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Turkey: IS has lost all territory along Syria-Turkey border

BEIRUT (AP) — Turkish troops and allied Syrian rebels expelled the Islamic State group from the last strip of territory it controlled along the Syrian-Turkish border on Sunday, effectively sealing the extremists' self-styled caliphate off from the outside world, Turkey's prime minister and a Syrian …

Israeli forces raid Silwan amid mounting threats to demolish Palestinian homes

JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- Jerusalem municipality workers raided the al-Bustan area of Silwan in occupied East Jerusalem on Saturday, where they closed one …

Israel

We've Moved! - US Campaign for Palestinian Rights

We've moved. Looking for the US Campaign? It looks like you're looking for some information that was found on our old website at endtheoccupation.org.

Turkey: IS Has Lost All Territory Along Syria-Turkey Border

Beirut (AP) -- Turkish troops and allied Syrian rebels expelled the Islamic State group from the last strip of territory it controlled along the …

Isis 'cut off from rest of world' as rebels expel Islamists from Turkish border

Isis has lost control of its last territories on the border with Turkey, monitoring groups say, in a major blow to the group's ability to receive …

Middle East

ISIS will lose all access to the Turkish-Syrian border within 'a few hours'

The Islamic State is set to lose control of its last remaining territory along the border of Turkey and Syria, Turkish state-run news organization …

Former glamour model 'groomed online as jihadi bride'

Islamic State extremists trying to sign up 'jihadi brides' to travel to Iraq or Syria have tried to recruit a former glamour model who converted to Islam.<p>Counter terrorism police have warned Kimberley Miners to stop extremist activity after she exchanged social media messages with a recruiter and …

Counterterrorism

Israeli captain: "I will make you all disabled"

Secret police officer known as Captain Nidal regularly threatens youth in the Dheisheh refugee camp.

Turkish tanks cross into Syria in 'new phase' against IS

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish tanks crossed into Syria to the west of a frontier town seized from the Islamic State group last week, in a "new phase" of an operation aimed at sealing off the last stretch of border controlled by the extremists.<p>By nightfall, Syrian rebels backed by the Turkish forces …

Day 10 of Turkey's invasion of Syria

Three buildings in Kinduriyah and Arap used by ISIS were destroyed by the Turkish airforce. It was reported that the Free Syrian Army and …

No doubt that Gülen was behind Turkey’s coup attempt: Former Swedish PM Bildt

“When I saw the coup attempt on television, the first suspect that came to my mind regarding who could have done this was Gülen. Developments since …

Turkish tanks enter Syria in new front against ISIL

Turkey has sent more tanks into northern Syria to the west of a border town seized from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group last week, opening a new front in a cross-border intervention aimed at sweeping its fighters from the area.<p>Saturday's development came after Turkish forces …

Daniel Berrigan’s 1973 prophecy: Israel is becoming ‘the tomb of the Jewish soul’

<i>After Daniel Berrigan, poet, priest and antiwar leader, died last April 30, the New York Times referred unfavorably in its obituary to a 1973 speech</i> …

Women’s Boat to Gaza!

<b>In less than a month, the Women’s Boat to Gaza will set sail to challenge Israel’s brutal naval blockade.</b> The Israeli government has continued its …

Summer camp teaches Israeli settlers ‘how to hate Palestinians’

Israeli media have claimed that Jewish settlers were taught “how to hate and attack Palestinians” in a summer camp which concluded this week. The …

Israel

Turkey plays its part in fighting Isis

As an active member of the anti-Daesh coalition, and being far from indifferent, Turkey’s substantial contributions to the prevention of supplies and curbing the flow of foreign fighters in line with the international efforts are a well-known fact (Turkey’s leaders sat back as Isis took hold. Now …

Middle East

Turkish military targets PKK, PYD in the southeast, Syria more than 30 terrorists killed

The Turkish military resumed its operations against the PKK terror organization and its Syrian affiliate PYD on Sunday, killing at least 32 …

Middle East

Corrected: Turkey arrests 865 this year in Islamic State crackdown - minister | Reuters

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey has arrested 865 people since the start of 2016 in its fight against Islamic State, and more than half of those were foreigners, Interior Minister Efkan Ala said in remarks broadcast on Turkish television channels on Wednesday.<p>Thousands of foreign fighters from countries …

Diplomacy: How Turkey’s advance into Syria impacts Israel

From creating an additional reason for Ankara to want quiet in Gaza, to demonstrating again a loss of US weight in the region, Turkey’s thrust into …

5 Myths about American foreign policy

American foreign policy myths are generated in the corridors of power to elicit popular support and lavish congressional funding for the …

“Obstacle to Peace”, The Genocide of a Land. Palestine | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>In our days of darkness, spreading ignorance, and absence of serious debate in public forums, we can take hope from the fact that some scholars still</i> …

Hypocrites or allies? YPG terror demands an answer

Turkey last Wednesday initiated the Euphrates Shield military operation aimed at creating a safe zone from DAESH incursions in northern Syria, from …

Turkey opens 'World's widest' suspension bridge linking Asia to Europe

Turkey opened one of the world's biggest suspension bridges on Friday, the latest megaproject in a $200 billion building spree that President Tayyip Erdogan hopes will secure his place in history.<p>The bridge creates a new link across the Bosphorus Strait, which divides Asia and Europe.<p>President …

South Asia

Bulgaria Calls on EU to Fulfill Refugee Accord With Turkey

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov urged European governments to implement the agreement with Turkey designed to curb the flow of migrants from …

The Latest: Erdogan says Syrian rebels take back border town

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest developments in the civil war in Syria (all times local):<p>9:30 p.m.<p>Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Syrian opposition forces aided by Ankara have taken back the border town of Jarablus from the Islamic State group.<p>During a press statement with visiting …

The Israeli “art student” mystery

For almost two years, hundreds of young Israelis falsely claiming to be art students haunted federal offices — in particular, the DEA. No one knows why — and no one seems to want to find out.<p>In January 2001, the security branch of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency began to receive a number of …

Turkish Journalist Jailed for Terrorism Was Framed, Forensics Report Shows

New analysis of Barış Pehlivan's computer finds a very rare, targeted malware called Ahtapot. It only gets stranger from there.<p>Turkish investigative journalist Barış Pehlivan spent 19 months in jail, accused of terrorism based on documents found on his work computer. But when digital forensics …

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