Recent News Headlines : Turkey - United States

A TURKISH FAMILY HAS DISAPPEARED IN PAKISTAN, AND SUSPICION TURNS TO INTELLIGENCE AGENCIES


PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- A commotion in the downstairs unit of a house shared by schoolteachers from Turkey woke the neighbors... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 24

KEY MILITARY AND ECONOMIC ALLIES COLLIDE AGAIN, JEOPARDIZING VITAL TIES


ISTANBUL -- Sinan Sokmen's business depends on American tourism, so when the United States and Turkey suspended visitor visas this week, he was shocked... READ MORE

11th October, 2017 4

TURKEY SENTENCES WALL STREET JOURNAL JOURNALIST TO JAIL IN ABSENTIA


Turkey sentences Wall Street Journal journalist to jail in absentia WSJ... READ MORE

10th October, 2017 57

TURKEY'S ERDOGAN BLAMES U.S. ENVOY FOR DIPLOMATIC CRISIS


Turkeys Erdogan blames US envoy for diplomatic crisis... READ MORE

10th October, 2017 357

TURKEY TAKES SWIPE AT US AS TENSIONS RISE OVER ARREST OF CONSULATE WORKER


It's behavior that doesn't befit a great country like the United States, he continued... READ MORE

10th October, 2017 4

ANALYSIS | HOW ERDOGAN GAINS FROM HIS SPAT WITH THE UNITED STATES


Anti-American feeling has been running high in Turkey since last year's failed coup... READ MORE

10th October, 2017 169

ERDOGAN: US DECISION TO HALT TURKEY VISA 'SADDENING'


On Sunday, the US embassy in Ankara announced it had suspended non-immigrant visa services at all diplomatic facilities in Turkey... READ MORE

10th October, 2017 6332

U.S. SIGNALS TURKEY ROW COULD DRAG ON OVER DETAINED EMPLOYEE


Despite those disagreements, the latest developments took long-time observers of the U.S.-Turkey relationship by surprise... READ MORE

10th October, 2017 242

TURKEY'S FINANCIAL WOES POLITICAL, BUT CARRY TRADE EXPOSED TO US


The incoming Trump Administration hoped that a Russian-American deal would stabilize Syria, and that Turkey would act as a counterweight to Iranian ambitions inside Syria... READ MORE

10th October, 2017 32

ERDOGAN 'UPSET' BY US VISA SUSPENSION


Turkey and the US scaled back visa services after a US consulate worker in Istanbul was arrested... READ MORE

10th October, 2017 584

TURKEY BACKS SYRIAN REBEL GROUP IN IDLIB PUSH


President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey says Turkish forces will back the Free Syrian Army rebel group in an anti-extremist operation in Idlib province... READ MORE

10th October, 2017 56

US, TURKEY SUSPEND VISA SERVICES IN ESCALATING DIPLOMATIC ROW


Tit-for-tat moves follow the the arrest of a Turkish staffer at American mission in Istanbul who is accused of having links to Fethullah Gulen... READ MORE

10th October, 2017 3

U.S.-TURKEY TENSIONS BOIL OVER AFTER ARREST OF CONSULATE EMPLOYEE


Under Obama, Turkey believed, the United States was too supportive of Syrian Kurdish guerrillas fighting the Islamic State in that country... READ MORE

10th October, 2017 242

2. DOES TURKEY HOLD THE U.S. RESPONSIBLE?


Further increasing tensions, the U.S. and Turkey are at odds over the war in Syria... READ MORE

9th October, 2017 562

ERDOGAN UPSET BY VISA SUSPENSION, WANTS US TO REVIEW DECISION


Erdogan has linked the pastor's possible release or deportation to Washington agreeing to extradite Gulen to Turkey... READ MORE

9th October, 2017 51

LIRA PLUNGE A REMINDER THAT FED ISN'T ONLY EMERGING MARKET RISK


Investors this year have already had to cope with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's state of emergency and the nation's companies continue to grapple with vast financing needs... READ MORE

9th October, 2017 111

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL'S DIRECTOR IN TURKEY CHARGED WITH HELPING TERROR GROUPS


Amnesty International's secretary general, Salil Shetty, visited Eser in prison in September and has called the terrorism accusations absurd... READ MORE

9th October, 2017 954

IRAQI KURDISTAN THE FLY TO REGIONAL SPIDERS TURKEY, IRAQ, IRAN


Iran and Turkey are both part of the Astana negotiations aimed at effecting closure in Syria... READ MORE

9th October, 2017 10833

US SUSPENDS NON-IMMIGRANT VISA SERVICES IN TURKEY


The United States has suspended all non-immigrant visa services at its diplomatic facilities in Turkey, the US Embassy in Ankara announced late Sunday... READ MORE

9th October, 2017 0

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL'S TURKEY CHIEF AND OTHERS ACCUSED OF AIDING TERROR GROUPS


Amnesty international's turkey chief accused of aiding terror groups... READ MORE

