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Turkey-US Ties Face a Tough Test As Tillerson to Visit Ankara

A recent prison sentence against a Turkish-American NATO scientist represents the latest point of contention in strained Turkey-U.S. relations. Ankara’s…

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National

In Syria, Turkey Faces Uphill Battle Both Militarily and Diplomatically

Early signs from the battleground do not augur well. It is the 19th day since the incursion into Syria and…

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Foreign Affairs

Turkey to Host Syria Summit With Russia, Iran in Istanbul

Turkey will host a trilateral summit in Istanbul along with Russia and Iran to inject a new boost to efforts…

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Foreign Affairs

Tank Attack Exposes Perils for Turkish Military in Syria Offensive

A rocket attack that destroyed a tank, killing five soldiers rattled Turkey on Saturday. The same day, President Recep Tayyip…

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Foreign Affairs

Nine Rockets Hit Turkey’s Border Towns, Kill Two People

At least two people were killed and 18 others wounded in Reyhanli and Kilis in nine rocket attacks launched from…

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In-Depth

How Would Afrin Offensive Shape Turkey’s Domestic Politics?

It took only 10 days for Turkey’s political parties to remain standing in unison behind the military offensive against Kurdish…

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Foreign Affairs

Ancient Syrian Temple Falls Victim to Turkish Offensive

The Turkish offensive takes its toll on an ancient site in northern Syria. For 3,000 years, the lion sculptures of…

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Foreign Affairs

Turkey Plans to Set Up Camps for Civilians Fleeing Afrin

Under international criticism for civilian casualties during its offensive against Kurdish enclave of Afrin in northern Syria, the Turkish authorities…

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Foreign Affairs

France, Turkey Spar Over Turkish Offensive in Northern Syria

President of France and Turkish leadership plunged into a quarrel over Turkey’s military offensive against a Syrian enclave after the…

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Foreign Affairs

In Slow But Steady Advance, Turkish Forces Head Toward Afrin

After hobbled by unfavorable weather conditions and a stiff resistance by Kurdish militia fighters, Turkish forces and its rebel allies…

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