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Nearly 100 civilians dead in Turkey-backed Syria op: Monitor

The "Euphrates Shield" operation was launched in northern Syria on August 24 to fight both the Islamic State jihadist group and a Kurdish militia.

Oct 24, 2016, 21:37 PM IST

IS loses last stretch of Syria-Turkey border: Monitor

"IS has lost its contact with the outside world after losing the remaining border villages," the Britain-based monitor said.

Sep 04, 2016, 23:20 PM IST

Iraq denies Turkish forces in north clashed with Islamic State recently- state TV

The joint operations command denies there was a terrorist attack on the position of Turkish forces in Bashiqa by Islamic State.

Jan 09, 2016, 04:28 AM IST

Iraqi FM says could use military option against Turkey if forced

Iraq`s foreign minister said on Wednesday the government could resort to military action if it is forced to defend itself from what it calls an intrusion of Turkish forces into part of its northern territory.

Dec 31, 2015, 00:27 AM IST

Kurdish protester killed in clashes with Turkish forces

A Kurdish protester was shot dead and two others wounded today during violent clashes with the Turkish security forces in southeast Turkey.

Aug 19, 2014, 15:02 PM IST

Iraq rejects Turkish forces` presence on its land

The Iraq government Tuesday declined foreign forces` presence on its land and called for cancelling treaties permitting foreign forces from entering the country.

Oct 03, 2012, 00:02 AM IST