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World Nov 11Turkey deports Islamic State fighters, including a U.S. national
Several European countries, including Britain, have stripped IS fighters of their nationalities, to prevent their return.
World Nov 06Turkey captures slain IS leader al-Baghdadi’s wife
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made the announcement while delivering a speech in the capital of Ankara but gave no other details.
World Oct 23Russian forces deploy at Syrian border under new accord
The Kremlin told Kurdish fighters to pull back from the entire frontier or else face being "steamrolled" by Turkish forces.
World Oct 22Russia, Turkey seal power in northeast Syria with accord
The leaders of Russia and Turkey announced an agreement Turkey for their two countries' forces to jointly patrol almost the entire northeastern Syrian border after the withdrawal of Kurdish fighters, filling the void left by departing American troops after President…
World Oct 22Kurds say they have withdrawn from Syrian border region
Turkey had threatened to relaunch its offensive if the withdrawal was not carried out.
World Oct 08Turkey says it won’t bow to U.S. pressure over Syrian Kurds
Turkish leaders said they were intent on combatting Syrian Kurdish fighters across its border in Syria after the U.S. decided to remove its troops from the region.
World Oct 07U.S. troops begin pulling out of Syria, leaving Kurds without support
Turkey's leader has threatened for months to launch a military operation against Syria Kurdish forces, who he views as terrorists.
World Sep 10Turkey accuses U.S. of stalling on Syria ‘safe zone’ plans
Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told journalists that Washington was too strongly involved with U.S.-allied Syrian Kurdish fighters and was stalling on plans for the safe zone.
World Jul 12Despite U.S. warnings, Russian air defense equipment arrives in Turkey
The U.S. has strongly urged NATO member Turkey to pull back from the deal with Russia — reportedly costing more than $2 billion.
World May 07Erdogan defends Istanbul vote redo, critics see power grab
Turkey's top electoral body annulled the results of the March 31 vote in Istanbul, which the opposition candidate narrowly won.