Pentagon: ISIS about to lose access to Turkey border

The Islamic State group in Syria is about to lose access to Turkey's porous border, the Pentagon says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2016, 3:14 AM

Turkish PM: Assad may have a short term role in Syria

Turkish Prime Minister says his country is willing to accept a role for Syrian President during a transitional period.Ben Ariel, 8/21/2016, 6:13 AM

ISIS's immigration operation on Syria-Turkey border exposed

Documents exposed by The Guardian show ISIS ran a sophisticated immigration operation through a Syrian border town with Turkey.Ben Ariel, 1/11/2016, 3:16 AM

Syria Skeptical About Turkey's Efforts to Fight ISIS

Syria's foreign ministry says it is skeptical that Turkey is genuine in its efforts to fight ISIS.Ben Ariel, 7/30/2015, 2:43 AM

Turkish PM: We Won't Send Ground Troops into Syria

Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu says his country will cooperate in providing air cover for moderate rebels fighting ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2015, 5:46 AM

Obama and Erdogan Agree to Cooperate Against ISIS

Obama and Erdogan agree to work together to "stem the flow of foreign fighters and secure Turkey's border with Syria".Ben Ariel, 7/23/2015, 6:14 AM

Security Council Strongly Condemns Suicide Attack in Turkey

UN Security Council condemns "in the strongest terms" the suicide attack in Turkey that killed 32.Ben Ariel, 7/23/2015, 3:45 AM

Turkey Identifies Suspect in Suicide Bombing on Syria Border

Turkey says it identified a suspect in Monday’s suicide bombing on the border with Syria which killed 32.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2015, 4:43 AM

Turkey Detains Nearly 500 Trying to Cross from Syria

Turkey's security forces detains nearly 500 people attempting to cross the border from war-torn Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2015, 2:43 AM

Erdogan Planning Turkish Invasion of Syria?

Turkish President chairs top security meeting amid speculations that he's planning a military intervention in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2015, 3:15 AM

Erdogan: No One Can Link Turkey to Terror Organizations

Turkish President dismisses as "propaganda" accusations that ISIS fighters had been allowed to cross from Turkey into Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2015, 5:13 AM

Turkey Rejects Allegations that ISIS Raided Kobane from its Soil

Turkey rejects as "black propaganda" claims that ISIS jihadists crossed from Turkey to carry out bombings on the Syrian town of Kobane.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2015, 2:13 AM

Turkey: 7 Soldiers Arrested in 'Syria Arms Consignment' Case

Turkish court remands in custody seven serving soldiers accused over the interception of an alleged consignment of arms bound for Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2015, 3:45 AM

Turkey Arrests Nine British Nationals Trying to Enter Syria

Turkey arrests nine British nationals who tried to illegally cross the border into Syria, possibly to join jihadists.Ben Ariel, 4/2/2015, 3:42 AM

Turkey Feels Trapped by ISIS

Turkey started its support for ISIS as part of a general support for Syrian rebel groups. They did not expect ISIS to morph the way it did.Gedalyah Reback, 3/16/2015, 2:46 AM

Turkish PM Says UN Doesn't Even Have a 'Plan A' on Syria

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu criticizes the UN and world powers for their failure to bring an end to the war in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2015, 5:44 AM

Syria: Turkey is Allowing Terrorists to Freely Cross the Border

Syrian government accuses Turkey of allowing "terrorists" to freely cross the border, calls the world to stop its "destructive policy".Ben Ariel, 1/13/2015, 5:46 AM

Iran Says Turkey is Prolonging the Syrian Civil War

Iran says Turkey is prolonging the three-year conflict in Syria by insisting on Assad's overthrow.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/29/2014, 5:43 AM

Turkish PM: Attack ISIS, but Also Remove Assad

Ahmet Davutoglu says his country is prepared to send ground forces to help eradicate ISIS, as long as the removal of Assad is guaranteed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/7/2014, 6:44 AM

