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  • Pentagon could send more than 1,000 troops to train fighters for Syria

    Pentagon could send more than 1,000 troops to train fighters for Syria
    After months of delay, the Pentagon announced plans Friday to send several hundred U.S. troops to help train and equip Syrian rebel fighters to battle Islamic State militants. Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby said more than 1,000 U.S. trainers...
  • The press in Turkey

    This is in response to “Turkey’s war on the press’’ (posted online Jan. 5). I regret to see that the Chicago Tribune published an opinion that uses unfounded, misleading and politically motivated allegations about my country...
  • For Erdogan's Turkey, Paris attacks show West's failure on Islam

    As the killings at a French satirical magazine stunned the world last week, Turkey's government went on a mission: to defend its brand of political Islam. In a summary of comment by Turkish officials distributed by the prime minister's Office of Public...
  • Pummeled by US-led airstrikes, Islamic State group loses ground in symbolic battle for Kobani

    With more than a thousand militants killed and territory slipping away, the Islamic State group is losing its grip on the Syrian border town of Kobani under intense U.S.-led airstrikes and astonishingly stiff resistance by Kurdish fighters. It is a...
  • Paris terror attacks investigation points to international conspiracy

    The investigation into last week's terror attacks in and around Paris has unearthed hints of foreign militant involvement in planning, financing and arming the French-born gunmen who killed 17 people in the deadliest attack on the country in decades....
  • French police say up to 6 terror cell members may be at large after Paris attacks

    As many as six members of a terrorist cell involved in the Paris attacks may still be at large, including a man who was seen driving a car registered to the widow of one of the gunmen, French police said Monday. The disclosure came as France deployed 10,...
  • France steps up security; officials suspect attackers had accomplices

    France steps up security; officials suspect attackers had accomplices
    Heavily armed soldiers patrolled a Jewish neighborhood and the base of the Eiffel Tower on Monday as France began the deployment of more than 10,000 troops on home soil and authorities said they believed that accomplices of the militants who launched twin...
  • Paris gunman linked to 3rd shooting on same day as newspaper massacre

    Paris gunman linked to 3rd shooting on same day as newspaper massacre
    A prosecutor says the shooting of a jogger in a Paris suburb on the same day as the Charlie Hebdo massacre has been linked to the gunman who killed a female police officer and four hostages at a kosher grocery. In a brief statement Sunday, the prosecutor...
  • Police: Up to 6 Paris terror suspects may still be at large

    As many as six members of a terrorist cell involved in the Paris attacks may still be at large, including a man who was seen driving a car registered to the widow of one of the gunmen, French police said Monday. The disclosure came as France deployed 10,...
  • Erdogan jabs French intelligence over surveillance of Paris gunmen, accuses West of hypocrisy

    Turkey's president said Monday he sees hypocrisy in the West's reaction to last week's terror attacks in Paris and asked why two of the gunmen were not monitored more closely after being released from prison. "Doesn't the intelligence service there...
  • Islamic State leads the scourge of militant Islam

    Year after year, the acts of Islamic militants grow more terrifying. Witness the 2012 point-blank shooting of Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai and the random slayings a year later of 60-plus shoppers at an upscale mall in Kenya. The year 2014 was...