Monthly Archives: September 2014

Turkey prepares for bigger role in fight against Islamic State – The Guardian

September 30, 2014
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The Guardian Turkey prepares for bigger role in fight against Islamic StateThe GuardianAfter months of hanging back amid angry accusations of collusion, Turkey is gearing up for a bigger role in the fight against Islamic State (Isis) that could include sending Turkish ground troops across the border into Syria and Iraq. But counter …Turkey deploys…

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Turkish tanks face ISIL near Syria border – Aljazeera.com

September 30, 2014
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New York Times Turkish tanks face ISIL near Syria borderAljazeera.comTurkish tanks have been sent to hills overlooking the Syrian border town of Ain al-Arab besieged by ISIL, while a US-led coalition intensified its bombing of the group in northern and eastern Syria. Their deployment of Monday came after ISIL fired …Refugees Flood Turkish Border as…

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Kurds say Turkey not doing enough to stop Islamic State – USA TODAY

September 29, 2014
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NPR (blog) Kurds say Turkey not doing enough to stop Islamic StateUSA TODAYMURSITPINAR, Turkey — A crowd stands within earshot of the gunbattles raging between the Islamic State and Kurdish militias across the border in Syria. With a scarf concealing his face, one young man helps peel back the last set of barbed wire that…

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Turkish Airlines confirm Chelsea shirt sponsorship for next season – We Ain’t Got No History

September 29, 2014
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We Ain’t Got No History Turkish Airlines confirm Chelsea shirt sponsorship for next seasonWe Ain’t Got No HistoryStarting next season, Samsung will make way for Turkish Airlines on the front the Chelsea shirt.  Tweet Share on Twitter Share Share on Facebook  Share Share with Chelsea friends 40 Comments. Somehow we all missed this…

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Turkey Inching Toward Alliance With US in Syria Conflict – New York Times

September 28, 2014
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New York Times Turkey Inching Toward Alliance With US in Syria ConflictNew York TimesKARACA, Turkey — No American ally is closer to the threat of the Islamic State than Turkey, and no country could play a more important role in a coalition that President Obama is assembling to combat the extremist Sunni militants. Yet Turkey…

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Isis in Syria: Turkish hospitals open their doors to the Kurdish casualties … – The Independent

September 28, 2014
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The Independent Isis in Syria: Turkish hospitals open their doors to the Kurdish casualties …The IndependentWounded YPG fighters are being brought to Turkish state hospitals, a development widely viewed as remarkable since the YPG is affiliated with the PKK, the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, which has been at war with Turkey for 30 years and is…

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