Articles Tagged 'Turkey'
Syria war: Turkey will not let Syrian army advance in Idlib, says Erdogan
Turkey will not let Syria’s government gain more ground in the opposition stronghold of Idlib province, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says.
Mr Erdogan told… READ MORE
Turkey to test Russian S-400 systems despite U.S. pressure
ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish F-16 warplanes will fly over the country’s capital Ankara on Monday to test its new Russian S-400 missile defenses, Turkish media… READ MORE
Turkey holding 50 US nuclear bombs ‘hostage’ at air base, report says
Officials are reviewing plans to evacuate up to 50 U.S. nuclear bombs that have long been stored at Incirlik Air Base in Turkey in the… READ MORE
Turkey says Syria operation preparations complete, Trump issues threat
ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey said on Tuesday it had completed preparations for a military operation in northeast Syria after the United States began pulling back… READ MORE
Turkey’s Erdogan threatens to ‘open the gates,’ allow Syrian refugees to leave for Western countries
The president of Turkey said Thursday he would be forced to “open the gates” and allow a route for Syrian refugees to travel into WesternEurope… READ MORE
Turkey says would retaliate against U.S. sanctions over Russian S-400s
Turkey will “take reciprocal steps” if the United States imposes sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 defenses, the Turkish foreign minister said on Friday,… READ MORE
Turkey Pays the Price for Erdogan’s Istanbul Election Do-Over
Late on May 6, Turkey’s election board invalidated the results of a March mayoral election that cost President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s AK Party control of… READ MORE
Turkey’s purchase of Russian missile system ‘defies Nato’
Turkey’s insistence on buying a missile system from Russia is striking a note of disunity as the alliance prepares to mark its 70th anniversary in… READ MORE
Andrew Brunson, an American pastor jailed in Turkey, is now a free man: Reports
A Turkish court ruled Friday that American Pastor Andrew Brunson is free to return to the U.S., according to several media reports.
Mr. Brunson was… READ MORE
Turkish lira pulls back from record low, markets rattled
ISTANBUL/ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey’s lira pulled back from a record low of 7.24 to the dollar on Monday after the central bank pledged to provide… READ MORE