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Turkish, Iraqi leaders discuss military cooperation

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey and Iraq have discussed a possible deal to increase military and security cooperation between the...

Turkish, Iraqi leaders discuss military cooperation

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Turkish military chiefs discuss possible offensive in Syria Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar met military officials on Thursday to discuss a possible offensive east of the Euphrates River in Syria as Ankara ramped up warnings of a cross-border operation....
20:36, 07/25/2019

Turkish diplomat shot dead in Iraqi Kurdistan Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan – At least one Turkish diplomat was killed in a shooting that took place on Wednesday in the Iraqi Kurdish capital, Kurdish security officials and Turkish media stated....
20:00, 07/17/2019

Turkish jets bomb Iraqi Kurdistan after diplomat killing Turkish warplanes have struck a mountainous region near the Iraq-Iran border, where a Kurdish separatist group is known to operate. Ankara blames them for Wednesday's killing of a Turkish diplomat in ...
13:36, 07/19/2019

Turkish diplomat shot dead in Iraqi city, officials say Attack on restaurant in Iraqi Kurdish capital of Irbil leaves at least one deadGunmen have killed at least one Turkish diplomat in Irbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, in an attack on consulate staf...
17:00, 07/17/2019

Iraqi Kurdistan arrests Turkish lawmaker's brother for assassination of diplomat Security services in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region said on Saturday they had arrested the brother of a lawmaker serving in the Turkish parliament for the assassination of a Turkish diplomat in...
20:12, 07/20/2019

Three Turkish diplomats shot dead in Iraqi city Erbil: security officials At least three Turkish diplomats were killed on Wednesday in a shooting that took place in the Iraqi Kurdish capital Erbil, two Kurdish security officials told Reuters....
15:00, 07/17/2019

U.S. Sanctions Iraqi Militia Leaders, Former Governors The U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned two Iraqi militia leaders and two former Iraqi governors in separate cases for alleged human-rights abuses and corruption....
00:24, 07/19/2019

China Promises Further Military Cooperation With Russia China vowed to step up military cooperation with Moscow and accused the U.S. of undermining regional stability, a day after China and Russia’s first joint air patrol triggered a rare confrontation ove...
00:12, 07/25/2019

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iraqi Militia Leaders and Ex-Governors The Treasury Department cited human rights abuses when announcing the penalties, which are partly tied to the Trump administration’s campaign against Iran....
04:00, 07/19/2019

U.S. wants military cooperation pact with Sri Lanka to tackle red tape: TV The United States wants a special forces cooperation agreement with Sri Lanka to sidestep bureaucracy and has no intention of setting up a military base in the country, the American ambassador to the ...
12:48, 07/21/2019

Pompeo briefs Iraqi leaders on U.S. security concerns over Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced visit to Baghdad on Tuesday and met with Iraq's prime minister and other top officials to discuss the safety of Americans in Iraq and explain U....
04:00, 05/08/2019

Russia says U.S. military curbs on space cooperation are unfair competition Russia accused the United States of trying to unfairly grab market share in the space services industry on Friday after the U.S. military imposed restrictions on space launch cooperation with Moscow....
00:00, 06/01/2019

France: Bastille Day parade showcases European military cooperation German Chancellor Merkel and other European leaders have highlighted their shared defense potential on Bastille Day amid rifts with the US. Troops from 10 countries participated in the annual Paris pa...
13:48, 07/14/2019

China Gifts Military Warship To Sri Lanka In sign Of Deepening Cooperation China gifted a warship to Sri Lanka, in the latest sign of its deepening military cooperation with the strategically located island nation in the Indian Ocean....
22:24, 07/16/2019

Amidst ‘high political tension’, UN chief appeals to G20 leaders for stronger commitment to climate action, economic cooperation  The annual G20 summit of leaders from the largest and fastest-growing economies, got underway on Friday in Osaka, Japan, against a backdrop of what UN Secretary-General António Guterres described as “...
19:24, 06/28/2019

U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base: military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources s...
00:12, 06/22/2019

U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources s...
01:48, 06/22/2019

Business Leaders Discuss “State Of Downtown” LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Business Leaders met at the Lexington Opera House on Wednesday night for the first “State of Downtown” event, hosted by the Downtown Lexington Partnership. ...
04:48, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources s...
01:48, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources s...
13:48, 06/22/2019

EU leaders discuss future of Europe at Romania summit Leaders of 27 EU member states are to meet in the Romanian city of Sibiu to discuss the bloc's future course after Britain's departure. The summit comes some two weeks before important European electi...
09:36, 05/09/2019

Angela Merkel's shaking changes how Germany's leaders discuss their health When Angela Merkel shakes, the whole of Germany worries. But on Thursday, comfortably seated, the chancellor got through a state reception untroubled. Politicians revealing health issues is no longer ...
07:00, 07/12/2019

Turkish and Greek Cypriot leaders ready for talks with UN chief on improved relations Leaders of the Greek and Turkish parts of the divided island of Cyprus have agreed to meet with the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, in order to “plan the way forward”, and improve the daily li...
20:00, 08/09/2019

Great Lakes leaders to discuss funding Asian carp project TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Representatives of the eight states and two Canadian provinces in the Great Lakes region will meet next month to discuss helping fund a federal plan to prevent Asian carp f...
00:12, 06/15/2019

ASEAN Leaders Expected To Discuss Rohingya Crisis, South China Sea Southeast Asian leaders met on Sunday for a second day of a summit in Bangkok, where they were expected to discuss pressing regional issues including the plight of Myanmar's fleeing Rohingyas and the....
13:12, 06/23/2019

Turkish military strikes against Kurdish militants in Iraq Turkey's military dropped commandos on mountain ridges in a new operation against Kurdish militants based over the border in northern Iraq, the defense ministry said on Tuesday....
18:00, 05/28/2019

Southeast Asian leaders meet, expected to discuss Rohingyas, South China Sea Southeast Asian leaders met on Sunday for a second day of a summit in Bangkok, where they were expected to discuss pressing regional issues including the plight of Myanmar's fleeing Rohingyas and the ...
08:00, 06/23/2019

Turkish Military, Defying U.S., Trains to Use Russian Missile Defense Turkey’s armed forces have begun training to use a Russian missile-defense system that it purchased despite U.S. warnings, deepening a rift between the two NATO allies....
03:00, 05/24/2019

UN Security Council to discuss Sudan’s military crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is set to discuss Sudan after its ruling military conducted a deadly crackdown on pro-democracy protesters. The United Kingdom and Germany requested th...
12:24, 06/04/2019

Sudan protesters, Ethiopia envoy discuss talks with military KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest leaders say they are meeting with an Ethiopian envoy over proposals to resume negotiations with the ruling military council. The leaders say they’ve ...
16:48, 06/22/2019

Sudan's military, opposition discuss powers of joint council: sources Sudan's military rulers and an opposition alliance met on Monday to discuss the powers of a joint military-civilian council to steer the country's transition after three decades of rule by Omar al-Bas...
21:12, 04/29/2019

Exxon evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield: Iraqi official, sources Exxon Mobil has evacuated all of its foreign staff from Iraq's West Qurna 1 oilfield and is flying them out to Dubai, a senior Iraqi official and three other sources told Reuters on Saturday....
14:48, 05/18/2019

Iraqi official: Rocket hits oil site, wounds 3 Iraqi workers Iraqi officials say a rocket hit an oil-drilling site in southern Basra province, striking a camp housing energy giant Exxon Mobil and wounding three local workers, one seriously....
10:12, 06/19/2019

Sudan opposition ready to discuss sovereign council leadership with military rulers Sudan's main opposition alliance said on Wednesday it was prepared for direct talks with the country's military rulers over who should head a sovereign council to lead Sudan toward elections....
20:12, 07/03/2019

Venezuela's Maduro says he has loyalty of military leaders Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday he had spoken with military leaders and they had shown him "their total loyalty," after opposition leader Juan Guaido said he had the support of troo...
16:48, 04/30/2019

U.S. sanctions on Myanmar military leaders inadequate: U.N. investigator Sanctions imposed this week by the United States on Myanmar's military leaders over human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims do not go far enough, U.N. special rapporteur Yanghee Lee said on Thurs...
17:48, 07/18/2019

Sudan celebrates end of stand-off between military leaders and opposition Sudanese citizens took to the streets of the capital, Khartoum, Friday to celebrate a power-sharing agreement that could bring an end to a weeks-long standoff between the ruling Transitional Military ...
00:00, 07/06/2019

Sudan’ military says protest leaders ignored Islamic Sharia Sudan’s ruling military council says a constitutional proposal from the protesters who drove the country’s former president from power ignores the idea that Islamic Sharia law is the basis for the cou...
20:36, 05/08/2019

Sudan’s military blames protest leaders for escalation KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling military blames the protest movement for an escalation as the second day of the opposition’s general strike kicks in. The protesters have been trying ...
11:12, 06/10/2019

Sudan' military says protest leaders ignored Islamic Sharia Sudan's ruling military council says a constitutional proposal from the protesters who drove the country's former president from power ignores the idea that Islamic Sharia law is the basis for the cou...
00:00, 05/09/2019

Sudan's military leaders accused of ordering massacre BBC investigation includes testimony from soldiers who attacked peaceful protestersThe massacre of peaceful protesters in Sudan last month was ordered by the country’s top military rulers, according t...
17:36, 07/12/2019

Trump meets with top US tech leaders to discuss sales to Huawei as he moves to soften restrictions against the Chinese tech giant ALEX EDELMAN/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump met with executives of top US tech companies on Monday — including Google, Intel, and Qualcomm — to discuss restrictions against sales...
12:00, 07/23/2019

US imposes sanctions on Myanmar's military leaders over Rohingya abuses Steps are the strongest the country has taken in response to massacres of minority Rohingya in 2017Mike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, has announced sanctions on the Myanmar military’s commander-i...
07:12, 07/17/2019

Sudan military leaders say they beat back coup attempt One week after reaching a deal to share power with civilians, Sudan's ruling military council said Friday it foiled an attempted coup and arrested 16 officers....
19:24, 07/12/2019

Sexual assault epidemic has Pentagon, military leaders on the defensive SEXUAL ASSAULT SOARS: The Pentagon knew its latest report on sexual assault in the military was very bad news. After years of insisting it was making progress in curbing sexual assault and sexual hara...
15:36, 05/03/2019

U.S., Japanese military leaders address growing 'number of challenges' The Japanese minister of defense and the commander of U.S. Forces Japan met Wednesday at Yokoto Air Base to discuss bilateral cooperation and the complex security challenges in the region....
18:12, 06/20/2019

Retired military leaders to lawmakers: Don't ‘sacrifice funds’ for F-35 jets More than 100 retired military leaders sent a letter to members of Congress on Tuesday urging them not to “sacrifice funds from the F-35 program,” adding that the F-35, the military’s newest fighter j...
00:48, 05/02/2019

U.S. imposes sanctions on Myanmar military leaders over Rohingya abuses The United States announced sanctions on Tuesday against the Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other leaders it said were responsible for extrajudicial killings of Rohingya Mus...
08:36, 07/17/2019

US Imposes Sanctions On Myanmar Military Leaders Over Rohingya Abuses The United States announced sanctions on Tuesday against the Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other leaders it said were responsible for extrajudicial killings of Rohingya......
10:00, 07/17/2019

