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  • UK police believe 3 missing schoolgirls have entered Syria

    UK police believe 3 missing schoolgirls have entered Syria
    Police investigating the disappearance of three British teenage girls say they believe they are no longer in Turkey and have crossed into Syria. Authorities believe the girls could be on their way to join the Islamic State group. British police...
  • Turkish military enters Syria to evacuate troops, tomb

    Hundreds of Turkish troops backed by tanks took part in an overnight operation into neighboring Syria to evacuate dozens of besieged soldiers guarding an Ottoman tomb and remove the remains amid fears the shrine was threatened by Islamic State militants....
  • With Islamic State threatening, Turkey abandons historic tomb in Syria

    ANKARA, Turkey After months of siege by Islamic State extremists, Turkey early Sunday sent an armored column into Syria to evacuate troops that had been guarding the tomb of Suleyman Shah, the grandfather of the founder of the Ottoman Empire. The...
  • Turkey launches raid into Syria to rescue troops, move Ottoman tomb

    Turkey launches raid into Syria to rescue troops, move Ottoman tomb
    Hundreds of Turkish troops backed by tanks took part in an overnight operation into neighboring Syria to evacuate dozens of besieged soldiers guarding an Ottoman tomb and remove the remains amid fears the shrine was threatened by Islamic State militants....
  • Turkey rescues soldiers trapped at Ottoman tomb in Syria

    Turkey rescues soldiers trapped at Ottoman tomb in Syria
    Turkish troops entered Syria in a bold overnight rescue operation, whisking back to Turkish soil some 40 soldiers trapped by Islamic State militants for eight months at a historic Ottoman tomb. Reconnaissance drones, dozens of tanks and several...
  • Turkey's border

    This is in response to "In Turkey, a bloody artery; Escape to Syria of Charlie Hebdo suspect shows country’s role as jihadi highway" (News, Jan. 29). The Turkish Consulate and community strongly reject the baseless accusations portrayed and are...
  • Some signs of tension emerge among Islamic State militants

    As the Islamic State group tries to expand and take root across the Middle East, it is struggling in Syria — part of its heartland — where it has stalled or even lost ground while fighting multiple enemies on several fronts. Signs of...
  • US Embassy: Turkey, US sign deal to train, arm Syrian rebels

    Turkey and the United States signed an agreement Thursday to train and arm Syrian rebels fighting the Islamic State group, said the U.S. Embassy in Ankara. The two countries have been in talks about such a pact for several months. The deal was signed...
  • Rebels capture 32 Syrian troops and allied gunmen in Aleppo

    Rebels in Syria have captured 32 soldiers and pro-government gunmen near the northern city of Aleppo, where fighting is raging as the two sides try to grab new territory ahead of a possible truce, activists said Thursday. The fighting comes as U.N. envoy...
  • Turkey's border with Syria

    This is in response to “In Turkey, a bloody artery; Escape to Syria of Charlie Hebdo suspect shows country’s role as jihadi highway” (News, Jan. 29). The Turkish Consulate and community strongly reject the baseless accusations...
  • Protesters march near university of murdered Turkish woman

    About 15,000 people marched in a southern Turkish city Wednesday in remembrance of a student whose murder after an attempted rape last week has galvanized public outrage about violence against women. Twenty-year-old Ozgecan Aslan's body was found...