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The heads of 57 Muslim-majority states are set to meet in Istanbul for an emergency OIC summit to discuss Jerusalem.

Russia's S-400 has become one of the 'must buys' for military focused Middle East states. Turkey's bid to buy the Russian air defence system will be partly financed by Moscow.

Turkey demands life for journalists accused of plotting coup

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Turkey demands life for journalists accused of plotting coup

Three prominent Turkish journalists have been charged with having foreknowledge of the coup to oust President Erdogan and being involved in the sending of subliminal messages it was to happen.

Erdogan, Putin 'finalise missile deal, agree on Jerusalem'

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Erdogan, Putin 'finalise missile deal, agree on Jerusalem'

Trump's outrageous decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has cemented unlikely allies in Erdogan and Putin.

Cairo, Moscow sign contract for Egypt's first nuclear plant

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Cairo, Moscow sign contract for Egypt's first nuclear plant

Moscow and Cairo signed a final contract on Monday that will see energy hungry Egypt light up with its first nuclear power plant.

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Erdogan says US 'partner to bloodshed' over Jerusalem recognition

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called the US a 'partner to bloodshed' on Monday after Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital led to worldwide protests.

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New best friends: Russia's Putin visits Cairo and Ankara

Russian leader Vladimir Putin will begin a historic visit to Egypt and Turkey on Monday, two leading Sunni Muslim powers that have had complex ...

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Turkey 'agrees to accept' migrant returns from Greece

A report on Saturday said Greece has persuaded Turkey to accept migrant returns from the mainland in order to reduce critical overcrowding in ...

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Erdogan steps up attacks on 'state of occupation' Israel

Turkey's Erdogan has been bitterly opposed to the decision of US President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem and has called a summit of ...

The narrowing distinctions between the PKK and its offshoots

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The narrowing distinctions between the PKK and its offshoots

Comment: Under fire from all sides, armed Kurdish groups are more likely to work together, writes Paul Iddon.

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Palestinian man killed by Israeli soldiers in Gaza

Mahmoud al-Masry was killed after he was shot in the back near the Israeli border of south Israel.

Egyptians join protests against Trump's Jerusalem move Egyptians join protests against Trump's Jerusalem move

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Egyptians join protests against Trump's Jerusalem move

Hundreds of Egyptians joined protests after Friday prayers at the famous al-Azhar mosque, as well as in Tahrir Square in Egypt’s capital city ...

Erdogan 'open to working with Assad' against Syrian-Kurds

Paul Iddon

Erdogan 'open to working with Assad' against Syrian-Kurds

Analysis: Continued US support for Kurds on the other side of the Turkish border will likely push Ankara to deal with Damascus, writes ...

Malaysia, Indonesia protests against Trump's Jerusalem embassy move Malaysia, Indonesia protests against Trump's Jerusalem embassy move

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Malaysia, Indonesia protests against Trump's Jerusalem embassy move

Protests outside the US embassy in Malaysia and Indonesia have broken out as the Muslim world reacts in anger to the American president's ...

Israeli soldiers attack Palestinians protesting Trump's Jerusalem embassy move Israeli soldiers attack Palestinians protesting Trump's Jerusalem embassy move

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Israeli soldiers attack Palestinians protesting Trump's Jerusalem embassy move

Israeli forces assaulted several hundred protesters with tear gas at a checkpoint at the entrance to Ramallah as they protested Trump's ...

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Canada embassy 'to remain in Tel Aviv'

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made it clear on Thursday that Canada's embassy in Israel would remain in Tel Aviv.

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Turkey pro-Kurdish leader goes on trial over 'terror' links

Selahattin Demirtas of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), was first detained in November last year in a crackdown under the state of emergency ...

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Islamists across Pakistan rally against Trump

Hundreds of Islamists have rallied in major cities across Pakistan, condemning President Donald Trump for declaring the city of Jerusalem as ...

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Trump Jerusalem move puts region in 'ring of fire'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has lashed out at his US counterpart Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of ...

Hamas leader calls for intifada after Trump's Jerusalem announcement Hamas leader calls for intifada after Trump's Jerusalem announcement

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Hamas leader calls for intifada after Trump's Jerusalem announcement

Hamas leader calls for new uprising against Israel in wake of US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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Israel stands alone to praise Trump after controversial move

Israel's prime minister lavished praise on US President Donald Trump on Thursday for his decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, ...

Erdogan calls Islamic summit next week on Jerusalem

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Erdogan calls Islamic summit next week on Jerusalem

Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls for a summit of the main pan-Islamic body in Istanbul on December 13 to discuss the US move to recognise Jerusalem as ...

Trump's Jerusalem move risks igniting 'fire' in region: Turkey

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Trump's Jerusalem move risks igniting 'fire' in region: Turkey

The expected US move to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel risks igniting a 'fire' in the Middle East and will prove a 'great ...

Global outrage as Trump announces Jerusalem embassy move

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Global outrage as Trump announces Jerusalem embassy move

The Arab world is reacting in anger after Trump's shocking decision to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a break from previous US ...

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