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A letter from Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah conveyed Kuwait's commitment to close relations between the two friendly countries and expanding their ties.

Turkey summoned the Italian ambassador to Ankara to protest remarks made by the European country's prime minister on Thursday.

Italian PM calls Turkey's Erdogan 'dictator' following sofagate scandal

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Italian PM calls Turkey's Erdogan 'dictator' following sofagate scandal

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi called Turkey's President Recep Tayyib Erdogan a dictator amid tensions over the so-called 'sofagate' scandal.

Turkey rejects 'sofagate' criticism as 'unfair', blames EU

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Turkey rejects 'sofagate' criticism as 'unfair', blames EU

Turkish president Erdogan has come under fire for a seating mishap during his recent meeting with the EU. Now, his foreign minister, ...

Faisal Ali

Turkey's growing influence in the Horn of Africa

Analysis: In the last decade, Turkey has moved from being a peripheral country with little presence in the Horn of Africa to one of the region's most indispensable partners.

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Iran's Zarif tries to defuse tensions with Turkey

Iran's FM Javad Zarif met Turkish officials in Istanbul on Friday as the two regional powers tried to move past tensions.

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Rockets fired from Syria land in Turkey: ministry

A border region of southern Turkey was struck with rockets fired from Syria on Thursday, though no casualties were reported.

Samuel Ramani

Rising Iran-Turkey tensions in Iraq and Russia's dilemma

Analysis: While the extent and duration of Turkey's anticipated military intervention in Sinjar is unclear, Russia is watching the situation in ...

Taliban to attend Afghan peace talks in Moscow

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Taliban to attend Afghan peace talks in Moscow

Senior members of the Taliban will attend talks with the Kabul government in Moscow this week to discuss the future of war-ravaged Afghanistan, ...

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Egypt: Turkish 'words not enough' to restore full ties

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry acknowledged that diplomatic contact had been established with Turkey but warned full ties would depend ...

Russia backs plans for Afghanistan interim rule with Taliban

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Russia backs plans for Afghanistan interim rule with Taliban

Russia said it backed the Taliban's integration into a future interim government in Afghanistan as pressure piles for an end to the war.

Turkey plans to host Afghan peace talks in April

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Turkey plans to host Afghan peace talks in April

Turkey plans to host an Afghan peace conference in Istanbul in April, ahead of a deadline for a US troop withdrawal.

Turkey, Egypt resume first diplomatic contacts since 2013

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Turkey, Egypt resume first diplomatic contacts since 2013

The Turkish foreign minister has announced that Turkey and Egypt have had their first diplomatic contacts since breaking off relations in 2013

Qatar, Russia, and Turkey announce new Syria peace initiative

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Qatar, Russia, and Turkey announce new Syria peace initiative

Sergey Lavrov is engaged in a tour of the Gulf, visiting key regional leaders.

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Turkey and Egypt could negotiate maritime demarcation

Turkey and Egypt could negotiate a maritime demarcation agreement in the eastern Mediterranean if ties warm between the two countries.

Giorgio Cafiero and Diana Vasconcellos

How does Biden view Turkey’s role in Libya's conflict?

Analysis: Libya's civil war could become a source of confrontation rather than cooperation between the Biden administration and Turkey.

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Armenia PM takes to the streets, denounces 'coup attempt'

Thousands marched through the streets of the capital Yerevan in support of Pashinyan, with the opposition urging him to step down to avoid ...

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US Capitol attack leaders 'linked to YPG', says Erdogan

The Turkish president claimed that the leaders of the US Capitol attack had YPG links.

US seeks to defuse row with Turkey over ‘terrorists'

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US seeks to defuse row with Turkey over ‘terrorists'

The US is attempting to ease tensions with Turkey, following their hesitancy to blame the PKK for the killing of 13 Turks.

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'PKK terrorists' responsible for deaths of Turkish hostages: US

Earlier on Monday, Turkey accused the US of supporting "terrorists" after Washington said it need further confirmation regarding Ankara's ...

The Iraq Report: PKK, Iran-backed militias threaten Turkey

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The Iraq Report: PKK, Iran-backed militias threaten Turkey

Turkey is facing a dual threat from Kurdish militants and Iran-backed militias amid its military operation in northern Iraq.

Turkish sailors kidnapped off Nigeria return to Turkey

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Turkish sailors kidnapped off Nigeria return to Turkey

Turkish sailors kidnapped off Nigeria by pirates describe death threats and forest captivity following their release.

Report: Turkish sailors kidnapped by pirates have been freed

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Report: Turkish sailors kidnapped by pirates have been freed

Turkish sailors who were kidnapped by pirates have been freed and returned to Turkey, but it is not known if a ransom was paid.

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