Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Turkish Border Town Endures Barrage of IS Rocket Attacks

Nerves are frayed in the Turkish border town of Kilis, where the spillover from Syria's civil war is a bitter reality. Not only has the region taken in 130,000 Syrian refugees — more than doubling the local population of some 93,000 Turks — but rockets fired by Islamic State militants in Syria land almost daily, killing at least 14 residents so far this year, Turkish authorities say. The latest attack occurred Friday, when a rocket killed two people, including a child, and wounded...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter