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ISIS ousted from Turkey border

ISIS ousted from Turkey border

ISIS jihadists expelled from their last positions along the Turkish-Syrian border, says Turkish PM.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/09/2016 02:15
ISIS about to lose access to Turkey border

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, 02/09/2016 03:14
Turkish PM: Assad may have a short term role

Turkish PM: Assad may have a short term role

Turkish Prime Minister says his country is willing to accept a role for Syrian President during a transitional period.Ben Ariel, 21/08/2016 06:13
ISIS's immigration operation exposed

ISIS's immigration operation exposed

Documents exposed by The Guardian show ISIS ran a sophisticated immigration operation through a Syrian border town with Turkey.Ben Ariel, 11/01/2016 03:16
Syria Skeptical About Turkey' Fighting ISIS

Syria Skeptical About Turkey' Fighting ISIS

Syria's foreign ministry says it is skeptical that Turkey is genuine in its efforts to fight ISIS.Ben Ariel, 30/07/2015 02:43
Turkish PM: We Won't Send Ground Troops into Syria

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, 27/07/2015 05:46
Obama and Erdogan Agree to Cooperate Against ISIS

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, 23/07/2015 06:14
Security Council Strongly Condemns Turkey Attack

Security Council Strongly Condemns Turkey Attack

UN Security Council condemns "in the strongest terms" the suicide attack in Turkey that killed 32.Ben Ariel, 23/07/2015 03:45
Turkey Identifies Suspect in Suicide Bombing

Turkey Identifies Suspect in Suicide Bombing

Turkey says it identified a suspect in Monday’s suicide bombing on the border with Syria which killed 32.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2015 04:43
Turkey Detains 500 Trying to Cross from Syria

Turkey Detains 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, 20/07/2015 02:43
Erdogan Planning Turkish Invasion of Syria?

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, 30/06/2015 03:15
Erdogan: No One Can Link Turkey to Terror

Erdogan: No One Can Link Turkey to Terror

Turkish President dismisses as "propaganda" accusations that ISIS fighters had been allowed to cross from Turkey into Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/06/2015 05:13
Turkey Denies ISIS Raided Kobane from its Soil

Turkey Denies 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, 26/06/2015 02:13
Turkey: 7 Soldiers Arrested in Syria-Related Case

Turkey: 7 Soldiers Arrested in Syria-Related 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, 18/05/2015 03:45
Turkey Arrests Nine Britis Trying to Enter Syria

Turkey Arrests Nine Britis Trying to Enter Syria

Turkey arrests nine British nationals who tried to illegally cross the border into Syria, possibly to join jihadists.Ben Ariel, 02/04/2015 03:42
Turkey Feels Trapped by ISIS

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, 16/03/2015 02:46
Turkish PM: UN Doesn't Have a 'Plan A' on Syria

Turkish PM: UN Doesn't 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, 06/03/2015 05:44
Syria: Turkey Allowing Terrorists to Cross Border

Syria: Turkey Allowing Terrorists to Cross Border

Syrian government accuses Turkey of allowing "terrorists" to freely cross the border, calls the world to stop its "destructive policy".Ben Ariel, 13/01/2015 05:46
Iran: Turkey Prolonging the Syrian Civil War

Iran: Turkey 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, 29/10/2014 05:43
Turkish PM: Attack ISIS, but Also Remove Assad

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, 07/10/2014 06:44
Turkey Fires into Syria After Mosque Shelled

Turkey 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, 01/04/2014 03:14
Syria: Israel and Turkey Supporting Rebels

Syria: Israel and Turkey Supporting Rebels

Syria's ambassador to the UN accuses the governments of Turkey and Israel of working together to support the rebels.Elad Benari, Canada, 29/03/2014 01:11
Turkey: We Shot Down Syrian Jet

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, 23/03/2014 15:22
Turkey: Assad and Jihadists Are 'Partners'

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, 10/01/2014 06:16
Turkey Seizes Syria Bound Weapons Truck

Turkey Seizes Syria Bound Weapons Truck

Turkish security forces seize a truck laden with weapons bound for Syria; IHH blamed.Elad Benari, 03/01/2014 05:44
U.S. to Keep Patriot Missiles in Turkey

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, 19/11/2013 05:45
Turkish President: Syria Could Become Afghanistan

Turkish President: Syria Could Become Afghanistan

Syria risks becoming "Afghanistan on the shores of the Mediterranean," warns President Abdullah Gul.Elad Benari, 04/11/2013 05:14
Turkey Fires on Jihadist Rebels in Northern Syria

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, 17/10/2013 06:15
Turkey Warns Syria Against Retaliating

