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Turkey police detian dozens of Daesh suspects in Istanbul

Turkish police have arrested at least 27 suspected members of the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group in a counter-terrorism operation in Istanbul. Media reports cited Turkish police sources said Sunday that the operation targeted addresses in 15 districts of Istanbul They had learned that those arrested had been ordered to carry …

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Turkey sent 3,800 Syrian mercenaries to Libya: Pentagon

A new Pentagon report said that Turkey sent between 3,500 and 3,800 Syrian mercenaries to Libya during the first three months of this year. The report on anti-terrorism operations in Africa told the Pentagon, from which the Associated Press quoted excerpts, that Turkey provided funds and offered citizenship to thousands …

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Turkish migrant boat sinking: Death toll rises to 50

The death toll from a migrant boat disaster in Lake Van in eastern Turkey has risen to 50, the governor’s office said on Saturday, after three weeks of search operations. The boat, which sank on June 27, is believed to have been carrying 55 to 60 migrants, according to Interior …

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Turkey’s Erdogan says Egypt’s actions in Libya are illegal

ISTANBUL: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan denounced Egypt and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday for supporting forces based in eastern Libya, after Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met Libyan tribesmen who called for Cairo to intervene in the civil war. Turkey has been providing military aid to the Tripoli-based government …

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Turkey stifled Haftar’s plans to capture Libyan capital: Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that Ankara’s stance in Libya foiled the plans of the Libyan National Army’s commander, Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar. According to Erdogan, Turkey’s intervention saved the city of Tripoli from falling to the Libyan National Army and their commander. Erdogan continued in his …

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Turkish-backed Libyan forces announce military zones for next operation

The spokesman for the Turkish-backed Sirte and Jafra liberation operations room, Al-Hadi Drah, announced that Abu Gurayn, Buwairat Al-Hassoun, and Al-Wasaka are now military zones that are strictly forbidden to enter and leave. These developments come amid expectations that a battle may break out in Sirte and Al-Jafra between forces …

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Turkey moved 3 advanced missiles, tanks into Libya: LNA

The Libyan National Army (LNA) spokesperson, Major General Ahmed Al-Mismari, said on Thursday that his forces are ready for any military action. During his phone call with Sada Al-Balad, Mismari said that the dreams of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in controlling Libyan oil are illusions and will not be …

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