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The Israeli woman, in her forties, caught a flight to Turkey on Thursday. (AFP/File)
August 30, 2015 - 05:46 GMT
Israeli-Arab woman's family alerted police of her departure to Turkey, but were unaware of her motivations.
“Fighting the terror organization is a primary national security issue for Turkey. This fight will continue in resolution,” said a statement released by the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (Al Bawaba/File)
August 29, 2015 - 16:38 GMT
Turkey has conducted its first airstrikes as part of the U.S.-led coalition against Daesh, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Saturday.
Hezbollah destroys a rebel tunnel in Zabadani. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
August 29, 2015 - 11:04 GMT
Fighting has resumed in Zabadani and two nearby villages, breaking a two-day ceasefire, and ending hopes of extension.
Junaid Hussein recruited Daesh supporters in the West
August 29, 2015 - 08:45 GMT
The US on Friday confirmed the death of a top Daesh recruiter and cyber expert, killed in an airstrike in Syria.
The seventy-one people found in the back of a refrigerated truck likely suffocated to death. (AFP/Dieter Nagl)
August 28, 2015 - 12:32 GMT
Seventy-one people found dead in the back of a truck left on the side of an Austrian highway are believed to be Syrian asylum seekers and likely suffocated.
Turkish warplanes have conducted several solo missions against Daesh in Syria, but have so far not participated in the US-led coalition. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2015 - 07:10 GMT
A Pentagon official Thursday said Turkish jets will begin common-targeted airstrikes against Daesh militants in Syria "very soon," but declined to specify a set date.
The US-backed train-and-equip program has come under recent scrutiny due to its low number of recruits. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2015 - 14:54 GMT
Turkey said it will continue working with the United States to contribute to equipping and training Syrian rebels to fight against Daesh.
Forensic officers work at a truck inside which a large number of dead migrants were found on a motorway near Neusiedl am See, Austria, on August 27, 2015. (AFP/Dieter Nagl)
August 27, 2015 - 14:32 GMT
More than 20 and as many as 50 dead bodies of asylum seekers were discovered in a truck on an Austrian motorway Thursday.
Germany's removal of a 2003 protocol is good news for asylum seekers, but more European countries need to follow the example. (AFP//FIle)
August 27, 2015 - 13:10 GMT
Germany's removal of a 2003 protocol this week is good news for asylum seekers, but it's just the first step.
A handout picture released by the official Jordanian news agency on Feb. 8, 2015 shows a squadron of UAE F-16 fighters stationed in one of Jordan's air bases to support it in strikes against Daesh. (AFP/Petra)
August 27, 2015 - 10:40 GMT
Spokesman Mohammad Momani said Jordan will also "start comprehensive operations against Daesh."
Zabadani has been at the forefront of clashes between rebels and Hezbollah. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Warring factions in the Syrian border region of Zabadani agreed on a two-day ceasefire following ongoing clashes.