Sudan: Military, protest leaders sign historic transition deal Eight months after mass protests erupted, the main opposition coalition and the ruling military council have signed a final deal for a transitional government. If it works, Sudan could return to civil...
17:12, 08/17/2019

Sudan protest leaders call for civil disobedience against military rulers One of Sudan's biggest pro-democracy groups says people should pile pressure on the country's military rulers. The call came days after the military killed dozens at a pro-democracy sit-in in the capi...
00:24, 06/09/2019

U.S. sanctions top Myanmar military leaders over 'gross human rights violations' The State Department announced that it sanctioned four senior Myanmar military officials for "gross human rights violations" committed against the Rohingya people....
08:24, 07/17/2019

Military leaders beg Congress for money to repair bases hit by 2018 hurricanes Military leaders, still struggling to clean up the mess from hurricanes that wreaked havoc on East Coast bases last year, warned Congress this week that failing to deal with the damage now will have l...
05:48, 05/11/2019

World Federation of Exchanges and the International Options Market Association Assemble Exchange and Clearinghouse Leaders at the NASDAQ MarketSite to Discuss Coordination of International Regul NEW YORK (April 19, 2010) - Leaders of the derivatives exchanges and clearinghouse members of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) who have gathered this week for the annual International Options ...
10:48, 05/02/2019

Sudanese Protest Group: Two Leaders Arrested Amid Standoff With Military Council (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — A Sudanese opposition group said Tuesday that two of its leaders have been arrested amid a weekslong standoff between the ruling military council and a protest coalition that...
18:12, 07/02/2019

Sudan’s Ruling Military Has Signed a Power-Sharing Deal With Opposition Leaders (CAIRO) — Sudan’s ruling military and the pro-democracy movement on Wednesday signed a political document that’s part of a power-sharing deal meant to end the country’s deadloc...
11:48, 07/17/2019

Sudanese protesters, military leaders agree to power-sharing deal amid ongoing protests Following weeks of negotiations and a deadly crackdown last month by security forces, a Sudanese pro-democracy movement and the ruling military council have agreed to a power-sharing deal....
20:00, 07/17/2019

Turkish-American NASA scientist released from Turkish prison ISTANBUL (AP) — Serkan Golge, a Turkish-American scientist imprisoned in Turkey for nearly three years, has been released. Morgan Ortagus, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman, welcomed the decision bu...
21:36, 05/29/2019

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó's call for military uprising draws reactions from US, world leaders Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido took to the streets on Tuesday, calling on citizens and the military to back him in the “final phase” of the interim president’s plan to end the regime of Pres...
18:12, 04/30/2019

Turkish Cuisine: Here's A List Of Must-Taste Turkish Desserts If you're lucky enough to be travelling to Istanbul, you better pack a healthy appetite and a pair of stretchable pants. Here is a list of must-eats for when you are in Turkey....
11:24, 06/18/2019

Sudan: UN chief deplores excessive force used against pro-democracy protesters, calls on military and civilian leaders to ‘stay the course’ in negotiations Security forces in Sudan fired on pro-democracy protesters in the capital Khartoum on Monday, leaving a number of dead and many more injured, prompting the United Nation chief’s condemnation and an ap...
19:12, 06/03/2019

Will cooperation pay off for would-be NYC subway bomber? The ringleader of a thwarted terror plot to bomb the New York City subways in 2009 is about to find out if becoming a government cooperator will pay off....
11:36, 05/01/2019

EU restricts visas for non-cooperation on migration Citizens from third countries that do not take back rejected asylum seekers may find it more difficult to obtain visas for the EU. Conversely, full cooperation could reap extra rewards....
18:36, 06/06/2019

US: Flynn described efforts to interfere with cooperation WASHINGTON (AP) — Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn told the special counsel’s office that people connected to the Trump administration and Congress contacted him about ...
01:24, 05/17/2019

State further restricts police cooperation on immigration HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut is further limiting local law enforcement’s cooperation with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The measures were recently passed by the legislature and...
20:36, 06/06/2019

Migration can both promote, inhibit cooperation among animals Migration can help species thrive by generating the ideal spatial distribution for cooperation, according to a new mathematical model. Migration can also, however, inhibit cooperation, fueling a speci...
00:00, 08/10/2019

U.S. will rethink cooperation with allies who use Huawei: official Washington does not see any distinction between core and non-core parts of 5G networks and will reassess sharing information with any allies which use equipment made by China's Huawei, a U.S. cybersec...
19:12, 04/29/2019

US removing Eritrea from counterterror non-cooperation list JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Eritrea is being removed from the United States government’s list of countries deemed not to be cooperating fully with U.S. counterterror efforts. The reclusive East African ...
17:24, 05/28/2019

Merkel's CDU plans tough consequences for far-right AfD cooperation The center-right has taken a tough stance against any members who might suggest a coalition with the nationalist AfD. The CDU called the AfD a party that "tolerates anti-Semitism and racism" and far-r...
21:36, 06/24/2019

OPEC, Russia Formalize Cooperation Pact OPEC sealed a long-term cooperation pact with Russia, extending a partnership set up two years ago to fight a surge of U.S. oil that has upset the cartel’s pricing power, OPEC officials said....
13:24, 07/02/2019

"Want To Work In Cooperation" With BJP, Says Naveen Patnaik To NDTV Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, re-elected with a decisive majority in the assembly election, said he was open to "constructive cooperation" from the centre for Odisha's development but that did...
09:00, 05/24/2019

UK copper switch-off requires collaboration and cooperation In March this year the UK reached a small but significant milestone. For the first time, it breached the one per cent penetration threshold required to be included in the FTTH Council Europe’s ...
17:12, 07/15/2019

Scientific cooperation between US, Cuba declines under Trump NEW YORK — The degradation of relations between the US and Cuba under President Donald Trump has begun to cut into scientific and medical cooperation on issues ranging from treatment of infectious dis...
01:36, 05/30/2019

Centre Reaches Out To Congress For Cooperation In Parliament The government reached out to the opposition Congress on Wednesday and sought the party's cooperation in the upcoming session of Parliament, starting June 17....
21:12, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Abe cites risks to growth, urges cooperation OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit meetings in Osaka, Japan (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has urged fellow world leaders to cooperate in respond...
06:24, 06/28/2019

Hungary and Austria praise anti-immigrant cooperation If the Hungarian prime minister and Austrian vice chancellor get their way, anti-migration forces will emerge as victors in the upcoming European Parliament elections....
14:48, 05/07/2019

Hungary and Austria praise anti-immigration cooperation Hungary's prime minister and Austria's vice chancellor have been criticized for their use of racist rhetoric. Hungary's leader said he would not support German politician Manfred Weber in the upcoming...
18:36, 05/06/2019

Outgoing British PM May To Call On Trump For Economic Cooperation British Prime Minister Theresa May will call on U.S. President Donald Trump to deepen transatlantic economic cooperation on Tuesday, saying a bilateral trade deal could make their partnership "greater...
10:24, 06/04/2019

China says no cooperation with U.S. companies that sell arms to Taiwan China's government and companies will not do business with U.S. companies that are involved in arms sales to Taiwan, a Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday....
10:12, 07/15/2019

The Latest: Hospital offers cooperation after doctor charged COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a doctor charged with murder in the overdose deaths of 25 patients (all times local): 11:45 a.m. An Ohio hospital system is pledging continued cooperation with auth...
18:12, 06/05/2019

After Trump calls off military strike against Iran, the US struck Iranian military computers U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iran after President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike....
23:36, 06/23/2019

Nicolas Maduro tells military to 'be ready' for potential US military action Venezuela's president told the army to 'be ready to defend the homeland' and that he sought their 'active loyalty.' Meanwhile, self-declared president Juan Guaido urged supporters to demonstrate at mi...
09:00, 05/05/2019

Pentagon: Chinese military growing fast to challenge U.S. military superiority Chinese President Xi Jinping has launched icebreakers and civilian research stations in Iceland and Norway that could be precursors for a fleet of nuclear-armed submarines to the Arctic region, a Pent...
15:00, 05/03/2019

Opinion: Moldovan crisis a test case for Russia-US cooperation The power struggle in Moldova continues: Two presidents and two governments, with the international community being surprisingly in agreement. It stands as a test for future developments, writes Rober...
21:36, 06/12/2019

Tinder, despite cooperation, says it hasn't shared user data with Russia yet Popular dating app Tinder said on Tuesday it had agreed to be added to a list of entities obliged to hand over user data and messages to Russian law enforcement agencies on demand, but had not divulge...
19:36, 06/04/2019

Bundesliga: Paderborn fans threaten boycott over RB Leipzig cooperation "Cooperation with RB? Not with us!" Supporters of newly-promoted Bundesliga side SC Paderborn have threatened to take drastic action at matches next season if a planned cooperation with RB Leipzig goe...
08:48, 06/06/2019

In Congratulatory Tweet To Naveen Patnaik, PM Modi Assures Cooperation Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Naveen Patnaik this morning soon after took oath as the Chief Minister of Odisha for a record fifth time and assured him "complete cooperation from the......
11:12, 05/29/2019

Arm suspends cooperation with Huawei, endangering mobile and server business UK-based Arm Holdings has issued a memo to staff indicating it must stop working with Chinese equipment manufacturer Huawei, following a US trade dispute....
21:00, 05/22/2019

This Year’s G20 Summit Is a Major Test of International Cooperation in a Trying Time As the leaders of the world’s largest economies convene on Friday in Osaka, Japan, for the 14th G20 Summit, headlines are likely to focus on meetings between world leaders, rather than this year...
17:24, 06/28/2019

China suspends cooperation with France on police affairs, says report Action comes after France gave asylum to wife of jailed former Interpol chief Meng HongweiChina has cut off all cooperation with France on police affairs, after Paris gave asylum to the Chinese wife o...
01:36, 08/04/2019

Xi visit raises prospect of 'concrete cooperation' with North Korea China's President Xi Jinping heads to Pyongyang this week holding out the prospect of fresh measures to support North Korea's floundering, sanctions-bound economy, the first trip in 14 years by a Chin...
20:12, 06/19/2019

At Jagan Reddy's Oath Ceremony, KCR's Message On "Love, Cooperation" Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao today attended the swearing-in ceremony of his Andhra Pradesh counterpart YS Jagan Mohan Reddy. At the event, Mr Rao assured the new Andhra Pradesh Chief.....
21:48, 05/30/2019

In Tirupati, PM Modi Promises "All Cooperation" To Jagan Reddy's Andhra Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his visit to the temple town of Tirupati yesterday, praised Andhra Pradesh as a state with "infinite possibilities for growth"...
08:24, 06/10/2019

"Gratified By Cooperation From Great Friend India": US Sanctions Iran The United States is "highly gratified by co-operation from a great friend and partner like India" on the Iranian oil sanctions, the White House said on Wednesday as the Trump administration slapped.....
05:48, 08/01/2019

Top Senate Republicans Push for Cooperation on Disaster Relief Package Reaching a deal over a disaster relief package was threatened by the White House’s push for money for immigration law enforcement and assistance at the southwestern border....
06:36, 05/08/2019

Guaido seeks Pentagon cooperation in attempt to take power in Venezuela Opposition leader asks aide to meet US Southern CommandTrump administration has not counted out military actionVenezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Saturday he has asked his envoy to the U...
23:36, 05/11/2019

Sudan military council says it foiled attempted military coup A top Sudanese general has said the country's ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt. General Jamal Omar in a statement broadcast on state television said 12 officers and four soldiers had ...
07:00, 07/12/2019

