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US sanctions against Iran are "childish" – Turkish Foreign Minister

Turkey’s Foreign Minister and his Belgian counterpart on Tuesday said they were opposed to Washington’s move to end sanctions waivers on Iranian oil sales with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu stating that the decision would affect many countries, CNN Türk reported.

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US official says ‘shocking’ Russia not worried about sending S-400 to NATO member Turkey

A U.S. official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, suggested on Friday that a Turkish purchase of the Russian missile defense systems could present an opportunity for U.S. forces.

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Severe turbulence injures 30 on flight from Istanbul to New York

Severe turbulence injured 30 people aboard a Turkish Airlines flight from Istanbul that landed safely at New York’s Kennedy International Airport on Saturday afternoon, officials said.

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Turkey’s Erdogan says more than 310,000 Syrians return home

Some 311,000 Syrian refugees have returned to their homeland following military operations launched by Turkey in Syria, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday.

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Russia-Turkey-Iran summit on Syria scheduled

The Russian, Turkish and Iranian presidents are scheduled to meet on Syria in February, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday.

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Putin wants Erdogan to yield right of way to Damascus

And the winner of this round is Vladimir Putin. That is the best way to sum up the recent talks between the Russian president and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Turkish military shoot, wound 3 Iraqi civilians who attacked military base

Three Iraqi civilians were shot and wounded by Turkish troops after scores of protesters stormed a Turkish military base in Northern Iraq on Saturday.

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Turkish military shoot, wound 3 Iraqi civilians who attacked military base

Three Iraqi civilians were shot and wounded by Turkish troops after scores of protesters stormed a Turkish military base in Northern Iraq on Saturday.

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Syrian Kurds to start new talks with Damascus as the threat of a Turkish invasion looms large

Showing himself determined to resort to the military option against the Kurdish groups in Syria, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declares readiness to create a “safe zone” in the northern parts of Syria. Meanwhile, Kurdish groups are due to start talks with Damascus to protect them against any Turkish invasion.

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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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Turkey refuses to cancel purchase of S-400 from Russia

Turkey has rejected a US offer to cancel its purchase of S-400 missiles from Russia, the Russia-based Sputnik news agency reported on Sunday, citing Turkish media.

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Kurds plea for Assad help to stop threat of Turkish attack

Kurdish Syrian forces yesterday asked the Assad government for protection against a Turkish attack on a flashpoint town.

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Feeling betrayed by the US, Kurdish groups hand over a strategic city to the Syrian army

Shortly after US President Donald Trump’s decision to pull American forces out of Syria, the Syrian Kurds, feeling betrayed by Washington, turn to Damascus to secure them in face any potential Turkish invasion. In this vein, the Kurdish armed group YPG handed over Manbij city to the Syrian army.

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The Inside Story Behind Trump’s "Shocking" Withdrawal From Syria

In a report that essentially confirms what Secretary Mattis only insinuated in his letter of resignation, the Associated Press offered an account sourced from anonymous US and Turkish officials that appears to confirm all of President Trump’s hawkish critics’ worst fears about his landmark decision to withdraw US forces from Syria: Namely, that it was made seemingly on a whim, without consulting his national security team, during a phone call with Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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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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