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The OIC also slammed Israel's continued settlement expansion and forced expulsions of Palestinians.

Turkey's foreign minister has visited Saudi Arabia for the first time since the murder of Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in 2018.

Turkey calls Israel 'apartheid state' amid assault on Palestinians

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Turkey calls Israel 'apartheid state' amid assault on Palestinians

Turkey has called Israel an 'apartheid state' and demanded that it end its 'heinous and cruel' attacks on Palestinians, after hundreds of protesters were injured at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Turkey hits out at 'abominable'Israeli attacks on Palestinians

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Turkey hits out at 'abominable'Israeli attacks on Palestinians

Turkey took aim at "Israel's abominable attacks" against Palestinians in the occupied holy city of Jerusalem, where dozens have been wounded in ...

UAE 'running Socotra tours without Yemen's permission': official

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UAE 'running Socotra tours without Yemen's permission': official

Abu Dhabi has operating touristic trips to Socotra island, in violation of Yemen and the island's sovereignty.

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Turkey to 'expand, develop' Egyptian relations restoration talks: Erdogan

Erdogan said Ankara seeks to 'restore… historic relations' with Cairo 'not as enemies but as friends'.

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Turkish foreign minister plans Saudi visit next week: source

Mevlut Cavusoglu is to visit Saudi Arabia, in a sign of warming relations between the two countries.

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Egypt, Turkey officials hold talks to reset frayed ties

Egypt's foreign ministry has confirmed that the deputy foreign ministers of both nations are chairing meetings in Cairo for talks on normalising ...

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Turkey president and Saudi king hold talks on detente

Relations between Saudi Arabia and Turkey appear to be on the mend.

The Cyprus conflict in a polarised Eastern Mediterranean

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The Cyprus conflict in a polarised Eastern Mediterranean

Analysis: The failure of peace talks has shown yet again how regional polarisation has become one more layer in the complex task of resolving ...

Faisal Ali

Can Somalia's prime minister end the country's election crisis?

Analysis: After tensions in Mogadishu spilled over into violence, Somalia's political players want to give the prime minister the benefit of the ...

Turkish police say top Islamic State group figure captured

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Turkish police say top Islamic State group figure captured

A close aide of killed Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been caught in Istanbul.

<em>Istanbul</em> police detain over 200 defying protest ban

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Istanbul police detain over 200 defying protest ban

At least 11 people were also detained in Ankara after trying to hold May Day demonstrations, local media reported.

Despite 3-week lockdown, many on the move in Turkey

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Despite 3-week lockdown, many on the move in Turkey

The lockdown, which spans the rest of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, aims to reduce coronavirus infections to around 5,000 per day

Erdogan riles critics, Russia with 'crazy' new canal

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Erdogan riles critics, Russia with 'crazy' new canal

Critics say the controversial canal project will put Turkey into unnecessary debt, risk catastrophic environmental damage and rankle Russia.

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Saudi Arabia to close eight Turkish schools: report

The eight establishments targeted have a total 2,256 pupils, according to Turkish state media.

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Fears rise for Lebanese musician missing in Saudi Arabia

Samir Sfeir has reportedly been arresting in Saudi Arabia, on unknown charges.

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Culinary solidarity and borderless journeys in 'Ripe Figs'

Book Club: Yasmin Khan, in her latest gastronomic adventure, unravels how the ongoing migrant crisis has further blurred the culinary boundaries ...

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Turkey wants to mend ties with Saudi Arabia: spokesperson

Turkey is seeking better ties with Saudi Arabia after recent fall outs.

EU chief felt 'hurt' at meeting with Erdogan

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EU chief felt 'hurt' at meeting with Erdogan

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said Monday that she felt hurt during a meeting with Turkey’s president earlier this month.

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Erdogan says Biden's genocide recognition 'destructive'

Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday denounced US President Joe Biden's recognition of the Armenian genocide as "groundless" and harmful to ...

Turkey rages at US recognition of Armenia genocide

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Turkey rages at US recognition of Armenia genocide

From the streets of Istanbul to the halls of power, Turks were united in anger at Biden's decision to formally recognise the Armenian ...

Turkey probes second crypto exchange as market implodes

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Turkey probes second crypto exchange as market implodes

Turkish officials have now blocked the account of the Vebitcoin exchange, reportedly detaining its CEO and three other company employees as part ...

Turkish politicians unite to oppose US Armenian genocide recognition

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Turkish politicians unite to oppose US Armenian genocide recognition

Turkish politicians from across the political spectrum are in uproar over the Biden administration's reported decision to recognise the Armenian ...

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