Turkish troops in Syria's northern region of Manbij. Photo: AP

Turkey captures Islamic State mastermind behind attacks in Russia, Germany

  • Ankara’s interior minister revealed Yusuf Huba allegedly planned and ordered an attack at a supermarket in Hamburg
  • He said the suspect is being held and questioned in Syria
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Turkish troops in Syria's northern region of Manbij. Photo: AP
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An undated handout photo showing a 65-year-old woman known as Rasmiya Awad, sister of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Photo: AP

Turkey says it has captured sister of dead Isis leader

  • Her knowledge ‘can significantly expand our understanding of the group’ and ‘help Turkey to better protect itself and the rest of Europe from terrorists’
  • Turkish forces ‘arrested her, her husband, her daughter-in law, and her five grandchildren’, said an unnamed senior official
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An undated handout photo showing a 65-year-old woman known as Rasmiya Awad, sister of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Photo: AP
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