Istanbul, Supreme Court, Michael Phelps: Your Thursday Briefing

June 30, 2016 10:19 AM

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Istanbul, Supreme Court, Michael Phelps: Your Thursday Briefing

The authorities carried out raids on suspected Islamic State hide-outs in Istanbul today, after a terrorist attack at the city’s main airport on Tuesday killed dozens of people and wounded more than 200.

The country has served as a base for the militant group for years, possibly insulating it from attacks. But Turkey tightened its borders last year and allowed the U.S. to use its air bases for missions in Syria and Iraq.

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