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  • END GOAL OF TURKISH OPERATION IS RAQQA

    REUTERS -12 February 2017 President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday the final goal of a Turkish incursion into Syria was not just to retake the city of al-Bab from Islamic State, but to cleanse a border... read more

  • TRUMP REITERATES U.S. SUPPORT FOR TURKEY

    REUTERS -08 February 2017 U.S. President Donald Trump reiterated support for Turkey "as a strategic partner and NATO ally" during a phone call with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday, the offices... read more

  • MEXICO, TURKEY TO SPEED UP TALKS TO SIGN DEAL

    REUTERS -03 February 2017 Mexico and Turkey will speed up negotiations to sign a bilateral trade agreement, Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said on Friday at an event in Mexico City with his... read more

  • THE PLAN BETWEEN TURKEY AND UK

    REUTERS -28 January 2017 Turkey and the United Kingdom plan to sign a free trade deal once Britain leaves the European Union, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Saturday. read more

  • TURKEY DESERVES BETTER FROM THE UNITED STATES

    The Washington Post -11 January 2017 To restore confidence with partners, a good place for the United States to begin is with Turkey, which is a front-line state with regard to all the threats in question. It... read more

  • TURKISH MINISTER ‘MORE OPTIMISTIC THAN

    AP -06 January 2017 Turkey's foreign minister said Thursday he is "more optimistic than ever" that an agreement can be reached to reunite the divided Mediterranean island of Cyprus. read more

  • RUSSIAN OFFICIALS DUE IN TURKEY

    REUTERS -04 January 2017 Russian officials will visit Turkey on Jan. 9-10 to discuss the framework for Syrian peace talks planned to be held in Kazakhstan, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu... read more

  • COALITION GIVES SUPPORT TO TERRORIST GROUPS

    REUTERS -27 December 2016 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he has evidence that U.S.-led coalition forces give support to terrorist groups including the Islamic State and Kurdish militant groups... read more

  • SYRIAN GIRL MEETS PRESIDENT ERDOGAN

    REUTERS -21 December 2016 A seven-year-old Syrian girl who drew global attention with her Twitter updates from besieged Aleppo met Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan at his palace in Ankara on Wednesday.... read more

  • RUSSIA, IRAN, TURKEY TO BROKER SYRIA DEAL

    REUTERS -20 December 2016 Russia, Iran and Turkey said they were ready to help broker a Syrian peace deal after the three countries held talks in Moscow on Tuesday and adopted a declaration which set... read more

  • NEED FOR MORE EFFORTS TO “FIGHT TERRORISM”

    REUTERS -20 December 2016 Russian and Turkish foreign ministers have underlined the need to put more effort into effectively fighting terrorism, the Russian foreign ministry said in a statement on Tuesday... read more

  • STRONGER FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM

    REUTERS -19 December 2016 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday he had agreed in a telephone call with Russia's Vladimir Putin that their cooperation and solidarity in fighting terrorism should... read more

  • TURKEY READY TO TAKE ALEPPO’S MOST VULNERABLE

    AP -15 December 2016 Turkey's president says his country is prepared to receive the most vulnerable cases among those evacuated from the Syrian city of Aleppo. read more

  • 100,000 PEOPLE MAY BE EVACUATED FROM ALEPPO

    REUTERS -15 December 2016 Turkey is considering establishing a camp in Syria for civilians being evacuated from Aleppo and the number of people brought out of the city could reach 100,000, Deputy Prime... read more

  • TURKEY TALKING TO RUSSIA, IRAN

    REUTERS -14 December 2016 Turkey was in contact with Iran, Russia and the United States on Wednesday to try and ensure the evacuation of civilians and rebel fighters from Syria's Aleppo, as air strikes... read more

  • NATO LEGALLY AND ETHICALLY RESPONSIBLE TO

    Anadolu Agency-10.02.2017-Ali Çetinkaya No other NATO member than Turkey has conducted such an uninterrupted fight against terror despite all the suffering inflicted by acts of terror. Relying on the absence of a precise definition of terror, a crime committed or an illegal activity conducted in one country may be decriminalized in another country with political considerations. This situation harms the seriousness and determination

  • STRATEGIC COUNTRY IN ENERGY

    Yeni Şafak-Erdal Tanas KARAGÖL The advantage its geographical location provides Turkey has started to become most prominent in the energy sector. A strategic advantage is in question. This advantage not only gives Turkey the opportunity to provide energy to meet its own needs at a reasonable cost, but also allows Turkey to shine in terms of security for the supply of energy to Europe

  • WHERE THE ERDOĞAN-TRUMP PHONE CALL STANDS

    Daily Sabah-08.02.2017-Burhanettin DURAN İnrecent weeks, U.S. President Donald Trump has taken a number of steps that white Americans deeply care about: The war on "radical Islamic terrorism," keeping immigrants away from the West and a new global trade regime that puts American economic interests first. In addition, to stop illegal immigration, the Trump White House reiterated its commitment to building a wall on

