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Erdogan: Qatar doesn’t sponsor terrorism
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Erdogan: Qatar doesn’t sponsor terrorism

Turkish President insists he has never known Qatar to support terror organizations, urges Saudi Arabia to restore ties. By  Ben Arie – Arutz Sheva Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday claimed that he has never known Qatar to give support to terror organizations, AFP reported. His comments came after Saudi Arabia, […]

Iran to Turkey: Get out of Syria
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Iran to Turkey: Get out of Syria

Turkey on Wednesday denied agreeing to a US- brokered truce with Kurdish-led forces in northern Syria, saying it would not compromise with a “terrorist” group a week into an unprecedented cross-border offensive.   Washington said Tuesday the two sides — both US allies — had agreed to a cessation of […]

Egypt urges Israel not to normalize ties with Turkey
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Egypt urges Israel not to normalize ties with Turkey

Egypt recently contacted Israel requesting clarification over the rapprochement talks Jerusalem is holding with Turkey, it was revealed on Thursday.   Senior clerks in Jerusalem told Haaretz on condition of anonymity that the Egyptian government expressed its displeasure with the notion of Turkey being given an official role in Gaza, […]

Anti-ISIS activists beheaded in Turkey
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Anti-ISIS activists beheaded in Turkey

The beheaded bodies of a Syrian activist opposed to the Islamic State (ISIS) group and his friend were found early Friday in the southern Turkish city of Sanliurfa, his group told AFP.   Ibrahim Abdul Qader, 20, and his friend Fares Hamadi “were found beheaded at the friend’s house this […]

Nervous Erdogan Sacks Oddball MPs Amid Rating Slips
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Nervous Erdogan Sacks Oddball MPs Amid Rating Slips

Further signs have surfaced showing that the crackdown on Kurdish forces by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) – which experts estimated was an elections ploy – has failed spectacularly.   Several analysts explained Erdogan’s unofficial war on Kurdish forces launched in July was a […]

Turkey Launches All-Out War: 260 Kurds Dead in a Week
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Turkey Launches All-Out War: 260 Kurds Dead in a Week

Turkey has killed 260 Kurdish militants in a week-long air offensive on targets in northern Iraq, official media claimed Saturday, as regional Iraqi authorities said it was time the rebels pulled out with concerns growing over civilian casualties.   Ankara has launched a two-pronged “anti-terror” offensive against Islamic State (ISIS) […]