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15 November 2019

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Islamic Jihad, Israel halt hostilities in Gaza, 34 Palestinians dead (13)
Nidal al-Mughrabi, Dan Williams GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad and Israel halted hostilities across the Gaza Strip border on Thursday following Egyptian- and U.N.-mediated efforts to end the worst surge in fighting in months. Palestinians collect belongings from a house destroyed in an Israeli air strike in the southern Gaza Strip November 14, 2019.
Absent new agreements, Trump-Erdogan meeting ends with pledge to work together (1)
Diego Cupolo November 13, 2019 Article Summary US President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan met in Washington to rebuild US-Turkish relations without setting a clear path for progress. REUTERS/Tom Brenner US President Donald Trump meets with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Nov.
UK braced for influx of jihadis from Turkey, after Ankara announces deportation of Briton held for a year (4)
Save Save Muhammad Darwis Bassam, a 39-year-old US citizen was deposited him at a Greek border checkpoint on Monday. Greek authorities refused to allow him, leading to a bizarre stalemate which saw the alleged jihadist waiting for three days in no-man's land between Greece and Turkey.
Pompeo tells Europe to take back, prosecute ISIS terrorists (2)
By Bob Fredericks European and other countries in the coalition battling ISIS must take back and prosecute terrorists detained in Iraq and Syria who came from their countries to prevent the jihadis from reconquering territory, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday. "The fight against ISIS is a long-term test of will, a test of civilization against barbarism," Pompeo said.
Erdogan says Turkey won't dispose of Russian S-400s (3)
Turkey's president says his country would be willing to purchase US-made Patriot defense systems but will not dispose of the Russian S-400 system. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke to a group of reporters Thursday after returning from a meeting with US President Donald Trump in Washington. Turkey angered the US when it bought the S-400s this year.
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