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  • Islamic State's financial independence poses quandary for its foes

    BAGHDAD/DUBAI (Reuters) - Sometimes they came pretending to buy things. Sometimes they texted, sometimes they called, but the message was always the same: "Give us money." Months before they took control of the Iraqi city of Mosul in June, Islamic...
  • Why won't Turkey join the fight against Islamic State?

    WASHINGTON A U.S. official on Friday acknowledged that NATO ally Turkey had complicated efforts to build a moderate Syrian rebel force by coordinating with groups, including al-Qaida's Nusra Front, that were considered off limits by the Obama...
  • No breakthrough as Kerry urges reluctant Turkey to help fight militants

    Secretary of State John F. Kerry visited Turkey on Friday, seeking to persuade a reluctant leadership in Ankara to participate in a U.S.-led military campaign against Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria. But there appeared to be no breakthrough in...
  • Kerry says comfortable U.S. will form broad anti-ISIL coalition

    ANKARA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday he was comfortable that the United States would form a broad-based coalition to fight Islamic State militants but said it would not be appropriate for Iran to be involved in the efforts....
  • Turkish aid to al-Qaida-linked group shows finding allies in Syria is tough

    WASHINGTON In an effort to map out the ideological spectrum of Syria's various rebel groups, Turkish and American officials used a color-coded scheme: green for trusted friends, red for clear-cut enemies and yellow for those in the middle. That middle...
  • Battle lines drawn in struggle for influence over Turkish judiciary

    ANKARA/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - One of Turkey's most senior judges warned against government interference in the judiciary on Monday, signaling a looming struggle for influence over the courts as President Tayyip Erdogan pursues a drive against his...
  • U.S., Turkey cooperating on Islamist foreign fighters: Obama

    NEWPORT Wales (Reuters) - The United States and Turkey are cooperating on the threat posed by foreign Islamist fighters returning to their home countries from Iraq and Syria, U.S. President Barack Obama said at a meeting with Turkey President Tayyip...
  • Dozens of Turkish police detained over 'anti-government plot': media

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Dozens of Turkish police officers, including a former chief of a police financial unit, were detained on Monday in a fresh wave of arrests over allegations that officers were involved in plotting against the government, local media...
  • Turkey's Erdogan to seek Gulen extradition in Obama talks: media

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will seek the extradition of his ally-turned-foe, U.S.-based Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen, when he meets U.S. President Barack Obama at the NATO summit on Friday, Turkish media reports said....
  • In northeast Syria, Islamic State builds a government

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - In the cities and towns across the desert plains of northeast Syria, the ultra-hardline al Qaeda offshoot Islamic State has insinuated itself into nearly every aspect of daily life. The group famous for its beheadings, crucifixions and...
  • Syrian Kurdish fighters pushing back Islamic State on their own

    Syrian Kurdish fighters pushing back Islamic State on their own
    The Kurdish fighter perched on the roof of a schoolhouse pocked with holes from bullets and tank rounds, pointing across a rubble field toward several grain silos blasted open by shell fire. "They came at us from there with tanks and Hummers, but we...
  • Turkey snubs possible energy deals with Israel after Gaza offensive

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey is unlikely to sign any energy deals with Israel for the construction of a gas pipeline to Turkey because of a deepening political rift over Israel's Gaza offensive, Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said on Tuesday. Ties...