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Turkish police arrest 4 Daesh/ISIS terror suspects

Turkish police arrested four suspects in eastern Turkey linked to the Daesh/ISIS terror group, security sources said on Wednesday, Anadolu agency reports. Police in the eastern Malatya province arrested four terror suspects in …

New U.S. Ambassador to Russia names priority areas

Newly appointed U.S. ambassador to Russia John Sullivan said he will try to focus on areas where the two sides can cooperate. Sullivan said he has a range of priorities: Cooperating on an arms-control strategy that …

Assad explains refugee crisis in EU

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has blasted Europe’s key role in creating chaos in Syria, saying the current refugee crisis in European countries is a consequence of their support for terrorism in the Arab country. …

Turkey to help eradicating ISIS in Afghanistan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Turkey would do its best to eradicate ISIS (the terror group banned in Russia) in Afghanistan. "We welcome the positive steps taken by the Afghan government in …

Cousin of ISIS leader Baghdadi captured in Iraq

A cousin of ISIS ringleader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Hamed Shaker Saba’ al-Badri, better known by the nom de guerre Abu Khaldun, has been captured in Iraq’s province of Kirkuk. Iraqi security analyst Hisham al-Hashemi …

Explosion in Raqqa kills  three

A car bomb exploded in a northern Syrian town along the border with Turkey on Saturday killing at least 3 people, Turkey's Defense Ministry said, AhlulBayt News Agency reports. The ministry said more than 20 people were …

Ankara confirms it captured sister of ISIS leader

Turkish forces in northern Syria have detained a sister of  ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi (the terrorist group banned in Russia), who was killed in a U.S. raid, a senior Turkish official said. "Turkey has captured Abu …

Wanted PKK terrorist neutralized in eastern Turkey

One of two terrorists neutralized in an operation by Turkish security forces in eastern Turkey was on the country's wanted list, the country's Interior Ministry announced on Nov. 1, Hurriyet daily news reports. …

Turkey arrests 11 suspects over links to Daesh

Some 11 suspects, including high-level targets, were arrested Friday in central Turkey over links to the Daesh terror group, according to a security source, Middle East Monitor reported citing Anadolu. As part of efforts against Daesh, …