9th October, 2017 3

TURKEY FORCES CLASH WITH TAHRIR AL-SHAM IN SYRIA


Turkish forces have clashed with Hay'et Tahrir al-Sham fighters in Idlib province on the Syria-Turkey border, activists and a monitor reported... READ MORE

9th October, 2017 2064

U.S. HALTS NONIMMIGRANT VISAS IN TURKEY AFTER CONSULATE OFFICIAL'S ARREST


ISTANBUL - The U.S. Mission to Turkey says it is suspending nonimmigrant visas in Turkey, following the arrest of a consulate employee... READ MORE

9th October, 2017 0

U.S., TURKEY SUSPEND BILATERAL NON-IMMIGRANT VISA SERVICES


Last month, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the U.S. was pressing Turkey to return a cleric while refusing to hand over another cleric... READ MORE

8th October, 2017 172

U.S. HALTS SOME VISA SERVICES IN TURKEY, CITING SECURITY CONCERNS


The move comes after Turkey arrested an employee of the U.S. Consulate in Istanbul last week... READ MORE

8th October, 2017 2395

AMERICANS BECOME POLITICAL HOSTAGES AFTER TURKEY COUP


And amid deteriorating relations with the United States and Europe, Turkey is also arresting increasing numbers of foreign nationals... READ MORE

8th October, 2017 1876

SYRIA: TURKISH FORCES PREPARE TO SUPPORT ANTI-ASSAD REBELS IN IDLIB


Turkish forces are preparing to enter Idlib province to support rebel forces opposing both the Syrian regime and jihadist insurgents, the Turkish president has said... READ MORE

8th October, 2017 321

AMERICANS IN TURKEY ARE HOSTAGES TO POLITICS


Most, including the Americans, are accused of ties to Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, who Turkey says orchestrated the conspiracy from his self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania... READ MORE

8th October, 2017 90

THE FALL OF RAQQA: HUNTING THE LAST JIHADISTS IN ISIS'S CAPITAL OF CRUELTY


As the terror group's fighters tire, the men hunting them say the fall of Raqqa has galvanised them... READ MORE

7th October, 2017 2588

ERDOGAN: TURKEY BACKING FSA REBELS IN NEW IDLIB PUSH


The Hurriyet daily said ultimately Turkey would ensure security in Idlib city and Russia in the surrounding area... READ MORE

7th October, 2017 1515

TURKEY LAUNCHES MILITARY OPERATION IN SYRIA'S IDLIB


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Saturday that Turkey was conducting an anti-terror operation in Syria's Idlib... READ MORE

7th October, 2017 2924

Trending News Headlines : Turkey

CHILDREN DROWN AS ROHINGYA BOAT SINKS OFF BANGLADESH


At least five children have drowned after a boat carrying Rohingya refugees fleeing violence in Myanmar sank early on Wednesday, Bangladeshi border guards have said... READ MORE

6th September, 2017 19141

ERDOGAN ACCUSES MYANMAR OF 'GENOCIDE' AGAINST ROHINGYA


The Rohingya are reviled in Myanmar, where the community of roughly one million people are accused of being illegal immigrants from Bangladesh... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 18607

TURKEY SETS UP LARGEST OVERSEAS ARMY BASE IN SOMALIA


Turkey has built schools, hospitals and roads in the country and continues to send humanitarian aid to Somalia... READ MORE

1st October, 2017 14111

ERDOGAN WARNS OF SANCTIONS OVER KURDS' INDEPENDENCE BID


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned that his government will consider imposing sanctions on northern Iraq's semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan over its planned independence referendum... READ MORE

20th September, 2017 6587

ERDOGAN, ROUHANI UNITED IN OPPOSITION TO KURDISH STATE


In the last week following the Kurdish referendum, Turkey has held joint military exercises with Iraq... READ MORE

4th October, 2017 6230

MERKEL RELUCTANT LEADER OF THE WEST HAS GOTTEN THE TASTE FOR IT


In general, European leaders admit, Ms. Merkel, by virtue of Germany's power and of her own longevity, has the deciding voice in Brussels... READ MORE

24th September, 2017 6136

ERDOGAN WARNS OF ARMED ACTION OVER IRAQI KURDISTAN VOTE


Iraqi Kurdish oil is exported through Turkey and its southern Ceyhan port, a key economic lifeline for the region... READ MORE

25th September, 2017 5492

EXCLUSIVE: U.S. FORCES TO STAY IN SYRIA FOR DECADES, SAY MILITIA ALLIES


The U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State has deployed forces at several locations in northern Syria, including an airbase near the town of Kobani... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 5263

TURKEY OPENS ITS LARGEST OVERSEAS MILITARY BASE IN AFRICA


Turkey opened the new military training facility south of Somalia's capital city Mogadishu Saturday... READ MORE

30th September, 2017 4811

TURKEY EXTENDS TROOPS' DEPLOYMENT IN IRAQ AND SYRIA


OPINION Regional implications of the Kurdish independence vote Earlier on Saturday, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim blasted the referendum as adventurism that puts Turkey at risk... READ MORE

