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Turkey Vows to Cleanse Daesh From its Border After Wedding Attack Kills 54

By Orhan Coskun and Daren Butler ANKARA/ISTANBUL, Aug 22 – Turkey vowed on Monday to “completely cleanse” Daesh militants from its border region, after a suspected suicide bomber with links to the group killed 54 people, including 22 children, at a Kurdish wedding. Saturday’s attack in the southeastern city of Gaziantep is the deadliest in

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Turkey Sees Possible Foreign Daesh Link In Istanbul Airport Attack

By Humeyra Pamuk and Daren Butler ISTANBUL, June 30 – At least one of three suspected Daesh suicide bombers who killed 42 people at Istanbul airport is thought to be a foreigner but investigators are struggling to identify them from their limited remains, officials said on Thursday. Police detained 13 people, three of them foreigners,

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Suspected Daesh Suicide Bombers Kill 36 at Istanbul Airport

By Humeyra Pamuk and Daren Butler ISTANBUL, June 29 – Three suicide bombers opened fire then blew themselves up in Istanbul’s main international airport on Tuesday, killing 36 people and wounding close to 150 in what Turkey’s prime minister said appeared to have been an attack by Islamic State militants. One attacker opened fire in

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Daesh Attacks Kurdish-Held Town on Turkish Border

By Mariam Karouny and Seyhmus Cakan BEIRUT/DIYARBAKIR, Turkey, Feb 28 – Daesh militants launched an assault on a Kurdish-controlled town on Syria’s border with Turkey on Saturday, prompting air strikes by the U.S.-led coalition to try to drive them back. The hardline Sunni fighters attacked Tel Abyad, which is controlled by the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia,

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