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New tensions between Ankara and Washington as Trump issues economic threats against Turkey

Amid all the ambiguities regarding the announced US withdrawal from Syria, the provisioned move has already started to affect US-Turkey ties. Washington’s frequent warnings to Ankara about the Syrian Kurds, have sparked strong reaction among the Turkish officials.

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Donald Trump threatens Turkey with economic devastation if it attacks Syrian Kurds

Donald Trump has threatened Nato ally Turkey with economic devastation if Ankara attacks the Kurds after the withdrawal of US troops from Syria.

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Trump advisor in Turkey for talks on Syria pullout

The White House’s National Security advisor will meet with Ankara officials on Tuesday to discuss the surprise withdrawal of US troops from Syria, as the Turkish president hailed the pullout as “the right call”.

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US tells Turkey to give up on Russian S-400s in exchange for Patriot systems deal – report

The US has made an official offer to Turkey for a $3.5 billion sale of American Patriot missile systems, but only under the condition that Ankara cancels its S-400 purchase from Russia, local media has reported.

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Erdogan invites Trump to Turkey amid Syria pullout

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sent more troops to Syria’s border on Monday ahead of an imminent US withdrawal, as the White House announced he had invited Donald Trump to Ankara.

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Rouhani’s Ankara visit a sign of growing Iran-Turkey relations despite the US pressures

In line with developing ties between Tehran and Ankara at both bilateral and regional levels, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani visited Turkey today to attend high-level talks with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Turkey jails nephew of cleric accused of orchestrating coup bid

A Turkish court has sentenced a nephew of Fethullah Gulen, a cleric accused by Ankara of orchestrating a 2016 coup attempt, to seven-and-a-half years in prison on terrorism-related charges.

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Turkey cleared by US for $3.5 billion Patriot missile deal, despite S-400 row

Amidst an ongoing row concerning Turkey’s decision to buy a Russian air defense system, the U.S. State Department has cleared Ankara to purchase a package of Patriot systems, with an estimated price tag of $3.5 billion.

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Ahead of a new Astana meeting, Turkey shows signs of a policy shift toward Syria

While Iran, Russia and Turkey, as the three guarantors of the ceasefire in Syria are preparing for the formation of Syria’s constitutional committee, Ankara shows signs of a policy shift toward Damascus. Putting aside its assertions that Assad have to go, Turkey now declares readiness to work with him, if re-elected in a nationwide election.

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US, Turkish Presidents Talk as Ankara Ratchets Up Syria Tension

The Turkish and U.S. presidents spoke by telephone Friday, as Ankara threatens to attack a key Washington ally in the U.S. effort against Islamic State in Syria.

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Symbolic Funeral in Istanbul Pays Homage to Slain Saudi Journalist

Dozens of people paid homage to slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi at a symbolic funeral in Istanbul Friday as Turkish media claimed Ankara has a second audiotape discrediting Saudi Arabia’s version of the killing.

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Turkey withdraws from Libya summit in Italy

Turkey has withdrawn from a two-day summit about Libya that is being held in Italy with “deep disappointment”, Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay told reporters on Tuesday, objecting to what he said was Ankara’s exclusion from some of the talks.

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Will Turkey and the US find common ground?

Once again, Turkey-U.S. relations have plummeted to a new low; this time, it’s been triggered by a dispute over Ankara’s continued detention of American evangelical pastor Andrew Brunson, placed under house arrest after being jailed for 21 months.

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Iraqi premier to visit Turkey on Tuesday

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi will pay an official visit to Turkey’s capital Ankara on Tuesday, according to diplomatic sources.

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Turkey determined not to follow the US decisions on sanctioning Iran’s energy sector

While the United States has been trying recently to cut off Iran’s oil revenues by pressuring its costumers, Turkey reiterates its desire to continue its energy interactions with the Islamic Republic. This comes amid many ebbs and flows in Ankara’s relations with Washington.

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