Turkey-backed Syria rebels take 2 border villages from IS: report

Six Turkish F-16s, four US F-15s, an American AC-130 and three drones were involved in the seizure of two villages from the Islamic State in Syria close to the Turkish borderSyrian rebels backed by Turkey and the United States have seized two villages from Islamic State (IS) jihadists close to the Turkish border after fierce fighting, Turkish official media said on Sunday. The state-run Anatolia news agency said that ethnic Turkmen fighters had captured the villages of Harjaleh and Dalha in northern Aleppo province from IS forces.

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