Ankaran art exhibit becomes a shooting gallery that takes life of Russian Ambassador

Ankaran art exhibit becomes a shooting gallery that takes life of Russian Ambassador

December 19, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish policeman fatally shot Russia's ambassador to Turkey on Monday in front of a shocked gathering at a photo exhibit and then, pacing near the body of his victim, appeared to condemn Russia's military role in Syria, shouting: "Don't forget Aleppo! Don't forget Syria!" In addition to the shooting,  Turkish authorities have imposed a temporary blackout on coverag...

Nashville families fear fighting in Mosul as Thursday pre-dawn Iraqi special forces lead attack

Nashville families fear fighting in Mosul as Thursday pre-dawn Iraqi special forces lead attack

October 19, 2016

KHAZER, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi special forces came together after a 32 hour cease fire in  Mosul on Thursday with a pre-dawn advance on a nearby town held by the Islamic State group. Iraqi special forces encountered heavy fire but continued to advance in order to combat Isis's move to fight to control Mosul. Related Reading on Mosul, Isis and the U.S. led Coalition Isis is the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Isil is the Islamic State in Iraq and Levant. IS is a Jihadist m...

The front lines of Mosul were eerily quiet Tuesday, like the in the eye of a sand storm

October 19, 2016

The front lines to the east of Mosul were largely eerily quiet even though international news observers following the building tension of the conflict in Mosul. Iraqi and Kurdish commanders  paused the fighting Tuesday a day after the coalition advanced on Mosul in the middle of a barrage of air-strikes and heavy artillery. All rights held by © DM This comes one day after the start of a massive operation to retake the Islamic State-held city. This sie...

Child Bomber Hits Wedding in Southern Turkey, Killing Dozens

Child Bomber Hits Wedding in Southern Turkey, Killing Dozens

August 26, 2016

  Young suicide bomber attacks Turkish wedding party; 51 die ISTANBUL (AP) — A child suicide bomber killed at least 51 people and wounded nearly 70 others at a Kurdish wedding party near Turkey's border with Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday, decrying the attack as an apparent attempt by Islamic State extremists to destabilize the nation by exploiting ethnic and religio...

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