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US to reinforce position in Syria to protect oil fields

WASHINGTON  The U.S. will reinforce its position in Syria to protect oil fields from being retaken by the Daesh terror group, a defense official said Thursday.  Speaking on condition of anonymity,...

Locals in Syria’s Jarabulus protest regime presence

JARABULUS, Syria The locals of the northern Syrian town of Jarabulus on Friday held demonstrations in protest of the presence of Bashar al-Assad regime and Russian forces in Manbij. The protesters,...

Turkish, Russian top diplomats discuss Syria over phone

ANKARA The foreign ministers of Turkey and Russia discussed on Thursday a recent deal between the two countries about northern Syria on the phone. Mevlut Cavusoglu and Sergey Lavrov discussed the...

Turks protest Israel's attacks on Palestinians

ANKARA Scores of people and representatives of non-governmental organizations convened in front of Israel's embassy in the Turkish capital Ankara on Thursday to protest against Israel's attacks on Palestinians. Ahmet Sanver,...

Turkey calls for common sense in Iraq: Spokesman

ANKARA  Turkey called on all parties to act in common sense, avoiding steps to escalate tension, Turkish presidential spokesman said on Friday over the recent U.S.-Iran row. Ibrahim Kalin’s remarks came...

Iranian militias hide among civilians in Syria

DEIR EZ-ZOR, Syria Iran-backed terrorist militias in Syria are hiding among civilians to avoid possible U.S. airstrikes, amid rising tensions between Tehran and Washington following the killing of Iranian general...

Turkey holds 120 km on N.Syria border east of Euphrates

ANKARA  Turkey controls an area in northern Syria the length of 120 kilometers (74.56 miles) east of the Euphrates River along the border between the two countries, the Turkish vice...

Iraq suspends 2 Saudi channels over protests

BAGHDAD Iraq's government on Sunday ordered two Saudi channels to suspend operations amid mass protests in the country. Iraqi police asked reporters of the Al-Arabiya and Al-Hadath channels to suspend any...

Witnesses recall US op that 'killed' Daesh/ISIS head

IDLIB, Syria U.S. operation killing Daesh/ISIS ringleader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi left witnesses who talked to Anadolu Agency about the moments of the operation. On Sunday, U.S. President Donald Trump announced that...

Terrorists implement economic pressure in N.Syria

TAL ABYAD, Syria Locals in Syria's Tal Abyad district said YPG/PKK terrorists had persecuted people and implemented economic pressure on the opponents of the terror group. Those rescued from the persecution...

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Turkey won't allow ‘Deal of Century’ to threaten peace: President

ISTANBUL Turkey will never allow the peace in the region to be disrupted by the U.S.’ so-called “Deal of Century” Mideast peace plan, said Turkey’s...

French fisheries banned from northern sea post Brexit

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3 crucial weeks for Turkish Super Lig title contenders

ISTANBUL Ahead are three vitals weeks in Turkey’s top-tier football league as the title contenders will face each other in February. Top seven teams will face...

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