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Police Raid Suspected Militants in Istanbul

Turkish special forces raided buildings in Istanbul used by suspected members of an Islamist militant group active in neighboring Syria and Iraq late on Monday, leaving three policemen and two suspects wounded, police said.   The five - including a man and a woman thought to belong to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) - were hit after people in the buildings opened fire on security forces, police added.   ISIL is among fragmented Islamist groups fighting against...

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