Gulf Times - Turkey
Qatar-Turkey trade volume ‘has potential’ to reach $5bn, says official

Qatar-Turkey trade volume ‘has potential’ to reach $5bn, says official

Trade exchange between Qatar and Turkey has the potential to reach $5bn, surpassing the current total of $1.5bn with continued private sector co-operation ...

Erdogan warns Syrian government against deal with YPG

Erdogan warns Syrian government against deal with YPG

Syria's government will face consequences if it reaches an agreement with the Kurdish YPG militia against Turkey's military operation, President Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as telling Russian President Vladimir Putin in a phone call on Monday.

Turkey, US to 'work together' in Syria after crisis

Turkey, US to 'work together' in Syria after crisis

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu said after talks in Ankara that the two sides would set up working groups to solve key issues that have bedevilled relations.

US urges Turkey to refocus its Syria fight against IS

US urges Turkey to refocus its Syria fight against IS

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis has appealed to Turkey to concentrate its fight in Syria against the Islamic State group as tensions mount between the two NATO allies over Ankara's operation ...

Greek, Turkish vessels collide again amid Cyprus gas row

Greek, Turkish vessels collide again amid Cyprus gas row

A Greek and a Turkish patrol boat again collided near a disputed islet group in the Aegean, the Greek navy said Tuesday, as a Turkey-EU row unfolded over Cyprus.

Russia, Iran, Turkey to discuss Syria in Astana

Russia, Iran, Turkey to discuss Syria in Astana

The foreign ministers of Russia, Iran and Turkey plan to meet next month to discuss the situation in Syria, Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov said on Tuesday.

Turkey to name street by US Embassy after Syrian offensive

Turkey to name street by US Embassy after Syrian offensive

The mayor of the Turkish capital of Ankara said on Monday he had approved re-naming a street outside the US Embassy as "Olive Branch", the name Turkey uses for its ongoing military campaign in Syria.

Erdogan aide meets US National security adviser in Turkey

Erdogan aide meets US National security adviser in Turkey

H. R. McMaster's talks with Erdogan's spokesman Ibrahim Kalin in Istanbul come days ahead of an expected visit to Turkey by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

Turkey detains 48 IS suspects 'planning attacks': report

Turkey detains 48 IS suspects 'planning attacks': report

Anti-terror officers in Istanbul and Ankara detained 48 alleged members of the Islamic State extremist group (IS) suspected of planning attacks, state media reported Saturday.

Turkish warplanes strike Kurdish militia targets in Syria

Turkish warplanes strike Kurdish militia targets in Syria

The local government in Afrin accused Turkey of creating a "humanitarian crisis" by killing at least 160 people and displacing tens of thousands since the start of its three-week-old offensive.

Turkish warplanes strike Kurdish militia targets in Syria - army

Turkish warplanes strike Kurdish militia targets in Syria - army

Turkish warplanes hit Kurdish YPG militia targets in Syria's Afrin region, the army said on Friday, after a lull in air strikes following the shooting down of Russian warplane elsewhere in Syria last weekend.

Emir issues instruments of ratification

Emir issues instruments of ratification

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani issued an instrument of ratification approving the ratification of an agreement between the governments of the State of Qatar and the Republic of Turkey on mutual legal support on criminal affairs.