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Attempted kidnapping in Turkey shows reach of the Islamic State

Syria Kurds weather ISIS attack, await backup

Turkey Says It Will Aid Kurdish Forces in Fight for Kobane

Turkey opposes transfer of US arms to Kurds fighting Islamic State

US-led air strikes intensify as Syria conflict destabilizes Turkey

Turkish jets bomb Kurdish PKK rebels near Iraq

How an American suicide bomber's travels went unmonitored

Syrian National Coalition Fails to Elect New Prime Minister

A farewell to beards: Men shaving to avoid jihadist stigma in southeast Turkey

Turkish sources deny giving Washington the use of bases to fight Islamic State

Halis Bayancuk a.k.a. Abu Hanzala, the alleged head of al Qaeda in Turkey who was arrested with dozens of other operatives on Jan. 14, was released under a new court system introduced in July. Among those detained on Jan. 14 was İbrahim Şen, an ex-Gitmo detainee and a top al Qaeda leader in the Middle East. So far, six of the 25 suspects were indicted and only four remain in custody. Turkish officials denied reaching an agreement with the US on the use of İncirlik Air Base in Adana province, but said talks are continuing.

Turkey opens its bases for US and coalition forces in fight against ISIS

US Troops to Use Bases in Turkey

German, Saudi, and Turkish Islamic State fighters launch complex suicide attack

Kurds urge more air strikes in Kobane; monitor warns of defeat

EU calls for global push against ISIS in Kobane

Thousands 'will most likely be massacred' if Kobane falls to jihadists, UN warns

US-Led Coalition Ramps Up Strikes on Kobane

At least 29 people have been killed and dozens wounded in nationwide protests against Turkey's refusal to assist Kurdish forces against the Islamic State in Kobane. Turkish authorities have detained 16 Kurdish PYD fighters seeking to flee across the Syrian border into Turkey; two of them were unarmed females. Abdullah Ocalan, the jailed leader of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), has warned that a massacre of Kurds in Kobane will doom peace talks with the PKK. Three policemen were gunned down in Bingöl. The US is asking Turkey to take a larger role in the coalition against the Islamic State. A lawyers' group accused the Erdogan government of "instigating the [Islamic State] to kill."

Who are the members of the coalition against ISIS?