Quentin Sommerville and members of the Syrian Democratic Forces
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Islamic State conflict: On the frontline with a multi-ethnic force

A new alliance of Kurds, Christians and Arabs, called the Syrian Democratic Forces, has pushed back Islamic State militants along the Iraqi-Syria border.

They are receiving weapons and air support from the US and others.

Quentin Sommerville reports from near the Syrian city of Hassakah.

  • 09 Nov 2015
Go to next video: Islamic State 'launches currency'