A video image grab allegedly shows IS fighters raising their weapons at an undisclosed location in the Anbar province, Iraq

IS advances on Syria's Aleppo despite Russia air war

AFP News Islamic State group fighters advanced Friday on Syria's second city Aleppo despite 10 days of Russian air strikes that Moscow says are aimed at routing the jihadists. Western governments say the vast majority of Russian strikes have targeted rebel groups other than IS in a bid to defend President Bashar al-Assad's rule. IS militants reached their closest position yet to Aleppo in northe…