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Qatar runs covert desert training camp for Syrian rebels

Syrian link suspected in Chechen murder in Ankara

Turkey, US ease strains on Islamic State but differences remain

Turkey training Kurdish peshmerga forces in fight against ISIS

ISIS tightens up its entry requirements

Hagel: Taking out Assad 'won't put ISIL back in the box'

The Lost Children: France Takes Stock of Growing Jihadist Problem

Turkey's role in Libya adds to pro-Islamist perception

Authorities today released 12 members of the Turkish Youth Union (TGB) who were arrested for assaulting three US sailors yesterday in Istanbul. The US Navy, Turkish national police, and the US Embassy are working together to investigate the incident. Authorities have arrested 386 people in connection with protests in early October against the Islamic State's attack on Kobane and the Turkish response to it. Turkish and American officials met in Ankara to discuss the training and equipping of Syrian rebels.

Three American sailors from a NATO ship docked in Eminönü were assaulted by members of the Turkish Youth Union (TGB), who put sacks over the sailors' heads, threw dye on them, and called the US troops "murderers" in a video of the incident released by the group. The US Embassy called the incident "appalling." The Foreign Ministry denied reports that the Turkish Consulate in Mosul, Iraq was hit by coalition airstrikes yesterday; Turkey has refused to respond to allegations that the consulate has been used as an Islamic State headquarters since the group took it over in June. A journalist who had criticized an official of the Islamist AK party in Yozgat was beaten with iron rods by unnamed assailants. At least 63 people have been killed in a wave of unsolved murders in eastern Turkey over the past three months.

Central Command general to ISIS: We can hear you

Peshmergas blunt, don't break, Islamic State siege of Syria's Kobane

Rights group: Child captives suffered 'torture and abuse' by Islamic State

For Turkey and US, at odds over Syria, a 60-year alliance shows signs of crumbling

Dane in Lebanon arrested for being alleged IS fighter

Turkish authorities claimed that the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) was responsible for the murder of three Turkish soldiers in Hakkari on Oct. 25, but the PKK denied responsibility. A Turkish officer was shot by masked men in Diyarbakır. An estimated 50 to 150 Free Syrian Army soldiers crossed over from Turkey into Syria to assist Kurdish forces fighting the Islamic State in Kobane. A convoy of Peshmerga fighters en route to Syria was greeted by welcoming crowds in Mardin.

Interview with an Islamic State Recruiter: 'Democracy Is For Infidels'

Iraqi Peshmerga arrive in Turkey to head for Syria

Australia trying to confirm death of IS militant Mohammad Ali Baryalei

Indictment on Terrorism Charge Traces Man's Arc From Germany to Syria and Back