The announcement comes after an offensive in August ended with Daesh withdrawing from the area under a ceasefire deal. On Friday, Beirut also held a day of national mourning for ten soldiers executed by Daesh in the region.
Pakistan on Thursday closed its border with Afghanistan after the bombing of a Sufi shrine that killed at least 88. Pakistan also launched a nationwide security crackdown on militants.
Court of Cassation upholds death sentences of eight other defendants in the case pertaining to an attack on a police station in Kerdasa during anti-coup protests in July 2013.
Aide-de-camp of Turkish army's Chief of General Staff, Infantry Lieutenant Colonel Levent Turkkan, has confessed to being a member of the Gulenist Terrorist Organisation.
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