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Istanbul night club attacked during New Year party 39 killed, 70 wounded

Istanbul night club attacked during New Year party 39 killed, 70 wounded

Thirty-nine people, including many foreigners, were killed Sunday when a gunman went on a rampage at an exclusive nightclub in Istanbul where revellers were celebrating the New Year. As police launched a dragnet for the assailant, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the carnage sought to sow chaos and undermine peace, but Turkey would never bow […]

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‘IS bomber’ kills at least 50 at Turkey wedding

‘IS bomber’ kills at least 50 at Turkey wedding

Aug  21, – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the IS extremist group was the “likely perpetrator” of the bomb attack, the deadliest in 2016, in Gaziantep late Saturday that targeted a celebration attended by many Kurds. At least 50 people were killed in a southeastern Turkish city close to Syria when a suspected suicide […]

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41 dead in Istanbul airport carnage blamed on IS

41 dead in Istanbul airport carnage blamed on IS

Jun 29, – Witnesses described scenes of terror and panic on Tuesday evening as the attackers began shooting indiscriminately and then blew themselves up at the entrance to Ataturk airport, one of Europe’s busiest hus. Turkey pointed the finger of blame at Islamic State jihadists Wednesday after suicide bombers armed with automatic rifles attacked Istanbul’s […]

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IS suicide IS suicide 10 tourists in Istanbul

IS suicide IS suicide 10 tourists in Istanbul

Jan 12, – Turkey has been hit by a string of deadly attacks this year, but Tuesday’s bombing was the first time in recent memory tourists had been targeted in the heart of the city. A Syrian suicide bomber on Tuesday struck the heart of Istanbul’s busiest tourist district, killing 10 people, most of them […]

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Britain ‘to take 15,000 Syrian refugees’- report

Britain ‘to take 15,000 Syrian refugees’- report

Sep 06, – Prime Minister David Cameron has been under pressure internationally and domestically to address the refugee crisis. The British government is poised to accept 15,000 Syrian refugees and hopes next month to get backing for air strikes against Islamic State jihadists, the Sunday Times reported. On Thursday, he said he was “deeply moved” […]

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Seven dead in Kabul after two suicide attacks

Seven dead in Kabul after two suicide attacks

Dec 11, – The Afghan capital has been hit by a series of deadly Taliban attacks in recent weeks, highlighting the fragility of the security situation as foreign combat troops leave after more than a decade of war. Two suicide attacks in Kabul, one targeting a play at a French-financed school, killed at least seven […]

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10 Arab states commit to ‘share’ US-led fight against IS

10 Arab states commit to ‘share’ US-led fight against IS

Sep 11, – “The participating states agreed to do their share in the comprehensive fight” against IS, said a statement at the conclusion of a meeting between US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Arab counterparts. Ten Arab states, including heavyweight Saudi Arabia, agreed Thursday in Jeddah to rally behind Washington in the fight […]

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42 children killed in string of Syria attacks – NGO

42 children killed in string of Syria attacks – NGO

Aug 31, – The Britain-based Observatory said 25 children had been killed between midnight on Saturday and Sunday afternoon, with 17 more killed between Friday and Saturday night. At least 42 children have been killed in government air strikes and shelling across Syria in the last 36 hours, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring […]

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Islamic State executes more than 160 Syria troops – monitor

Islamic State executes more than 160 Syria troops – monitor

Aug 28, – News of the killings comes as US President Barack Obama is reportedly weighing air strikes on IS positions in Syria and coming closer to greenlighting a mission to aid Shiite Turkmen trapped in an Iraqi town by the jihadists. Islamic State jihadists have executed more then 160 fleeing Syrian soldiers, a monitoring […]

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