Sudan military council says it foils attempted military coup Sudan’s ruling military council says it has foiled an attempted military coup just days after the military and a pro-democracy coalition agreed on a joint sovereign council to rule the country during ...
06:12, 07/12/2019

U.S. and Iran do not want war, Iraqi PM says Neither the United States nor Iran want war and Iraq is in contact with both, Iraq's state news agency INA quoted Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi as saying on Tuesday....
17:00, 05/14/2019

US increases military pressure on Iran with military moves WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says the U.S. is deploying additional military resources to send a message to Iran. White House national security adviser John Bolton said Sunday that the U.S. is dep...
04:36, 05/06/2019

Wall Street watchdog to boost transparency about using 'cooperation' for penalty reductions Wall Street's industry-funded watchdog on Thursday said it plans to be more transparent about its process for determining when a securities brokerage qualifies for a reduced penalty in exchange for so...
22:36, 07/11/2019

France’s Annual Bastille Day Parade Showcases European Defense Cooperation (PARIS) — French President Emmanuel Macron has overseen France’s annual Bastille Day celebration, which this year showcases European defense cooperation. Flags of the 10 countries of the E...
23:48, 07/14/2019

ProSieben signs cooperation with Facebook to share clips on video platform ProSiebenSat.1 Media said on Wednesday it had signed a cooperation agreement with arch-rival Facebook to post program clips on video platform Facebook Watch as the German broadcaster seeks to reach a ...
20:48, 06/12/2019

Trump’s lack of cooperation with Congress intensifies impeachment push in House The president’s unwillingness to comply with investigators’ requests for witnesses and documents is prompting the more establishment Democrats to join liberals....
03:00, 04/30/2019

Trump lawyer reportedly sought info on Flynn’s cooperation with Mueller The Justice Department released transcripts of a phone call showing President Trump’s personal lawyer seeking information from about Michael Flynn’s discussions with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, a ...
10:36, 06/01/2019

CORRECTED-Bahrain's NOGA Holding signs MOU with Baker Hughes on oil and gas cooperation Bahrain's National Oil and Gas Holding Company (NOGA Holding) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Baker Hughes Company on cooperation in the oil and gas sector in the kingdom, it said in a...
15:24, 07/03/2019

APAC nations pledge digital cooperation, but acknowledge some implementation challenging Governments participating in the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity have laid out new five-year goals to "co-create a connected digital future" for the region that include the development of data privacy and ...
20:00, 06/26/2019

Probe Into Seized British Ship Depends On "Crew Cooperation", Says Iran Iran said on Sunday that the speed of its investigation into a British-flagged tanker depends on the cooperation of its crew, after ignoring calls to hand back the vessel....
11:24, 07/21/2019

Venezuela's Guaido seeks U.S. Pentagon cooperation to solve political crisis Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Saturday he has asked his envoy to the United States to meet with Pentagon officials to "cooperate" on a solution to the South American country's polit...
01:12, 05/12/2019

Privilege Dispute in Walmart Probe Raises Stakes for Corporate Cooperation A legal dispute that arose during a seven-year foreign bribery probe of Walmart Inc. led to a court ruling that could make it harder for companies to cooperate with the government and maintain legal p...
16:12, 06/28/2019

As tensions with U.S. rise, Iran threatens to curtail cooperation in the nuclear deal Those threats, Trump administration and defense officials said, led to the announcement by the White House late Sunday that a U.S. aircraft carrier and bombers were being deployed to the Persian Gulf ...
13:12, 05/07/2019

Iraqi PM says he wants to end tensions between Iran and US BAGHDAD (AP) — State-run Iraqi media is quoting Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi as saying that Baghdad will send delegations to the U.S. and Iran to help end tensions between the two countries. Abdul-...
15:36, 05/21/2019

Officials: Agents in impending ICE raid shouldn't expect cooperation from local authorities Federal immigration agents can expect pushback from some public officials when they begin a mass roundup of migrant families with deportation orders, an operation slated to begin Sunday at the directi...
12:36, 06/22/2019

UN cooperation with League of Arab States ‘pivotal’, UN chief tells Security Council Global problems require global solutions that rely on “essential” partnerships, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, stating that “our cooperation w...
03:00, 06/14/2019

Peace operations benefit from improved cooperation between the UN and troop-providing countries, says peacekeeping chief Cooperation between the UN Secretariat; Security Council; and countries contributing troops and police to peacekeeping operations; is “a crucial factor” to enhancing those operations, the UN peacekeep...
02:48, 07/11/2019

North Carolina's Dem governor vetoes bill requiring police cooperation with ICE on illegal immigrants North Carolina’s Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed a bill Wednesday that would have made it mandatory for state and local law enforcement to comply with detainer requests from U.S. Immigration and Cus...
14:36, 08/22/2019

Indications from U.S. and Iran that "things will end well": Iraqi PM Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday he was getting indications from talks with both the United States and Iran that "things will end well" despite the current ramping up of rhetoric ...
17:00, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-S.Korea warns removing Japan's white list would affect security cooperation -minister South Korea's foreign minister warned on Thursday that if Japan removes South Korea from its list of countries with minimum trade restrictions, Seoul would have to review bilateral security cooperatio...
07:48, 08/01/2019

Michael Flynn Told Special Counsel About Efforts to Influence His Cooperation, Court Filing Shows (WASHINGTON) — Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn told the special counsel’s office that people connected to the Trump administration and Congress sought to influen...
15:12, 05/17/2019

South Korea warns Japan that removing Seoul from its preferential list could affect security cooperation South Korea's foreign minister warned on Thursday that if Japan removes South Korea from its list of countries with minimum trade restrictions, Seoul would have to review bilateral security coope...
07:48, 08/01/2019

Ex-soldier who killed Iraqi prisoner thanks Trump A former U.S. soldier from Oklahoma who was pardoned this week for his 2009 conviction for murdering an Iraqi prisoner says he initially didn't answer the White House's phone call to tell hi...
23:12, 05/08/2019

Trump Pardons Troop Who Murdered an Iraqi Donald Trump has pardoned a former U.S. soldier who was convicted in 2009 of murdering an Iraqi prisoner, paving the way for the White House to pardon more war criminals in the future, according to AB...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Rocket attack on Iraqi oil facility injures 3 A rocket attack on oil facilities in Basra, Iraq, early Wednesday injured three workers, marking a continued escalation of incidents connected with the Middle East oil industry....
17:48, 06/19/2019

Supporters of Iraqi Shiite cleric hold sit-ins against war BAGHDAD (AP) — Thousands of supporters of an Iraqi populist Shiite cleric held sit-ins around Iraq saying their country should not be a battlefield between the United States and Iran. The sit-ins Frid...
21:24, 05/24/2019

In time for Ramadan, Iraqi TV drama returns after 7 years BAGHDAD (AP) — The arts are coming to life again in Baghdad, bringing with it a touch of hope and comfort as the country works to rebuild after 16 years of war. And after two decades abroad, two of Ir...
09:48, 05/05/2019

Iraqi court sentences one French man and one Tunisian to death An Iraqi court sentenced two men, a French citizen and a Tunisian, to death on Wednesday after finding them guilty of joining Islamic State, a prosecutor told Reuters....
18:12, 05/29/2019

Iraqi court sentences 2 French IS member to death BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi judicial official says a court in Baghdad has sentenced two French citizens to death for being members of the Islamic State group. The official said Sunday that the court sente...
12:12, 06/02/2019

Iraqi PM denies allegations attack drones took off from Iraq BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s prime minister is denying allegations that drones which targeted Saudi oil pipelines last month could have taken off from Iraq, rather than Yemen. The attack — claimed by Y...
11:36, 06/26/2019

Iraqi court sentences three French men to death: officials An Iraqi court sentenced three French men to death on Sunday after finding them guilty of joining Islamic State, two court officials told Reuters. The ruling can be appealed....
15:00, 05/26/2019

Iraqi oil ministry says has no ties to oil tanker seized by Iran Iraq's oil ministry said on Sunday it has no connection with an oil tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf for smuggling fuel, Iraqi News Agency reported....
00:24, 08/05/2019

Iraqi airline set to resume flights to Syrian capital Syria's Transport Ministry says Iraqi Airways is set to resume flights to the Syrian capital Damascus for the first time since the war there erupted in 2001....
19:36, 05/16/2019

Trump grants pardon to man who killed Iraqi prisoner WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump has granted a pardon to a former first lieutenant in the U.S. Army convicted in 2009 of killing an Iraqi prisoner. Press Secretary Sarah S...
08:00, 05/07/2019

Iraqi court sentences 3 French members of IS to death BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi judicial official says a Baghdad court has sentenced to death three French citizens, members of the Islamic State group. The official says the three, sentenced on Sunday, were ...
15:48, 05/26/2019

Iraqi PM orders Iranian-allied militias to be reined in Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi sought on Monday to curb the powers of influential Iranian-backed Shi'ite Muslim militias, a politically risky move apparently aimed at placating the United State...
22:00, 07/01/2019

Exxon evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield Production at the oilfield was not affected by the evacuation and work is continuing normally, overseen by Iraqi engineers, state-owned South Oil Company chief Ihsan Abdul Jabbar said, adding that pro...
15:48, 05/18/2019

US Forces Prepare To Evacuate Contractors From Iraqi Base U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources.....
06:12, 06/22/2019

Iraqi hospital says 4 killed in unrest in southern city BAGHDAD (AP) — A hospital and local authorities in the southern Iraqi city of Najaf say four people were killed in unrest that erupted as a mall burned down during a demonstration there. The Najaf pro...
11:36, 05/16/2019

Iraqi court sentences three French citizens to death Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have one month to apply for the ruling to be overturned. The trio are accused of joining the "Islamic State" terrorist organization....
18:48, 05/26/2019

Iraqi official: Parliament approves 3 key Cabinet ministers BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s deputy parliament speaker says the legislature has approved three Cabinet ministers whose posts have been vacant since the formation of the government in October. Hassan al...
14:36, 06/24/2019

ExxonMobil evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield Oil firm’s decision comes as regional fears grow of potential US-Iran conflictThe US oil company ExxonMobil has reportedly evacuated all of its foreign staff from an oilfield west of Basra, in Iraq, a...
20:12, 05/18/2019

Iraqi Shiite figures warn US-Iran war could 'burn' Iraq Leading Iraqi Shiite figures warned Monday against attempts to pull their country into a war between the U.S. and Iran, saying it would turn Iraq into a battlefield yet again, just as it is on the pat...
13:24, 05/20/2019

Rocket fired into Iraqi capital's 'Green Zone', no casualties A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital Baghdad's heavily-fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and foreign embassies, on Sunday but caused no casualties, the Iraqi military said....
03:24, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Iraqi general testifies in SEAL court-martial SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local): 12:30 p.m. An Iraqi general whose forces were partnered ...
22:12, 06/27/2019

US sanctions on Iran felt in Iraqi Shiite tourist shops For years, Karar Hussein has sold sweets in his shop near the entrance to one of Shiite Islam's holiest shrines, accepting whatever currency was offered to him by his clients, many of them religious t...
09:24, 05/26/2019

Trump Pardons Ex-Army Soldier Convicted of Killing Iraqi Man Former First Lt. Michael Behenna shot the Iraqi man in the head and chest while interrogating him about suspected terrorists during a deployment in 2008....
05:48, 05/07/2019

