All posts tagged "Turkey"
US reassures Turkey over arms provided to Syrian Kurds
Steps taken to ensure the arms don’t go outside of the Syria battle zones
- Posted June 22, 2017
Erdogan: Turkey might hold referendum on EU membership
Says Turkey "might" hold a referendum similar to Brexit
- Posted March 25, 2017
UN chief warns of sectarian tensions after Mosul
Says operations to free Mosul should be a "symbol of national reconciliation"
- Posted February 11, 2017
Turkey detains 4 IS suspects, seizes 24 suicide attack belts
Police found the suicide belts — made with 150 kilograms (330 pounds) of explosives and fortified with metal pieces — as well as two automatic rifles, 14 kilograms (31 pounds) of TNT, cellphones that could be used...
- Posted February 9, 2017
CIA chief to visit Turkey in sign of improving ties with US
Officials from Erdogan's office also announced that CIA Director Mike Pompeo would be making his first overseas visit to Turkey on Thursday
- Posted February 8, 2017
Syrian Troops, Turkey-Backed Forces Surround IS Stronghold
Both forces appear to be in a race to enter al-Bab, which lies at a strategic crossroads in northern Syria
- Posted February 6, 2017
Turkish police detain over 440 people in anti-IS operation
Turkey has been stepping up its anti-terrorism efforts
- Posted February 5, 2017
Syria Warns of Setting Up Safe Zones for Civilians as Unsafe
The announcement was made in Damascus
- Posted January 30, 2017
Russia Urges Caution on US Plan for Safe Zones in Syria
"We need to turn this from a proxy war to a proxy peace"
- Posted January 26, 2017
Syria Powerbrokers Endorse Cease-Fire Deal at Talks
The U.N. envoy, Staffan de Mistura, said Russia, Iran and Turkey would meet soon in Astana to lay the parameters for a mechanism to reinforce the truce
- Posted January 24, 2017