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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 Detains 20 Suspected Daesh Members: Media

ISTANBUL, Aug 4 – Turkish police detained 20 suspected members of the militant group Daesh in the southern city of Adana early on Thursday, the private Dogan news agency reported. It said anti-terror police, supported by a helicopter, staged simultaneous raids on 22 addresses in the city after a tip-off that Daesh cells were planning attacks.

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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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Clashes Between Daesh, Syrian Rebels Kill Dozens Near Turkey: Monitor

BEIRUT, May 28 – Fighting between Daesh and Syrian rebels near the Turkish border has killed dozens of people in the last two days, as Daesh militants keep up an offensive that has led to rapid territorial gains, a monitoring group said on Saturday. Fighters from the militant group entered the rebel-held town of Marea early

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