Biggest probe into ISIL in Turkey completed

December 2015
Journal of Turkish Weekly;12/22/2015, p7
The article announces the completion of Turkey's investigation into the presence of the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the country. Topics discussed include the number of ISIL-linked suspects who have been blacklisted, the arrest of ISIL leader Halis Bayancuk, and the imprisonment of ISIL militant Asaad Khelifalkhadr.


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