Turkish Military Fires into Syria After Mosque Shelled

Turkish military fires back into Syria in retaliation for mortar shells and a rocket from over the border that hit a mosque.Elad Benari, 4/1/2014, 3:14 AM

Syria Says Israel and Turkey Collaborating to Support Rebels

Syria's ambassador to the UN accuses the governments of Turkey and Israel of working together to support the rebels.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/29/2014, 1:11 AM

Turkey: We Shot Down Syrian Jet

Action may be a government effort to gain political scores ahead of a local vote that is scheduled to take place on March 30.Gil Ronen, 3/23/2014, 3:22 PM

Turkey: Assad and Jihadists Are 'Partners'

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu claims that the Assad regime is collaborating with Al-Qaeda affiliate ISIS.Elad Benari, 1/10/2014, 6:16 AM

Turkish Security Forces Seize Syria Bound Weapons Truck

Turkish security forces seize a truck laden with weapons bound for Syria; IHH blamed.Elad Benari, 1/3/2014, 5:44 AM

U.S. to Keep Patriot Missiles in Turkey

The United States will keep two Patriot missile batteries in Turkey for another year, says Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.Elad Benari, 11/19/2013, 5:45 AM

Turkish President: Syria Could Become Like Afghanistan

Syria risks becoming "Afghanistan on the shores of the Mediterranean," warns President Abdullah Gul.Elad Benari, 11/4/2013, 5:14 AM

Turkey Fires on Jihadist Rebels in Northern Syria

Turkey's army says it fired on Al-Qaeda-linked rebels in northern Syria after a stray mortar bomb hit Turkish territory.Elad Benari, 10/17/2013, 6:15 AM

Turkey Warns Syria Against Retaliating for Downed Helicopter

Syria will "face the consequences" if it seeks to avenge the downing of a chopper in Turkey, warns Foreign Minister Davutoglu.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/18/2013, 9:31 PM

Syria Blasts Turkey for Shooting Down Helicopter

Turkey is trying to escalate tensions along the border with Syria, accuses Syrian army.Elad Benari, 9/17/2013, 4:45 AM

Turkish Planes Shoot Down Syrian Helicopter

Turkish officials confirm warplanes downed helicopter that violated Turkish airspace. Turkey-Syria tensions already high.Maayana Miskin, 9/16/2013, 9:08 PM

Erdogan: Syrian Strike Should Topple Assad

Limited strikes in Syria are not enough, declares Turkey's Prime Minister as the U.S. mulls action in Syria.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/31/2013, 12:00 AM

Erdogan Rejects Joint Probe with Syria Into Terror Attack

Turkey's Prime Minister firmly rejects a Syrian proposal to hold a joint probe over a twin car bomb attack that killed 51 people.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/15/2013, 1:55 AM

In Turkey: Twin Car Bombs Kill 41

Blast occurred Saturday in the town of Reyhanli, near a main crossing from Syria.Gil Ronen, 5/11/2013, 8:27 PM

Assad: Erdogan Destroying Syria by Reconciling with Israel

Syria’s President charges that the improvement in the relations between Turkey and Israel is proof that Erdogan is trying to destroy Syria.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/5/2013, 11:05 PM

Turkish Politician: Gov't Cooperated with Israel in Syria Attack

Vice Chairman of the Turkish Labor Party accuses the Erdogan government of working with Israel to carry out an alleged airstrike in Syria.Elad Benari, 2/5/2013, 4:16 AM

U.S. Begins Deploying Patriot Missiles in Turkey

U.S. deployment of Patriot missiles in Turkey begins. Missiles to help the country defend against any threats from Syria.Elad Benari, 1/6/2013, 6:16 AM

Davutoglu to Iran: Tell Syria to End Violence

Turkish Foreign Minister urges Tehran to "send a clear message" to Syria's embattled regime to stop the violence against its own people.Elad Benari, 12/19/2012, 6:20 AM

Deploying Patriots in Turkey is Provocative, Says Iran's FM

Deployment of Patriot missiles in Turkey is a could bring about "uncalculated" results, says Iran's foreign minister.Elad Benari, 12/17/2012, 3:13 AM

