Reiterating Turkey's firm stance in the fight against terrorism, Erdogan said the region neighbouring Sanliurfa would also be liberated from terrorists, and handed down to the real owners of the region.
Bilateral relations between both countries share essential long term strategic security and trade ties. After the elections this relationship is set to continue.
Washington seems to have come to terms with Ankara on the removal of PKK's Syrian branch, the YPG, from Manbij by agreeing to patrols nearby. But it also cooperates closely with the terror group in the eastern parts of the Euphrates River.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan recently vowed to "drain the terror swamp" in Qandil, as Turkey ramped up its assault on terror sites across its southern border.
Two years after Turkey and the European Union signed a deal to curb human trafficking across the Aegean, the number of migrants and refugees attempting the journey is on the increase once again.
Prosecutors have issued detention warrants for 300 military personnel suspected of links to the Fethullah Terrorist Organisation.
Turkey carries out military operations in Syria and uses arms and weapons that it manufactures domestically. Technological progress in Turkey's defence industry is helping the nation become a major exporter in the region.
The ninth observation post in Idlib province is located 88 kms from Turkey's border with Syria. Ankara is set to gradually establish 12 such points from the province's north to south.
A former YPG recruit says he was kidnapped from his home by the group when he turned 18 and then was forced to serve at one of its camps in Syria's Afrin region.
After Turkish troops and the Free Syrian Army drove the PKK-linked YPG out of the Syrian town of Afrin, locals are returning now that the situation has stabilised.
Hundreds of Syrian protesters, carrying Turkish and Free Syrian Army flags, block a road between Azaz city and Sijo town in Aleppo and call Ankara to include Tel Rifaat in Operation Olive Branch.
People are making their way back home after the Turkish Armed Forces cleared Syria's Afrin from the YPG. However, life as it was before the YPG invasion still seems far out of reach for the families.
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