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Latest Terrorist Attack In Turkey Strikes At Tourism Hub

Last weekend, a suicide bomber attacked a major thoroughfare in Istanbul that is normally teaming with foreign tourists. The Turkish government says the bomber has ties to ISIS.  

Another suicide attack linked to Islamic state killed ten people in January and last October, a bombing in  Ankara killed more than 100 people at a Kurdish rally.  

According to the Wall Street Journal, the string of terror attacks are having an impact on Turkey’s tourism industry, with bookings down 40 percent from last year.  

We talk about what’s been happening in Turkey with Khalil Demir, executive director of the Zakat Foundation of America.

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