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    Turkey to open 'embassy to Palestine in Jerusalem': Erdogan

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed hope on Sunday that Turkey would soon be able to open an embassy to a Palestinian state in East Jerusalem, as he stepped up his attacks on Donald Trump.

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    Turkey chides ‘weak’ Arab reaction ahead of OIC moot

    Turkey criticised what it said was a feeble Arab reaction to the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, saying on the eve of Wednesday’s Muslim summit in Istanbul.

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    OIC Gathers for Jerusalem Today, Most Arab Leaders to Stay Away

    The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is set to convene an emergency summit in the Turkish city of Istanbul to discuss a coordinated response to US recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s “capital.”

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    Amid Political turmoil, Turkey signs deal worth 18.6 million euros with Israel

    Anadolu Isuzu produces 25 different models within five segments in Turkey. While the greatest capital is spared to the midibus, which compromises one-fourth of the production share, the D-Max pick-up.

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    Turkey could cut diplomatic ties with Israel over Jerusalem: Erdogan

    President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday Turkey could go as far as breaking off diplomatic ties with Israel if the United States formally recognizes Jerusalem as the Israeli capital.

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    Iran, Turkey, Qatar move to bolster trade amid Saudi-led blockade

    Iranian Minister of Industry, Mines and Business Mohammad Shariatmadari, Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci and Qatari Economy Minister Ahmed bin Jassim Al Thani

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    Turkey withdraws troops from NATO drills amid widening rift

    Turkey has withdrawn its troops from a NATO military drill in Norway on Friday when Turkey’s founding leader, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, and its president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, were reportedly depicted as “enemies”.

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    Erdoğan criticizes Saudi Crown Prince’s ‘moderate Islam’ pledge

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has criticized the recent vow by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to make Saudi Arabia a bastion of “moderate Islam”

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    More than a 'kebab' nation: Turkey's chefs show world what's really cooking

    Turkey - Just before 6pm on a blustery autumn Saturday, Maksut Askar, head chef at Istanbul’s acclaimed Neolokal restaurant, is taking a break before dinner service begins. He has a busy few hours ahead of him.

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    What’s Behind the Saudis’ ‘Moderate Islam’ Announcement?

    After the Shia-Sunni disintegration, the foundations of a new disintegration, division are being laid in our region. Saudi Arabia’s, “We are switching to moderate Islam” announcement contains a dangerous game.

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    Iran Backs Iraq, Warns It Against Falling In US Trap

    Supreme leader "gave his support for measures taken by the Iraqi government to defend the unity, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Iraq", leader's office said in a statement after Abadi

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    Iraqi troops in armed standoff with Kurdish forces in Kirkuk

    Fighting broke out between Iraqi Turkmen fighters from the Popular Mobilization Units (Hashd al-Sha’abi) and Kurdish forces in the country’s central province of Salahuddin as tensions remain high

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    Baghdad to bypass Iraqi Kurdistan with oil exports

    Baghdad on Tuesday began rehabilitating the oil pipeline to Turkey’s Ceyhan port that bypasses Iraqi Kurdistan, after a suspension of nearly three years, the Iraqi oil minister and lawmakers said.

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    Turkey launches military operation in Syria's Idlib

    Syrian rebel fighters are launching a major military operation backed by Turkish forces into a northwestern area of Syria largely controlled by jihadists, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday.

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    Turkish court finds 42 soldiers guilty of trying to kill Erdogan

     A Turkish court on Wednesday found 42 former soldiers guilty of trying to kill President Tayyip Erdogan during last year’s failed coup, and handed most of them life sentences in the highest profile case related.

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    Iran, Turkey vow to halt Iraqi Kurds’ secession bid

    The presidents of Iran and Turkey vowed during talks in Tehran on Wednesday to work closely together to prevent the disintegration of Iraq and Syria and to oppose the Iraqi Kurds’ drive for independence.

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    4 Turkish troops killed in attack blamed on Kurd rebels

    Another four soldiers were injured when a handmade bomb detonated as an armoured vehicle drove past in the Yuksekova district of Hakkari province, the governorate said in a statement.

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    Erdogan visits Iran amid tensions over Kurdish independence

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has arrived in the Iranian capital, Tehran, for discussions with the country’s senior officials on issues of bilateral and regional significance.

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    Erdogan sees Israel’s hand in Iraqi Kurdistan vote

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency played a role in Iraqi Kurdistan’s independence vote, proved by the waving of Israeli flags during celebrations .

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    Erdogan, Putin agree joint push to end Syria war

    President Vladimir Putin and Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan Thursday agreed to step efforts to bring peace to Syria, with the Russian leader declaring the right conditions now existed.

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    Iran, Iraq military brass meet amid Kurdish vote

    Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri on Wednesday received his Iraqi counterpart Major General Othman al-Ghanmi, who arrived in Tehran at the head of a military.

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    Erdogan threatens ties with Israel over support for Kurds

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday said Israel should “review” its support for Iraqi Kurdish independence, warning the Jewish state’s support for the bid could negatively affect diplomatic.

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    Turkey may impose bans on Iraqi Kurdistan if vote held

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region with sanctions in case it goes ahead with plans to hold an independence referendum.

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    Qatar's emir to meet Turkey's President Erdogan

    Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani will visit Turkey on Thursday to meet President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in his first trip abroad since the start of the Gulf diplomatic crisis.

    West Asia

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