Iraqi PM orders Iran-backed militias into army command Baghdad has ordered militias to join the army and their leaders to choose between paramilitary or political activity. The move comes amid concern that Iraq could become a battleground as US-Iran tensi...
11:48, 07/02/2019

Trump pardons former U.S. soldier convicted of killing Iraqi prisoner President Donald Trump on Monday pardoned former U.S. Army Lieutenant Michael Behenna, who was imprisoned for five years for killing an Iraqi prisoner in 2008....
08:00, 05/07/2019

Protesters storm Bahraini embassy in Iraqi capital Baghdad BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi security official says protesters have stormed the Bahraini embassy compound in Baghdad in protest against a conference held in the gulf nation. The official, who spoke on cond...
22:12, 06/27/2019

Trump pardons former US soldier convicted of killing Iraqi prisoner Michael Behenna killed al-Qaida suspect in Iraq in 2009Sarah Sanders says Behenna ‘entirely deserving’ of pardonLive: follow the latest US politics newsDonald Trump has pardoned a former US soldier co...
22:48, 05/07/2019

Mortar attack on Iraqi base home to US troops; no casualties The Iraqi military says three mortar shells have hit an air base just north of Baghdad where American trainers are present, causing a small fire but no casualties...
11:36, 06/15/2019

Crop fires, a weapon of war, ruin Iraqi, Syrian harvests IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Crop fires in parts of Syria and Iraq this month have been blamed alternately on defeated Islamic State militants seeking to avenge their losses, and on Syrian government forces bat...
08:48, 05/30/2019

Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they w...
00:48, 06/23/2019

Iraqi forces launch anti-IS operation north of Baghdad Iraq’s military says its troops are partnering with security agencies and paramilitary forces to clear remnants of the Islamic State group, targeting north of Baghdad and surrounding areas...
17:48, 07/20/2019

Iraqi protesters urge Baghdad to stay out of U.S.-Iran showdown Thousands of supporters of a populist Iraqi Shi'ite Muslim cleric urged political and factional leaders on Friday to stay out of any conflict between Baghdad's two biggest allies, Iran and the United ...
22:36, 05/24/2019

Trump pardons ex-soldier convicted of killing Iraqi prisoner President Trump on Monday pardoned a former US Army first lieutenant convicted of killing an Iraqi prisoner, the White House said. Michael Behenna, of Oklahoma, was sentenced in 2009 to 25 years in pr...
04:00, 05/07/2019

Car bomb kills 2 in western Iraqi village near Syrian border BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi security official says a car bomb has exploded in a western village near the Syrian border, killing two people and wounding two others. The official said the blast occurred Thu...
18:48, 05/23/2019

Iraqi troops moves to smash last remnants of Islamic State A military operation is underway to clear out the last traces of the Islamic State from Iraq. Iraq’s military said Saturday its troops launched an operation aimed at eliminating the terror group in ar...
02:48, 07/21/2019

Iran strikes opposition positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Tasnim Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have attacked positions of the Iranian armed opposition in the Kurdistan region of Iraq with drones and missiles, the Iranian semi-official news agency Tasnim reported on F...
13:48, 07/12/2019

Police raiding homes of Iraqi gang in western Germany BERLIN (AP) — Police in western Germany are raiding premises linked to an Iraqi gang suspected of involvement in human trafficking, drug dealing, illegal arms trade and forging identity papers. Essen ...
10:48, 05/22/2019

Iran seizes Iraqi oil tanker smuggling fuel in Gulf: TV Iranian Revolutionary Guards seized an Iraqi oil tanker in the Gulf which they said was smuggling fuel and detained seven crewmen, Iran's state media reported on Sunday, in a show of power amid height...
21:12, 08/04/2019

Iraqi PM discusses oil price stability with Saudi king: statement Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi and Saudi Arabia's King Salman discussed coordination over stabilizing oil prices in a phone call on Monday, Abdul Mahdi's office said....
20:12, 07/01/2019

Iran says seized oil tanker in Gulf was an Iraqi vessel: IRNA Iran said on Sunday that an oil tanker sized by its elite forces in the Gulf for smuggling fuel was an Iraqi ship, the official IRNA news agency reported....
21:12, 08/04/2019

Iraqi special forces kill 14 IS militants in country’s north BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi special forces say they have conducted an operation near the northern city of Kirkuk in which they killed 14 members of the Islamic State group. A statement from Iraqi Counterterr...
14:36, 06/24/2019

Iraqi Airways To Resume First Flights To Syria From Saturday After 2011 Iraqi Airways is to resume flights to the Syrian capital Damascus for the first time since the war there erupted in 2011, a spokesman for the national carrier said Thursday....
21:00, 05/16/2019

No link between Exxon deal and Iran sanctions waiver -Iraqi PM Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday there was no link between an initial oil agreement his government was about to sign with Exxon Mobil and its receipt of waivers from the United St...
16:36, 05/07/2019

Global South cooperation ‘vital’ to climate change fight, development, Guterres tells historic Buenos Aires summit South-South cooperation is key to the world’s sustainable development and the fight against global warming said the United Nations Secretary-General on Wednesday, as the opening session of the Second ...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Roadside bomb north of Iraqi capital kills 4 security forces BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security officials say a roadside bomb has exploded near an army patrol north of Baghdad, killing four security personnel and wounding four others. A statement issued by the Secur...
12:24, 06/04/2019

Rare photos shine light on 'degrading' conditions in Iraqi jails Concerns overcrowding at prisons for Isis suspects could fuel radicalisationPhotos have surfaced of overcrowded and “degrading” conditions in Iraqi detention centres used to hold thousands of men, wom...
19:48, 07/05/2019

Iraqi general, U.S. Marine dispute murder charge against Navy SEAL An Iraqi general and a U.S. Marine testifying in the murder trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL said on Thursday they never saw the platoon leader stab a wounded detainee in the neck, disputing the central alle...
10:36, 06/28/2019

Iraqi Refugee Is Convicted in Germany of Raping and Murdering Teenage Girl The man was sentenced to life in prison for killing the 14-year-old in a case that fueled outrage, particularly on the far right, at the handling of asylum seekers....
13:24, 07/10/2019

Iran strikes opposition positions on border with Iraqi Kurdistan - Tasnim Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards used drones and missiles to strike headquarters of a Kurdish militant group near Iran's border with neighboring Iraq's Kurdistan region, the Iranian semi-official Tas...
15:36, 07/12/2019

Trump pardons former Army soldier sentenced for killing Iraqi prisoner President Donald Trump on Monday granted a pardon to a former first lieutenant in the US Army who was sentenced to prison in 2009 for killing an Iraqi detainee, according to the White House....
15:00, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 6-Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they w...
01:00, 06/23/2019

Iraqi-Canadian receives 26 years for plot to kill U.S. soldiers in Iraq A federal judge in New York sentenced an Iraqi-Canadian man to 26 years in prison Tuesday for plotting to kill U.S. soldiers in Iraq, the Justice Department announced....
03:36, 06/19/2019

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Iraqi man's torture-related deportation challenge The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid to avoid deportation by a Christian Iraqi immigrant who argued he would be tortured if sent back to his home country for a drug conviction after more th...
05:36, 05/21/2019

Exxon Mobil evacuates foreign staff out of Iraqi oilfield - sources Exxon Mobil has evacuated all its foreign staff members out of Iraq's West Qurna 1 oilfield and is flying them out to Dubai, three sources told Reuters on Saturday....
16:48, 05/18/2019

German police launch raids on Iraqi organized crime gang Heavily armed police have carried out a series of coordinated raids on the homes of members of the "Al-Salam-313" group. The targets are suspected of people smuggling as well as dealing in narcotics....
10:36, 05/22/2019

Iraqi militias bombed by unmanned aircraft, one killed: security sources An unmanned aircraft dropped explosives on a base belonging to Iran-linked Shi'ite paramilitary groups in northern Iraq on Friday, killing at least one person, the army and paramilitary sources said....
17:24, 07/19/2019

Inside the Iraqi courts sentencing foreign Isis fighters to death Campaigners accuse France of ‘outsourcing’ Isis-related trials and say suspects should not be tried by abusive justice systemsWhen Mustapha Merzoughi, a French citizen of Tunisian origin, left France ...
15:36, 06/02/2019

Treasury Sanctions Iraqi Firm Accused of Smuggling Arms for Iran The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on an Iraqi company it said had trafficked hundreds of millions of dollars in arms for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force....
19:48, 06/12/2019

Rockets land near Iraqi base hosting U.S. personnel in Mosul: sources A rocket landed near an Iraqi military base hosting U.S. forces in the northern city of Mosul late on Tuesday, an Iraqi military statement said, the second such incident in two days....
02:12, 06/19/2019

Iran to resist U.S. sanctions, just as it withstood Iraqi chemical attack: Zarif The Iranian foreign minister said on Saturday that Iran would resist any U.S. sanctions, just as it persevered during the 1980s Iran-Iraq war when the forces of the then Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein la...
17:48, 06/29/2019

Photos from Iraqi jail shows dire conditions of young and female prisoners Photographs from an Iraqi jail that were leaked to Human Rights Watch have revealed extreme overcrowding in cells holding juveniles, female terrorism suspects and their children....
15:36, 07/04/2019

Iraqi Kurdish energy minister Hawrami moved to advisory role in new cabinet Long-serving Iraqi Kurdish natural resources minister, Ashti Hawrami, will take up an advisory role of Assistant Prime Minister for Energy Affairs in Prime Minister Masrour Barazani's newly-formed cab...
17:24, 07/21/2019

Trump congratulates Navy SEAL acquitted of killing wounded Iraqi captive In a tweet, the president said he was glad to have previously helped Edward Gallagher by intervening before trial to move him to less restrictive confinement....
20:12, 07/03/2019

Iraqi Christians facing deportation feel conned by Trump: 'You vowed to protect us' Trump administration wants to deport more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals, most of who are Chaldean – Iraqi Catholics who saw Trump as a ‘savior’ but now feel ‘betrayed’Ten years ago, police caught Iraqi C...
09:48, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 1-OPEC expected to roll over deal on supply cuts - Iraqi oil minister OPEC is likely to roll over a deal on cutting supplies at a meeting next week and keep curbs at least at the same level as those in place since Jan. 1, Iraq's oil minister on Thursday....
13:48, 06/27/2019

Germany, Netherlands stop training Iraqi soldiers as tensions rise between US-Iran Germany and the Netherlands have halted all training missions in Iraq as tensions continue to rise between the US and Iran, which supports proxy militias there. The countries announced the move Wednes...
05:00, 05/16/2019

ExxonMobil Employees Begin Evacuating an Iraqi Oil Field Amid U.S.-Iran Tensions (BAGHDAD) — Employees of energy giant ExxonMobil have begun evacuating from an oil field in the southern Iraqi province of Basra but work at the field is still ongoing, Iraqi officials said Satu...
17:24, 05/18/2019

German court jails Iraqi refugee Ali B. for life on rape and murder charges A German court sentenced 22-year-old Iraqi national Ali B. to life in prison for raping and killing a 14-year-old girl in Mainz. The man had admitted to murder but insisted that he and the girl had co...
10:48, 07/10/2019

Ancient Iraqi city of Babylon designated UNESCO World Heritage Site The ancient city of Babylon, first referenced in a clay tablet from the 23rd century B.C., was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Friday, after a vote that followed decades of lobbying by......
01:00, 07/06/2019

