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The Turkish military has carried out air strikes against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants near Iraq’s Sinjar mountains and northeastern Syria to prevent the group from sending weapons and explosives for attacks inside Turkey.
More than 200 people have left Germany since 2013 to take up arms with the Democratic Union Party (PYD) and its armed wing, the People’s Protection Units (YPG), on the battlefields of Syria and Iraq, the German Interior Ministry has said, adding that 69 of them were German passport holders.
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) claimed responsibility for bombing two Egyptian churches as worshippers gathered to mark Palm Sunday, killing at least 38 people in the deadliest attacks on the Coptic Christian minority in recent memory
Sevil Erkuş - ANKARA
Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven and other allies in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq (ISIL) will meet in Italy on April 11 to design a joint common strategy after Washignton directly engaged Syrian government forces for the first time during the latter’s six-year civil war
Security forces have clashed with Islamic extremists for the third consecutive day in a Palestinian camp in Lebanon
MOSCOW / WASHINGTON
The United States and Russia have exchanged words over the six-year-old Syrian war, with relations between the two states suffering a downturn before the foreign ministers of the two world powers meet tomorrow.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on April 8 assured Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi of continued U.S. support to defeat Islamic State Iraq and the Levant ISIL, the Iraqi government said in a statement.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced a three-month state of emergency following twin church bombings by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) that killed at least 44 people on Palm Sunday, April 9, the deadliest attacks on the minority in recent memory
A devastated Syrian father whose twin babies were killed in April 7’s chemical attack in Idlib has described Turkey and its president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, as his only hope, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
A rocket fired from Egypt’s Sinai crashed into Israel on April 10, in an attack claimed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), as authorities closed a border crossing over security threats, officials said.
U.S. military strikes on chemical weapons sites in Syria are “positive concrete steps” but not enough, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on April 7