“The countries which prefer to cooperate with terrorists will get lost in a black hole unless they change their mentality,” says Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at his party’s parliamentary group meeting in the capital Ankara.
Tehran’s political and military involvement in Syria and Iraq have helped to turn their state structures upside-down.
The Biden administration acknowledges that any delay in reviving the Iran deal will lead to further instability in Iraq.
Ruling party candidate Mohamed Bazoum is seen by many as the favourite after leading in the first round on December 27 with 39.3 percent of the vote. Polling stations opened at 0700 GMT and will close at 1800 GMT (8 am to 7pm) local time.
At least four rockets struck an Iraqi airbase, the Iraqi military says in a statement, while other officials say one person was wounded at the base where an American defence company services combat aircraft.
The Daesh member who was a Kazakh national was nabbed in Turkey's southern province of Kilis, near the border with Syria.
The killings took place at the YPG-controlled Al Hol camp in Northeastern Syria, which houses the families of suspected Daesh terrorists.
A dual national was arrested near the Syrian border with her two children and identified as a Daesh member. NZ PM Ardern urged Australia to consider the welfare of the children who were "born in a conflict zone through no fault of their own".
Once pledging allegiance to al Qaeda, the HTS’s Mohammed al Jolani is rolling up his sleeves to fight his past and convince the world that he’s the man who can save Syria’s Idlib.
The UN Office of Counter-Terrorism says Daesh has gained momentum once again, leaving different parts of the world in 2021 at risk.
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, but militants linked to Al Qaeda and Daesh group stage regular attacks on UN peacekeepers and soldiers.
Stressing the significance the US attaches to relations in all dimensions with Turkey, including trade and economy, US ambassador to Turkey Satterfield said Turkey is an important and valuable strategic partner of the US and a NATO ally.
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