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The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), now calling itself Islamic State, Tuesday captured an eastern Syrian town bordering Iraq after days of intense clashes with rival jihadist groups.
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At least 43 people were killed when a car bomb went off at a Syrian border post on the frontier with Turkey on Thursday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 12:51
Turkey shut the border crossing near the Syrian border town of Azaz last month after al Qaeda-linked fighters took control of the town, booting out rival rebel groups.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 10:35
An Al Qaeda front group fighting in Syria on Thursday overran the northern town of Azaz near the border with Turkey after fierce clashes with rebels, activists said.
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Last Updated: Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 16:09
A key suspect in twin car bombings that killed 52 people in a Turkish city near the Syrian border last month has been arrested while trying to flee to country.
Last Updated: Monday, May 13, 2013, 08:49
The Bashar al-Assad-led Syrian government has denied Turkey`s accusations of Damascus being behind Saturday`s deadly explosions in a Turkish border town.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 22, 2012, 23:48
Russia cautioned Thursday against Turkey`s intention to deploy NATO Patriot missiles on its border with Syria.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 23, 2012, 10:58
Turkey`s military has deployed armored vehicles and heavy weaponry near the border with Syria after scores of its citizens were injured in cross firing between rebels and government forces.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 20, 2012, 00:24
The military stressed the routine nature of the exercise, noting that the move does not mean the army is "moving to a higher level of readiness" on the northern border.
Last Updated: Monday, June 13, 2011, 20:17
Troops led by President Bashar Assad`s brother regained control of Jisr al-Shughour.
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