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ISIS conducts twisted poll asking supporters to choose next target

ISIS, also known as Daesh, has been celebrating the deadly terror attacks in the Belgian capital which killed at least 31 people and injured more than 270.

Jihadists are mocking the solidarity shown by various countries over the Brussels attacks by conducting a poll asking what colour would the Eiffel Tower be next and asking people to suggest which country should be the next target.

Biden says US will 'act' if Iran missile tests confirmed

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on March 9 that the United States would take action against Iran if long-range ballistic missile tests Tehran said it carried out were confirmed.

"I want to reiterate, as I know people still doubt, if in fact they break the [nuclear] deal, we will act," Biden said during a visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories on March 9.

Turkey welcomes Syria cease-fire plan, but remains cautious

Ankara offers a guarded welcome to a prospective truce in Syria but implies that Russia might not cease its aerial campaign against the oppositionTurkey has welcomed a Syria cease-fire announced by the United States and Russia, adding that that it was cautious over the implementation of the deal. 

Turkey shells Kurdish targets in Syria

The Turkish army has shelled Kurdish targets near the city of Azaz in northwest Syria, according to media reports.

Anatolia news agency said that the Turkish military hit Syrian government forces on Saturday, adding that the attack was in response to fire inflicted on a Turkish military guard post in Turkey’s southern Hatay region.

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