Turkey detains two suspected Islamic State militants near Syria border

Turkey says detains two suspected Islamic State militants near Syria border

Ankara (Reuters) : Turkish authorities have arrested two alleged members of the Islamic State militant group near the Syrian border on suspicion that they were planning a suicide bombing, officials said on Monday. The two men had been on the interior ministry’s wanted list and were detained on Friday in the southeastern province of Gaziantep, the local governor’s office said

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Islamic State Planning ‘Imminent’ Attack on Jewish Children in Turkey

Islamic State Planning ‘Imminent’ Attack on Jewish Children in Turkey

Jerusalem : Information obtained by intelligence officials and cited by Sky News indicates Islamic State terrorists are in the advanced stages of an active plot to murder Jewish children in Turkey, including with attacks on kindergartens, schools and youth centres. Sky News further reported: Information on what intelligence officials are describing as “an imminent” attack was obtained from six operatives

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Sky News obtains names of 22,000 Islamic State members from disgruntled jihadi

Sky News obtains names of 22,000 Islamic State members from disgruntled jihadi

London : British broadcaster Sky News says it has obtained tens of thousands of documents containing the names, addresses, phone numbers and family contacts of jihadis who joined the Islamic State group. Sky said Wednesday that a disillusioned former member had handed over the documents on a memory stick stolen from the head of the group’s internal security police. The

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ISIS To Kidnap Russian Tourists In Turkey? Threat To Travelers, Tourism Agency Warns

ISIS To Kidnap Russian Tourists In Turkey? Islamic State Is A Threat To Travelers, Tourism Agency Warns

Istanbul : Militants with the Islamic State group have plans to take Russian tourists hostage in Turkey and possibly smuggle them into Syria, Russia’s tourism agency warned Wednesday. The announcement comes as Russian tourism in Turkey has already dropped drastically since tensions between the two countries erupted in November last year, Agence France-Presse reported. “We draw the attention of all

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Turkey arrests 23 alleged Islamic State jihadis with 21 kids at Syria border

Turkey arrests 23 alleged Islamic State jihadis with 21 kids at Syria border

Ankara : Turkish forces have detained 23 suspected Islamic State jihadis along with 21 children who were trying to illegally cross over from Syria, the army said Sunday. The suspects, whose nationalities were not disclosed, were captured on Saturday as they tried enter the Elbeyli district of Turkey’s southern Kilis province. “Twenty-three people suspected of being Daesh (Islamic State) terror

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Turkish prosecutor: Police foil Islamic State attack planned for New Year’s Eve

Turkish prosecutor: Police foil Islamic State attack planned for New Year's Eve

Ankara (Turkey) : Turkish police on Wednesday detained two suspected Islamic State militants who were believed to be planning suicide attacks during New Year’s celebrations in central Ankara, officials said. The two men were detained in a raid on a house in the low-income Mamak neighborhood of Ankara, where police seized a suicide vest armed with a bomb and an explosive

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