An Iraqi security official says protesters have stormed the Bahraini embassy compound in Baghdad BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi security official says protesters have stormed the Bahraini embassy compound in Baghdad....
22:12, 06/27/2019

UPDATE 4-Iraq, U.S. deny U.S. forces preparing to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work a...
19:00, 06/22/2019

Bomb blast kills four Iraqi federal police officers: security sources Four Iraqi federal police officers were killed on Tuesday after a bomb went off southwest of the oil-rich city of Kirkuk, two security sources told Reuters....
03:00, 06/26/2019

US-Iran tension: Exxon Mobil pulls out foreign staff from Iraqi oil field Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from a major Iraqi oil field comes amid rising tensions between the US and Iran. The US company's employees are reportedly being flown from Iraq to...
18:00, 05/18/2019

This Medal of Honor Recipient Cleared a House of Iraqi Insurgents Single-Handed. TIME Was There Former Army Staff Sgt. David G. Bellavia is set to become the first living serviceman to receive the Medal of Honor for his service in the Iraq War. And TIME readers had a close-up view on the heroic ...
00:36, 06/25/2019

Iraqi general testifies Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher did not stab ISIS detainee The Iraqi general at the scene of an alleged murder of an ISIS prisoner in Iraq in 2017 testified in a deposition video played in court Thursday that Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher never stabbed the teenag...
03:24, 06/28/2019

Kim Yo Jong: North Korea open to inter-Korea cooperation Kim Yo Jong told South Korean officials North Korea is interested in continued inter-Korea cooperation as she delivered a letter of condolence from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at Panmunjom on Wedn...
20:24, 06/12/2019

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher acquitted of killing ISIS teen, shooting Iraqi civilians A Navy SEAL accused of several war crimes, including stabbing a wounded prisoner to death in Iraq in 2017 — was found not guilty of murder on Tuesday....
00:48, 07/03/2019

Marine and Iraqi general testify accused Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher did not stab ISIS fighter A Marine and an Iraqi general testified that they did not see Special Warfare Chief Edward Gallagher stab an injured teenaged ISIS fighter in 2017, contradicting accusations from some of Gallagher's f...
23:48, 06/28/2019

A wealthy Iraqi sheikh who urges a hard-line U.S. approach to Iran spent 26 nights at Trump’s D.C. hotel The unusually long stay by Nahro al-Kasnazan, who served as a paid CIA informant during the Iraq War, shows how the hotel attracts foreigners who have an agenda to pursue with the Trump administration...
14:24, 06/06/2019

Former Turkish PM to run again for AKP in Istanbul: Erdogan Former Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim will again be the ruling AK Party's candidate in next month's re-run of the Istanbul mayoral election, President Tayyip Erdogan told reporters on Tuesday....
14:12, 05/07/2019

Turkish TV won't air West finals due to Kanter The Western Conference Finals will not be televised by Turkish broadcaster S Sport because Enes Kanter plays for the Trail Blazers and has been a longtime critic of the country's president....
18:48, 05/14/2019

Turkish court acquits RSF representative, two others An Istanbul court on Wednesday acquitted the Turkey representative for Reporters Without Borders (RSF) as well as two other campaigners for press freedom on trial for terrorism charges, their lawyers ...
15:00, 07/17/2019

Opinion: Turkish democracy is still alive The Turkish opposition’s victory over the ruling party in Istanbul’s rerun election is an important victory for democracy. It also sets the stage for a possible shift in the country’s politics, writes...
03:48, 06/24/2019

NBA showdown starring a Turk won't be on Turkish TV Turkish basketball player Enes Kanter's Portland Trail Blazers reached the NBA's Western Conference finals, which start on Tuesday, but for the first time the series will not be widely televised in Tu...
19:12, 05/14/2019

Turkish government destroys more than 300,000 books Regime says it is cracking down on anything linked to Fethullah Gülen, the Muslim cleric it blames for 2016’s attempted coupMore than 300,000 books have been removed from Turkish schools and libraries...
00:48, 08/07/2019

Turkish journalist beaten after TV appearance Yavuz Selim Demirag has been an outspoken critic of President Erdogan. He was set on by assailants with baseball bats in what journalists say is a sign of shrinking press freedom....
02:36, 05/12/2019

Suspected U.A.E. Spy Found Dead in Turkish Jail One of two alleged spies, who was also under investigation for a possible link to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, has been found dead inside his jail cell....
13:36, 04/29/2019

Turkish sailors kidnapped off Nigeria's coast Ten Turkish sailors were abducted from their ship by armed men off the coast of Nigeria on Monday, the co-partner of the shipping company, Ahmet Paksoy, told CNN on Tuesday....
00:36, 07/28/2019

A Turkish woman owns over 3,000 coffee cups Coffee is an important part of Turkish culture. Mesude Isikli of Osmaniye, Turkey, has collected over 3,000 coffee cups, and that's not even the world record....
02:24, 08/10/2019

Can Dundar: Turkish democracy will continue despite Erdogan Istanbul's mayoral election will be re-run, following an appeal from the strongman president's party. Exiled journalist Can Dundar gave DW his appraisal of the complex situation leading up to the June...
02:24, 05/09/2019

Turkish court prohibits 136 websites: monitor A Turkish court has banned 136 websites and social media accounts mainly belonging to organizations and people critical of President Tayyip Erdogan's government, a monitoring group said on Tuesday, fu...
00:24, 08/07/2019

Turkish government clamps down on liberal imams Liberal imams in Turkey can find themselves arbitrarily fired if they don't toe the line set by the state religious affairs office. The vague charges against them leave those accused with little recou...
23:24, 08/15/2019

1st Turkish Cypriot MEP envisions himself as division healer Niyazi Kizilyurek says nothing like it has happened in ethnically divided Cyprus in 140 years: He is the first Turkish Cypriot elected to the European Parliament, and he was selected by a primarily Gr...
22:24, 05/31/2019

Why Enes Kanter is ripping the Turkish government again Enes Kanter had a solid game in helping the Trail Blazers to a 97-90 win over the Nuggets in Game 2 of their Western Conference semifinal on Wednesday night. Not that you would know it if you live in ...
18:12, 05/02/2019

Turkish workers kidnapped at gunpoint in Nigeria bar Four Turkish construction workers were seized by gunmen in a bar as they relaxed over drinks in a remote village in Nigeria's middle belt, authorities told CNN....
18:12, 07/23/2019

Turkish strikes kill 2 PKK militants, 'neutralize' 3 others Turkish officials said Thursday an airstrike has killed two leaders of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, which is considered by most Western governments a terrorist organization....
21:36, 08/08/2019

U.S. says could sanction Turkish defense firms beyond F-35 suppliers Washington is looking at imposing financial sanctions on Turkish firms beyond those that build parts for the Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet, over Ankara's plans to buy a Russian air defense system, ...
19:24, 06/17/2019

Turkish opposition: We will win re-run of Istanbul mayor vote The deputy chair of the CHP party told DW that their candidate would have the support of "all the people of Istanbul." The electoral body nixed the party's initial win following pressure from the ruli...
02:48, 05/08/2019

Turkish opposition journalist hospitalized following attack A journalist critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government and its nationalist allies has been hospitalized after being attacked outside his home....
10:36, 05/11/2019

Turkish democracy 'backsliding,' EU says in membership report An EU Commission report has said membership talks with Turkey are at a "standstill," citing eroding civil liberties and rule of law under President Erdogan. Turkey has called the assessment inaccurate...
23:48, 05/29/2019

Turkey says it will protect Turkish Cypriots’ rights to gas ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country is determined to protect Turkish Cypriots’ rights to gas deposits in the eastern Mediterranean. Erdogan spoke Friday...
14:36, 06/07/2019

US says could sanction Turkish defence firms beyond F-35 suppliers Washington is looking at imposing financial sanctions on Turkish firms beyond those that build parts for the Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet, over Ankara's plans to buy a Russian air defence system, ...
20:48, 06/17/2019

An Epidemic of Violence We Never Discuss Rachel Louise Snyder’s “No Visible Bruises” recounts the horror of domestic violence in all its forms and argues for a more systematic approach to this abuse....
12:12, 06/07/2019

Turkish Lira Continues to Fall Despite Backdoor Tightening The Turkish lira continued to slide after the central bank temporarily tightened monetary policy in an attempt to make it harder for investors to bet against the currency....
01:00, 05/10/2019

Turkish court acquits 3 journalists of supporting terrorism A Turkish court acquitted three journalists Wednesday on charges of producing propaganda for a terrorist organization in connection with a 2016 incident....
19:12, 07/17/2019

Turkish diplomat, one other shot dead in Kurdish capital At least two people including a Turkish diplomat were shot dead on Wednesday in a rare attack in the Iraqi Kurdish capital Erbil, Kurdish security officials and Turkey's foreign ministry said....
17:36, 07/17/2019

Deniz Yücel: Erdogan let me be tortured in Turkish prison German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yücel says that he was tortured during his near year-long detention in Turkey. In court testimony seen by DW, he holds Turkish President Erdogan personally responsible ...
14:24, 05/10/2019

Turkish opposition says re-run of Istanbul election sign of "dictatorship" Turkey's main opposition said on Monday it was a "plain dictatorship" that had decided on a re-run of local elections in Istanbul, after the election board decided to annul vote results showing a pain...
20:36, 05/06/2019

Turkish journalists acquitted of terrorist propaganda charges Erol Onderoglu, the national representative for Reporters Without Borders, was one of three facing 14 years in jail. 140 journalists are currently in prison in Turkey, despite international demands th...
18:48, 07/17/2019

Turkish TV drops Enes Kanter's NBA playoff games Turkish basketball star Enes Kanter is playing in the NBA Western Conference finals for the second time in his career. But the US series will not be widely televised in Turkey, where he is accused of ...
03:24, 05/15/2019

Hasankeyf No More: Turkish Government Submerges 12,000-Year-Old Town The destruction of the 12,000-year-old town of Hasankeyf by the Turkish government has drawn anger and disappointment to many people all over the world. Unfortunately, the submersion of the early Meso...
19:00, 05/28/2019

Turkish lira weakens 2.1% after cenbank governor dismissed The Turkish lira was 2.1% weaker against the dollar on Monday after President Tayyip Erdogan dismissed the central bank governor, laying bare differences between them over the timing of interest rate ...
11:00, 07/08/2019

Iraq hands over 188 Turkish children of suspected IS members Iraq has handed over 188 Turkish children of suspected Islamic State members to Turkey in the presence of government officials from both countries and UNICEF, a judiciary spokesman said on Wednesday....
12:12, 05/29/2019

Turkish TV Channel Won't Air Blazers-Warriors Because Of Enes Kanter Turkish NBA fans hoping to catch the Western Conference Finals won’t be able to do so on network TV. According to the schedule for the NBA’s official broadcaster in Turkey, the network S Sport will on...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Turkish court declines to free U.S. consular employee A Turkish court refused to release an employee of the U.S. consulate in Istanbul on Wednesday, in a trial on espionage charges that has damaged relations with Washington....
15:36, 05/15/2019

Turkish Cypriots investigating blast in breakaway north NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Turkish Cypriot authorities are investigating the cause of an explosion outside a village in the breakaway north of ethnically split Cyprus that officials say may have been caus...
09:36, 07/01/2019

Libyan fighters threaten to target Turkish interests CAIRO (AP) — The self-styled Libyan National Army says Turkish vessels and interests are “legitimate targets” after accusing Turkey of helping rival forces retake a strategic town near the...
10:24, 06/29/2019

