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Turkish Troops Repel Islamic State Attack in Iraq

Turkish troops on a training mission in northern Iraq have successfully fought off an attack by Islamic State fighters, Turkish officials said Friday. At least 17 Islamic State militants were killed in the late Thursday clashes at the Bashiqa military base in Nineveh province, according to the officials. Around 150 Turkish troops were deployed to the base to help train local Iraqi fighters to eventually retake the nearby town of Mosul, which is held by Islamic...

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