Gulf Times - Ankara
Qatar-Turkey security panel holds 4th meeting in Ankara

Qatar-Turkey security panel holds 4th meeting in Ankara

The joint security committee of Qatar and Turkey held its fourth meeting on Tuesday in the Turkish capital of Ankara.

Syria rebels cautiously accept Idlib deal

Syria rebels cautiously accept Idlib deal

Rebels have cautiously accepted a Moscow-Ankara deal to prevent a Russia-backed regime attack on Syria's last major opposition bastion of Idlib, while a small jihadist group has rejected it.

Doha attends congress of World Administrative Cities Association

Doha attends congress of World Administrative Cities Association

Doha City has participated in the inaugural congress of World Administrative Cities Association (WACA) in Ankara, Turkey.

Shots fired at US embassy in Turkish capital, no casualties

Shots fired at US embassy in Turkish capital, no casualties

The embassy is closed this week for a public holiday to mark the Eid al-Adha festival.

Shots fired at US embassy in Turkish capital, no casualties: police

Shots fired at US embassy in Turkish capital, no casualties: police

Several gunshots were fired early Monday morning from a vehicle at the US Embassy in the Turkish capital, Ankara, causing no casualties, police and the embassy spokesperson said.

Amir arrives in Ankara for talks with Erdogan

Amir arrives in Ankara for talks with Erdogan

His Highness the Amir will review with the Turkish president bilateral relations and means of strengthening the existing strategic cooperation between the two countries.

Turkey court jails nine for life over 2015 Ankara bombing

Turkey court jails nine for life over 2015 Ankara bombing

The nine suspects were each handed 101 life sentences, the state-run Anadolu news agency said.

Ankara floods sweep away more than 100 cars

Ankara floods sweep away more than 100 cars

Heavy rains and storms have caused serious damage to the Turkish capital Ankara, especially the suburban district of Mamak.

Turkey detains Iraqis plotting US embassy attack

Turkey detains Iraqis plotting US embassy attack

Turkish police on Monday detained four Iraqis suspected of planning an attack on the US embassy in Ankara, media reported.

Turkey detains 12 in anti-IS raids after US embassy closure

Turkey detains 12 in anti-IS raids after US embassy closure

Turkey on Monday launched a crackdown on the Islamic State extremist group and boosted security in Ankara after the US embassy said it would be closed for a day.

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.

Stricken Turkish plane lifted from cliff after runway mishap

Stricken Turkish plane lifted from cliff after runway mishap

The Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-800 plane had landed normally at Trabzon airport late on Saturday on a flight from Ankara but then went off the runway just metres from the waters of the Black Sea.