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TOPSHOT - EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / A Turkish police officer directs a passenger at Ataturk airport in Istanbul June 28, 2016 after two explosions followed by gunfire hit Turkey's biggest airport, killing at least 28 people and injuring 20. All flights at Istanbul's Ataturk international airport were suspended on …

Turkey: Istanbul Bombers Were Russian, Central Asian

The Turkish government has revealed that the three men responsible for a suicide bomb attack on Istanbul Atatürk Airport Tuesday were all foreign nationals: from Russia, Uzbekistan, and Kyrgyzstan.

Turkish police officers block the main entrance of the Ataturk airport in Istanbul on June 28, 2016

Istanbul Bombing Is Latest in Spate of Jihadist Ramadan Attacks

The multiple suicide bombings by Islamist terrorists in Istanbul Ataturk Airport on Tuesday mark the latest installment in Islamic State (ISIS)-instigated attacks designed to commemorate the month-long Islamic holy season of Ramadan.

Soldiers carry on March 20, 2016 the coffin of an Israeli, who was killed in an Istanbul suicide bombing the previous day, upon it's arrival at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport.

Israelis Killed in Istanbul Attack Recognized as Terror Victims

JERUSALEM – The Israeli Defense Ministry on Tuesday announced that the March 19 terror attack in Istanbul was deliberately targeted at Israeli tourists. Three Israelis were killed in the attack. The decision reverses an earlier statement by the ministry that echoed the

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Report: Istanbul Bomber Mehmet Ozturk Followed Israeli Group

Ynetnews reports: Mehmet Ozturk, the suicide bomber who killed three Israelis in Istanbul, followed a group of Israeli tourists from their hotel before detonating, according to Turkish TV station HaberTurk. The report was not officially confirmed. The station claimed its

Graphic content / Injured people get assistance on the scene of an explosion on the pedestrian Istiklal avenue in Istanbul on March 19, 2016. A suicide bombing ripped through a famous shopping street in central Istanbul killing four people and injuring dozens less than a week after an attack by …

Israel Warns Against Turkey Travel After Attack Kills Three Citizens

Jerusalem (AFP) – Israel’s government on Sunday warned against travel to Turkey after three of its citizens were killed in an Istanbul suicide bombing the previous day. The country’s anti-terrorism office raised its threat assessment and “recommends avoiding visits to

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Jewish State Probing Whether Istanbul Bomb Targeted Israelis

TEL AVIV – Israel is investigating whether the suicide bombing that killed three Israeli tourists in Istanbul specifically targeted the Israelis, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Saturday night. “We are of course trying to get intelligence on whether the terror attack

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Turkish Official Fired for Wishing Israelis Dead in Istanbul Bombing

TEL AVIV – A Turkish government official was reportedly fired after saying she hoped Israeli tourists wounded in Saturday’s suicide bombing in Istanbul were dead. Irem Atkas (pictured), a member of Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party, took to Twitter to say, “I wish the Israeli tourists were not wounded but were dead.”

A man lights a candle at the site of a blast on Istiklal Street, a major shopping and tourist district, in central Istanbul on March 19, 2016. A suicide blast ripped through Istanbul, killing three Israelis and one Iranian less than a week after another deadly attack left 35 dead …

Bodies Of Slain Israelis, Remaining Wounded Make Their Way Home

Ynetnews reports: Two planes of the Magen David Adom and PassportCard delegation to Turkey landed at Ben-Gurion International Airport early on Sunday carrying five Israelis wounded in an ISIS terror bombing in Istanbul the previous day, in which three Israelis

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Turkish PM Offers Condolences To Israeli Victims Of Istanbul Blast

The Jerusalem Post reports: Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu communicated his condolences to the Israeli victims of Saturday’s suicide bombing in the heart of Istanbul’s shopping and tourist district. In a letter addressed to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Davutoglu wrote that