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 Putin: Russia defeats terrorism in Syria

Russia played a key role in defeating militants in Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit. According to him, real results in the fight against …

Two Israelis wounded in Jerusalem knife attack

Two people have been injured after a knifeman went on the rampage near Jerusalem's Damascus Gate in what Israeli security services are treating as a terrorist incident. A man and teenager were stabbed by the …

 Iraq hands over children of ISIS members to Turkey

Iraq has handed over 188 Turkish children of suspected ISIS members (the terrorist group banned in Russia) to Turkey in the presence of government officials from both countries and UNICEF, a judiciary spokesman said. “The central …

Turkish army eliminates three terrorists in northern Iraq

Turkish fighter jets hit weapon emplacements and shelters used by PKK terror group in northern Iraq, Turkish Defense Ministry said, adding that three militants were killed in the attack. In a statement, the ministry said airstrikes were …

Terrorists fire rockets at Hmeymim airbase

Terrorists fired 17 rockets from the Idlib area at Russia’s Hmeymim airbase in Syria, with eight of them falling short and the other nine destroyed by the alert air defense force, Russia’s Defense Ministry reported.

Extremists try to blow up Turkish parliament

Turkish police have detained two suspected left-wing militants who tried to enter the country's parliament with sharp objects and a hoax explosive device, officials said. The suspects - a woman and a man - arrived at the parliament …

3 Turkish soldiers killed in mortar attack from Iraq

Three Turkish soldiers died on Saturday in a mortar attack by Kurdish militants launched from Iraqi territory, the Turkish Defense Ministry said, Arab News reported. “Three of our brothers in arms died as martyrs after mortar fire …

5 PKK terrorists neutralized in southeast Turkey

At least five PKK terrorists were "neutralized" in Turkey's southeastern Siirt province, security source said on Thursday, Anadolu agency reported. Turkish authorities often use the word "neutralized" in their …