Turkish jets strike ISIL targets in Syria

July 24, 2015 12:34 PM

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ISTANBUL — Turkish fighter planes bombed Islamic State positions in neighboring Syria for the first time in a predawn attack Friday, a significant expansion of the battle against the extremist group, the Turkish government announced.

In another sign of Turkey's new aggressive stance against the Islamic State, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan confirmed Friday that his country has agreed to allow U.S. aircraft use of the Incirlik Air Base in southern Turkey "within a certain framework" to launch airstrikes against the militants. He ...

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