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A Turkish Flag Draws Parallels to Iconic Iwo Jima Photo

Seventy years ago, Associated Press photographer Joe Rosenthal captured the historic photograph of five U.S. Marines and a Navy officer raising the …

Turkish troops enter Syria to rescue soldiers guarding tomb

Syrian president Bashar al-Assad condemns operation to relieve garrison at Suleyman Shah’s tomb and relocate remains as ‘flagrant aggression’<p>Turkey has staged its first open military operation in Syria, dispatching hundreds of ground troops, tanks, aircraft and drones to extract 38 soldiers …

Middle East

Islamic State releases a new video from Kirkuk parading Peshmerga forces in cages

The video appears to show caged Kurdish fighters interviewed in the moments before their deaths<p><b>Islamic State</b> militants have released a new video which appears to show caged Kurdish fighters being interviewed.<p>With a microphone pushed through the bars of their cage, each man quietly repeats talking …

Turkish military enters Syria to evacuate soldiers from tomb: sources

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish forces swept into Syria overnight to rescue about 40 soldiers who had been surrounded for months by Islamic State militants while guarding the tomb of a revered Turkish figure.<p>The Syrian government described the operation as an act of “flagrant aggression” and said it …

Middle East