Lawyers say detainees tortured in Turkish police custody ISTANBUL (AP) — A lawyers’ group says five former Turkish foreign ministry employees were tortured while in police custody. The Ankara Bar Association said late Tuesday that five of six detainee...
11:24, 05/29/2019

Jamal Khashoggi's Killers Will "Pay The Price", Says Turkish President Shortly upon the release of a UN report regarding Jamal Khashoggi's killing, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said that late journalist's killers "will pay the price."...
05:24, 06/20/2019

Syrian government: U.S.-Turkish deal is an attack on Syria The Syrian government said on Thursday that an agreement between Turkey and the United States over northeastern Syria represented a "blatant attack" on Syria's sovereignty and territorial unity and a ...
11:12, 08/08/2019

Turkish convoy in Syria hit by airstrikes, Ankara claims Reported strike came after large number of Turkish forces crossed border into Idlib provinceTurkey has sent significant numbers of tanks and troops deep into Syria in an apparent bid to reinforce the ...
22:00, 08/19/2019

Former Turkish PM Davutoglu slams Erdogan's AKP after Istanbul defeat A former Turkish prime minister and close ally of President Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday harshly criticized the ruling AK Party after a stinging electoral defeat in Istanbul last week that was widely se...
17:36, 06/30/2019

Haftar's forces say they destroyed Turkish drone in Libya Haftar's eastern Libyan air force have destroyed a Turkish drone at Tripoli's Mitiga military air base, Haftar's war information division said on Facebook on Sunday....
21:24, 06/30/2019

Florida man charged in Turkish tourist's slaying 2 years ago Authorities in Florida say they've arrested a man for the slaying of a Turkish tourist on his honeymoon during a botched armed robbery more than two years ago....
00:48, 04/30/2019

Turkish court rules to keep U.S. consulate employee in custody A Turkish court ruled on Friday to keep an employee of the U.S. consulate in custody as his trial on espionage charges continues, in a case that has damaged relations between Washington and Ankara....
12:00, 06/28/2019

Haftar's forces say they destroyed Turkish drone in Tripoli Eastern Libyan forces loyal commander Khalifa Haftar said they destroyed a Turkish drone parked at Tripoli's only working airport on Sunday and declared a "general mobilization" as tensions between An...
00:24, 07/01/2019

Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May: Turkish official Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May as U.S. waivers granted last November to eight buyers expired, and will continue to abide by Washington's demand that it halt all imports of crude oil f...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Turkish bee ordered to be destroyed evades authorities in Britain A Turkish bee that stowed away to Britain with a vacationing family was handed a death sentence by the government, but escaped before it could be carried out....
19:00, 08/02/2019

Turkish Prosecutors Indict Economists, Bloomberg Journalists Turkish prosecutors have launched a criminal probe against 38 individuals, including economists and two Bloomberg reporters, for allegedly disseminating fake news and causing chaos on financial market...
01:12, 06/14/2019

Turkey's Erdogan and Trump may meet soon: Turkish official Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump may soon have a face-to-face meeting, either in Turkey or on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan next month, a senior Turkish offi...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Haftar militia shoots down Turkish drone over Libya A Turkish drone has been destroyed by forces loyal to Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar near Libya's only functioning civilian airport, Haftar's LNA militia said. Turkey previously threatened to strike ag...
00:24, 07/01/2019

Turkish court sentences hundreds of coup 'ringleaders' The trial of 224 suspects, which include many former military generals, started almost a year after the July 2016 botched coup against President Erdogan. Ankara has incarcerated thousands of dissident...
11:48, 06/20/2019

Risk of Turkish banking crisis has eased - S&P Global The risk of full-blown banking crisis in Turkey has eased in recent months as the lira has stabilised, credit rating agency S&P Global said on Monday....
18:48, 08/05/2019

Turkish group Erdemir advances British Steel bid A Turkish steelmaker owned by the country's military pension fund is advancing plans for a takeover of British Steel that would involve keeping its Scunthorpe plant open....
23:12, 07/26/2019

At least 8 migrants dead after boat flips off Turkish coast At least eight people died when a boat carrying migrants capsized off Turkey's southwestern Aegean coast Monday, authorities said, adding that nearly three dozen were rescued....
15:12, 06/17/2019

Turkish defense firms set to lose billions after F-35 removal Turkish defense companies helping to build F-35 stealth fighter jets are set to lose work worth billions of dollars after Washington said it was removing Turkey from the program over its purchase of a...
02:00, 07/19/2019

Istanbul votes again in test for Turkish democracy, Erdogan The votes of millions of Istanbul residents were being counted on Sunday after polls closed on a re-run of a mayoral election that has become a referendum on President Tayyip Erdogan's policies, and a...
19:12, 06/23/2019

Turkish lira slightly weaker after U.S. trade moves The Turkish lira weakened slightly on Friday as investors weighed up a U.S. decision to end Turkey's preferential trade treatment that allowed some exports to enter the United States duty free, while ...
12:12, 05/17/2019

Turkish watchdog says it fines Facebook $271,000 for data breach Turkey's Personal Data Protection Authority (KVKK) said on Friday it had fined Facebook a total of 1.65 million lira ($270,976.01) in April due to a data breach....
16:12, 05/10/2019

Turkish post in Idlib hit ‘deliberately’ by Syrian attack ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey said Syrian government forces “deliberately” attacked on Sunday a Turkish military observation post in northwestern Syria. In a statement, the defense ministry said ...
21:00, 06/16/2019

Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base: Pentagon Turkey's F-35 pilots are no longer flying at a U.S. air base in Arizona, the Pentagon told Reuters on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara's involvement in the advanced fighter jet program o...
01:00, 06/11/2019

Passengers subdue chaotic man on board Turkish Airlines jet An Associated Press photographer says passengers on board a Turkish Airlines flight to Sudan had to subdue a man who started screaming soon after takeoff and began rushing toward the cockpit....
16:00, 06/15/2019

Turkish artists stand by Istanbul's ousted mayor Dozens of Turkey's most prominent artists have taken to social media to support Istanbul's ousted mayor, responding to his call for them to speak out against a decision to annul his election victory o...
18:48, 05/10/2019

Turkish sailors kidnapped by pirates off Nigeria's coast Ten Turkish sailors were abducted from their ship by armed men off the coast of Nigeria on Monday, the co-partner of the shipping company, Ahmet Paksoy, told CNN on Tuesday....
00:00, 07/17/2019

'A point of desperation': Iraqi refugees removing GPS trackers to avoid deportation One man removed his GPS tracker on the day he was to be deported, but was later arrested and is held in jail.        ...
03:36, 08/09/2019

Iran's top general tells Iraqi militias to prep for 'proxy war' amid US-Iran tensions A top Iranian general has told Iran-backed militias in Iraq to “prepare for proxy war” in the wake of heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S., which accused the militias of moving missiles towar...
12:24, 05/17/2019

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18:36, 05/09/2019

Saw Avengers: Endgame? Let's Discuss With Spoilers Now that some - okay a lot - of us have seen Avengers: Endgame, it's time to talk about it in detail and look at several questions it throws up. Naturally, there are tons of spoilers....
19:12, 04/28/2019

G20 will discuss minimum tax for IT companies: Germany A compromise position on minimum levels of corporate taxation for IT companies will be discussed at this weekend's G20 meeting of leading economies in Japan, a German government official said on Wedne...
15:12, 06/26/2019

Ancient Turkish rock carvings that have baffled scientists could be a calendar For years the intricate carvings at an ancient sanctuary in Turkey have baffled archaeologists. But now, scientists believe they could actually be depicting a calendar....
21:36, 06/26/2019

Two Turkish soldiers killed in attack by Kurdish militants: ministry Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants launched an attack on a Turkish military vehicle in southeast Turkey on Tuesday, killing two soldiers and wounding another, the country's defense ministry said....
12:48, 07/09/2019

Journalist Deniz Yucel's detention was illegal: Turkish court The constitutional court found that Deniz Yucel was falsely imprisoned by authorities. Judges unanimously agreed that his freedom of speech was infringed upon by the state for his work as a journalist...
22:24, 06/28/2019

Turkish diplomat shot dead in middle of Iraq restaurant A prominent Turkish diplomat was among two people gunned down in a popular Iraqi restaurant in “a treacherous attack” that has officials in Turkey vowing to retaliate, the BBC reported Wed...
22:12, 07/17/2019

| Turkish court hands down 53 life terms to 2013 bomber A Turkish court handed multiple life sentences to a man convicted of a 2013 bombing that killed more than 50 people, which Turkey blames on Syria, local media reported....
08:12, 05/14/2019

Turkish president Erdogan's bodyguards clash with Bosnian police Bosnian authorities say Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security detail has scuffled with border police at Sarajevo's airport. The guards escorting the Turkish leader reportedly refused to hand over their guns...
23:36, 07/08/2019

U.S. may suspend training Turkish pilots over Russia defense deal The United States is seriously considering suspending training for Turkish pilots on advanced F-35 fighter jets as Ankara moves ahead with plans to purchase a Russian missile defense system despite ob...
00:12, 05/29/2019

Anna Jones’ Turkish brunch recipes | The Modern Cook Börek pastries, tahini, vegetable fritters and greens on toast bring back sweet memories of a Turkish holidayI spent last week in Turkey in the pine forests above Göcek, at a simple but perfect place ...
16:12, 06/28/2019

Turkish diplomat killed in Iraq's Kurdish capital, Irbil At least one diplomat has been killed in Irbil, the capital of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish zone. An unknown gunman was reported to have fired at a group dining in a restaurant....
22:00, 07/17/2019

Bloomberg reporters face jail for reports on Turkish crisis U.S.-based Bloomberg news agency says Turkish prosecutors are seeking up to five-year jail terms for two of its Istanbul-based reporters over their report on last year's currency crisis....
12:36, 06/14/2019

UAE court upholds life sentence against Turkish citizen for terrorism The United Arab Emirates' Supreme Federal Court upheld a life sentence against a Turkish citizen in a terrorism case, Emirates News agency (WAM) said on Monday....
02:48, 04/30/2019

Turkish electoral body rejects opposition demand in Istanbul Turkey's electoral board has rejected a demand by opposition parties to annul local election results in Istanbul's 39 districts, following the board's decision to strip the opposition of its victory i...
16:48, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base -Pentagon Training by Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets has come to a faster-than-expected halt at a U.S. air base in Arizona, U.S. officials said on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara's involvem...
02:24, 06/11/2019

Turkish journalist critical of Erdogan government attacked outside home The Yenicag newspaper said columnist Yavuz Selim Demirag was beaten up by about five or six people with baseball bats after appearing on a TV show Friday....
02:12, 05/12/2019

Gunmen Kill Turkish Diplomat at Restaurant in Northern Iraq (IRBIL, Iraq) — Unknown gunmen opened fire inside a Turkish-owned restaurant in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil on Wednesday, killing at least one Turkish diplomat stationed in Ankara’s c...
22:24, 07/17/2019

After protests, Alamos CEO defends Turkish mine project against 'misinformation' Canada-based Alamos Gold has pre-paid for the reforestation at its mine project in western Turkey, its chief executive told Reuters amid growing criticism, adding that it was impossible for cyanide to...
13:36, 08/07/2019

Second Turkish drillship arrives off Cyprus coast, Nicosia protests A second Turkish ship planning to drill for oil and gas off Cyprus arrived off the Mediterranean island's northeastern coast on Monday, triggering a strong protest from Nicosia of an infringement by T...
16:24, 07/08/2019

