The death toll in a suspected Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) attack at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport has risen to 43, Turkish Interior Minister Efkan Ala announced on June 30
President Erdoğan urged the west to make this a turning point in the fight against terrorism. It is unclear how he wants to solve Turkey’s specific problems
Turkey airport attack aftermath – in pictures

Turkey declares a day of mourning after 41 people were killed in suicide attackson Istanbul’s Atatürk airport, the deadliest and most high-profile in a string of killings and explosions that have shaken the country this year

Istanbul attack: victims and their stories

Among the victims in Turkey were a doting father and a man who had been delighted to get a job at airport just last month

Officials have blamed the Islamic State for the attack in which dozens were killed, and raids and arrests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 19 foreign nationals were killed in the suspected Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) suicide bomb attack at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport on June 28, Turkish Interior Minister Efkan Ala has announced
At least 41 people were killed and 239 others were injured when suspected Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants attacked Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport late on June 28

Erdogan in His Labyrinth

Turkey’s descent into violence is of Erdogan’s own creation. The airport attack was in many ways a bloodbath foretold.
The United States is moving toward permanently banning families from accompanying U.S. military and civilian personnel in Turkey, reflecting worsening security conditions there, two U.S. defense sources said on June 29

Obama Offers Condolences to Turkey

President Obama said on Wednesday that he had spoken with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey and had reaffirmed the United States’ commitment to fighting the Islamic State.

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