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Why doesn't Turkey speak up on Iran nuclear issue?

“The bottom line is that for all these diverse reasons, Ankara feels distant to, and uninterested in, the talks between Iran and the six major powers. 80 more words

Abadi Asks Turkey to Stop Financially Supporting Kurdistan

“In response to the Turkish government’s decision to financially support the Kurdistan Region, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi secretly tried to speak with senior Turkish officials, to ask them not to go ahead with the agreement. 52 more words

Turkish troops enter northern Syria

by Patrick Martin

A force of 600 Turkish troops entered northern Syria Saturday in the first-ever incursion by Turkey since the Syrian civil war began in 2011. 897 more words

Foreign Affairs

Turkey enters Syria to evacuate Suleyman Shah tomb

Hundreds of Turkish troops in armoured vehicles have entered northern Syria and evacuated a historic Ottoman tomb and the soldiers guarding it.
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said the remains of Suleyman Shah would be moved elsewhere in Syria. 608 more words


JOE PARKINSON and AYLA ALBAYRAK: Turkey Launches Military Operation (Shah Euphrates) in Syria to Evacuate Ottoman Tomb of Suleyman Shah

Wall Street Journal: Prime Minister Davutoglu says some 600 Turkish ground forces rescued Turkish troops guarding the mausoleum of Suleyman Shah.

Turkey launched a large-scale military operation inside Syrian territory overnight to evacuate Turkish soldiers guarding an Ottoman tomb thought to be at risk from Islamic State militants. 59 more words


Turkey gets a foot into the Syrian door

The Turkish Army launched a military incursion into Syria late Saturday, February 21, to evacuate the Tomb of Suleyman Shah, which allegedly has been besieged by IS (Islamic State) terrorists since last year. 1,223 more words


Turkish PM Reiterates Support for Iraqi Kurds

“Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Thursday that assistance and support to the Iraqi Kurdish people would continue.

His remarks came at a private meeting with Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government prime minister Nechirvan Barzani in Ankara.” 13 more words