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A Turkish court handed the suspects life prison terms over the deaths of 41 people on an Istanbul bridge during the 2016 coup attempt.

Adnan Oktar is known for his talk shows that blend theological discussion and dancing.

After Daraa, will Assad reconquer all of Syria?

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After Daraa, will Assad reconquer all of Syria?

Analysis: Tens of thousands of rebels remain in Idlib, Kurds hold several territories and US troops are also active in the north, notes Paul Iddon.

Erdogan sworn in for new term with reinforced powers

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Erdogan sworn in for new term with reinforced powers

Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in for a second term, bolstered with greater powers and authority.

Israel court charges Turkish woman accused of aiding 'terrorists'

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Israel court charges Turkish woman accused of aiding 'terrorists'

An Israeli military court charged a Turkish woman over fundraising for Hamas.

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Turkish police launch raids, arrest 350 over Gulen ties

Authorities have arrested more than 77,000 people as part of an ever-widening crackdown since the failed July 2016 coup attempt.

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Turkey investigates actress for 'record rape in Medina' tweet

A Turkish actress has come under fire for tweeting against the return of death penalty to Turkey alluding to the 'record rape' in Saudi holy ...

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US Republican Senator warns against further Turkish Syria incursions

Turkey's incursions into Syria should be halted, veteran US Senator Lindsey Graham has said, and also warned Trump against a roll back of US ...

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Hypocritical Saudi Arabia opposes Qatar's Russian missile purchase

Comment: Riyadh wants to acquire the very same missiles it is trying to deny Qatar, writes Paul Iddon

US Senator in Syria: 'Terrible' if American troops leave

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US Senator in Syria: 'Terrible' if American troops leave

Lindsey Graham told a group of local officials in a video broadcast by the Manbij-based Furat FM TV on Monday that it would "be terrible" if ...

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Turkey orders arrests of 68 in continuing Gulen crackdown

The arrest of dozens of colonels was ordered as Turkey continues its operation against Gulen supporters.

Gay groups defy ban to march in Istanbul pride

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Gay groups defy ban to march in Istanbul pride

Around 1,000 people gathered near the city's famous Istiklal Avenue and Taksim Square where organisers had wanted to originally hold the parade.

Berlin demands explanation from <em>Ankara</em> over German school closure

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Berlin demands explanation from Ankara over German school closure

Germany's embassy in Ankara on Saturday called on the Turkish government to explain why a German school in the western city of Izmir ...

Turkey slams Syria regime's 'inhuman' Daraa offensive Turkey slams Syria regime's 'inhuman' Daraa offensive

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Turkey slams Syria regime's 'inhuman' Daraa offensive

Turkey has slammed the Syrian regime's brutal bombardment rebel-held Daraa, describing the bombing as 'inhuman'.

US threatens to block Turkey jets over Russia deal

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US threatens to block Turkey jets over Russia deal

Washington has threatened to block the delivery of F-35 jets to Turkey if Ankara goes ahead with the purchase of Russia's S-400 ...

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US urges Turkey to strengthen its democracy

The US has greeted Edogan's re-election with lukewarm enthusiasm, calling on the country to "strengthen its democracy".

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Egypt TV anchor declares Erdogan rival winner of elections

An Egyptian television TV anchor has declared the main rival to Turkey's president in a weekend presidential election as the winner of the vote ...

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Syria's Assad threatens north offensive as south assault looms

Syria's president has threatened that regime forces could storm the north of the country to recapture areas out of its control, as a major ...

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Erdogan on victory: I will make Turkey a superpower

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared victory in Turkey's presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday, vowing in his victory speech to ...

Erdogan leads early count in pivotal Turkey election

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Erdogan leads early count in pivotal Turkey election

Erdogan was on Sunday leading a tightly-contested presidential election in early counting as he seeks a new mandate in the face of a revitalised ...

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Turkey's Erdogan faces resurgent opposition in twin election test

Turks began voting on Sunday in dual parliamentary and presidential polls seen as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's toughest election test, with ...

Turkey arrests 14 suspected Islamic State group members

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Turkey arrests 14 suspected Islamic State group members

Turkish authorities arrested 14 suspected IS members accused of planning an attack as the country prepares to go to the polls.

Turkey gets first F-35 delivery from US

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Turkey gets first F-35 delivery from US

American defence giant Lockheed Martin officially transferred possession of the first plane, designed to evade even the most advanced radars, to ...

Assad regime condemns Turkish, US patrols around Syria's Manbij

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Assad regime condemns Turkish, US patrols around Syria's Manbij

The Turkish patrols are part of a deal to reduce tensions around Manbij, where US troops are also present, but Syria's regime sees them as an ...

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