Published: Thu, January 05, 2017
Global Media | By Abel Hampton

U.S. jets back Turkish forces in Syria

U.S. jets back Turkish forces in Syria

"Turkey is now in a position of working in consortium with Russian Federation and Syria and Iran to try to pacify the situation in Aleppo".

Islamic State published a video about Narendra Modi days before it targeted nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey on New Year's Eve. Turkish police also released new images said to be of the suspect.

Turkey is having a "confidence crisis" with its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally the United States, Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Wednesday, accusing Washington of failing to support Turkey in several key matters and questioning the American's use of a Turkish airbase for their anti-ISIS operations.

The man's wife, who was arrested on Tuesday, told police she only learned about the attack once she observed a Turkish news report. "The attacks on Turkey's economic sphere will not last forever either".

Backed by the US-led coalition, Kurdish YPG fighters and allied Syrian Democratic Forces have expelled Islamic State's (ISIS) militants from major areas in northern Syria, including Hasakah, Kobane and Manbij.

A Turkish special force police officer stands guard at ortakoy district near the Reina night club in Istanbul. The gunman arrived by taxi before rushing through the entrance with a long-barrelled gun he had taken from the boot of the vehicle.

Mr Kurtulmus said Turkish authorities were still working to identify the attacker.

"There is no magic wand or quick fix to Turkey's terrorism problem", said Mr Unluhisarcikli.

"The country is going through a hard period", the president said. The responsibility for the attack was later claimed by IS.

Among the foreign nationals killed, seven were from Saudi Arabia, two from India and one was from Canada.

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