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Iraq has summoned the Turkish envoy after a Turkish drone killed two high-ranking Iraqi officers.

Turkish drone kills 2 Iraqi officers in Kurdish region

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Turkish drone kills 2 Iraqi officers in Kurdish region

An alleged Turkish drone attack killed two Iraqi officers in the north of the country on Tuesday, authorities said.

EU: Turkey navy operations in eastern mediterranean 'extremely worrying'

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EU: Turkey navy operations in eastern mediterranean 'extremely worrying'

Turkey's resumed search for oil and gas in the eastern Mediterranean is "extremely worrying", the EU said after Greece and Egypt set up an ...

Turkey announces resuming eastern Mediterranean energy search

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Turkey announces resuming eastern Mediterranean energy search

Turkey announced its intention to search for energy in the eastern Mediterranean, despite conflict with Greece in the past.

Rauf Mammadov

Russia and Turkey on collision course in Libya's conflict

Analysis: Moscow and Ankara are vying for influence in Libya, but their competing economic interests could collide.

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Turkey slams US-approved oil deal with Syrian Kurds

Turkey has criticised an oil deal between a US firm and Kurdish-led authorities in northeast Syria.

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Kurdish activist jailed for 15 years on Iran return

The Kurdish activist was given promises of amnesty by Iran's Revolutionary Guards.

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In Iraq's Kurdish capital, all's fair in love, walls

"M + M = life," reads one slanted message in a dark corner.

North Syria border town blast kills 8: Report

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North Syria border town blast kills 8: Report

The blast scorched market stalls and scattered produce in the town of Ras al-Ayn along the border with Turkey.

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Turkish army seizes PKK ammunition cache in northern Iraq

The haul includes scores of AK-47 rifles, shot guns and anti-aircraft gun ammunition.

Four new coronavirus cases in Syria's northeast spark concerns

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Four new coronavirus cases in Syria's northeast spark concerns

The northeastern region has recorded a total of six cases, while medical supplies run scarce.

Deadly 'PKK bombing' and Syrian rebel clashes kill civilians

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Deadly 'PKK bombing' and Syrian rebel clashes kill civilians

A bombing in Ras Al-Ain and intra-rebel clashes have rocked an uneasy peace in northern Syria.

Erbil denies handing Syria Kurd official's niece to Turkey

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Erbil denies handing Syria Kurd official's niece to Turkey

The interior ministry in northern Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region dismissed the accusation from the family of Dalia Mahmoud Muslim, ...

Turkey orders German newspaper reporter jailed for 'PKK propaganda'

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Turkey orders German newspaper reporter jailed for 'PKK propaganda'

A Turkish court sentenced well-known Turkish-German journalist Deniz Yucel to almost three years in jail.

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Iran hangs 2 for 2010 parade bombing: report

Officials at the time blamed Kurdish separatists for the attack, though it was not clear if the executed men were members of the minority.

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Turkey court jails three for life over 2016 attack

A Turkish court handed down life sentences to three suspects over a 2016 terror attack claimed by Kurdish rebels that left 12 people dead, the ...

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Russia's commander in Syria meets Kurdish SDF leader

The SDF has been at loggerheads with Turkey over control of northern Syria.

Paul Iddon

Iraqi Kurdistan fears entanglement in Turkey-UAE cold war

Analysis: Iraqi Kurdistan hopes to avoid becoming entangled in a regional cold war.

Dozen Iranian footballers test positive for Covid-19

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Dozen Iranian footballers test positive for Covid-19

Twelve Iranian football players from two seperate teams have tested positive for coronavirus.

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Iraq sets up border posts to 'prevent Turkish advance'

Ankara has established at least a dozen posts inside Iraqi territory as part of a military campaign to rout members of the PKK.

Iran says still in first wave of virus outbreak

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Iran says still in first wave of virus outbreak

The Islamic republic has struggled to contain Covid-19 since it reported its first cases - two deaths - in the Shia holy city of Qom in late ...

Turkey summons Austrian envoy over Kurdish-Turkish clashes in Vienna

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Turkey summons Austrian envoy over Kurdish-Turkish clashes in Vienna

Austria also summoned the Turkish ambassador over the clashes between Kurdish and Turkish nationalist demonstrators.

Turkish soldier dies in clashes with Kurdish rebels

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Turkish soldier dies in clashes with Kurdish rebels

A Turkish soldier has died in clashes with PKK rebels in northern Iraq.

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