Iran Warns Turkey Against Deploying Patriots

The chief of staff of Iran's armed forces says Turkey's deployment of Patriot missiles will "create a world war".Elad Benari, 12/16/2012, 5:50 AM

NATO Approves Patriot Deployment in Turkey

NATO agrees to Turkey's request to deploy U.S.-made Patriot missiles along its border with Syria.Elad Benari, 12/5/2012, 2:15 AM

Syria Slams Turkey Over Plans to Deploy Patriot Missiles

Syria says Turkey's plans to deploy Patriot missiles along its border are "a new act of provocation."Elad Benari, Canada, 11/23/2012, 9:50 PM

Patriot Missile Dispute Reveals Russian Suspicions About Ankara

The dispute over the deployment of Patriot missiles on the Turkish-Syrian border exposes Russia's fears.Amiel Ungar, 11/23/2012, 3:11 AM

Syria: Assad Issues Pardon, Continues Airstrikes

Assad meets a major rebel demand by pardoning all political prisoners, but continues airstrikes, raids.Maayana Miskin, 10/23/2012, 5:48 PM

Erdogan Slams UN Over Inaction on Syria

Turkish PM Erdogan criticizes the international community and the UN Security Council for not taking action in Syria.Elad Benari, 10/14/2012, 3:12 AM

Syria, Turkey Trade Words Over Plane Incident

Syria's foreign ministry accuses Turkish PM Erdogan of lying when he says an intercepted plane contained weapons.Elad Benari, 10/12/2012, 5:45 AM

Turkey Finds Missile Parts on Intercepted Syrian Plane

Turkey seizes "objectionable cargo", possibly missile parts, aboard Syrian passenger plane it intercepted.Elad Benari, 10/10/2012, 11:48 PM

Turkey Forces Down Syrian Passenger Plane

Syrian Airbus A320 with 35 passengers grounded on suspicion that it was carrying heavy weapons.Gil Ronen, 10/10/2012, 10:09 PM

Syria-Turkey Fighting Continues

Syrian mortar fire again strikes a Turkish border village, prompting artillery retaliation for the fourth day.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/7/2012, 7:32 PM

Turkey Once Again Attacks Targets in Syria

Turkey returns fire after a new Syrian shell landed in on its territory, just two days after a similar incident.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/5/2012, 9:09 PM

Security Council Condemns Syria over Turkey Attack

The United Nations Security Council condemns a mortar attack by Syria on a Turkish border town that killed five people.Elad Benari, 10/5/2012, 5:12 AM

Meridor: Syria's Attack on Turkey was an Attack on NATO

Israel’s Deputy PM Meridor says that the fall of the Assad regime would be a "vital strike" to Iran.Elad Benari, 10/5/2012, 4:43 AM

Erodgan: We Don't Want to Start a War with Syria

Turkish PM says his country would never want to start a war, says parliament authorized foreign deployment of troops as a deterrent.Elad Benari, 10/5/2012, 2:13 AM

Turkey Authorizes Incursion to Syria 'If Necessary'

Turkish parliament has authorized cross-border military action, if deemed necessary by the government.Gil Ronen, 10/4/2012, 5:26 PM

Turkish Army Attacks Targets in Syria

The Turkish army attacks several targets in Syria after a Syrian mortar lands in Turkey and kills five.Elad Benari, 10/3/2012, 11:24 PM

Turkey Says Al-Arabiya Documents 'Fake'

Senior adviser to Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan says classified documents published Saturday by the Al-Arabiya network were fake.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/30/2012, 8:21 PM

Report: Russia Ordered Deaths of Turkish Pilots

Turkish pilots killed in Syria were reportedly taken alive then killed after consultation with Moscow.Maayana Miskin, 9/29/2012, 10:39 PM

UN Urged to Set Up 'Safe Havens' Inside Syria

The United Nations says that proposals to set up secure safe zones in Syria need to be studied carefully.Elad Benari, 8/31/2012, 7:12 AM