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October 9, 2012 2:00 pm

Turkey and Syria Continue to Trade Fire

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Prime Minister of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Photo: wiki commons.

WSJ – BEIRUT—Turkey and Syria exchanged artillery fire for a fifth straight day Sunday, raising the prospect that a cross-border incident between the neighboring countries last week is turning into a prolonged confrontation that risks unsettling the broader region.

Turkey’s military fired artillery on targets inside Syria, Turkey’s state-run news agency said, after a Syrian-fired shell landed in Akcakale, the border town where Syrian artillery killed five Turkish citizens last Wednesday.

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  • Lawrence Kulak

    Its a little bit frightening to see Turkey getting involved when the Syrian rebels are being supported by Al Queda and when Turkey has been hostile to Israel. this all points, it seems, to the end of days when Israel will have no friends at all in the Middle East or the White House and will have to once again turn to G-d for salvation.

    • Chaya

      It’s a little bit frightening to see you getting involved when the boy who was savagely beaten is being supported by Lubavitchers and when the police are hostile to Crown Heights. This all points, it seems, to the end of your days when you will have no friends at all in Chabad or 770 and will once again have to turn to G-d for salvation. Pray for Moshiach, Kulak, pray.

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