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Move against Kurd rebels on Turkey-Iran agenda: Erdogan

Istanbul - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday that a joint Turkish-Iranian operation against Kurdish militants was "always on the agenda", a week after Tehran's top armed forces commander visited Ankara for rare talks.

Tillerson in Istanbul amid Turkey-US tensions

Istanbul - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was on Sunday holding talks with Turkish leaders in Istanbul on issues ranging from Syria to last year's failed coup.

Turkey's pro-Kurd party chief refuses to attend court in handcuffs

Ankara - The jailed co-leader of Turkey's third largest political party refused to attend court on Friday because officers wanted to handcuff him on the way to the hearing.

Turkey pro-Kurdish party's ex-leader tried on 'terror' charges

Ankara - The former co-leader of Turkey's third largest political party went on trial in Ankara on Tuesday on charges of disseminating "terror propaganda" for outlawed Kurdish militants.

Erdogan hosts Russia defence chief amid Syria border tensions

Istanbul - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday held talks with Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu in Istanbul as tension soared on the Syrian border between Turkish troops and a Kurdish militia.

Erdogan calls Iraqi Kurdish referendum 'error and threat'

Ankara - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday strongly criticised the decision of the authorities in Iraq's Kurdistan region to hold a referendum on independence, calling it "an error and a threat" to the country's territorial integrity.

Turkey says Iraqi Kurds' referendum plan a 'grave mistake'

Ankara - Turkey on Friday warned that a decision by Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region to hold an independence referendum would be a "grave mistake.

Kurdish rebels claim downing of Turkish military chopper

Istanbul - Outlawed Kurdish rebels claimed on Friday they had downed a military helicopter that crashed this week in southeastern Turkey killing 13 soldiers, a news agency reported."A Cougar type helicopter of the invader Turkish army ...

Turkey Kurd party elects fill-in for jailed leader

Ankara - Turkey's pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) replaced its jailed female co-leader Saturday as the party seeks to move forward while its MPs and officials remain imprisoned, accused of links to Kurdish separatists.

Supporters, opponents of Turkey's Erdogan clash in Washington

Washington - Two people were arrested during a brawl outside the residence of Turkey's ambassador to Washington following a White House visit Tuesday by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Trump, Erdogan vow friendship despite anger at US arming Kurds

Washington - Presidents Donald Trump and Recep Tayyip Erdogan stood side by side at the White House on Tuesday and promised to strengthen strained ties despite the Turkish leader's stern warning about Washington's arming of a Kurdish militia.

Trump and Erdogan vow friendship despite anger at US arming Kurds

Washington - Presidents Donald Trump and Recep Tayyip Erdogan stood side by side at the White House on Tuesday and promised to work through strained ties despite the Turkish leader's stern warning about Washington's arming of a Kurdish militia.

Syria's SDF leads anti-IS fight, stoking tension with Turkey

Birut - The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces militia is set to lead the fight for the Islamic State group's bastion of Raqa, but its role has stoked tensions between Washington and Turkey.

Pentagon chief, Turkish PM meet after decision to arm Kurds

Pentagon chief Jim Mattis said Thursday he had "no doubt" that Turkey and the United States would work out any differences arising from the US decision to arm Kurdish fighters in Syria.

US-backed force seizes key Syria city, dam from IS

Birut - A US-backed alliance on Wednesday captured Syria's Tabqa and its nearby dam from the Islamic State group, a day after Washington said it would arm the force's Kurdish fighters.

Syria Kurds say US decision to arm them will hasten IS defeat

Tanriverdi - Kurdish fighters battling the Islamic State group in Syria said Wednesday that the "historic" US decision to provide them with arms and military equipment would speed up the jihadists' defeat.

Erdogan urges US to 'immediately' reverse decision on arming Syrian Kurds

Damas - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday urged the United States to reverse a decision on arming Syrian Kurdish fighters whom Turkey considers terrorists, saying he would raise the issue in talks with Donald Trump next week.

US-backed forces seize 80% of Syria's Tabqa from IS: monitor

Birut - US-backed fighters have captured 80 percent of Syria's Tabqa from the Islamic State group, a monitor said on Monday, a week after they first entered the town.

US-backed forces seize 80% of Syria's Tabqa from IS: monitor

Birut - US-backed fighters have captured 80 percent of Syria's Tabqa from the Islamic State group, a monitor said on Monday, a week after they first entered the town.

Erdogan seeks to send Trump stern message on Syrian Kurds

Istanbul - By launching air strikes against Syrian Kurdish fighters and threatening more action, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is seeking to send a tough message to Donald Trump in the hope of bringing about a major U-turn in US Syria policy.

Erdogan says 'saddened' by US flags with Syrian YPG

Istanbul - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday said Ankara was "seriously saddened" by footage showing American military vehicles operating close to the border with Syrian Kurdish fighters Turkey sees as a terror group.

Erdogan says 'saddened' by US flags with Syrian YPG

Istanbul - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday said Ankara was "seriously saddened" by footage showing American military vehicles operating close to the border with Syrian Kurdish fighters Turkey sees as a terror group.

Erdogan says 'saddened' by US flags with Syrian YPG

Istanbul - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday said Ankara was "seriously saddened" by footage showing American military vehicles operating close to the border with Syrian Kurdish fighters Turkey sees as a terror group.

Turkish army, Syrian Kurdish militia in new clashes: army

Istanbul - New clashes erupted Friday between the Turkish army and a Syrian Kurdish militia seen as a terror group by Ankara but as a key ally by the United States in the fight against jihadists, the Turkish army said.

Syria Kurds, Turks clash in wake of deadly air raids

Kamishli - Fighting erupted on Wednesday along Syria's northeastern border between Turkish forces and Kurdish militiamen, as tensions boiled over in the aftermath of deadly Turkish air strikes the previous day.

Syria Kurds, Turks clash in wake of deadly air raids

Kamishli - Fighting erupted on Wednesday along Syria's northeastern border between Turkish forces and Kurdish militiamen, as tensions boiled over in the aftermath of deadly Turkish air strikes the previous day.

Turks, Kurds clash along northeast Syria border: monitor

Birut - Fighting broke out on Wednesday along the northeast Syria border between Turkish forces and Kurdish militiamen, a monitor said, a day after deadly Turkish air strikes on the area.

Turks, Kurds clash along northeast Syria border: monitor

Birut - Fighting broke out on Wednesday along the northeast Syria border between Turkish forces and Kurdish militiamen, a monitor said, a day after deadly Turkish air strikes on the area.

Turks, Kurds clash along northeast Syria border: monitor

Birut - Fighting broke out on Wednesday along the northeast Syria border between Turkish forces and Kurdish militiamen, a monitor said, a day after deadly Turkish air strikes on the area.

Death toll in Turkish raids on Syria Kurds hits 28: monitor

Birut - The toll in Turkish air raids on Kurdish positions in northeastern Syria rose to 28 killed, a monitor said Wednesday, a day after Ankara said it had targeted "terrorist havens" near its border.
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