Turkish army kills 55 Islamic State members in Syria: Reports

Turkish army kills 55 Islamic State members in Syria: Reports

Istanbul : Turkish forces launched a salvo of artillery strikes on northern Syria that killed 55 members of the Islamic State militant group, Turkish news agencies reported on Sunday. Artillery units stationed near the border struck IS group targets near Aleppo on Saturday evening, destroying three missile launchers and three vehicles according to the state-run Anatolia news agency and the

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Turkish artillery hit Islamic State in Syria, 34 militants dead

Turkish artillery hit Islamic State in Syria, 34 dead

Istanbul : Shelling by Turkish artillery and drones which took off from southern Turkey struck Islamic State targets in Syria on Sunday, killing 34 militants, the Turkish military said. It said the strikes, in response to Islamic State rocket attacks which hit the southern Turkish province of Kilis, destroyed six vehicles and five Islamic State gun positions. The border town

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Shock Claims : Turkey has ‘secret deal with ISIS’ to swap guns for looted oil

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TURKEY has a secret pact with Islamic State militants to swap oil looted from Syrian wells for weapons to be used on the battlefield, it has been sensationally claimed. Moscow : According to a cache of documents seen by Russia’s state-backed broadcaster, Turkish officials are signing off on payments to jihadi oil merchants in a deal which critics say places

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Turkey kills 32 suspected Islamic State militants after attack in Iraq: CNN Turk

Turkey kills 32 suspected Islamic State militants after attack in Iraq

Baghdad : Turkish armed forces on Tuesday killed 32 suspected Islamic State militants in the Bashiqa area of northern Iraq in response to an attack on a Turkish tank at a military camp there, broadcaster CNN Turk reported. CNN Turk said Turkish soldiers had killed 10 Islamic State militants during an operation that destroyed a building, and had killed another

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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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Iraq PM says Turkey main conduit for Islamic State oil-smuggling

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi

Baghdad : Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Monday that most of the oil produced in Islamic State-held territory in Iraq and Syria was being smuggled through Turkey. Turkey has repeatedly strongly denied any state involvement in smuggling oil from Islamic State-controlled parts of Syria or Iraq and says it has made progress in combating fuel smuggling networks that

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