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Turkey has softened its stance towards Syrian President Bashar al-Assad over reaching a settlement to end the conflict.
“Yesterday, I was clever, I wanted to change the world.Today I am wise,I am changing myself.” -Rumi
Turkish interior ministry believes that there was only one attacker, unlike eyewitnesses who said that there were more than one
The Egyptian president also discussed terrorism with several country leaders this week
Three terrorist attacks took place on Monday, leaving the Russian ambassador to Turkey dead, at least 12 killed in Germany, and three injured in Switzerland
Twin bombs in central Istanbul may not have targeted Besiktas JK’s newly refurbished Vodafone Arena stadium, but it underscores the propaganda value of attacking a soccer match for both jihadist and non-jihadist groups. They also raise questions about counter-terrorism strategies. The Kurdistan Freedom Falcons, a splinter of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), claimed responsibility …
Russian ambassador Andrey Karlov has been shot at an art gallery in the Turkish capital Ankara
Ankara has declared Sunday a day of mourning after a terror strike outside a soccer stadium in Istanbul killed nearly 30 people
The majority of Turkish officials, reported to be military employees at NATO bases in Germany, have refused to return to Ankara despite orders.
Erdogan has explicitly disclosed his opposing stance towards the current Egyptian regime, saying that it resulted from a “military coup”
Such statements are inciting and aim to rattle Egypt’s stability, says spokesperson
The battle for liberation may carry on for three weeks; Mosul residents are at risk of mass slaughter, says expert on current Islamic movements
The ministry refrained from commenting on Erdoğan’s statements that labeled the 30 June uprising a military coup
The Turkish president said that Egypt should rectify the military coup that happened on 30 June 2013
Scores of people have been wounded in an explosion near the seat of the Turkish ruling party in the mostly Kurdish city of Van. The blast comes after Ankara replaced dozens of Kurdish mayors over alleged terror links.
The Turkish government has dismissed 24 local mayors over alleged ties to Kurdish militants. The crackdown comes as President Erdogan pushes ahead with a purge of opposition supporters following a failed coup.
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan holds Fethullah Gulen, the self-exiled conservative leader of Hizmet, one of the world’s biggest Islamic movements, responsible for the attempt to overthrow his democratically elected government. Erdogan asserts that Gulen’s followers infiltrated the military, police, judiciary, bureaucracy, and education system as well as the media. In response, he has arrested …
Turkey’s statements indicate significant transformation in its foreign policy
Turkey has launched a new effort to back rebels in northern Syria. More tanks crossed into the war-torn country to help opposition fighters battling the so-called “Islamic State” (IS).
Kurdish politicians announced they would begin a 50-person hunger strike if communications with jailed PKK founder Abdullah Ocalan continue to be denied. Diego Cupolo reports from Diyarbakir, Turkey.
Turkey has yet to confirm the truce after launching an offensive against the “Islamic State” and Kurdish forces in northern Syria. But Kurdish-backed militas said they would continue to negotiate with Turkish forces.
Germany must find alternatives to the Incirlik Air Base and pull its soldiers and weapons from Turkey, German MP Rainer Arnold told the Spiegel magazine. Ankara has been blocking official visits from Berlin to the base.
At least 10 more Turkish tanks have crossed into Syria, a day after pro-Ankara Syrian opposition fighters ousted jihadis from Jarablus.
Turkey has pledged to push jihadi fighters belonging to the so-called “Islamic State” out of the Syrian town of Jarablus near the Turkish border.
Turkey and the United States have a history of overcoming differences.
For thousands of migrants who crossed the border between Turkey and Bulgaria the only alternative is to leave the latter with the help of smugglers.
Former US Ambassador to Turkey James Jeffries spoke to DW ahead of Vice President Joe Biden’s visit to the country.