Islamic State Militant Arrested in Turkey After Allegedly Planning Suicide Attack on U.S. Consulate

Turkish special police forces run during clashes between rival Kurdish groups in central Diyarbakir on June 9, 2015. Four people were killed on June 9, including the leader of an Islamist charity, in clashes between rival Kurdish groups in Diyarbakir, adding to tensions in Turkey's largest Kurdish-populated city days after legislative elections. Aytac Baran, the leader of the Ihya-Der group, was shot dead by unknown gunmen outside his office in Diyarbakir, prompting a gunfight that left three others dead and four injured, including three journalists, hospital sources told AFP.    AFP PHOTO / ILYAS AKENGIN        (Photo credit should read ILYAS AKENGIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Ankara (Turkey) : An Islamic State militant suspected of planning a suicide attack against the U.S. Consulate in Istanbul has been detained in Turkey, a government official said Tuesday. The Syrian man was detained “in the past few days” at a bus station in the city of Kahramanmaras, close to the border with Syria, the official told The Associated Press.

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Iraqi forces repel coordinated Islamic State suicide attack in Ramadi

Iraqi commandos man a checkpoint in the Baghdad Shia slum of Sadr City on June 7, 2007. On Aug. 25, 2015, a commander of Iraqi forces in Anbar province said Iraqi soldiers and police repelled a suicide attack by Islamic State militants driving a bulldozer and two tanker trucks in western Ramadi. File photo by Adel Abd al-Hassan/UPI | License Photo

IS militants reportedly used a bulldozer and two tanker trucks in the foiled attack. Ramadi ( Iraq) : A commander of Iraqi forces fighting in Anbar province said his troops repelled suicide bombers attacking with three heavy vehicles in western Ramadi. Maj. Gen. Ali Ibrahim Daboun told IraqiNews.com Tuesday that Iraqi troops and police destroyed two tanker trucks and a

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Islamic State sponsored suicide attacks, clashes kill 17 troops near Fallujah

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Fallujah (Iraq) : Iraqi officials say Islamic State militants have launched an attack against government troops outside the militant-held city of Fallujah, killing at least 17 troops. The officials, a police officer and an army officer, say three suicide attackers drove explosives-laden military vehicles into government forces’ barricades outside Fallujah, west of Baghdad, on Sunday. Clashes broke out afterward. The officials

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Islamic State suicide attacks on Iraq security posts leaves 13 dead

Volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi security forces to fight against the predominantly Sunni militants from the radical Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), take part in a training session in Kerbala, about 80 km (50 miles) southwest of Baghdad.

Baghdad : Coordinated Islamic State suicide attacks targeting Iraqi government security posts have killed 13 people north of Baghdad, as security forces repelled more suicide attacks by the extremists in Anbar province, authorities said on Saturday. Four suicide bombers driving explosive-laden cars rammed into two security checkpoints and a military headquarters in the Al-Hajaj area within a 15-minute span, killing

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