Turkey says it has identified gunman in New Year's Day massacre

"The identity of the person responsible for the Istanbul attack has been established", Cavusoglu said in the interview with the state-run Anadolu news agency.on Wednesday.

They're still searching tonight for the man behind the latest terror attack in Turkey. It is not clear when the video was recorded, and according to the BBC it could not be independently verified.

Police gave no information on when or where the new images were taken.

Meanwhile, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan took to Twitter and condemned the "brutal attack" by ISIS.

On Tuesday, the United Arab Emirates warned its citizens not to travel to Turkey following the attack, with its Foreign Ministry issuing a terse statement in Arabic to "postpone plans to travel to Turkey until further notice". He is believed to have slipped into Syria illegally, where he was trained in the use of guns and bombs and fought.

According to various local media sources, the attacker, his wife and two children flew from Kyrgyzstan to Istanbul in November before settling in a house in the central city of Konya, 460km southeast of Istanbul.

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The foreigners who died - majority from Arab countries - had gone to the club to celebrate a special night in style.

Thirty-nine people were killed in the attack.

"In continuation of the blessed operations that Islamic State is conducting against the protector of the cross, Turkey, a heroic soldier of the caliphate struck one of the most famous nightclubs where the Christians celebrate their apostate holiday", the statement said.

A senior minister said security forces had found fingerprints and were "close" to fully identifying the terrorist after the Isis group claimed the attack on the Reina night spot on the banks of the Bosphorus in the early hours of New Year's Day.

On Monday, more than 100 Islamic State targets were hit by Turkish and Russian jets in retaliation. However, it has mostly escaped the large-scale attacks on civilians the Islamic militants have visited on neighboring countries and Europe in recent years, in large part because Sunni militants viewed Turkey as an important passageway to the battlefields of Syria. The video came against the backdrop of the Turkish military's ongoing battle to wrest control of the strategically important Syrian town of al-Bab from the jihadist group.


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