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US - Turkey Join Forces to Drive Islamic State from Syria

US – Turkey Join Forces to Drive Islamic State from Syria

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:48

The US and Turkey have agreed to work together to drive Islamic State (IS) militants from northern Syria, senior US officials said Monday, as Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu vowed to press ahead with parallel strikes against Kurdish militants. [caption id="attachment_41296" align="alignright" width="384"]...

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Turkey says US Can Use Air Bases for IS Fight

Turkey says US Can Use Air Bases for IS Fight

Monday, October 13, 2014 10:50

[caption id="attachment_39483" align="alignright" width="384"] Turkey Air Bases[/caption] Turkey has granted the United States access to its air bases for the campaign against the Islamic State group, including a key installation near the Syrian border, a senior ...

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21 Dead in Turkey as Kurds Rise (Renewed assault on Kobani)

21 Dead in Turkey as Kurds Rise (Renewed assault on Kobani)

Thursday, October 9, 2014 14:05

Islamic State fighters launched a renewed assault on the Syrian city of Kobani on Wednesday night, and at least 21 people were killed in riots in neighbouring Turkey where Kurds rose up against the government for doing nothing to protect their kin. [caption id="attachment_39475" align="alignnone" width="600"]...

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President Mamnoon Hussain Leaves for Turkey

President Mamnoon Hussain Leaves for Turkey

Thursday, August 28, 2014 13:27

[caption id="attachment_38681" align="alignright" width="384"] President Mamnoon Hussain[/caption] President Mamnoon Hussain has left for Ankara on a two-day visit to Turkey where he will attend the oath-taking ceremony of the newly elected Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, ...

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At Least 201 Killed Mine Blast in Turkey

At Least 201 Killed Mine Blast in Turkey

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 11:53

At least 201 people were killed and hundreds more remained trapped underground after an explosion at a coal mine in western Turkey, the government said Wednesday, warning that rescue efforts faced a race against time. [caption id="attachment_37179" align="alignnone" width="600"] ...

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PM Nawaz Sharif Invites Turkey to Invest in Energy

PM Nawaz Sharif Invites Turkey to Invest in Energy

Tuesday, December 24, 2013 11:22

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today invited Turkish businessmen to invest in energy‚ agriculture‚ textile, tourism and infrastructure sectors in Pakistan. [caption id="attachment_34370" align="alignnone" width="538"] Nawaz Sharif[/caption] Addressing Pak-Turk Business Forum in Lahore on Monday night‚ he said ...

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Turkish PM Erdogan Arrives in Pakistan on 2 Day Visit

Turkish PM Erdogan Arrives in Pakistan on 2 Day Visit

Monday, December 23, 2013 10:42

[caption id="attachment_34332" align="alignright" width="317"] Recep Tayyip Erdogan[/caption] The Turkish Prime Minister‚ Recep Tayyip Erdogan, arrived in Lahore on two-day visit to Pakistan, media reported. Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif‚ Speaker Punjab Assembly and provincial ministers welcomed the ...

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Al Qaeda Linked Group Captures Syrian Town on Border With Turkey

Al Qaeda Linked Group Captures Syrian Town on Border With Turkey

Friday, November 22, 2013 11:26

An al Qaeda affiliate has captured a northern Syrian town on the border with Turkey after ousting a moderate Islamist rebel unit and detained its leader, activists said on Thursday. [caption id="attachment_33573" align="alignnone" width="536"] Al Qaeda Linked Group[/caption]...

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Al Qaeda linked Group Advances on Syrian Rebels Near Turkey

Al Qaeda linked Group Advances on Syrian Rebels Near Turkey

Thursday, October 3, 2013 10:43

Al Qaeda-linked fighters fought rival Syrian rebels near the border with Turkey on Wednesday, activists said, in an outbreak of violence driven by the divisions between factions battling President Bashar al-Assad. [caption id="attachment_32609" align="alignright" width="360"] Syrian Rebels[/caption]...

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Nine Killed in Car Blast Near Turkey Syria Border

Nine Killed in Car Blast Near Turkey Syria Border

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 10:35

Nine people were killed and dozens wounded when a car exploded on Monday near the border between Turkey and Syria, officials said, although the cause was not immediately clear. [caption id="attachment_29119" align="alignright" width="281"]...

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