The events started on 20 July, when an Islamic State suicide bomber blow himself up outside a cultural centre in the Turkish town of Suruc near the border with Syria, killing 32 and injuring 104 people. 792 more words
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My new tour, Cappadocia Adventure, has started and our main destination is Cappadocia and the famous Valley of the Fairy Ghimneys where we will hot air balloon. 822 more words
Z and I did a “Top 100 Places to See Before You Die” checklist (we’ve seen 24 on that specific list) the other day. We agreed there were some places missing, and after our time in Cappadocia, Turkey the past two days, it definitely deserves to be on the list. 1,394 more words
Some of the most successful fighters against the Islamic State are being isolated and attacked by America’s new favorite ally in the region.
Kurdish militias are achieving the stated goals of the Obama administration — to “degrade and ultimately destroy” ISIS — as well or better than any other fighting force. 34 more words