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Kurds cheer reinforcements for Syria's Kobane

Sanliurfa - Crowds of flag-waving Kurds greeted Iraqi peshmerga forces travelling through Turkey Wednesday to join rebel fighters reinforcing the Syrian town of Kobane against an attack by the Islamic State group.

Op-Ed: Why ISIS is not as strong as it appears

The myth of ISIS has been created by ignorance, sensationalism and fear. Its strengths are exaggerated and its weaknesses are underestimated — some of the worst mistakes you can make when facing an enemy.

Hopes fade for 18 trapped Turkish miners

Istanbul - Hopes were fading Wednesday of finding alive any of 18 Turkish coal miners trapped when their shaft was engulfed by water, as rescue workers made last-ditch efforts to find survivors.

Erdogan unveils Turkey's controversial new presidential palace

Ankara - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday unveiled a new presidential palace on the outskirts of Ankara that has been denounced as an environmental blight and evidence of his autocratic tendencies.

Syria rebels cross from Turkey to join Kobane battle

Sanliurfa - A group of fighters from the rebel Free Syrian Army (FSA) crossed into Syria from Turkey on Wednesday to join Kurdish fighters defending the border town of Kobane against Islamic State jihadists, a local Turkish official said.

Erdogan to unveil Turkey's controversial new presidential palace

Ankara - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is on Wednesday set to unveil his new presidential palace on the outskirts of Ankara, denounced by ecologists as an environmental blight and by the opposition as new evidence of his autocratic tendencies.

Flood traps 18 in Turkey coal mine

Istanbul - Emergency workers were battling on Tuesday to save 18 Turkish miners trapped deep underground after a coal mine collapsed, letting in a deluge of water.

Turkey wants anti-Assad rebels to control Kobane: PM

Istanbul - Turkey wants the anti-Damascus Free Syrian Army (FSA) to control the Syrian border town of Kobane if Islamist jihadists are defeated, and not the forces of separatist Kurds or President Bashar al-Assad, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said.

US urges online fight against IS as strikes hit jihadists

Yildiz - The US-led coalition has carried out fresh air strikes against jihadists in Syria and Iraq as Washington called for the battle against the Islamic State group to be taken to the Internet.

US urges online fight against IS as strikes hit jihadists

Yildiz - The US-led coalition carried out fresh air strikes Monday against jihadists in Syria and Iraq as Washington called for the battle against the Islamic State group to be taken to the Internet.

Kurds thwart new IS bid to cut off Syria's Kobane

Yildiz - Kurdish forces have thwarted a new attempt by Islamic State group fighters to cut off the Syrian town of Kobane from the border with Turkey before Iraqi Kurdish reinforcements can deploy.

Turkey arrests five over deadly attack on soldiers blamed on PKK

Y - Turkey on Sunday arrested five people over the killing of three off-duty soldiers in the Kurdish-majority southeast of the country in an attack blamed on separatist militants, reports said.

Kurds thwart new IS bid to cut off Syria's Kobane

Yildiz - Kurdish forces thwarted a new attempt Sunday by Islamic State group fighters to cut off the Syrian town of Kobane from the border with Turkey before Iraqi Kurdish reinforcements can deploy.

US strikes pound jihadists as Iraqi Kurds prepare to join fight

Yildiz - US-led warplanes have bombarded the Islamic State group with new air strikes as heavily armed Iraqi Kurdish fighters were on Sunday readying to reinforce the besieged Syrian border town of Kobane.

Three Turkish soldiers shot dead in 'terrorist' attack

Istanbul - Masked gunmen on Saturday shot dead three Turkish soldiers in the restive Kurdish-majority southeast of the country, the army said, blaming separatist "terrorists" for an attack that threatens to undermine a fragile peace process.

Grateful for US strikes, Syrian Kurds name baby 'Obama'

Suru - Sultan Muslim, a Syrian Kurd, had no doubt what to name her seventh child when he was born, safely in Turkey, after a harrowing month-long flight from her home in Kobane: Obama.

Peshmerga set to reinforce Syria's Kobane

Yildiz - Iraq's Kurds unveiled plans Friday to send fighters to help defend the Syrian border town of Kobane, amid uncertainty over a separate deployment of Syrian rebels announced by Turkey.

US-led strikes kill more than 500 militants in Syria

Yildiz - US-led air strikes in Syria were reported Thursday to have killed more than 500 jihadists in a month as Kurdish fighters readied to reinforce the embattled border town of Kobane.

US-led strikes kill more than 500 militants in Syria

Yildiz - US-led air strikes in Syria were reported Thursday to have killed more than 500 jihadists in a month, as Kurdish fighters readied to reinforce the embattled border town of Kobane.

Erdogan says US airdrops to Kobane 'wrong'

Istanbul - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday criticised as "wrong" the airdrops of ammunition and weapons by US planes to Kurdish fighters battling jihadists in the Syrian town of Kobane.
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