24th September, 2017 4721

IRAQ, TURKEY FORCES IN JOINT DRILLS AFTER KURDISH VOTE


Iraq army and Turkish forces conduct joint military manoeuvres after divisive Kurdish referendum on Monday... READ MORE

26th September, 2017 4512

LARGE CONVOY OF TURKISH TROOPS MASSES AT SYRIA BORDER


The treaty requires the entry of Turkish forces in areas controlled by the Syrian opposition in the province of Idlib... READ MORE

17th September, 2017 4372

HUNDREDS TO FACE JUDGES IN TURKEY'S BIGGEST COUP TRIAL


Turkey is set to hold its largest trial over the July 2016 coup attempt, with nearly 500 people set to appear in court... READ MORE

1st August, 2017 3756

TURKEY SIGNS DEAL FOR RUSSIAN MISSILE SYSTEM


ISTANBUL -- Turkey has signed a deal to purchase a Russian surface-to-air missile system, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Tuesday, according to local news media... READ MORE

12th September, 2017 3713

ERDOGAN: KURDISH VOTE RISKS 'ETHNIC AND SECTARIAN WAR'


People in the cities of Sanandaj, Baneh and Saghez of Kurdistan province held peaceful gatherings congratulating their Iraqi fellow Kurdish-speaking people, broadcaster IRIB reported... READ MORE

26th September, 2017 3583

KURDISH SECESSION TOPS ERDOGAN'S AGENDA IN IRAN VISIT


In the last week following the Kurdish referendum, Turkey has held joint military exercises with Iraq... READ MORE

4th October, 2017 3434

SYRIA MONITOR: 28 CIVILIANS KILLED IN IDLIB


At least 28 civilians have been killed in air attacks in the opposition stronghold of Idlib province in northwestern Syria, according to a war-monitoring group... READ MORE

1st October, 2017 3177

THE BERLIN MOSQUE BREAKING ISLAMIC TABOOS


For Ms Ates it is about a revolution in Islam... READ MORE

7th August, 2017 2697

AFTER SYRIA, TURKEY IS BUILDING 2ND 'SECURITY' WALL ALONG BORDER WITH IRAN


Border security is important for both Iran and Turkey, and the necessary efforts should be made by both countries... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 2476

AFTER MILITARY SHAKE-UP, ERDOGAN SAYS TURKEY TO TACKLE KURDS IN SYRIA


MORE ACTIVE FIGHT His comments follow weeks of warnings from Turkey of possible military action against the YPG... READ MORE

7th August, 2017 2439

TURKEY RAISES OIL THREAT AFTER IRAQI KURDS' REFERENDUM


He said Turkey, Iran, and Iraq might meet to discuss the referendum... READ MORE

30th September, 2017 2032

'TURKEY SHOULD NOT BECOME A MEMBER OF THE EU'


Merkel 'Turkey should not become a member of the EU'... READ MORE

4th September, 2017 2005

REFUGEES DROWN AS BOAT CAPSIZES IN BLACK SEA


At least 21 dead and several others missing after Romania-bound boat sinks off Turkey's Black Sea coast... READ MORE

22nd September, 2017 1948

ANALYSIS | TURKEY'S COMPLICATED RELATIONSHIP WITH THE MIDDLE EAST, EXPLAINED BY ONE WORD


As a former imperial and Muslim power, Erdogan reasons, Turkey has natural soft power over Muslim countries in the region... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 1870

BARZANI: KURD REGION POLL TO OCCUR DESPITE OPPOSITION


KRG head defiant as Turkey calls planned independence referendum in Kurdish northern Iraq a threat to its security... READ MORE

22nd September, 2017 1720

TURKEY'S ERDOGAN SAYS GERMAN LEADERS ARE ENEMIES


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called Germany's ruling politicians enemies of Turkey who deserve to be rejected by German-Turkish voters... READ MORE

19th August, 2017 1704

KURDISH MPS SAY YES TO INDEPENDENCE REFERENDUM


Three months ago, top officials and political parties in the Kurdistan Regional Government agreed to hold an advisory referendum on independence... READ MORE

17th September, 2017 1630

HAIDER AL-ABADI VOWS TO USE LAW TO CONTROL KURDS


Turkey, also home to a large Kurdish minority, is especially concerned and has threatened a series of measures to isolate the Iraqi Kurds... READ MORE

28th September, 2017 1526

'APPALLING,' 'AWFUL' AND 'CLEARLY AN ACT OF TERROR'


LONDON -- World leaders offered condolences Monday after the mass shooting in Las Vegas that killed at least 58 people and injured hundreds... READ MORE

2nd October, 2017 1488

DISPLACED SYRIANS HEADING HOME IN LARGER NUMBERS


Speaking after Friday prayers in Ankara, Binali Yildirim, the prime minister, said radical groups have taken over control in Syria's Idlib province... READ MORE

11th August, 2017 1418


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