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Iran adds to criticism of US-trained Kurdish force in Syria

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran added its voice to criticism of a U.S. plan to form a new border security force in Syria, saying Tuesday...
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ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish media reports say President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican next month. ...
Erdogan: NATO must take stance against US over border force

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday called on NATO to take a stance against the United States, a fellow ally,...
Turkey reveals route of ‘crazy’ Istanbul canal project

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey has revealed the planned route for an ambitious canal in Istanbul that would link the Mediterranean Sea and the Black...
The Latest: Turkey’s Erdogan to ‘drown’ Syrian Kurdish force

BEIRUT — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): ...
UAE says Qatar fighter jets intercept flights, Doha denies

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The United Arab Emirates claimed Qatari fighter jets intercepted two of its commercial airliners in international airspace on the...
Turkey vows to ‘drown’ US-backed Syrian Kurdish force

BEIRUT — Turkey's president on Monday denounced U.S. plans to form a 30,000-strong Kurdish-led border security force in Syria, vowing to "drown this army...
Turkey vows imminent assault on Kurdish enclave in Syria

ISTANBUL — Turkey's president said Sunday the country will launch a military assault on a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria "in the coming days"...
Turkey says it will oust Kurdish militants from Afrin, Syria

BEIRUT — Turkey's president vowed to oust Kurdish militants from Afrin, northern Syria, on Saturday as Syrian rebels also said they are bracing for...
German defense minister visits German troops at Jordan base

AMMAN, Jordan — Germany will continue to participate in the battle against Islamic State group, even after the extremists suffered territorial losses, the German...

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