Thursday, June 12, 2014

80 Turkish citizens captured by pro-Saudi Arabia wahhabi terrorists in Mosul ....

most are from the Turkish consulate.  I thought Al Qaeda and Erdogan were bosom buddies.  Wonder what went wrong.  Wonder if  the news about Turkey and Iran forming new bonds and ties have ruffled the feathers of the powers-that-be that control our world and the terror organizations.

From RTNews:
....Jihadist insurgents have kidnapped 49 people in the Turkish consulate in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul and 31 Turkish truck drivers in separate attacks, Ankara said. Al-Qaeda offshoot ISIS has been advancing on the cities north of Baghdad.

Militants of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS / ISIL) have captured 49 Turkish citizens at the Mosul consulate, Turkey’s Foreign Ministry announced on Wednesday. As many as 31 Turkish drivers have also been taken hostage by the militants in separate incidents and are being held at a power station in Mosul, the ministry added.......

....Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan has summoned an emergency meeting of NATO to discuss the security situation in Iraq. Ambassadors of the NATO member states met in Brussels. However, no announcements were immediately made following the meeting.

Erdogan earlier held an emergency meeting with Turkish President Abdullah Gul, Turkish intelligence chief and the chief of general staff, and talked with US Vice President Joe Biden.....

..........A military source told Al Arabiya news channel that Kurdish forces are reportedly fighting ISIS militants in Kirkuk to stop their offensive.

Earlier, ISIS boasted the capture of Iraq’s biggest oil refinery north of the city of Baiji, claiming it had “seized it without a shot.” The oil refinery, located less than 180km (110 miles) from Mosul was one of the strategic objects secured by the US-led forces in the 2003 invasion of Iraq and thoroughly searched for “weapons of mass destruction.” No chemical agents were ever found there.

Reports from the scene suggested that ISIS militants agreed to leave the city and energy installations of Baiji after negotiations with local tribal leaders. The militants allegedly left for nearby villages after torching the city’s courthouse and police stations and freeing prisoners......

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