Turkey to provide full support for anti-Daesh operations in Iraq and Syria

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu addresses a joint press conference with his Iranian counterpart following their meeting at the Foreign Ministry in Ankara on August 12, 2016. (AFP)

These are some of the headlines we are tracking for you in this edition of Press TV's Top 5:

  • Turkey’s foreign minister says his country will provide every kind of support to anti-Daesh operations in Iraq and Syria.
  • Syria accuses France of orchestrating a deadly chemical attack on a Damascus suburb in 2013 which intensified calls for an anti-Syria military action.
  • Iran slams Israel’s recent airstrikes on the Gaza Strip and desecration of the al-Aqsa Mosque, saying they stem from the regime’s aggressive nature.
  • UK charity Oxfam accuses the government of violating Arms Trade Treaty for its arms sales to Saudi Arabia.
  • The race for the White House heats up as latest polls show Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton leading Republican rival Donald Trump by 12 percentage points.

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