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Signs of support for Islamic State rattle cosmopolitan Istanbul

Oct 14, 2014    

Istanbul Istanbul University student Aysegul Korkut is outraged by the images coming out of Syria. But these days the Islamic State group's horrors seem closer to home She recently faced off against masked supporters of the brutal militants on her own campus."I couldn't understand what was happening at first," the 21-year-old said of the moment she first spotted baton-wielding youths striding across the Department of Literature, shouting "Allahu Akbar!" Within minutes, she and other leftist students had been sucked into a fight, with both sides hurling glass bottles at each...

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