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Turkey and Iraq

Turkey, US Begin Talks On Iraq-Exit Strategy

Hurriyet Daily News | Zeynep Gurcanli | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Turkey and the U.S. have officially began preliminary talks on the use of Turkish soil for the transfer of American troops, arms and other logistic eq...

Iraqi Official Reports Turk Air Attack

AP | C. ONUR ANT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ISTANBUL, Turkey — Turkey launched airstrikes on Kurdish separatist rebels in northern Iraq less than a week after the end of a large-scale grou...

Turkish Troops Withdraw From Iraq

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ISTANBUL, Turkey — Truckloads of weary and unshaven Turkish troops returned Friday from Iraq as Turkey ended an eight-day cross-border offensive...

Turkish Helicopter Goes Down At Iraq Border

MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Turkey's military said Sunday that one of its helicopters went down on the Turkish-Iraqi border and that eight more soldiers were killed in combat dur...

Turkish Jets Bomb Northern Iraq

NY Times | Sabrina Tavernise | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Turkish fighter jets bombed targets in northern Iraq on Monday, the Turkish military said, the fifth major strike against Kurdish rebels this year. I...

US Claims It Didn't Know About Turkish Strikes In Iraq

AP | PAULINE JELINEK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

U.S. military commanders in Iraq didn't know Turkey was sending warplanes to bomb in northern Iraq until the planes had already crossed the border, sa...

US Helps Turkey Hit Kurds In Iraq

Washington Post | Ann Scott Tyson and Robin Wright | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The United States is providing Turkey with real-time intelligence that has helped the Turkish military target a series of attacks this month against K...

Turkish Helicopters Fire Into Iraq

AP | YAHYA BARAZANJI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Turkish helicopter gunships attacked abandoned villages inside Iraq on Tuesday, Iraqi officials said, the first such airstrike since border tensions h...

Turkish Troops Head Towards Iraq

AP | VOLKAN SARISAKAL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Dozens of Turkish military vehicles loaded with soldiers and heavy weapons rumbled toward the Iraq border on Monday after an ambush by rebel Kurds tha...