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World in Brief: July 27, 2014 - Ames Tribune
World in Brief: July 27, 2014Ames TribuneANTAKYA, Turkey (MCT) —Militants with the al-Qaeda breakaway group Islamic State seized control of a military base in northern Syria late Thursday night, beheading dozens of soldiers and displaying their headless bodies, activists said. It is only the ...
Posted on 27 July 2014 | 5:02 am
World briefs: Beheadings cited in Syria -
World briefs: Beheadings cited in SyriaPittsburgh Post-GazetteANTAKYA, Turkey — Militants with the al-Qaida breakaway group Islamic State seized control of a military base in northern Syria late Thursday, beheading dozens of soldiers and displaying their headless bodies, activists said. The fighting began when ...
Posted on 25 July 2014 | 9:09 pm
Trial into Gezi protester's murder in
Hurriyet Daily NewsTrial into Gezi protester's murder in Antakya relocated 1300 kilometers awayHurriyet Daily NewsThe trial into the murder of Abdullah Cömert, who died during last year's Gezi protests in the southern city of Antakya, has been relocated to the Aegean city of Balıkesir, some 1,300 kilometers away, due to “security” concerns. Turkey's Supreme Court ...
Posted on 24 July 2014 | 7:38 am
GÜNAY HİLAL AYGÜN - Today's Zaman
GÜNAY HİLAL AYGÜNToday's Zaman... based in the city of Antakya, Talu said, adding that this same city and its region is are now used by radical Islamist groups to kill other Muslims -- a reference to the fact that Turkey allegedly allows jihadists to cross its borders to join ...and more »
Posted on 21 July 2014 | 9:14 am
Albanian expert: Turkey waypoint for Balkan
Today's ZamanAlbanian expert: Turkey waypoint for Balkan jihadistsToday's ZamanIlir Kulla, an Albanian expert on international security, said there are hundreds of people from Kosovo, Macedonia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina who have joined the civil war in Syria and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), adding that ...and more »
Posted on 20 July 2014 | 3:02 am
World briefs: Beheadings cited in SyriaANTAKYA, Turkey — Militants with the al-Qaida breakaway group Islamic State seized control of a military base in northern Syria late Thursday, beheading dozens of soldiers and displaying their headless bodies, activists said. The fighting began when two ...
Posted on 25 July 2014 | 6:00 pm
Islamic State fighters capture military baseANTAKYA, Turkey — Militants with the al-Qaida breakaway group Islamic State seized control of a military base in northern Syria late Thursday night, beheading dozens of soldiers and displaying their headless bodies, activists said. It is only the latest ...
Posted on 25 July 2014 | 6:15 am
Next Door to War, There’s Money to Be MadeANTAKYA, Turkey — Wars, as businessmen have recognized for centuries ... a response, store owners said, to the money flooding into Antakya from Saudi Arabia and Qatar, which are believed to be financing many of the foreign fighters as they battle ...
Posted on 6 November 2013 | 9:42 am
At schools in Turkey, Syrian children learnANTAKYA, Turkey — Math, science and tears marked the first day of school for Syrian refugee children in Turkey’s southernmost Hatay province. Children crammed into tiny rooms — some sitting three to a desk — in scattered apartment buildings with no ...
Posted on 2 October 2013 | 10:00 am
Antakya, Turkey | A Biblical city’sOn a map of Turkey, the province of Hatay dangles gently from the line of the country’s southern border. Look closely and it almost looks like Turkey is gently dipping its feet into the surrounding area of Syria. Hatay’s history and culture is a rich ...
Posted on 8 March 2013 | 2:17 am
ACTED is looking for a Liaison Officer |Location: Antakya-Hatay, Turkey No of vacancies: 1 vacancy. Duration: 6 months (renewable) Date of Issue: 23rd July 2014. Date of Closure: 6th Aug 2014. Starting Date: ASAP. I Organization description: ACTED (Agency for ...
Posted on 25 July 2014 | 12:44 am
MY MAGICAL ATTIC: EMRE AROLAT ANTAKYAAntakya, Turkey. B. The archeological findings discovered in an excavation on the project site in Antakya which is close to St. Pierre Church (an important Christian pilgrimage site), directed the employer who was planning to ...
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 12:00 pm
Western, Turkish and Gulf SecurityArabic sources in Paris have revealed to “Al-Safir” newspaper that a meeting between Western, Turkish and Gulf Security elements is scheduled to take place in Antakya next week, to study response options on the progress of ...
Posted on 25 May 2014 | 6:54 am
Only 18 Members Remain in 2,300-Year-OldThe once thriving Jewish community of Antakya, Turkey has now dwindled to just 18 members as many locals have fled to escape unrest and violence in the area, Al Jazeera reported on Wednesday. “When I was young, the ...
Posted on 19 May 2014 | 3:55 am
A New Chapter in Antakya,Happy Easter, from Antioch/Antakya, Hatay Province, Turkey, where Christians started to form their own identity and gained a name! I am here working for International Rescue Committee as Environmental Health Manager ...
Posted on 20 April 2014 | 11:24 am
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