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Background on Turkey’s early elections

In a surprising turn of events, Turkey decided to hold early elections on June 24. The decision was announced following a meeting between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) chairman Devlet Bahçeli following the latter’s call for early elections.

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Turkey extends state of emergency

The Turkish cabinet on Tuesday advised parliament to extend the state of emergency for three more months, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Russia’s response? Warships loaded with tanks and military supplies spotted ‘leaving Turkey for Syria’

Russian warships loaded with tanks have been spotted leaving Turkish waters headed for Syria.

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What’s Behind Saudi Crown Prince’s Words About Israel’s Right to Own Land

Although Saudi Arabia and Israel have no official diplomatic ties, a recent statement by Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman al-Saud indicates that Riyadh and Tel Aviv have been maintaining allied relations for some time, Turkish political analyst Ozdemir Akbal opined while speaking with Sputnik.

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Turkish Forces Seize Syrian City Of Afrin

Turkish forces have seized control of the Syrian city of Afrin. A source in President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s office said in a statement, that as of Sunday morning, the Turkish military and its Free Syrian Army allies have seized control of the city center.

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Turkish troops reunite in Afrin’s north

Turkish troops that had begun Operation Olive Branch in Syria on opposite sides of Afrin’s north have been reunited, the Turkish General Staff said on Saturday.

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Turkish Plane’s Crash in Iran Could Have Been Caused by Engine Fire

The Turkish private plane’s crash in western Iran could have been caused by an engine fire, Mojtaba Khalidi, spokesman for the Emergency Center said on Sunday.

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Turkish Plane’s Crash in Iran Could Have Been Caused by Engine Fire

The Turkish private plane’s crash in western Iran could have been caused by an engine fire, Mojtaba Khalidi, spokesman for the Emergency Center said on Sunday.

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Germany reconsidering Turkey travel warning: Turkish FM

Germany is reconsidering its travel warning for Turkey, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on March 7.

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۵۹ Turkish soldiers killed in North of Syria

۵۹ Turkish soldiers have been killed in the North of Syria, reports RBK.

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۱۶ Turkish women sentenced to death in Iraq

Sixteen Turkish women were found guilty of terrorism and sentenced to death by an Iraqi court on Sunday.

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Arab media: Afrin op. as an opportunity to boost Erdogan’s domestic popularity

Allegations of Turkish support for weapons smuggling to Libya, as well as Turkey’s ongoing military operation in northwest Syria and its strategic implications have continued to make Arab media headlines over the past week.

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Turkey must develop ‘unmanned tanks’ & more as NATO refuses to share military tech – Erdogan

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has instructed the Turkish defense industry to develop a home-produced unmanned tank, and has criticized NATO states’ reluctance to share modern military technology with their ally Ankara.

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Syrian Kurdish official: deal for Syrian army to enter Afrin

Syrian Kurdish forces and the Damascus government have reached an agreement for the Syrian army to enter the Afrin region to help repel a Turkish offensive, a senior Kurdish official said on Sunday.

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UN, OSCE Slam Turkey Over Life Sentences for Journalists

OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Harlem Desir and United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to freedom of opinion and expression David Kaye strongly condemned on Friday a Turkish court ruling to imprison journalists for life, urging Ankara to reverse the decision and release the journalists.

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Tillerson, Turkish leaders play nice, but no concrete progress yet on tense relations

U.S Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Friday struck an optimistic chord as they downplayed tensions between the NATO allies while announcing unspecified “mechanisms” for the countries to work through their recent disaffection.

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