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While there is obvious fury at the Islamic State, Iraqis have also expressed outrage at security forces and pro-Iran militias whom they blame for Iraq's endemic insecurity.

Children were among six people killed in two car bombings in Syria on Saturday.

Car bomb kills five in Turkish-controlled Syria: monitor

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Car bomb kills five in Turkish-controlled Syria: monitor

The Turkish defence ministry said two children had been killed and two civilians wounded.

Turkish opposition TV station shuts down over 'government pressure'

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Turkish opposition TV station shuts down over 'government pressure'

The Turkish channel Olay TV has shut down after only 26 days on air, following accusations that it had become too close to pro-Kurdish ...

In town brutalised by IS, Iraq tests its power

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In town brutalised by IS, Iraq tests its power

The Iraqi government is attempting to restore control over Sinjar, the Yazidi homeland previously controlled by a web of paramilitary ...

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Turkish police knock protesting opposition MP out of wheelchair

Musa Piroglu was protesting against the jailing of veteran Kurdish politician Leyla Guven when he was knocked over.

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Kurdish ex-MP sentenced to 22 years in jail

Leyla Guven, 56, was given a 22 year sentence on charges of joining "a terror group" and "disseminating terror propaganda".

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Iraq, Turkey agree to cooperate on extremist groups

Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters that he had agreed with his Iraqi counterpart to continue "our struggle against our common ...

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Turkey hopes for 'good start' with Biden

Turkey has had a turbulent relationship with incumbent US President Donald Trump's administration but is hoping for better relations during the ...

Russia and Turkey's complex regional rivalry

Ruslan Trad

Russia and Turkey's complex regional rivalry

Analysis: Conflict dynamics in both Syria and Nagorno-Karabakh are part of a broad field of confrontation between Moscow and Ankara, stretching ...

Ali Bakeer

What is driving Saudi Arabia's apparent rapprochement with Turkey?

Analysis: Biden's policies towards Riyadh, together with how the UAE responds, will play a major role in determining whether Turkish-Saudi ...

Soldier dies in Turkish-controlled north Syria: Ministry

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Soldier dies in Turkish-controlled north Syria: Ministry

The Turkish soldier was killed during a skirmish with Kurdish militia forces.

Kurdish and Turkey-backed fighters clash in Syria, 11 killed

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Kurdish and Turkey-backed fighters clash in Syria, 11 killed

The Monday night clashes near the town of Ein Issa were triggered by an attack by Turkey-backed gunmen on SDF positions, according to a monitor.

Syria Insight: What to expect under the Biden administration

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: What to expect under the Biden administration

After Joe Biden's election win, Syrians are waiting for signs that he will take a more considered approach towards the country's civil war.

Turkey orders arrest of 101 over alleged <em>PKK</em> links

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Turkey orders arrest of 101 over alleged PKK links

Authorities accuse the Democratic Society Congress of links to the PKK militant group.

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Iraq Report: Kurd-on-Kurd violence as protesters clash with police

Kurd-on-Kurd violence intensifies between the PKK and the KRG, while Iraq's October Revolution is being revived and continued.

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Kurdish militants kill Iraqi Kurdish soldier: sources

PKK militants killed a member of the peshmerga units in northern Iraq.

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Ankara vows response to French ban on Turkish group

Turkey has vowed to respond to France's ban of Erdogan-linked Grey Wolves group.

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Suspected PKK militants kill Iraqi Kurdish soldier

Militants from the anti-Turkish Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) have killed a member of the Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga forces and wounded ...

Two children killed in blast targeting Iraq pipeline

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Two children killed in blast targeting Iraq pipeline

An investigation has been launched into the explosion in Muthanna province, south of Baghdad, that killed two children.

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Former Turkey premier Yilmaz dies at 73

Mesut Yilmaz led the Motherland Party during the turbulent '90s, overseeing three governments before an election defeat to Turkey's ruling AKP.

Turkey claims Kurdish militants used paramotor for Hatay attack

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Turkey claims Kurdish militants used paramotor for Hatay attack

Turkey claims to have killed two Kurdish militants in anti-terror raids.

<em>PKK</em> militants impose royalties on Iraqi citizens

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PKK militants impose royalties on Iraqi citizens

PKK militants recently deployed in Penjwen, in the Sulaymaniyah governorate, have taken control of a number of roads leading to the ...

Turkey: Police officers on trial for killing of lawyer

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Turkey: Police officers on trial for killing of lawyer

Three officers went on trial for killing lawyer Tahir Elci was while making a press statement on the destruction of a historic mosque in 2015.

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