Confident that Ankara will soon get $3.2 billion refugee aid despite delay
26 Jan 2016 5:52 AM
Turkey is “closely watching” Russian troop movements in Syria near its border, a government source in Ankara said on Friday, after reports that Russian servicemen had deployed in the Syrian border tow
23 Jan 2016 6:40 AM
Authorities are enforcing a 24-hour curfew as the security forces press ahead with large-scale operations to rout out the militants.
22 Jan 2016 1:29 PM
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the nuclear deal, sealed with world powers last year and paving the way for Saturday’s lifting of most US, European, and UN sanctions, could be a turning point fo
18 Jan 2016 6:14 AM
Turkey has seen some of the worst violence for decades after the collapse of a ceasefire with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party.
15 Jan 2016 2:34 PM
Turkish tanks and artillery have bombarded Islamic State (ISIS) positions in Syria and Iraq over the past 48 hours, killing almost 200 of its fighters in retaliation for a suicide bombing in Istanbul,
15 Jan 2016 1:06 AM
The attack targeted the police station in the town of Cinar.
14 Jan 2016 10:26 AM
Those taking part in the meeting include powerful Interior Minister Efkan Ala and spy chief Hakan Fidan, say reports.
12 Jan 2016 3:49 PM
At least 18 migrants drowned when their overcrowded bo-at sank in the Aegean Sea on Thursday on the way to the Greek island of Lesbos in the latest tra-gedy involving refugees seeking to enter Europe.
25 Dec 2015 2:37 AM
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Tuesday talks on restoring ties with Israel were continuing and Ankara was insisting on its demands for compensation and for “lifting restrictions” on Ga
23 Dec 2015 4:55 AM
Turkey said it would “continue” to pull its troops out of northern Iraq after US President Barack Obama urged President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to do so in order to deescalate tensions with Baghdad over
21 Dec 2015 3:10 AM
Reports say thousands of police and soldiers were deployed to the towns.
17 Dec 2015 3:01 PM
An embassy spokeswoman said the limited operations would continue.
14 Dec 2015 4:40 PM
Tensions have been escalating between the countries after downing of a Russian warplane...
14 Dec 2015 2:59 PM
Davutoglu also sought opposition parties' support for a new constitution.
10 Dec 2015 4:57 PM
Turkey has halted a deployment of troops to northern Iraq, but will not obey Iraq’s request to withdraw those already there, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, insisting they had been sent with Ira
09 Dec 2015 5:38 AM
Iran’s cyber police chief said on Monday officers had arrested 53 people for running websites supporting the ISIS, Tasnim news agency reported.
08 Dec 2015 6:11 AM
Turkey on Sunday said it was “astonished” by Iranian accusations that Ankara is supporting ISIS and involved in oil dealing with the jihadists in Iraq and Syria.
07 Dec 2015 4:31 AM
Legislators on Friday approved plans for Germany to take on a direct role in the battle against ISIS in Syria, answering France’s appeal for help after the deadly Paris attacks.
05 Dec 2015 6:01 AM
Davutoglu insisted Turkey did not know the nationality of the plane it downed.
04 Dec 2015 3:45 PM