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  • Nusra Front quietly rises in Syria as Islamic State targeted

    The Nusra Front, Syria's al-Qaida affiliate, is consolidating power in territory stretching from the Turkish border to central and southern Syria, crushing moderate opponents and forcibly converting minorities using tactics akin to its ultraconservative...
  • 9 British medical students feared to be in Syria via Turkey

    A Turkish opposition lawmaker said Sunday he is helping the families of nine British medical students and doctors believed to have crossed into Syria from Turkey. Mehmet Ali Ediboglu said the family members are at the Turkey-Syria border on Sunday trying...
  • Syria Kurds yet to be fully embraced by US in anti-IS fight

    For four months, Syrian Kurdish fighters battled the Islamic State group in the rubble-strewn streets of Kobani as U.S. aircraft pounded the extremists from the skies, a joint effort that ultimately expelled the militants from the town and marked their...
  • Turkish MP: US, Canadian med students among group in Syria

    A Turkish opposition lawmaker said Monday that an American and a Canadian are among a group of doctors and medical students believed to have traveled from Turkey into territory in Syria controlled by the Islamic State group. Mehmet Ali Ediboglu said...
  • 9 British medical students feared to be in Syria

    A Turkish opposition lawmaker says he is helping the families of nine British medical students believed to have crossed into Syria from Turkey. Mehmet Ali Ediboglu said Sunday the family members are at the Turkey-Syria border Sunday trying to find the...
  • In the Mideast, borders have always been drawn in blood

    In the Mideast, borders have always been drawn in blood
    With a massive invasion by U.S. ground troops ruled out — for now — the debate in Washington over what to do about Islamic State militants has shifted into the realm of diplomacy and “soft power.” President Obama, in his recent...
  • Turkish official: To end extremism, give Muslims opportunity

    A Turkish government official says to eliminate a root cause of Islamic extremism, European countries must give their Muslim residents greater opportunities and more reasons for hope. Volkan Bozkir, Turkey's minister for European affairs, said Saturday...
  • Jailed Kurdish leader Ocalan urges fighters to abandon arms

    Imprisoned Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan on Saturday renewed a call for his fighters to end their armed struggle against Turkey, part of efforts toward a peaceful resolution of a decades-long insurgency that has killed tens of thousands of people....
  • Editorial: In support of Schiff's resolve

    Editorial: In support of Schiff's resolve
    It’s been such an oft-repeated action that it’s almost a familiar tradition for Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) to introduce a resolution calling on our president to seek the Republic of Turkey’s unequivocal acknowledgment of the Armenian...
  • Turkey says Armenians not seeking 'truth' over WWI massacres

    Turkey's president says Armenians pressing Turkey to recognize the century-old massacres of Armenians as genocide are not looking for the truth but to score points against his country. Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday Armenians had rejected numerous...
  • Records show big travel costs for some state agency leaders

    From San Diego, California, to Istanbul, Turkey, North Carolina leaders in 2014 spent thousands of public dollars for trips across the state, country and world on government business. A WRAL-TV News analysis of records for the 2014 calendar year found...