With Turkey facing spill over from the Syrian Civil War and threats from ISIS’ advances, the border between Iraq, Syria, and Turkey has come into focus. 718 more words
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Turkey wouldn’t agree to any U.S. arms transfers to Kurdish fighters who are battling Islamic militants in Syria, the Associated Press reports.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday he would be against the arming of Kurdish forces. 772 more words
The Islamist militant slid a sheaf of photos across the table – pictures of beaten and burnt corpses, taken nearby in the Turkish city of Diyarbakir. 852 more words
Anna Holligan, BBC News, The Hague: Three members of a Dutch motorcycle club with military backgrounds have gone to Iraq to help fight Islamic State (IS), a fellow biker says. 338 more words
This is an important article by Willard Foxton, published in the Telegraph. It’s a recommended read. Check it out!
Turkish army tanks take position on top of a hill near Mursitpinar border crossing in the southeastern Turkish town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province. A senior Kurdish militant has threatened Turkey with a new Kurdish revolt if it sticks with its current policy of non-intervention in the battle for the Syrian town of Kobani. 43 more words
Turkey is playing a risky game of chicken in its negotiations with NATO partners who want it to join combat operations against the Islamic State group – and it’s blowing back with violence in Turkish cities, according to the Associated Press. 803 more words