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Greek special forces escort the Turkish soldiers from the supreme court in Athens. Photograph: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP
Ankara- Turkey has accused its neighbor Greece of offering protection to rebels after a Greek Supreme Court refused on Thursday to extradite any of the eight soldiers that escaped to the island the night of the July 2016 foiled coup attempt in Ankara. Following the...
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President Aoun with families of the kidnapped soldiers (NNA)
Beirut – President Michel Aoun will discuss the “mysterious file” of the nine kidnapped Lebanese soldiers during his Arab tour which is expected to begin next week. The president’s tour will include: Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Egypt where he will request assistance to...
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Lebanese Army soldiers are seen on armoured carriers after being deployed inside the Sunni Muslim border town of Arsal, in eastern Bekaa Valley August 9, 2014. Islamist militants holding 19 Lebanese soldiers seized during an incursion into Lebanon said on Friday they had demanded the release of Islamist prisoners in exchange for letting their captives go. Two commanders close to the group holding the soldiers, speaking by telephone, said the demands had been sent to the Lebanese government and army, which retook the border town of Arsal on Thursday after five days of fighting. REUTERS/Ahmad Shalha (LEBANON – Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST MILITARY)
Beirut – General Security chief Maj. Gen. Abbas Ibrahim announced that a new mediator will be involved in the case of the nine Lebanese soldiers abducted by ISIS in August 2014. One of the soldiers’ fathers revealed to Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper that the new agent was...
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A public bus is burning at the scene of a car bomb attack in central Anatolian city of Kayseri, Turkey, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016. A public bus was heavily damaged and dear and injured were reported. Turkish authorities have banned distribution of images relating to the Istanbul explosions within Turkey. (IHA via AP) (Associated Press)
Thirteen Turkish troops were killed and 48 more were injured when a car bomb hit a bus transporting off-duty military personnel in the in the central Anatolian province of Kayseri on Saturday, the Turkish military reported. In a statement, the Turkish armed forces...
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The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the goal of operation Euphrates Shield is to end the rule of the Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad and return Syria to its rightful owners. Turkey is supporting Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighters taking part in the...