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Turkey PM Binali Yildirim warns Cyprus on 'untimely and dangerous' energy moves

Turkey PM Binali Yildirim warns Cyprus on 'untimely and dangerous' energy moves

Ankara has said it will take measures against Cyprus for engaging in gas and oil exploration around the divided island, arguing it has no jurisdiction to explore for hydrocarbons.

United Kingdom to lift electronics ban on Turkey flights

A source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told state-run Anadolu news agency that British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson had phoned his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu over the issue.

Turkey slams German statements on arrested rights activist

In a statement published on Thursday, Turkey's foreign ministry said they have kept Germany's charge d'affaires in Ankara informed of Peter Steudtner's case, adding 'the independent Turkish judiciary must be trusted.'

US complains to Turkey after map of posts in Syria published

The US military says it has raised concerns with Ankara over the publication of what Turkey's state-run news agency says is a map of US military posts in Syria.

Turkey dismisses over 7,000 on eve of failed coup anniversary

Turkey dismisses over 7,000 on eve of failed coup anniversary

Turkey has arrested over 50,000 suspected supporters of Gulen and dismissed more than 100,000 public servants from the government since the coup.

Massive fire breaks out in Turkish military zone, 10 soldiers injured

A massive fire broke out on Thursday in a military zone in Turkey`s Kilis province bordering Syria, injuring 10 soldiers.

Five suspected ISIS jihadists killed in central Turkish's Konya

"During the operation, the five terrorists were neutralised after they resisted armed force, and four security forces were lightly injured," the governor's office said in a statement.

Turkish police kill five in raid on Islamic State cell: Media

Special forces police launched the operation at the house in the Meram district of Konya, in central Turkey, at 5:15 am (0215 GMT) because they believed the militant cell was planning an attack, the agency said.

Amnesty calls for release of activists held in Turkey

Amnesty called their detention "a grotesque abuse of power (that) highlights the precarious situation facing human rights activists" in Turkey.

 

Turkey: EU Parliament vote to end talks 'terrible mistake'

The minister also said Turkey would never accept any proposal to reformulate EU-Turkish ties through a series of agreements on immigration, combating terrorism, and trade. 

Russia, Turkey, Iran fail to agree on Syria de-escalation zones

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson raised the possibility on Wednesday of several joint steps with Moscow to promote stability in Syria and urged all parties fighting Islamic State militants in the country to avoid conflict with one another.

Turkey remembers Istanbul airport attack blamed on Islamic State

Forty-five people were killed, the deadliest attack on an airport in Turkey`s history.

Turkey returns fire on YPG in Syria, warplanes hit militants in Iraq

The United States supports the YPG in the fight against Islamic State in Syria.

Turkey, Kurdish militia clash in northern Syria: Military

The Turkish military launched artillery fire on the YPG in retaliation, destroying several targets belonging to the group.

 

Turkey warns on Syrian Kurdish militia, welcomes US weapons pledge

Turkey opened an offensive in northern Syria in August last year, sending tanks and warplanes across the border to support Syrian rebels fighting both Islamic State and the YPG.

 

Turkey welcomes US pledge to take weapons from Kurds after Islamic State defeat

Turkey welcomes US pledge to take weapons from Kurds after Islamic State defeat

Turkey regards as a "positive step" a US pledge to take back weapons supplied to the Kurdish YPG militia in Syria after the defeat of Islamic State and said its implementation was essential, Defence Minister Fikri Isik said on Friday.

Turkey sends first cargo ship with aid for Qatar

Turkey on Thursday sent its first ship loaded with aid for its embattled regional ally Qatar which has been hit by sanctions from Gulf powers led by Saudi Arabia

United States tells Turkey it will take back weapons from Kurdish militia: Turkish sources

United States tells Turkey it will take back weapons from Kurdish militia: Turkish sources

In a letter to Turkey's Defence Minister Fikri Isik, Mattis said the United States had informed Turkey about the weapons it had given the YPG and that it would provide monthly lists of the arms supplied, the sources said in a statement.

Two Turkish soldiers, one village guard killed after clashes with Kurdish militants: Army

The soldiers were wounded during an operation targeting militants from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in the southeastern province of Bitlis, the army said.

Turkey sends first aid ship to Qatar amid tensions

Speaking in an interview with the state-run Anadolu Agency on Wednesday, Zeybekci said that nearly 105 cargo planes have carried aid from Turkey to Qatar, after several Gulf countries cut diplomatic ties with Doha earlier this month, Xinhua news agency reported.