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Turkey’s ‘Euphrates Shield’ aimed to wipe out IS, stop Kurdish advances

Islamic State’s suicide attack on a Kurdish wedding in Gaziantep this week came as the last straw for Ankara which on Wednesday sent tanks into Syria to help rebels drive away Islamic State militants from the border town of Jarabulus and also to prevent Syrian Kurdish militias from moving to the area vacated by IS. ISTANBUL— Four days […]