated with ‘Evil’ Written on Corpse

The corpse of a top member of the Islamic State’s (IS, ISIS, ISIL) self-declared police force in Syria, which has carried out beheadings, was found decapitated with signs of torture and a cigarette stuffed in the mouth, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR).