Turkish-backed Syrian rebels have taken ‘total’ control of the centre of Afrin, a Kurdish-majority city in northern Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday.
After parliament's Deputy Speaker Aysenur Bahcekapili announced the voting result, a brawl erupted between nationalist lawmakers and those from the main opposition.
President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that Turkey's military incursion in northern Syria's Idlib province would crush Kurdish militia forces that control the neighbouring region of Afrin.
The Turkish government on Sunday ordered the sacking of more than 2,700 people working in public institutions over alleged links to ‘terror’ groups, in the latest round of purges since last year's failed coup.
The final statement declared "East Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Palestine" and invited "all countries to recognise the State of Palestine and East Jerusalem as its occupied capital."
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday businessmen who attempted to move assets abroad were ‘traitors’, and called on his cabinet to block any such moves.
US President Donald Trump said he will speak with President Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey later on Friday to discuss peace efforts in the Middle East, as the region grapples with multiple conflicts.
The head of Nato apologised on Friday over a training exercise in Norway after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan withdrew troops in protest at an incident he deemed offensive.