Syrian Observatory for Human Rights
A senior Kurdish fighter said Thursday that militants from Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) were closing in on the town of Kobani along the Syria-Turkey border and that his men were preparing for street battles.
A Pentagon spokesman says the U.S. military is looking into allegations that civilians were killed in U.S. and allied airstrikes in Syria. But he said they have no “credible” reporting that such deaths occurred.
The luxury hotel in the historic heart of Aleppo was being used as a base by Syrian government forces.