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Islamic State Attracts Kurds from Germany to Join Jihad




Turkish and American officials are investigating letters containing an unidentified yellow powder that were sent to the consulates of the US, Belgium, Canada, France, and Germany in Istanbul; nine people have been sent to the hospital for observation. Turkish media reported that Basil Hassan, a Dane wanted by Denmark for attempting to kill writer Lars Hedegaard, was released by Turkish officials sometime in July, not during a prisoner swap with the Islamic State in September. The Justice Ministry refused to disclose whether Islamic State militants Çendrim Ramadani, Benjamin Xu, and Muhammed Zakiri are still in custody. Police detained 17 students after clashes at Istanbul University between Islamic State supporters and opponents. Intelligence reports warned that Islamic State cells plan to carry out suicide bombings in seven Turkish provinces.




US military to teach Syrian opposition forces defense only




ISIS militants now world's richest: experts




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


 
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