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Turkey detains at least 15 IS suspects in new police sweep

Left-wing protesters try to avoid tear gas and water used by police to disperse them, in Istanbul,  Sunday, July 26, 2015, during clashes between police and people protesting against Turkey's operation against Kurdish militants. The graffiti on the background reads in Turkish 'Front'. Turkey has bombed Islamic State positions near the Turkish border in Syria, also targeting Kurdish rebels in Iraq and carried out widespread police operations against suspected Kurdish and IS militants and other outlawed groups inside Turkey. (AP Photo/Cagdas Erdogan) TURKEY OUT

Left-wing protesters try to avoid tear gas and water used by police to disperse them, in Istanbul, Sunday, July 26, 2015, during clashes between police and people protesting against Turkey's operation against Kurdish militants. The graffiti on the background reads in Turkish 'Front'. Turkey has bombed Islamic State positions near the Turkish border in Syria, also targeting Kurdish rebels in Iraq and carried out widespread police operations against suspected Kurdish and IS militants and other outlawed groups inside Turkey. (AP Photo/Cagdas Erdogan) TURKEY OUT  (The Associated Press)

Turkey's state-run news agency says police have raided homes in an Ankara neighborhood, detaining at least 15 people suspected of links to the Islamic State group as Turkey presses ahead with a major security sweep.

Since Friday, Turkey has been carrying out airstrikes against IS targets in Syria and Kurdish rebel positions in northern Iraq. It has also arrested hundreds of people with suspected links to violent extremists.

On Sunday, it called for a meeting of its NATO allies to discuss threats to its security, as well as its airstrikes.

The Anadolu Agency says at least 15 people, including a number of foreign nationals, were detained Monday in an operation in Ankara's Haci Bayram neighborhood. It did not give details of the foreigners' home countries.