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Turkey Targets Islamic State, Kurds Along Syrian Border

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said a military operation launched Wednesday in northern Syria targeted Islamic State fighters and Syrian Kurds in an effort to put an end to terror threats at the border. Turkey considers the U.S.-backed Kurds in Syria aligned with Kurds in southeastern Turkey who have waged a decades-long insurgency against the government. Wednesday's operation included artillery fire and Turkish jets conducting airstrikes backed by other warplanes from the...

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