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Turkish operations on Syrian border to extend as far as Iraq, Erdogan

Turkish operations on Syrian border to extend as far as Iraq, Erdogan

Published 26/01/2018

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan addresses his supporters in Usak, Turkey January 20, 2018. Kayhan Ozer/Presidential Palace/Handout via REUTERSISTANBUL (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday [more…]

Turkey says offensive in Syria’s Idlib will cause new migration wave

Turkey says offensive in Syria’s Idlib will cause new migration wave

Published 12/01/2018

A wall along the border between Turkey and Syria is pictured at the Syrian town of Atimah, Idlib province, in this picture taken from Reyhanli, [more…]

Turkey says Russia, Iran must stop Syrian government violations

Turkey says Russia, Iran must stop Syrian government violations

Published 10/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu attends a news conference in Ankara, Turkey, October 24, 2017. REUTERS/Umit BektasANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut [more…]

Federal judge partially lifts Trump’s latest refugee restrictions

Federal judge partially lifts Trump’s latest refugee restrictions

Published 24/12/2017

International passengers arrive at Washington Dulles International Airport after the U.S. Supreme Court granted parts of the Trump administration's emergency request to put its travel [more…]

Yazidi sisters reunited after three years in Islamic State captivity

Yazidi sisters reunited after three years in Islamic State captivity

Published 22/12/2017

Yazidi girls Bushra, 12, Suhayla, 7, and Rosa, 13, who were reunited with their family after being enslaved by Islamic State militants, pose for a [more…]

U.S. allies fret as ‘guillotine’ hangs over Tillerson

U.S. allies fret as ‘guillotine’ hangs over Tillerson

Published 03/12/2017

On the eve of his trip to Europe, Rex Tillerson gave a speech last week that European allies had waited months to hear: an "ironclad" promise of U.S. support to its oldest allies. [more…]

Islamic State seizes new Afghan foothold after luring Taliban defectors

Islamic State seizes new Afghan foothold after luring Taliban defectors

Published 01/12/2017

Afghan National Army (ANA) troops keep watch at a check point in Aqcha district of Jawzjan province, Afghanistan November 27, 2017. Picture taken November 27, [more…]

Oil prices rise after OPEC extends output curbs

Oil prices rise after OPEC extends output curbs

Published 01/12/2017

A oil pump is seen at sunset outside Scheibenhard, near Strasbourg, France, October 6, 2017 . REUTERS/Christian HartmannLONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Friday, [more…]

Turkey says Trump must keep pledge on not arming YPG militia

Turkey says Trump must keep pledge on not arming YPG militia

Published 27/11/2017

File Photo - Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan attends a news conference after the talks with Russia's President Vladimir Putin in Sochi, Russia November 13, 2017. [more…]

In Thanksgiving message, Trump hails military gains and ‘big, beautiful, fat tax cuts’

In Thanksgiving message, Trump hails military gains and ‘big, beautiful, fat tax cuts’

Published 23/11/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump gave a bullish Thanksgiving address to troops overseas on Thursday, hailing progress in Afghanistan and against ISIS, and telling them they were fighting for "something real," including a stock market at record highs and his promised “big, beautiful fat tax cuts.” [more…]