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

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

Turkish army seizes <em>PKK</em> ammunition cache in northern Iraq

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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 '<em>PKK</em> 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.

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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, echoing an account given by official Turkish news agency Anadolu.

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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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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.

Iraqi Kurdistan fears entanglement in Turkey-UAE cold war

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Iraqi Kurdistan fears entanglement in Turkey-UAE cold war

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

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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.

Macron slams Turkey's 'criminal responsibility' in Libya

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Macron slams Turkey's 'criminal responsibility' in Libya

French President Emmanuel Macron accused fellow NATO member Turkey of "criminal responsibility" over its involvement in the Libyan conflict, in ...

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.

Turkish soldier killed in cross-border fire from Iran

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Turkish soldier killed in cross-border fire from Iran

Turkish soldiers were attacked by unknown assailants while carrying out a surveillance and reconnaissance mission close to the Iranian border.

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Turkish court upholds Istanbul opposition leader's conviction

A Turkish appeals court confirmed a jail sentence given to the head of the main opposition party in Istanbul.

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Turkey’s pro-Kurdish party vows to continue protests

Turkey’s pro-Kurdish party, the HDP, has vowed to continue protests after its ‘march for democracy’ rallies, called in response to the barring ...

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Turkish air strikes kill 5 civilians in northern Iraq

Five civilians and one Turkish soldier are confirmed killed as Ankara launches a cross-border offensive in northern Iraq where it says Kurdish ...

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Iraqi Kurdistan could emerge as Turkey-UAE proxy battleground

Turkey has launched two operations against Kurdish militants this week, raising fears of northern Iraq becoming a proxy battleground between ...

Turkey to establish bases in Iraq following ‘Operation Tiger-Claw’

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Turkey to establish bases in Iraq following ‘Operation Tiger-Claw’

A senior Turkish official has said that Turkey will establish new military bases in northern Iraq following the launch of massive strikes ...

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Turkey expands offensive against Kurdish rebels in north Iraq

Turkey is being asked to answer for its actions in bombing Kurdish rebels in Iraq.

Iraq demands Turkey 'stop bombardment, withdraw forces' from north

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Iraq demands Turkey 'stop bombardment, withdraw forces' from north

Iraq wants Turkey to withdraw its forces from the North in an operation dubbed 'Claw Tiger'.

Suspected Kurdish attack kills four workers in southeastern Turkey

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Suspected Kurdish attack kills four workers in southeastern Turkey

Turkey has blamed a roadside bomb that killed four construction workers near the southern border on the outlawed PKK.

Turkey bolsters reinforcements in northern Syria

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Turkey bolsters reinforcements in northern Syria

Adding to rising tensions, sources told The New Arab that Syrian regime forces had sent reinforcements to areas under Kurdish control.

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