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Does Erdogan close NATO doors for Sweden and Finland?

Does Erdogan close NATO doors for Sweden and Finland?

Turkey doesn’t favor Sweden and Finland joining NATO, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in Istanbul on Friday, potentially dashing the two countries’ hopes of a quick accession to the military alliance

How is the Turkish operation against the PKK going?

How is the Turkish operation against the PKK going?

Turkey aims to completely block Turkish-Iraqi border access to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) by capturing the remaining land corridor, effectively ending nearly 40 years of PKK infiltrations, sources close to the …

"Evil business" turns the English Channel into a cemetery

"Evil business" turns the English Channel into a cemetery

British and French leaders have ramped up a war of words over dangerous crossings of the English Channel after at least 27 people died making the sea journey Wednesday, bringing to a head simmering tensions in the migration …

Biden's next move - withdrawal from Syria?

Biden's next move - withdrawal from Syria?

America’s withdrawal from Afghanistan has made its Kurdish allies in eastern Syria nervous. The White House was quick to reassure the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) that it would not initiate a …

Turkey starts foreign operation against PKK

Turkey starts foreign operation against PKK

According to Turkish media, the Turkish army launched a military operation against the Kurdistan Workers' Party in northern Iraq, where the militants are located.  Turkey considers the PKK a terrorist organization. According to …

Turkish diplomats call on EU to share refugee burden

Turkish diplomats call on EU to share refugee burden

"International solidarity and burden-sharing is essential to support the neighboring countries," Turkey's Deputy Foreign Minister Sedat Önal said in a video message to the conference "Supporting the Future of Syria and Region" organized by the United Nations and European Union

Turkish Foreign Ministry convicted US of oil interests in Syria

Turkish Foreign Ministry convicted US of oil interests in Syria

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu commented today on the words of Pentagon spokesman Jonathan Hoffman that the US does not receive profit from Syrian oil fields directly since all the money from the oil sales goes to the Kurdish …

Russian and Turkish military chiefs discuss Syria

Russian and Turkish military chiefs discuss Syria

Russia's Chief of General Staff Valery Gerasimov and his Turkish counterpart Yasar Guler had a phone call to discuss latest development in northern Syria, the Turkish army said. Turkish and …