Turkey announced that it had launched "Operation Olive Branch" on January 20 to clear Syria's Afrin region of the YPG/PKK and Daesh, which Turkey considers to be a threat to its national security. TRT World has the latest updates on the operation.
Russia's increased bombardment on opposition-held areas, attacks from areas controlled by Iran-backed militias against Turkish-backed forces, clashes between the US coalition and pro-regime forces, are all shaping the outcome of Syria’s endgame.
The countries hope gradually to increase bilateral trade ties to $10 billion a year from the current $500 million and signed 12 agreements on military, economic and agricultural cooperation
Turkey's President Erdogan called on the world to recognise East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine in response to Trump's move on the city. Palestine's President Abbas said the US no longer has a role in the Middle East peace process.
Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Ankara and met his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, following stops in Syria and Egypt. The two leaders discussed the situation in Jerusalem, the S-400 missile deal, and an energy pipeline.
President Erdogan says Greece must improve treatment conditions for its Turkish-Muslim minority; repeats calls for extradition of 2016 coup plotters.
US President Donald Trump plans to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital despite intense Arab, Muslim and European opposition.
Is the Trump administration finally shedding the US image of a neutral peace broker?
NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg, Norwegian defence minister, and Polish Major General Andrzej Reudowicz issue apology after Turkey's founder, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, and President Erdogan were depicted as 'enemies' in a NATO drill in Norway
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday arrived in Kuwait to discuss regional and international issues, and to broach the dispute between Qatar and its Gulf-Arab neighbours.
The two leaders met in the Russian city of Sochi. They discussed the ongoing war in Syria, regional developments and economic ties during their meeting.
Turkey seeks to forge new bi-literal relations with Uzbekistan based on mutual economic and security interests
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