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Turkish army hits IS in Syria after soldier killed

Turkish army hits IS in Syria after soldier killed

Jul 23, – The deadly clash was the most serious yet between the Turkish army and IS since the Islamists began to take swathes of Iraq and Syria right up to the Turkish border from 2013. The Turkish military Thursday pounded positions of Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria after a Turkish soldier was killed […]

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Syrian Kurds nearing IS border stronghold, thousands flee

Syrian Kurds nearing IS border stronghold, thousands flee

Jun 13, – Some 13,000 refugees have already crossed into Turkey in the last 10 days, according to the Turkish Foreign Ministry. Hundreds more could be seen Saturday on the Syrian side of the Akcakale border crossing, waiting to cross into Turkey. Hundreds of Syrian refugees poured into a Turkish-Syrian border crossing Saturday, fleeing intense […]

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Why are so many Britons fighting for ISIS?

Why are so many Britons fighting for ISIS?

Aug 27, – British citizens are doing the same. One is suspected in the murder of an American journalist. It is not just American citizens fighting along the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the extremist group known as ISIS. CBS News looked at how Britain became a center for terrorist recruitment. At home in […]

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