Second Turkish drillship arrives off coast of Cyprus: shipping data A second Turkish drillship, which is expected to begin drilling for oil and natural gas near Cyprus this week, arrived off the Mediterranean island's northeastern coast on Monday, Refinitiv Eikon ship...
11:00, 07/08/2019

S Jaishankar Holds Talks With French, Turkish Foreign Ministers External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has held telephonic conversations with his French and Turkish counterparts with a focus on enhancing the bilateral ties with the two countries....
04:36, 06/06/2019

Turkish soldier killed in attack in Syria’s rebel province ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s defense ministry says a Turkish soldier was killed in an artillery strike by Syrian government forces in northwestern Idlib province, the country’s last rebel stro...
09:36, 06/28/2019

Turkish drones start operating in northern Syria: ministry Turkish drones have started operating in northern Syria where Washington and Ankara have agreed to create a safe zone, Turkey's Defence Ministry said on Wednesday....
16:12, 08/14/2019

Alleged UAE spy kills himself in Istanbul prison, Turkish state media says A man arrested on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has allegedly died by suicide while imprisoned in Turkey, the country's state prosecutor and its state-run news agency Anadolu said M...
21:12, 04/29/2019

Cyprus says Turkish drill ship off its coast serious sovereignty breach Cyprus said on Monday it 'strongly condemns' what it said was an infringement of its sovereign rights by Turkey, after Ankara sent a drill ship off the island to explore for oil and gas....
16:24, 07/08/2019

EU, Cyprus protest as second Turkish ship plans to drill off island A Turkish ship planning to drill for oil and gas close to Cyprus dropped anchor off the island on Monday, triggering a strong protest from Nicosia and a rebuke from the European Union....
18:24, 07/08/2019

Squeezed by sanctions, Venezuela sells oil to tiny Turkish firm With U.S. sanctions blocking Venezuela from selling oil to the United States, state-owned energy firm PDVSA has turned to several little-known buyers that include a tiny Turkish company with no refine...
21:36, 07/08/2019

6 Employees of Turkish Newspaper Return to Jail in Terrorism Case Journalists and other employees of Cumhuriyet were convicted of aiding terrorism last year in a case seen as having grave implications for press freedom....
18:36, 04/28/2019

Turkish court acquits journalist Mehmet Altan: Anadolu Turkey's high court ruled to acquit journalist Mehmet Altan of alleged links to the network of U.S.-based cleric Fetullah Gulen, who Ankara accuses of orchestrating a 2016 coup attempt, Anadolu news a...
17:24, 07/05/2019

British Steel: Turkish pension fund likely to be preferred bidder Two of the three remaining bidders are expected to be excluded imminentlyThe government is close to entering exclusive talks with a Turkish military pension fund about the sale of British Steel, raisi...
10:00, 08/09/2019

Turkish court overrules journalists' life sentences - Anadolu Turkey's high court overruled life sentences against three journalists, who were sentenced over alleged links to the network of U.S.-based cleric Fetullah Gulen, state-owned Anadolu news agency report...
20:12, 07/05/2019

Arson attack against Turkish-owned cars in northern Greece Greek authorities say arsonists have targeted two vehicles owned by Turkish nationals, one of them a diplomat, in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, destroying the cars and damaging another four...
11:00, 06/10/2019

Trump, Turkey's Erdogan set to meet at G20 in June: Turkish official Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed during a phone call on Wednesday to meet on the sidelines of a G20 meeting set for June 28-29 in Japan, the Turkish Presidency's...
19:36, 05/29/2019

Turkish President Erdogan's Party Loses Key Istanbul Election The opposition candidate in the controversial replay of Istanbul's mayoral election was headed for a comfortable victory on Sunday, dealing a blow to the ruling party of President Recep Tayyip......
20:12, 06/23/2019

Arsenal's Mesut Özil gets married, with Turkish president as best man – video Mesut Özil, the former German international footballer, married his fiancee in Istanbul with the Recep Tayyip Erdoğan as his best man. The Arsenal midfielder, who has Turkish ancestry, previously spar...
19:12, 06/08/2019

Turkish court remands businessman Kavala in jail: lawyer Prominent Turkish businessman Osman Kavala was remanded in custody on Tuesday, accused of trying to overthrow the government by organizing protests six years ago, his lawyer said....
22:24, 06/25/2019

Turkish TV won’t air Enes Kanter’s NBA playoff games. He says government is ‘afraid’ of him. Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden (D) wrote Tuesday to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau requesting assistance to facilitate Kanter's safe passage to Canada if both the Trail Blazers and Raptors make the NBA...
05:12, 05/15/2019

Istanbul votes in mayoral re-run, in test for Turkish democracy, Erdogan Millions of Istanbul residents began voting on Sunday in a re-run of a mayoral election that has become a referendum on President Tayyip Erdogan's policies and a test of Turkey's ailing democracy....
08:00, 06/23/2019

Turkey says F-35 partners disapprove of U.S. halting Turkish pilot training Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday that partners in the F-35 jet programme do not support the steps taken by the United States regarding the training of Turkish pilots....
14:48, 06/24/2019

Turkish post in Syria's Idlib hit by mortar fire; 3 wounded Turkey's Defense Ministry says a Turkish observation post in Syria's northwestern Idlib province has been attacked by mortar shells, fired from areas under Syrian government control....
11:00, 06/13/2019

Turkish soldier killed, six wounded in operation in Iraq's north A Turkish soldier was killed and six wounded on Friday in an operation in northern Iraq during clashes with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), the Turkish defense ministry said....
17:24, 07/19/2019

Gunmen Attack Turkish Diplomats in Kurdish Region of Iraq At least one consulate employee was killed in the shooting at a restaurant, the authorities said. It was not immediately clear who was behind the assault....
17:36, 07/17/2019

NATO worried over Turkish plan to use Russian missile opposed by U.S. The consequences of Turkey's plans to deploy the Russian S-400 missile defense system are worrying, as Washington has made clear it would impose sanctions, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said...
20:36, 05/06/2019

Any Turkish incursion into Syria 'unacceptable,' will prevent it: Pentagon chief U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday any Turkish operation into northern Syria would be "unacceptable" and the United States would prevent unilateral incursions, as tensions between Washi...
13:36, 08/06/2019

Trump, Erdogan agree to meet at G-20 in June: Turkish official Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed in a phone call on Wednesday to meet on the sidelines of a G-20 meeting set for June 28-29 in Japan, the Turkish Presidency's co...
18:36, 05/29/2019

Turkish post in Syria’s Idlib hit by mortar fire; 3 wounded ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s Defense Ministry says a Turkish observation post in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province has been attacked by mortar shells, fired from areas under Syrian gov...
11:00, 06/13/2019

Turkish court hands down life sentences in coup trial ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s state-run news agency says a court in Ankara has sentenced several people accused of being the ringleaders of the 2016 failed military coup to life terms in prison...
11:36, 06/20/2019

NBA fires Turkish company that deleted Enes Kanter’s stats The NBA reacted in support of Portland’s Enes Kanter on Thursday, not long after the league’s Turkish-centric Twitter account failed to mention Kanter’s efforts in the Trail Blazers&...
03:36, 05/03/2019

U.S. cannot unilaterally remove Turkey from F-35 program: Turkish defense official The United States cannot unilaterally remove Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program as the partnership agreement does not allow it, Turkey's head of Defense Industries Directorate said on Friday....
12:36, 06/21/2019

Turkish prosecutors probe Istanbul election irregularities: Anadolu Turkish prosecutors launched 32 investigations into allegations of irregularities in Istanbul's local elections on March 31 and summoned more than 100 polling station officials for questioning as susp...
12:12, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkish lira gains nearly 1% after Erdogan-Trump meeting The Turkish lira firmed nearly 1% against the dollar on Monday after President Tayyip Erdogan said he had heard from U.S. President Donald Trump there would be no sanctions over Turkey's purchase of R...
07:36, 07/01/2019

Turkish court sentences 24 to life for failed 2016 coup A Turkish court issued life sentences to 24 people Thursday who were convicted of trying to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a failed military coup three years ago....
18:48, 06/20/2019

Trump, Erdogan agreed to meet at G-20 in June: Turkish official Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed in a phone call on Wednesday to meet on the sidelines of a G-20 meeting set for June 28-29 in Japan, the Turkish Presidency's co...
18:12, 05/29/2019

Pentagon chief to speak with Turkish counterpart, position on F-35 unchanged Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Friday that the United States had not changed its position on Turkey's role in the F-35 program if they accepted a Russian missile defense system and h...
20:12, 07/12/2019

Turkish soldier killed by YPG in northern Syria: defense ministry One Turkish soldier was killed and another wounded in the mainly Kurdish-controlled northern Syrian region of Tel Rifaat on Saturday, during an attack by the Kurdish YPG militia, the defense ministry ...
15:24, 05/04/2019

Small Turkish Democrat Party says it is not standing in Istanbul election A small Turkish center-right party said on Thursday it would not take part in next month's re-run of the Istanbul mayoral election, which the main opposition party candidate won by a tiny margin in Ma...
20:48, 05/16/2019

Four Turkish soldiers killed in attacks by Kurdish militants, Turkey says Four Turkish soldiers were killed and two others wounded in two separate attacks by Kurdish militants on Saturday, the Turkish defense ministry said, adding that the army had retaliated in both cases....
23:00, 05/04/2019

What is ‘South-South cooperation’ and why does it matter? This week in Argentina’s capital, Buenos Aires, over one thousand people, including high level government delegations and representatives from the private sector and civil society, will gather for the...
18:12, 04/28/2019

GM to discuss $1B plant expansion with Mo. governor, report says GM officials are meeting Thursday with Missouri Gov. Mike Parson to discuss incentives for a $1 billion investment at the company's Wentzville factory that assembles large vans and midsize pickups, ac...
18:48, 05/02/2019

Cabinet to discuss whether to axe Brexit talks with Labour Theresa May and her bitterly divided cabinet are meeting to decide whether to axe cross-party Brexit talks with Labour that have failed to achieve a breakthrough in six weeks....
13:00, 05/14/2019

| Pakistan PM welcomes UN's move to discuss Kashmir Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan welcomed the UN Security Council's decision to discuss tensions in the disputed region of Kashmir, a day after India slammed the rare meeting....
15:36, 08/17/2019

EU mini-summit set to discuss top jobs succession Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel will host five other EU government leaders in Brussels on Friday as part of efforts to hammer out a compromise over new appointments to top posts in the European ...
13:12, 06/06/2019

Pompeo in London to discuss the UK-US 'special relationship' U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in London for talks with British officials on the status of the special relationship between the nations amid heightened tensions with Iran and uncertainty over ...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Here’s what Trump plans to discuss with outgoing PM Theresa May President Trump is expected to meet with outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday to talk about Brexit, the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, Iran and climate change....
07:36, 06/04/2019

Pompeo in London to discuss the UK-US ‘special relationship’ LONDON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in London for talks with British officials on the status of the special relationship between the nations amid heightened tensions with Iran and unc...
13:12, 05/08/2019

Trump says it would be ‘appropriate’ to discuss a Biden probe with AG Barr President Trump says it would be “appropriate” for him to speak with Attorney General William Barr about investigating Joe Biden or his son Hunter, according to a published report. “Certai...
17:36, 05/11/2019