  • AL-GHAZALI AND THE SEARCH FOR KNOWLEDGE IN

    Daily Sabah-04.02.2017-İbrahim Kalın Al-Ghazali, who lived in the intellectual and spiritual world of the Quran and the Sunnah and enriched it with his own enduring contributions, was a devoted soul and body for attaining true knowledge, wisdom and virtue. At a time when it is easy to confuse knowledge with information and forget the meaning of wisdom, it is important that we get

  • TURKEY IS FINDING ITSELF A PLACE IN THE NEW

    Daily Sabah-01.02.2017-ilnur ÇEVİK In 1967, when the United States and Turkey were at odds over Cyprus, President Lyndon Johnson wrote a letter to Prime Minister İsmet İnönü threatening to block Turkish warships from sailing to the island. İnönü in reply told the U.S. president that if the world falls apart "Turkey will find itself a place in the new world." Today, after five

  • COMPREHENSIVE EFFORTS AIM TO DRAIN THE SWAMP,

    Daily Sabah-30.01.2017-Yunus PAKSOY Throughout the history of mankind, there were multiple colonial powers that went to Africa and brought nothing but poverty into the lives of the natives. Blessed with unique and valuable minerals, the continent has been a source of attraction for the big guns over time. The Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ) disguised itself as an organization that had nothing in mind

  • MAY AND MERKEL’S IMPORTANT VISITS TO

    Daily Sabah-30.01.2017-Ozan CEYHUN  In a period of two successive weeks, Turkey prepares to host two important guests, first the British Prime Minister Theresa May last week, and now the German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who will be in Ankara this Thursday. It is of absolute necessity that we monitor and analyze these visits, one by a prime minister who will lead the United Kingdom

  • TURKEY’S WIN-WIN POLICY IN AFRICA

    Daily Sabah-28.01.2017-İbrahim KALIN Rather than creating new relations of dependence, tutelage and exploitation as the colonial powers did, Turkey carries out a 'win-win policy' in Africa which is a policy of mutual empowerment based on equality, transparency and sustainability. On Jan.22-25, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan visited the three east African countries of Tanzania, Mozambique and Madagascar. The visit, part of Turkey's ongoing "opening

  • SAFE ZONES COMING TO SYRIA

    Daily Sabah-30.01.2017-Hakkı Öcal If Trump sees eye-to-eye with Erdoğan and Putin on their agreement concerning security zones in Syria, the entire region will breathe a sigh of relief. Finally! Two full years after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced plans to create a safe zone in Syria, and an extra million people. including women, children and the elderly, were forcibly displaced, hope for an

  • TURKEY AFTER ASTANA, SYRIA AND GLOBAL INTERPLAY

    AA-26.01.2017-Emel PARLAR DAL Two-day summit in Kazakh capital, which ended Tuesday, has given new hopes for permanent solution in Syria. The Astana talks have managed to gather the Syrian opposition, the Assad regime and the three regional actors -- Turkey, Iran and Russia -- around the negotiation table with positive results that will hopefully be lasting with the Syrian Civil War having taken

  • TURKEY-US RELATIONS IN TRUMP ERA: FACTS AND

    Daily Sabah-26.01.2017-Cemil ERTEM One of the first things that U.S. President Donald Trump approved after he took office on Friday was the U.S.'s withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement that covers 12 countries in Asia Pacific. He said the annulment of the agreement is important for employment in the U.S. The agreement had been negotiated by former President Barack Obama for two

  • TURKEY BUILDING A COMMON FUTURE WITH AFRICANS

    Daily Sabah-24.1.2017-Serdar KARAGÖZ Turkey's visit to the African continent, unlike those by the colonial powers, is aimed at strengthening bilateral ties, increasing business and trade cooperation and supporting stability of the African countries. key's multi-dimensional foreign policy strategy that has been developing over the past 15 years has always allocated a very prominent place to the continent of Africa. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

  • REMEMBERING IBN KHALDUN AND TOYNBEE: CHALLENGE

    Daily Sabah-21.01.2017-İbrahim KALIN Given the crisis-ridden and weakened state of politics in the world today, we have to examine how countries from east to west are responding and/or failing to respond to the challenges facing them. The recent dynamism of Turkey's foreign policy has opened up new possibilities in its relationship with a host of countries including Russia, Iraq, Iran, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan,

  • OPERATION EUPHRATES SHIELD: AIMS AND GAINS

    AA-19.01.2017-Sinan ULGEN,Can KASAPOĞLU While successful completion of the Al-Bab campaign will take time, it is well within Turkey’s capabilities. On Aug. 24, 2016, Turkey declared that is was exercising its rights of self-defense codified under the UN Charter Article 51, and launched Operation Euphrates Shield. A National Security Council press release (Nov. 30, 2016) stated that the operation’s objectives were to maintain border

  • NO SOLUTION FOR SYRIA WITHOUT TURKEY: ANALYIST

    AA-18.01.2017 According to columnist Muhamed Jusic, Turkey's ongoing efforts for Syria offer the best choice. There is no solving the conflict in Syria without Turkey, a Middle East political analyst told Anadolu Agency. "All the supporters of the fighters on the ground in Syria are somehow [geographically] distant from Syria. They can withdraw their jets anytime and stop financing the groups

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