The Syrian Army previously hit terrorist targets in Idlib, killing at least 33 Turkish servicemen, who were advancing with the militants. Ankara stated it responded by neutralising over 300 Syrian targets in the area and called to establish a no-fly...
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Ankara has linked a new refugee crisis with renewed hostilities in Syria’s Idlib Province, where the Syrian Army has been repelling militant attacks, some of which began under the cover of Turkish artillery fire, according to the Russian Defence...
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Technology, Middle East
Can Ankara pull it off?
Key point: Ankara wants a homemade stealth program, but that technology is complicated and very costly. Turkey could succeed, but it likely won't be as good as the F-35.
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Ankara reported sustaining casualties in Idlib blaming them on alleged fire from the positions of the Syrian army, which repelled several attacks by local militants in recent weeks.
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Ankara previously deployed its forces to Libya in order to support the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) against the Libyan National Army (LNA) led by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar in a civil war between the two sides.
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Last week, several nations, including Turkey, imposed temporary bans on people travelling to and from Iran after Tehran confirmed that several people had died and dozens of others were infected with the coronavirus.
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The Turkish president signalled Tuesday that the 5 March talks with his Russian, German, and French counterparts on the Idlib crisis are still under consideration. Middle East experts Ghassan Kadi and Chris Assad have explained why there are only a...
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Turkish forces have suffered more casualties in the latest round of fighting in Syria's northwestern Idlib province. But despite Russia backing Syrian government forces in the ongoing attacks on Turkish forces, Ankara has refrained from confronting...
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Politics, Middle East
A big deal.
Key point: Ankara isn't happy with Washington or Brussels. One clear way to signal a further break in relations would be to kick out American forces and nuclear weapons stationed in Turkey.
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ANKARA (Sputnik) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday met with Fayez Sarraj, the Prime Minister of the Government of National Accord of Libya (GNA), in Istanbul, Erdogan's administration said.
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UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) - On Monday and Tuesday, the Turkish delegation held talks in Moscow regarding the situation in Idlib after the grave escalation there in recent weeks. The talks ended without any agreement, and Ankara announced it was...
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The situation in the North African country, which was dragged into a civil war after the death of former leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, recently escalated as Ankara entered the fray, deploying military advisors to back the Tripoli-based Government...
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Idlib Province in Syria has suffered an uptick of clashes between the Syrian Arab Army and militants supported by Turkey. Ankara maintains that Damascus breached a ceasefire agreement and threatened to launch a military offensive in retaliation.
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The situation in the province of Idlib, which remains the last stronghold of jihadists in the country, recently escalated to clashes between the Syrian Arab Army and Ankara-backed militants and, later, Turkish troops. Turkey insists that Damascus...
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Ankara previously deployed military advisors and instructors to Libya to support the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) against the Libyan National Army (LNA), led by Khalifa Haftar.
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ATHENS (Sputnik) - The administration in exile of the Cypriot city of Famagusta intends to lodge a protest with the UN over Ankara's plans to reopen Varosha, a ghost resort town in Famagusta, that has been fenced-off since Turkey’s invasion in...
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New Delhi (Sputnik): Earlier this year, the Indian government reportedly decided to curb imports from Ankara after Turkey's president criticised New Delhi for revoking the special status of Jammu and Kashmir in August 2019.
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MUNICH (Sputnik) - The current escalation in Syria's Idlib and disagreements with Moscow on the matter will not affect the shipments of Russia’s S-400 missile systems to Ankara, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday.
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Nusra Front terrorists shot down two Syrian Army helicopters in Syria this week, with the escalation coming amid raging tensions between Damascus and Ankara, which escalated into a shooting war this week after Syrian artillery struck a Turkish...
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