Gulf Times - Turkey
PM, Erdogan review strategic ties

PM, Erdogan review strategic ties

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani at the Presidential Palace in Ankara Wednesday.

‘Qatar understands steps taken by Turkey to preserve its security and stability’

‘Qatar understands steps taken by Turkey to preserve its security and stability’

HE the Speaker of the Shura Council Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud has voiced Qatar's understanding of the recent steps taken by Turkey to preserve its security and stability

Syria Kurds say pulling out from entire length of Turkey border

Syria Kurds say pulling out from entire length of Turkey border

Kurdish forces said Sunday they will redeploy away from the entire length of Syria's northern border in compliance with a Russian-Turkish agreement

Shura Council Speaker meets governor, mayor of Turkey province

Shura Council Speaker meets governor, mayor of Turkey province

HE the Speaker of the Shura Council Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud met Friday with Turkey's province of Rize Governor Kemal Ceber

US officials 'optimistic' Syria cease-fire holding

US officials 'optimistic' Syria cease-fire holding

Top US officials expressed confidence Sunday that a cease-fire in northern Syria was holding despite skirmishes between Kurdish and Turkish forces.

Turkey and Russia to discuss removal of Kurdish militia from Syrian towns

Turkey and Russia to discuss removal of Kurdish militia from Syrian towns

Turkey and Russia will discuss the removal of the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia from the northern Syrian towns of Manbij and Kobani during talks in Sochi next week

Turkey accuses PKK/YPG forces of violating ceasefire

Turkey accuses PKK/YPG forces of violating ceasefire

YPG/PKK terrorists carried out 14 attacks in last 36 hours, while Turkish Armed Forces have fully complied with the deal on establishment of safe zone, said Turkish National Defense Ministry on Saturday.

Turkey won't back down from Syria offensive: Erdogan

Turkey won't back down from Syria offensive: Erdogan

Turkey will not back down from its offensive against Kurdish fighters in northeastern Syria "no matter what anyone says", President Tayyip Erdogan said Monday

Turkey neutralizes 459 militants in Operation Peace Spring

Turkey neutralizes 459 militants in Operation Peace Spring

The Turkish Defense Ministry said on Saturday that the number of PKK/PYD-YPG gunmen neutralized since the start of Turkey's Operation Peace Spring in northern Syria, has risen to 459.

Turkey: 415 militants neutralised in northern Syrian operation

Turkey: 415 militants neutralised in northern Syrian operation

The Turkish National Defence Ministry said Saturday that at least 415 PKK/PYD-YPG militants were neutralised during the Operation Peace Spring in northeast Syria.

Civilians flee Syrian border towns as Turkish warplanes, artillery kick off offensive

Civilians flee Syrian border towns as Turkish warplanes, artillery kick off offensive

Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria on Wednesday just days after US troops pulled back from the area

Greece wants to return 10,000 migrants to Turkey after deadly camp fire

Greece wants to return 10,000 migrants to Turkey after deadly camp fire

Greece said Monday it wanted to start sending back thousands of migrants to Turkey, a day after a deadly fire sparked riots at an overcrowded camp on the island of Lesbos.