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Iraq Requests UN Emergency Talks On Turkish Troops In North

Reuters | Rebecca Falconer | Posted 10.06.2016 | World

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq has requested an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council to discuss the presence of Turkish troops on its te...

Turkey Launches Heaviest Strikes On Kurdish Rebel Targets Yet

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 07.29.2015 | World

ISTANBUL, July 29 (Reuters) - Turkish jets launched their heaviest assault on Kurdish militants in northern Iraq overnight since air strikes began las...

Sophia Jones

In Historic Reversal, Turkey Opens Door To Splitting Iraq | Sophia Jones | Posted 06.25.2014 | World

ERBIL, Iraq -- In a statement that could have a dramatic impact on regional politics in the Middle East, a spokesman for Turkey's ruling party recentl...

Turkey Moves Away From The West

Global Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Nichole Sobecki | GlobalPost ISTANBUL -- Turkey has long been the bridge between Europe and the East, between the Christian and Muslim worlds. Th...

Getting Back to Work Following the U.S.-Turkey Visit

Suat Kiniklioglu | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Suat Kiniklioglu

My colleagues and I in the Turkish Parliament are rolling up our sleeves because we feel it is time to channel the excitement of our new beginning into a momentum for real partnership.

Turkey's Evolving Role In Middle East Diplomacy

Council on Foreign Relations | Steven A. Cook | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As President Obama arrives in Ankara, he will find a Turkish government eager to play an influential role in the Middle East. While Turkey has made im...

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...

Turkey Plans To Invade Northern Iraq

UPI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Turkish military said it is setting the ground work for a large-scale ground invasion into northern Iraq targeting the Kurdistan Workers' Party. ...

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 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...

Turkey Approves Sending Troops Into Iraq

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Turkey's parliament approved by a large majority on Wednesday a government request to allow troops to cross into northern Iraq to crush Kurdish rebels...