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21 People In Turkey Jailed For Life Because Of 1997 ‘Postmodern Coup’

21 People In Turkey Jailed For Life Because Of 1997 ‘Postmodern Coup’

🕔16:46, 13.Apr 2018

Turkey has seen violent coups in 1960 and in 1980. But under Tayyip Erdogan, who survived an attempted putsch in 2016, the political strength of the military has been drastically rolled back.

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Turkey Accuses Trump Of Flip Flopping On Syria

Turkey Accuses Trump Of Flip Flopping On Syria

🕔18:39, 7.Apr 2018

Turkey President Tayyip Erdogan criticised the United States for sending what it said were mixed messages on Syria, saying Washington was sowing confusion by equivocating about its future role in the country.

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Rouhani, Erdogan Meet Ahead of Syria Summit With Putin

Rouhani, Erdogan Meet Ahead of Syria Summit With Putin

🕔09:43, 4.Apr 2018

“Iran believes that the presence of foreign forces in Syria without authorization of the Syrian government is illegal and must be halted,” Iranian state television quoted Rouhani as saying in Tehran on Tuesday night.

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Russia, Iran, Turkey Struggle to Unite On Syria War

Russia, Iran, Turkey Struggle to Unite On Syria War

🕔13:57, 3.Apr 2018

Iran remains determined that Assad stay in power, while Russia is less committed to keeping him in office, a regional diplomat said. Turkey says Assad has lost legitimacy, although it no longer demands his immediate departure.

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EU Slams Turkey’s Offensive in Afrin, Syrian

EU Slams Turkey’s Offensive in Afrin, Syrian

🕔11:28, 19.Mar 2018

Turkish troops and Syrian opposition fighters allied with Ankara marched into Afrin, nearly two months after Turkey began its offensive on the enclave. Turkey considers the Syrian Kurdish militia in Afrin a “terrorist” group and an extension of its own Kurdish insurgency within Turkey.

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Turkey Launches Deadly Strikes on Damascus Loyalists Deployed Around Kurdish Enclave

Turkey Launches Deadly Strikes on Damascus Loyalists Deployed Around Kurdish Enclave

🕔13:03, 14.Mar 2018

Afrin city lies in the heart of a Kurdish-majority enclave in northern Syria which neighbouring Turkey sees as a threat and against which it launched a deadly ground and air offensive on January 20. READ MORE.

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Turkey, Iraq Unite Against Kurdish Militants in Iraq

Turkey, Iraq Unite Against Kurdish Militants in Iraq

🕔12:06, 8.Mar 2018

The Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which has waged an insurgency in Turkey’s mainly Kurdish southeast since the 1980s, has camps in the Qandil mountains of northern Iraq, from which it frequently carries out attacks into Turkey. READ MORE.

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Tayyip Erdogan Calls on Turkey to Criminalise Adultery

Tayyip Erdogan Calls on Turkey to Criminalise Adultery Updated

🕔00:00, 21.Feb 2018

“I think it would be very, very well-timed to again discuss the adultery issue, as our society is in a different position with regards to moral values,” Erdogan told reporters following a speech in parliament.

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Turkey Orders 13 Detained for Opposition to Syria Offensive

Turkey Orders 13 Detained for Opposition to Syria Offensive

🕔14:58, 2.Feb 2018

Erdogan’s critics see the latest arrests as emblematic of the purge that has followed a failed 2016 coup. More than 50,000 people have been arrested and 150,000 sacked or suspended from their jobs, moves the government says are necessary given the multiple security threats Turkey faces.

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Turkey Bombing in Syria Damages Ancient Temple in Afrin

Turkey Bombing in Syria Damages Ancient Temple in Afrin

🕔13:15, 28.Jan 2018

Turkey has warned that its operation in Afrin could expand to the nearby Syrian city of Manbij. Meanwhile, the General Directorate for Antiquities and Museums at the Ministry of Culture condemned “the Turkish aggression on archaeological sites in Afrin.”

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Save Us From Turkish Operation – Kurds in Afrin Call On Assad For Help

Save Us From Turkish Operation – Kurds in Afrin Call On Assad For Help

🕔13:13, 26.Jan 2018

“We call on the Syrian state to carry out its sovereign obligations towards Afrin and protect its borders with Turkey from attacks of the Turkish occupier … and deploy its Syrian armed forces to secure the borders of the Afrin area,” they said in a statement Thursday.

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US-Backed Syria Force Denies Islamic State in Area Targeted By Turkey

US-Backed Syria Force Denies Islamic State in Area Targeted By Turkey

🕔14:13, 24.Jan 2018

“The whole world knows Daesh (Islamic State) is not present in Afrin,” Redur Xelil, a senior SDF official, told Reuters. He said the Turkish military had greatly exaggerated SDF casualties, though he declined to say how many had been killed.

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Turkey Seeks to Avoid Clash With US, Russia, Syrian Forces, But Vows to Pursue Syria Goals

Turkey Seeks to Avoid Clash With US, Russia, Syrian Forces, But Vows to Pursue Syria Goals

🕔13:08, 23.Jan 2018

Turkey’s military, the second largest in NATO, has conducted air strikes and artillery barrages against targets in Afrin, and its soldiers and allied Syrian rebels have tried to push into the Kurdish-held district from west, north and eastern flanks.

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Turkey Military Operation On Syrian Kurds in Afrin Begins Now in Syria – Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli Says

Turkey Military Operation On Syrian Kurds in Afrin Begins Now in Syria – Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli Says

🕔13:25, 19.Jan 2018

Turkey views the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), an offshoot of SDF, a terrorist organization linked to the homegrown Kurdish Workers’ Party (PKK) militant group, which has been fighting for independence inside Turkey.

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Erdogan Misleading Turkish Public Opinion by Calling Assad ‘Terrorist’: Damascus

Erdogan Misleading Turkish Public Opinion by Calling Assad ‘Terrorist’: Damascus

🕔16:32, 27.Dec 2017

“Once again, Turkish President Erdogan continues to mislead the public opinion in Turkey. With his useless soap bubbles, he tries in vain to justify the crimes he has committed against the Syrian people by infinitely and comprehensively helping the terrorist groups in Syria,”Syrian Foreign Ministry’s statement read, as quoted by the SANA news agency.

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