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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has told the Islamic summit in Turkey that Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel was "criminal" and the US had lost its role as a mediator.

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

Russia gets Turkey onside by partly financing S-400 deal

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Russia gets Turkey onside by partly financing S-400 deal

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.

<em>Erdogan</em>, 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.

<em>Erdogan</em> says US 'partner to bloodshed' over Jerusalem recognition

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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 ...

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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 relations with a growingly assertive Moscow.

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Netanyahu and Erdogan trade insults over Trump's Jerusalem decision

Relations between Israel and Turkey soured on Sunday as their leaders traded accusations of involvement in terrorism days after the US ...

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Israeli security guard stabbed as Jerusalem protests flare up

A Palestinian stabbed and seriously wounded an Israeli security guard in Jerusalem on Sunday, amid unrest over the White House's declaration of ...

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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 ...

<em>Erdogan</em> steps up attacks on 'state of occupation' Israel

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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 ...

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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.

Palestinian man killed by Israeli soldiers in Gaza Palestinian man killed by Israeli soldiers in Gaza

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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 ...

<em>Erdogan</em> 'open to working with Assad' against Syrian-Kurds

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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 Paul ...

Thousands march in Istanbul to protest Trump's Jerusalem recognition Thousands march in Istanbul to protest Trump's Jerusalem recognition

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Thousands march in Istanbul to protest Trump's Jerusalem recognition

Thousands of pro-Palestinian supporters marched after Friday prayers in Istanbul in an angry protest at the decision of US President Donald ...

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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 announcement.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

Trump recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital

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Trump recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital

US President Donald Trump has dismissed warnings from Arab leaders, European allies and even the Pope by announcing the US' recognition of ...

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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 ...

Palestinians unite over Trump's Jerusalem move

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Palestinians unite over Trump's Jerusalem move

Palestinian leaders from both Fatah and Hamas are seeking to mobilise international opposition to moving the US embassy to Jerusalem.

Turkey cannot be 'condemned by courts' in US: <em>Erdogan</em>

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Turkey cannot be 'condemned by courts' in US: Erdogan

'My country can never be condemned by virtual courts set up by FETO scoundrels, fake representatives,' Erdogan said during a televised ...

Turkish hunger-strike academic sentenced to six years in prison

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Turkish hunger-strike academic sentenced to six years in prison

A Turkish court on Friday sentenced to prison a hunger striking academic who is protesting her dismissal after last year's failed coup, but ...

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