World News: 01:25 GMT Thursday 10th October 2019. [Stock Market via SPi World News]
Turkey has launched an assault on the Syrian Kurdish forces -- with which the US partnered to combat the Islamic State group -- sparking fears that the offensive could lead to captured fighters they held escaping and reconstituting the group. 'I can confirm that we've taken custody of two high-value ISIS individuals from the SDF,' the defense official said on condition of anonymity, referring to the Islamic State group and the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces that held the captured jihadists.
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