Trump, Pakistan's Khan discuss way out of Afghanistan war President Donald Trump voiced optimism on Monday that Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan could help broker a political settlement to end the nearly 18-year-old U.S. war in Afghanistan and held out th...
23:00, 07/22/2019

'It's been coming for a while' - pro cyclists discuss Lopez's fight with fan "Professional cyclists discuss the incident that saw Miguel Angel Lopez fight with a fan at the 2019 Giro d\u0027Italia. Rory Sutherland (AUS) of UAE-Team Emirates, Yves Lampaert (BEL) of Deceuninck -...
22:36, 06/02/2019

Discuss the future of blockchain and cryptocurrency at TNW2019 With giants like Amazon, Microsoft, and Intel now experimenting with blockchain, the possibility of adoption is on the table. But how can we overcome the issues we face? At TNW Conference, our dedicat...
18:00, 04/30/2019

PGA stars discuss Open Championship course conditions What I'm Hearing: Golfweek's Steve DiMeglio is on hand at the Open Championship and spoke to Tiger Woods, Rickie Fowler and Adam Scott about the playing conditions at Royal Portrush.  ...
19:36, 07/15/2019

Trump says he will discuss detained Canadians with China's Xi U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he would raise the issue of detained Canadians being held by China as part of the ongoing spat involving China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd when he meets w...
19:24, 06/20/2019

Democrats discuss electability during gubernatorial debate LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Looking to turn around their slumping political party’s future, three prominent Democrats running for Kentucky governor took turns portraying themselves as the strongest c...
03:48, 05/14/2019

Guatemala, U.S. Discuss Controversial Migrant Deal Under safe-third-country treaty, the violence-racked Central American nation would require asylum seekers from Honduras, El Salvador to make their claims there....
23:24, 06/19/2019

Midsommar: what the hell just happened? Discuss with spoilers A ‘Wizard of Oz for perverts’, exposing the rotten heart of western civilisation, or a bad trip comedy? Ari Aster’s bewildering horror leaves us repairing our frayed nerves•This article contains spoil...
15:48, 07/08/2019

Indian Condemns Terror Attack In Iraq That Killed Turkish Diplomat India on Thursday condemned the terrorist attack in the Iraqi city of Erbil in which a Turkish diplomat was killed and called for concerted action by the international community against terrorism....
13:48, 07/18/2019

Hard-hit Turkish assets hinge on election, Trump-Erdogan meeting Investors could snap up sold-off Turkish assets or dump them with force depending on the outcome of Sunday's re-run election in Istanbul and, days later, a high-stakes meeting between President Tayyip...
19:00, 06/22/2019

Turkish Airlines chairman expects Boeing 737 compensation, to meet Friday Turkish Airlines expects compensation from Boeing Co for losses over the grounding of 12 737 Max aircraft, the chairman of Turkey's flagship carrier was quoted as saying, adding that he would meet Boe...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Turkish Man Injured In Christchurch Attacks Dies; Death Toll 51: Minister A Turkish citizen who was wounded during the attacks at two mosques in New Zealand's Christchurch on March 15 has died, Turkey's foreign minister said on Thursday, raising the death toll from the......
18:36, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. to stop training Turkish F-35 pilots because of Russia deal -sources The United States has decided to stop accepting any more Turkish pilots who had planned to train in the United States on F-35 fighter jets, three U.S. officials said, in a sign of an escalating disput...
18:36, 06/07/2019

PM Modi To Meet Turkish President Erdogan At G-20 Summit In Japan's Osaka Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to hold many bilaterals and pull-asides with a host of world leaders including Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and Australian PM Scott Morrison on the......
05:48, 06/29/2019

German-Turkish journalist Adil Demirci forced to stay in Turkey Journalist and activist Adil Demirci was arrested in Istanbul last year and accused of being a member of the MLKP, deemed a terror group in Turkey. Demirci was in Turkey to help his mother, who is suf...
15:12, 05/01/2019

Turkish Democratic Left Party candidate withdraws from Istanbul poll An opposition candidate announced on Sunday he was withdrawing from next month's rerun of mayoral elections in Istanbul, in a move likely to aid the man who was declared the winner when the vote was i...
19:48, 05/12/2019

Turkish police detain 418 people in Kurdish militant probe: ministry Turkish police have detained 418 people in 29 provinces in an investigation targeting suspects with links to the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant group, the Interior Ministry said on Monday....
09:36, 08/19/2019

Turkish journalist beaten with baseball bats after anti-Erdogan TV appearance Just hours after criticizing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a television appearance Friday, journalist Yavuz Selim Demirag became the victim of a vicious baseball attack by unknown assailan...
20:36, 05/13/2019

Explosions, fire rock Turkish ammunition depot near Syria, no casualties A series of explosions rocked an ammunition depot in Turkey's Hatay province, near the Syrian border, early on Friday and nearby homes were evacuated but there were no reports of casualties, Turkish b...
07:36, 08/09/2019

U.S. showing flexibility on planned Syria safe zone -Turkish minister The United States is showing some flexibility in its approach to a planned safe zone to be established in northeast Syria along the border with Turkey, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on Fri...
12:00, 05/03/2019

Turkish opposition: Erdogan's mandate must also be revoked if Istanbul poll annulled Turkey's main opposition party said on Wednesday it had formally requested the annulment of President Tayyip Erdogan's mandate because the same flaws his AK Party alleged in the city's March 31 mayora...
22:12, 05/08/2019

U.S. may suspend training of Turkish pilots for F-35 jets over Russia missile deal The United States is seriously considering suspending training for Turkish pilots on advanced F-35 fighter jets as Ankara moves ahead with plans to purchase a Russian missile defense system despite ob...
03:36, 05/29/2019

How a small Turkish city successfully absorbed half a million migrants Gaziantep has grown by 30% due to newcomers fleeing the crisis across the border in Syria, but remains a model of tolerance and pragmatismImagine you live in a medium-sized city such as Birmingham or ...
14:48, 06/19/2019

Turkish consul employee killed in Iraq's Kurdish capital, Irbil At least one diplomat has been killed in Irbil, the capital of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish zone. An unknown gunman was reported to have fired at a group dining in a restaurant....
18:48, 07/17/2019

Turkey, Russia dispute facts after attack on Turkish outpost in Syria Russia and Turkey, the two countries responsible for a rickety agreement to keep the peace along Syria's last major frontline, gave sharply conflicting accounts on Thursday of an attack on a Turkish m...
17:24, 06/13/2019

Ten Turkish sailors seized by pirates off Nigerian coast: shipping company Ten Turkish sailors were taken hostage by armed pirates off the coast of Nigeria early on Tuesday, shipping company Kadioglu Denizcilik said, adding that another eight sailors were safely aboard the s...
14:36, 07/16/2019

PM Modi Discusses Counter-Terrorism, Defence With Turkish President In Japan Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and held talks on a host of key issues including trade and investment, defence and counter-terrorism....
10:48, 06/29/2019

Israel hits offices of Turkish state news agency in Gaza Israeli forces have hit Turkey's state-run news agency in the Palestinian enclave Gaza. The attack is likely to flare tensions between Israel and Turkey....
22:00, 05/04/2019

Turkish lira firms slightly as investors weigh forex move The lira firmed slightly on Tuesday after Turkey's banking watchdog imposed a settlement delay for FX purchases by individuals of more than $100,000, in a move which bankers said could raise concerns ...
10:36, 05/21/2019

Erdoğan’s loss in Istanbul could transform Turkish politics | Sinan Ülgen The landslide election of Ekrem İmamoğlu as mayor is a huge test for Turkey’s ruling AKPThe opposition candidate Ekrem İmamoğlu’s landslide victory in the re-run mayoral elections in Istanbul will cha...
20:24, 06/24/2019

Exiled Turkish journalist Can Dundar reunited with family in Germany after 3 years Can Dundar has been reunited with his family in Berlin after his wife managed to flee Turkey. The well-known journalist has been in living in exile in Germany since 2016....
06:12, 06/15/2019

British Steel's Turkish rescuer plans to move chemical firm out of UK Ankara’s military pension fund Oyak to relocate its Tyneside factory amid Brexit alarmThe Turkish firm poised to buy British Steel recently announced plans to move a chemicals factory it owns from Tyn...
00:24, 08/20/2019

Trump administration kicks Turkish pilots out after removing Turkey from the F-35 program The Trump administration is requiring the Turkish pilots and maintainers training on the F-35 fighter in the U.S. to leave now that Turkey has been kicked out of the fighter program....
22:24, 07/17/2019

Turkish Lira Falls After Erdogan Ousts Central Bank Chief The Turkish lira dropped sharply as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to fire the governor of the central bank left investors worried about economic mismanagement in a country dealing with hig...
11:48, 07/08/2019

Turkey, Russia reviewing deployment in Syria's Tel Rifaat region: Turkish VP Turkish and Russian officials are reviewing deployment of their forces in the Syrian border region of Tel Rifaat, Turkey's Vice President Fuat Oktay said on Sunday, a day after cross-border fire from ...
10:24, 05/05/2019

US senator seeks safe passage for Turkish Trail Blazers star U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden wants to ensure Portland center Enes Kanter, whom Turkey wants arrested for his criticism of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, will be able to safely travel to Canada for a possible ...
04:36, 05/15/2019

Turkish banker jailed over Iran sanctions scheme released from US prison Mehmet Hakan Atilla was arrested in 2017 after a witness said he helped organize a multi-billion dollar scheme to bypass US oil sanctions against Iran. The case had implicated Turkish President Recep ...
14:12, 07/20/2019

Sentences for Ahmet Altan and Nazli Ilicak overturned in Turkish court Two journalists who had been given life sentences for their criticism of the government in Turkey have had their sentences suspended. However Ahmet Altan and Nazli Ilicak have not yet been acquitted....
14:00, 07/08/2019

Erdogan loses control of Turkish capital in local elections setback Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is facing a major political setback after his party lost control of the capital, Ankara, in a keenly fought local elections battle....
17:36, 04/30/2019

Damascus presses Idlib attack, artillery hits Turkish position Syrian government forces and their Russian allies pounded the rebel-held northwest of Syria with air strikes on Saturday, sources in the area said, as artillery hit a Turkish military position there, ...
23:00, 05/04/2019

Turkish opposition confident of winning Istanbul poll re-run, lira sinks again Turkey's main opposition party said on Tuesday its candidate for Istanbul mayor would again contest and win the post, after the election board ordered a re-run of the city election in a ruling that h...
18:24, 05/07/2019

Passengers subdue chaotic man on Turkish Airlines flight who was screaming, smashing things Passengers on a Turkish Airlines jetliner flying to Sudan had to subdue a man who started screaming a few minutes after takeoff.       ...
16:12, 06/15/2019

Airstrikes Halt Turkish Convoy on Road in Northern Syria, Opposition Activists Say (DAMASCUS, Syria) — Airstrikes halted a Turkish military convoy carrying ammunition after it crossed into northern Syria on Monday, bound for a rebel-held stronghold, opposition activists said. ...
14:48, 08/19/2019

Turkish election board cites polling station irregularities in annulment decision Turkey's High Election Board (YSK) on Wednesday cited a series of irregularities, notably in the appointment of polling station officials, in justifying its annulment of March's mayoral election in Is...
21:48, 05/22/2019

Erdogan reportedly says Turkish central bank chief ousted for refusing rate cut Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan sacked the central bank governor for refusing the government's repeated demands for rate cuts, Hurriyet newspaper on Sunday quoted Erdogan as telling a meeting wi...
08:00, 07/08/2019