Turkish president says ISIS attack on Bashiq camp justifies troop deployment - Rudaw

Footage from an aerial video of the Turkish base of camp Bashiqa captured by ISIS militants during their recent attack on the base. ERBIL, Kurdistan Region--Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has claimed that Turkey's deployment of combat troops in ...

Erdogan says attempted IS attack vindicates Iraq deployment - NRT

SULAIMANI -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that the Islamic State (IS) militants' attack on a military base in Bashiqa proved that Turkey's decision to deploy troops there was justified. Turkey deployed a force protection unit ...

Turkey claims to have foiled ISIS raid on training camp, Iraq denies any battle - RT

Turkish forces foiled an attack on their training camp in Iraq, killing 18 jihadists, said President Erdogan in defense of an unauthorized military deployment. However, Iraq's military said no battles between Turkish troops and ISIS recently took place.

Erdogan says attempted Islamic State attack vindicates Iraq deployment - Reuters

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attends the opening session of the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, November 30, 2015. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann. By Tulay Karadeniz and Stephen Kalin | ANKARA/ ...

Special forces target Islamic State in Hawija, Iraq official says - Reuters

Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament Salim al-Jabouri speaks during an interview with Reuters in Baghdad, January 7, 2016. REUTERS/Khalid al Mousily. By Stephen Kalin and Maher Chmaytelli | BAGHDAD. BAGHDAD Foreign special forces have been carrying ...

Turkish troops in Iraq repel IS attack - BBC News

Turkey says it has repelled an attack by the so-called Islamic State on its troops in Bashiqa in northern Iraq, killing 17 militants. There were no reported injuries or deaths on the Turkish side. Turkey deployed at least 150 troops into northern Iraq ...

Turkish soldiers repel ISIS attack on Bashiq camp, killing 17 militants - Rudaw

Screenshot of an ISIS video showing the group attacking the Turkish Bashiq camp with rockets. ERBIL, Kurdistan Region—Turkish forces at Iraq's Bashiq camp killed 17 Islamic State (ISIS) militants on Friday when the group attacked the camp with rocket ...

Daesh attack on Turkish troops at Bashiqa camp in Northern Iraq prevented, 17 terrorists killed - Daily Sabah

Turkish soldiers deployed in the Bashiqa camp, located in the Northern Iraqi town of Mosul, deterred an attack on Friday morning by the DAESH terrorist organization. According to Turkish military sources, 17 terrorists were killed. Turkish military ...

Raids on IS clear way to Mosul: Iraq - SBS

Iraqi parliamentary Speaker Salim al-Jabouri says special-forces raids are under way against the IS group in northern Iraq. Source: AAP. 8 Jan 2016 - 7:47 PM UPDATED 8 Jan 2016 - 8:35 PM. Special-forces raids on an Islamic State stronghold in northern ...