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Turkey to expand scope of Iraq-Syria motions

Turkey’s government has announced that it will expand the scope of motions authorizing the army to conduct cross-border operations into Iraq and Syria amid the threat posed by extremist jihadists that have…

Alevis protest compulsory religion classes

A group of Alevi associations have staged a protest against compulsory religion classes in Turkish schools, in front of the Education Ministry’s provincial building in Istanbul’s Cağaloğlu neighborhood