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Turkish Airstrikes Hit 3 ISIS Targets in Syria

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Turkish fighter jets struck three Islamic State targets inside Syria on Friday in a pre-emptive measure based on intelligence about a planned attack on Turkey, a senior government official said. The airstrikes came a day after Turkey engaged in its first direct combat with the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL, on the Syrian border …

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Partial No-Fly Zone Included in US-Turkey Consensus

Turkey do not want the Kurdish forces to enter the Jarablus area.

A recent joint action consensus between Turkey and the United States, which includes the use of the İncirlik Airbase in southern Turkey in fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) jihadists, also covers a partial no-fly zone over the Turkey-Syria border, according to sources. The 90-kilometer …

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Iran Agrees Breakthrough Nuclear Deal

After years of negotations, the P5+1 countries finally reached a deal.

Diplomats said Iran agreed to the continuation of a United Nations arms embargo on the country for up to five more years, though it could end earlier if the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) definitively clears Iran of any current work on nuclear weapons. A similar condition was put on …

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