Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
Türkiye and the United States decided to take joint action on freezing the assets of five individuals and two legal persons identified as financing the ISIL, the Turkish Foreign Ministry announced on Jan.5.
Further information on the matter can be obtained from a published decision by the Turkish Ministry of Treasury and Finance, said the statement.
The so-called high-rank commander and the provincial communications head of ISIL have been arrested in the Central Anatolian province of Kırşehir, İhlas News Agency has reported.
"The two ISIL suspects were detained in a simultaneous operation held by the security forces in the province," the agency reported on Oct. 29.
Police have busted some houses that ISIL terrorists had converted into so-called "sharia education centers" in the capital Ankara within the scope of simultaneous operations and detained some 17 terrorists.
During the operations, the provincial counterterrorism team seized piles of digital materials and banned publications with propaganda content.
An Iraqi museum is using computer technology and virtual reality headsets to turn back time, so visitors can explore heritage sites destroyed by jihadists and in battles to defeat them.
The ISIL captured a third of Iraq in a lightning offensive in 2014, seizing the northern city of Mosul as their stronghold and vandalizing or destroying a swathe of cultural sites across the country.