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  • Syria claims it shot down drone US says it lost

    ANKARA, Turkey In the first such incident since the U.S.-led coalition began airstrikes against Islamic State extremists last September in Syria, the Syrian government said Tuesday that its air defense system had shot down a U.S. surveillance drone near...
  • APNewsBreak: Turkey holds suspected Syria-bound UK woman

    A 21-year-old British woman suspected of trying to travel to Islamic State group territory in Syria has been detained in Turkey, government officials said Tuesday. The woman, identified as J.N.H., was detained at a bus terminal in Ankara late Monday...
  • UK police bail 3 teens held on way to Syria, arrest new teen

    British police, under pressure to stem the flow of would-be militants eager to join the Islamic State group, on Monday arrested an 18-year-old man suspected of planning to travel to Syria. Hours earlier, they freed on bail three other U.K. teens...
  • UK arrests 3 teens stopped in Turkey on way to Syria

    Three male teens from Britain who reached Turkey before being deported to the U.K. and arrested are believed to be the latest examples of a worrying trend — the rising number of young Britons seeking to travel to Syria to join extremists there....
  • Turkey detains Syrian suspected of helping British girls join Islamic State

    Authorities in Turkey say they have detained an alleged spy suspected of helping three British schoolgirls join the extremist group Islamic State in neighboring Syria. The suspect is a Syrian national who works for the intelligence service of a...
  • Video seems to show 3 UK girls before they went to Syria

    A video that appears to show a man helping three British schoolgirls on their way to join the Islamic State group in Syria was released Friday by a Turkish news channel. A Haber television said that the video was filmed in Gaziantep on Turkey's border...
  • Turkey detains suspect who allegedly helped UK girls join IS

    A foreign intelligence operative suspected of helping three British schoolgirls join the Islamic State group in Syria has been detained, Turkey's foreign minister said Thursday. Mevlut Cavusoglu said the suspect helped the teenagers even though he or she...
  • US bombs Nusra headquarters in key city on Turkey-Syria border

    ISTANBUL The U.S. Air Force confirmed Monday that its aircraft had bombed and destroyed a complex of buildings belonging to al-Qaida's Nusra Front affiliate, bringing to at least three the number of American airstrikes that have targets the terrorist...
  • Turkey retires RF-4E reconnaissance planes after crashes

    A senior Turkish military commander says Turkey is retiring its RF-4E Phantom reconnaissance planes, following two crashes that killed four pilots last month. Combat Air Force Commander Gen. Abidin Unal told reporters on Wednesday that the Turkish Air...
  • Turkish Kurds may become kingmakers as Kobani mobilizes voters

    ANKARA, Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's plans to rewrite Turkey's constitution to give himself more power may depend on a Kurdish minority emboldened by military victory in Kobani. The successful battle to prevent Islamic State overrunning the...
  • News Guide: Latest developments on Islamic State group

    The international fight against the Islamic State group flared on several fronts over the past 24 hours, with reports emerging from Syria of a German woman killed fighting against the militants and an airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition destroying an...