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Qatar's emir has pledged to invest $15 billion into the Turkish economy after arriving in Istanbul to meet with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday.

Following the bitter spat between Turkey and the US which caused the lira to plummet, Erdogan's supporters got creative with their attacks aimed at ridiculing the US and Trump.

Trump's pro-Israel "superhawk" security aide to visit Tel Aviv

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Trump's pro-Israel "superhawk" security aide to visit Tel Aviv

Washington's National Security Advisor and pro-Israel "superhawk" John Bolton is set to visit Israel for discussions next week, the White House said on Tuesday.

Turkey to increase tariffs on US products

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Turkey to increase tariffs on US products

Ankara announced a decision to increase tariffs on American products as tensions between the two countries continue.

Turkey court rejects appeal to release detained US pastor

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Turkey court rejects appeal to release detained US pastor

A Turkish court rejected a new appeal to free US pastor Andrew Brunson, whose detention has sparked a severe crisis in relations between Turkey ...

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Last-minute Eurovision deal secures Israel as 2019 host

Israel resolved a funding dispute last minute threatening their ability to host Eurovision 2019, with the broadcaster paying the guarantee hours before the deadline.

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Turkey to 'boycott' US electronics, says Erdogan

The Turkish president told supporters they could turn to Samsungs, rather than iPhones, and other goods made by non-US firms.

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Iran's Supreme Leader Khamenei rebuffs Trump's offer of talks

Iran's leader has rejected an offer from US President Donald Trump to restart negotiations on the Islamic Republic's nuclear programme.

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US seeking to stab Turkey 'in the back': Erdogan

The US is seeking to stab its NATO ally in the back, according to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Muslim Council of Britain concerned of Boris Johnson's 'Islamophobia'

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Muslim Council of Britain concerned of Boris Johnson's 'Islamophobia'

The Muslim Council of Britain has urged that an inquiry into comments about the niqab by former UK Foreign Minister Boris Johnson be taken ...

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Iran unveils next generation missile, boasting deterrent capabilities

The country's missile programme is a major bone of contention with the US, but Iran sees it as vital to its security and defence.

Israel may not host Eurovision 2019 over budget disagreement

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Israel may not host Eurovision 2019 over budget disagreement

Disagreement over the Eurovision budget suggests Israel may be unable to host the contest as deadline for guarantee payment approaches.

Israel 'asked US not to cut UNRWA funding'

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Israel 'asked US not to cut UNRWA funding'

Israel asked the US not to slash funding to the UN body for Palestinian refugees, UNRWA, to prevent angry protests and unrest in Gaza

Asian, European stocks tumble as Turkish lira sinks further

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Asian, European stocks tumble as Turkish lira sinks further

The Turkish lira dropped eight percent on Monday, days after it lost 16 percent of its value when Washington doubled steel and aluminum tariffs.

Turkey says it has economic plan to rescue lira

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Turkey says it has economic plan to rescue lira

A plunging lira has seen economic worries in Turkey. Ankara thinks it has a plan to solve the crisis.

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Erdogan says lira crash 'political plot' against Turkey

Erdogan said the lira crash is part of a plot against Turkey, led by the US.

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Turkey ignores US pastor release deadline, lira plunges

Turkey's economy continues to fall against the dollar as the US threatens Ankara with more sanctions if an American pastor is not released from ...

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Iraq's Abadi cancels trip to Iran following Tehran anger

Iraq Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has cancelled a trip to Iran next week, after Tehran was reportedly angered by the premier's stance on US ...

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Steve Bannon backs UK's Boris Johnson in burqa row

US alt-right figure Steve Bannon has said Boris Johnson should not 'bow' to 'political correctness' following his controversial remarks on ...

Mass arrests in Iran, as Khamenei blesses 'corruption clampdown'

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Mass arrests in Iran, as Khamenei blesses 'corruption clampdown'

A corruption clampdown has been launched in Iran, with 67 officials detained by officials.

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Chinese company could take over France's Iran gas project

US sanctions targeting Iran could force France's Total to cede a giant gas project to China.

Iraq's Abadi to visit Iran, Turkey amid US tensions

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Iraq's Abadi to visit Iran, Turkey amid US tensions

Iraq's leader Haider al-Abadi will visit Turkey and Iran, amid the two countries' recent tensions with the US.

Erdogan vows to defy US 'threats' amid economic war

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Erdogan vows to defy US 'threats' amid economic war

Turkey's President Erdogan has blasted the US for choosing to compromise relations with a strategic ally over a pastor.

Turkish lira continues to nosedive, amid 'economic war'

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Turkish lira continues to nosedive, amid 'economic war'

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has urged Turks to buy the lira, as it plunges to record lows against the US dollar.

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