Turkey Warns Syria Against Retaliating

Syria will "face the consequences" if it seeks to avenge the downing of a chopper in Turkey, warns Foreign Minister Davutoglu.Elad Benari, Canada, 18/09/2013 21:31
Syria Blasts Turkey for Shooting Down Helicopter

Syria Blasts Turkey for Shooting Down Helicopter

Turkey is trying to escalate tensions along the border with Syria, accuses Syrian army.Elad Benari, 17/09/2013 04:45
Turkish Planes Shoot Down Syrian Helicopter

Turkish Planes Shoot Down Syrian Helicopter

Turkish officials confirm warplanes downed helicopter that violated Turkish airspace. Turkey-Syria tensions already high.Maayana Miskin, 16/09/2013 21:08
Erdogan: Syrian Strike Should Topple Assad

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, 31/08/2013 00:00
Erdogan Rejects Joint Probe with Syria

Erdogan Rejects Joint Probe with Syria

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, 15/05/2013 01:55
In Turkey: Twin Car Bombs Kill 41

In Turkey: Twin Car Bombs Kill 41

Blast occurred Saturday in the town of Reyhanli, near a main crossing from Syria.Gil Ronen, 11/05/2013 20:27
Assad: Erdogan Destroying Syria

Assad: Erdogan Destroying Syria

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, 05/04/2013 23:05
Turkish Politician: Gov't Cooperated with Israel

Turkish Politician: Gov't Cooperated with Israel

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, 05/02/2013 04:16
U.S. Begins Deploying Patriot Missiles in Turkey

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, 06/01/2013 06:16
Davutoglu to Iran: Tell Syria to End Violence

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, 19/12/2012 06:20
Iran's FM: Patriots in Turkey are Provocative

Iran's FM: Patriots in Turkey are Provocative

Deployment of Patriot missiles in Turkey is a could bring about "uncalculated" results, says Iran's foreign minister.Elad Benari, 17/12/2012 03:13
Iran Warns Turkey Against Deploying Patriots

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, 16/12/2012 05:50
NATO Approves Patriot Deployment in Turkey

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, 05/12/2012 02:15
Syria Slams Turkey Over Patriot Plans

Syria Slams Turkey Over Patriot Plans

Syria says Turkey's plans to deploy Patriot missiles along its border are "a new act of provocation."Elad Benari, Canada, 23/11/2012 21:50
Patriot Missile Dispute due to Russian Suspicions

Patriot Missile Dispute due to Russian Suspicions

The dispute over the deployment of Patriot missiles on the Turkish-Syrian border exposes Russia's fears.Amiel Ungar, 23/11/2012 03:11
Syria: Assad Issues Pardon, Continues Airstrikes

Syria: Assad Issues Pardon, Continues Airstrikes

Assad meets a major rebel demand by pardoning all political prisoners, but continues airstrikes, raids.Maayana Miskin, 23/10/2012 17:48
Erdogan Slams UN Over Inaction on Syria

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, 14/10/2012 03:12
Syria, Turkey Trade Words Over Plane Incident

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, 12/10/2012 05:45
Turkey Finds Missile Parts on Syrian Plane

Turkey Finds Missile Parts on Syrian Plane

Turkey seizes "objectionable cargo", possibly missile parts, aboard Syrian passenger plane it intercepted.Elad Benari, 10/10/2012 23:48
Turkey Forces Down Syrian Passenger Plane

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 22:09
Syria-Turkey Fighting Continues

Syria-Turkey Fighting Continues

Syrian mortar fire again strikes a Turkish border village, prompting artillery retaliation for the fourth day.Elad Benari, Canada, 07/10/2012 19:32
Turkey Once Again Attacks Targets in Syria

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, 05/10/2012 21:09
Security Council Condemns Syria over Turkey Attack

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, 05/10/2012 05:12
Meridor: Syria's Attack was an Attack on NATO

Meridor: Syria's Attack 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, 05/10/2012 04:43
Erodgan: We Don't Want to Start a War with Syria

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, 05/10/2012 02:13
Turkey Authorizes Incursion to Syria 'If Needed'

Turkey Authorizes Incursion to Syria 'If Needed'

Turkish parliament has authorized cross-border military action, if deemed necessary by the government.Gil Ronen, 04/10/2012 17:26
Turkish Army Attacks Targets in Syria

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, 03/10/2012 23:24
Turkey Says Al-Arabiya Documents 'Fake'

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, 30/09/2012 20:21
Report: Russia Ordered Deaths of Turkish Pilots

Report: Russia Ordered Deaths of Turkish Pilots

Turkish pilots killed in Syria were reportedly taken alive then killed after consultation with Moscow.Maayana Miskin, 29/09/2012 22:39