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  • Let Inspired Turkey in New Haven Take Care of Thanksgiving Dinner

    Let Inspired Turkey in New Haven Take Care of Thanksgiving Dinner
    Thanksgiving is upon us once again. We had the entire year to prepare after getting inspired during last year’s feast, and yet somehow time always seems to get away. If the thought of scrambling to assemble a last-minute Thanksgiving dinner seems...
  • Turkey to allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters passage into Syrian city

    Turkey to allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters passage into Syrian city
    For weeks, Washington has been nudging a reluctant Turkey to assume a more forceful role in President Obama's anti-militant coalition and come to the aid of Kurdish forces battling to push Islamic State fighters out of the besieged Syrian city of Kobani....
  • Obama's decision to aid Kobani puts him squarely at odds with Turkey's Erdogan

    ISTANBUL In air-dropping weapons and ammunition to Kurdish defenders of a Syrian town, President Barack Obama has embroiled the United States all the more deeply in two very different confrontations one with the Islamic State extremists and the other with...
  • U.S. military drops weapons, supplies to Kurdish forces at Kobani, defying Turkey

    WASHINGTON In a move that marked a break with a key NATO ally, the U.S. dropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies Sunday to Kurdish forces fighting to defend the Syrian city of Kobani from the Islamic State. The word came only hours after...
  • After U.S. airdrop, Turkey agrees to let Iraqi Kurds cross to fight at Kobani

    ISTANBUL In a dramatic policy shift, Turkey agreed Monday to allow fighters from Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region to cross its territory to help save the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Kobani from Islamist radicals, the Turkish foreign minister said. "We...
  • Turkey to help Kurdish 'peshmerga' fighters reach besieged Syrian town

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey is facilitating the passage of Kurdish "peshmerga" fighters to the besieged Syrian border town of Kobani, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday. But he stopped short of saying Ankara backed a decision by the...
  • Turkish Director Kutlug Ataman's 'The Lamb' Takes Top Honors At Antalya Film Festival

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Turkish artist/auteur Kutlug Ataman's "The Lamb," a drama infused with humor set in poverty-stricken Anatolia, took the top prize at the 51st Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival which wrapped on Saturday with a high-caliber...
  • Kerry: U.S. told Turkey arms drop to Syrian Kurds 'momentary' response to crisis

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States told Turkey that a U.S. military air-drop of arms to Syrian Kurds battling Islamic State near the Syrian town of Kobani was a response to a crisis situation and did not represent a change in U.S. policy, U.S....
  • Turkey to allow Iraqi Kurds to supply Kurds in Syria

    Turkey to allow Iraqi Kurds to supply Kurds in Syria
    Turkey said on Monday it would allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to reinforce fellow Kurds in the Syrian town of Kobani, while the United States air-dropped arms for the first time to help the defenders resist an Islamic State assault. U.S. Secretary of State...
  • U.N. would offer humanitarian support in Syria safe zones: Amos

    ANKARA (Reuters) - The United Nations would offer humanitarian assistance for proposed "safe zones" inside Syria even if they were created without a Security Council resolution, the U.N.'s top humanitarian official Valerie Amos said on Monday. An...
  • EU urges Turkey to open border to allow supplies to Kobani

    LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - The European Union urged Turkey on Monday to open its border to allow supplies to get through to residents of the Syrian border town of Kobani that is being besieged by Islamic State insurgents. EU governments also tightened...