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Turkey bans smoking in public areas amid surge of COVID-19 patients
Middle East

Turkey bans smoking in public areas amid surge of COVID-19 patients

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey on Wednesday banned smoking in crowded public places to slow a recent surge in symptomatic coronavirus…
Turkey orders dozens of arrests, including Kurdish opposition, over Kobani protests
Middle East

Turkey orders dozens of arrests, including Kurdish opposition, over Kobani protests

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish authorities on Friday ordered the arrest of 82 people including members of a pro-Kurdish opposition party,…
Turkey upset by Sarraj’s plan to step down in Libya, Erdogan says
Middle East

Turkey upset by Sarraj’s plan to step down in Libya, Erdogan says

ANKARA (Reuters) – President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday Turkey was upset that Libya’s internationally recognised Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj,…
Turkey’s arrest of lawyers draws international criticism
Middle East

Turkey’s arrest of lawyers draws international criticism

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish and international lawyers’ groups have voiced concern over the arrest of dozens of lawyers, saying they…
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry fires back at Erdogan’s negative statements on Egypt
Egypt

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry fires back at Erdogan’s negative statements on Egypt

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has responded to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s repeated statements comparing the situation in Egypt…
Turkish patrol kills protester amid shaky truce in NE Syria
Middle East

Turkish patrol kills protester amid shaky truce in NE Syria

IDIL, Turkey (AP) — A Syrian protester was killed after he was run over by a Turkish military vehicle during…
Al-Baghdadi’s inner circle trying to enter Turkey: Erdogan
Middle East

Al-Baghdadi’s inner circle trying to enter Turkey: Erdogan

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday that members of slain Islamic State group leader Abu…
Joint Turkish and Russian patrols begin in Syrian region
Middle East

Joint Turkish and Russian patrols begin in Syrian region

SEVIMLI, Turkey (AP) — Turkey and Russia launched joint patrols Friday in northeastern Syria, under a deal that halted a…
Trump confirms death of Islamic State group chief Baghdadi in US raid
Middle East

Trump confirms death of Islamic State group chief Baghdadi in US raid

President Donald Trump said Sunday that the Islamic State group’s elusive leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had been killed, dying “like…
Amnesty says Turkey deporting Syrians to planned ‘safe zone’ region
Middle East

Amnesty says Turkey deporting Syrians to planned ‘safe zone’ region

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey is forcibly sending Syrian refugees to an area of Syria near the border where it aims…
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