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Russian President Vladimir Putin has refused to contact President Erdoğan because Ankara does not want to apologise for the downing of a Russian warplane, Yuri Ushakov, Putin's aide, said on Nov. 27
AMMAN/BEIRUT – Reuters
Islamist rebels and the Syrian army fought fierce battles in Latakia province overnight close to President Bashar al-Assad’s ancestral home, the army and rebels said, after weeks of insurgent gains in the country’s northwest
ADEN - Agence France-Presse
A Saudi-led coalition pressed on with air strikes April 29 against Shiite rebels in south Yemen where fierce clashes raged between the insurgents and southern pro-government fighters, sources said.
RIYADH - Agence France-Presse
Saudi Arabia said its forces on April 30 killed dozens of Iran-backed rebels from Yemen who launched their first major attack on the kingdom since Saudi-led air strikes began last month
JERUSALEM - Agence France-Presse
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made strides toward forming a new government on April 29, signing coalition deals with two parties, a week before the deadline to present a cabinet.
Some 123 US soldiers arrived in Turkey for training of moderate Syrian opposition, along with weapons that are being transferred to İncirlik Airbase
PHOTOS: Selçuk Şamiloğlu/Hürriyet
A Chechen ISIL militant 'cleaned' 19-year-old Dalia with petrol before raping her... Daily Hürriyet interviews ISIL's Yazidi sex slaves in three refugee camps in northern Iraq, publishing their harrowing accounts.
The Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) of northern Iraq pays money to ISIL militants in order to save Yazidi women who were kept as slaves, KRG General Directorate of Yazidi Affairs Minister Hadi Doubani has told daily Hürriyet
BAGHDAD - Agence France-Presse
Iraqi authorities are on the defensive after the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) scored a major propaganda victory with attacks in Anbar, undermining confidence in Baghdad's attempts to retake the key province.
TEHRAN - Agence France-Presse
Two Iranian destroyers, sent to the Gulf of Aden to protect commercial ships, have reached the entrance of Bab el-Mandab, a strategic strait between Yemen and Djibouti, Iran's navy said April 30
Uğur Ergan - ANKARA
Around 40 U.S. Special Forces members have arrived in Turkey to join their Turkish colleagues in training Syrian rebel groups to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), sources have told Hürriyet
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