Iraqi Kurdish Fighters Enter Turkey En Route to Syria to Battle Islamic State
Emre Peker and
Updated Oct. 29, 2014 5:44 a.m. ET
ISTANBUL—Iraqi Kurdish forces arrived early Wednesday in Turkey en route to reinforce a Kurdish militia battling Islamic State militants in the Syrian city of Kobani, a ground intervention that will be the first by a Western-backed foreign force since the Syrian conflict began.
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