Boat North of Istanbul Coast Capsizes, 24 Killed

Boat North of Istanbul Coast Capsizes, 24 Killed

Off the north coast of Istanbul a boat carrying migrants capsized, 24 bodies have been found. Officials say that more are missing and that a rescue is already in motion. Apparently a small vessel was transporting migrants. It is possible that they were trying to reach the European Union, specifically Romania. Turkish coast guards and fisherman […]

Syria and Iraq Latest Happenings

Syria and Iraq Latest Happenings

The latest happenings in Syria and Iraq include around 521 militant fighters and 32 civilians who have reportedly been killed since airstrikes began.. Around 464 of those reported killed may have been Islamic State (IS) militants, while 57 may have been Nusra Front fighters, or those affiliated with al-Qaeda. Five of the 32 civilians who […]

ISIS / Turkish Impasse in Kobani Begets the Downfall of a Free Kurdistan

ISIS / Turkish Impasse in Kobani Begets the Downfall of a Free Kurdistan

As ISIS militants push towards the strategic Syrian border town of Kobani, the Turkish military is massed along the border of Syria, at an impasse over just when and where they should involve themselves in this ongoing Mideast conflict. Isis controls large swaths of territory in the country of Iraq, as well as Syria, its base […]

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