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  • After Kobani victory over Islamic State group, Syrian Kurds seek alliance with moderate rebels

    For Kurdish fighters, last month's victory over Islamic State militants in the town of Kobani in northern Syria was only the beginning. Their ambition is to build on an alliance with moderate rebels in Syria and become the chief force fighting the...
  • Syrians are deeply split after years of warfare, survey finds

    ISTANBUL As the United Nations' special envoy for Syria is reporting progress toward a cease-fire in embattled Aleppo, a new survey suggests that divisions in the country have deepened and few civilians on either side see much hope in a negotiated...
  • 5 legislators hurt in Turkish Parliament brawl

    Turkish lawmakers and media reports say five legislators were hurt in a brawl that broke out in Parliament, during which chairs allegedly were hurled and lawmakers were attacked with the speaker's gavel and bell. The state-run Anadolu Agency said the...
  • Turkey says it's reached accord with US on training Syrian rebels, but not on who enemy is

    ANKARA, Turkey The United States and Turkey will soon sign an accord to train and equip at least 2,000 Syrian fighters this year, but the two NATO allies have been unable to agree on what enemy the Syrians will be preparing to fight, Turkish officials...
  • 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...
  • N.C. killings linked to Islamophobia

    N.C. killings linked to Islamophobia
    As a result of rampant Islamophobia in much of the media, three Muslim-American honors students who extensively volunteered for charities were killed in Chapel Hill, North Carolina on Feb. 10 ("Police investigate hate crime theory after 3 slain in N.C.,"...
  • Turkey, US sign pact to train Syrians, but enemy still unstated

    ANKARA, Turkey Turkey and the United States signed an accord Thursday to jointly train and equip thousands of Syrians over the next three years in a rare sign of cooperation between the NATO allies. But the document, which wasn't made public,...
  • U.S. denies Kurdish ally Salih Muslim's request to visit

    The Obama administration lavished praise this week on a Kurdish group in Syria that helped score a victory over Islamic State militants in the border town of Kobani after four months of fighting. But U.S. officials also made another gesture that...