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At least 10 killed in alleged Turkish attack on Iraqi Kurdistan

Dozens of Iraqi tourists were wounded in the deadly attack, as Erdogan pledged to rid Syria of Kurdish terrorists.

At least 10 killed in alleged Turkish strike in Iraqplayer

Missile strikes in northern Syria kill one person

Explosions rock local oil refineries near al-Bab and Jarablus following missile attacks near the Turkish border.

Missile strikes in northern Syria kill one person

Erdogan: Assad is a terrorist

Turkish President calls Syrian President a terrorist, says peace efforts cannot continue with him.

Erdogan: Assad is a terrorist

Turkey beefs up military presence near Syria border

Turkey deploys more tanks and artillery to its border with war-torn Syria.

Turkey beefs up military presence near Syria border

ISIS ousted from Turkey border

ISIS jihadists expelled from their last positions along the Turkish-Syrian border, says Turkish PM.

ISIS ousted from 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.

Pentagon: ISIS about to lose access to Turkey border

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.

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

ISIS's immigration operation exposed

Documents exposed by The Guardian show ISIS ran a sophisticated immigration operation through a Syrian border town with Turkey.

ISIS's immigration operation on Syria-Turkey border exposed

Syria Skeptical About Turkey' Fighting ISIS

Syria's foreign ministry says it is skeptical that Turkey is genuine in its efforts to fight ISIS.

Syria Skeptical About Turkey's Efforts to Fight ISIS

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.

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

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".

Obama and Erdogan Agree to Cooperate Against ISIS

Security Council Strongly Condemns Turkey Attack

UN Security Council condemns "in the strongest terms" the suicide attack in Turkey that killed 32.

Security Council Strongly Condemns Suicide Attack in Turkey

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.

Turkey Identifies Suspect in Suicide Bombing on Syria Border

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.

Turkey Detains Nearly 500 Trying to Cross from Syria

Erdogan Planning Turkish Invasion of Syria?

Turkish President chairs top security meeting amid speculations that he's planning a military intervention in Syria.

Erdogan Planning Turkish Invasion of Syria?

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.

Erdogan: No One Can Link Turkey to Terror Organizations

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.

Turkey Rejects Allegations that ISIS Raided Kobane from its Soil

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.

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

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.

Turkey Arrests Nine British Nationals Trying to Enter Syria

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.

Turkey Feels Trapped by ISIS

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.

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

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".

Syria: Turkey is Allowing Terrorists to Freely Cross the Border

Iran: Turkey Prolonging the Syrian Civil War

Iran says Turkey is prolonging the three-year conflict in Syria by insisting on Assad's overthrow.

Iran Says Turkey is Prolonging the Syrian Civil War

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.

Turkish PM: Attack ISIS, but Also Remove Assad

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.

Turkish Military Fires into Syria After Mosque Shelled

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.

Syria Says Israel and Turkey Collaborating to Support Rebels

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.

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Turkey: Assad and Jihadists Are 'Partners'

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu claims that the Assad regime is collaborating with Al-Qaeda affiliate ISIS.

Turkey: Assad and Jihadists Are 'Partners'

Turkey Seizes Syria Bound Weapons Truck

Turkish security forces seize a truck laden with weapons bound for Syria; IHH blamed.

Turkish Security Forces Seize Syria Bound Weapons Truck

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.

U.S. to Keep Patriot Missiles in Turkey

Turkish President: Syria Could Become Afghanistan

Syria risks becoming "Afghanistan on the shores of the Mediterranean," warns President Abdullah Gul.

Turkish President: Syria Could Become Like Afghanistan

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.

Turkey Fires on Jihadist Rebels in Northern Syria

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.

Turkey Warns Syria Against Retaliating for Downed Helicopter

Syria Blasts Turkey for Shooting Down Helicopter

Turkey is trying to escalate tensions along the border with Syria, accuses Syrian army.

Syria Blasts Turkey for Shooting Down Helicopter

Turkish Planes Shoot Down Syrian Helicopter

Turkish officials confirm warplanes downed helicopter that violated Turkish airspace. Turkey-Syria tensions already high.

Turkish Planes Shoot Down Syrian Helicopter

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.

Erdogan: Syrian Strike Should Topple Assad

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.

Erdogan Rejects Joint Probe with Syria Into Terror Attack

In Turkey: Twin Car Bombs Kill 41

Blast occurred Saturday in the town of Reyhanli, near a main crossing from Syria.

In Turkey: Twin Car Bombs Kill 41

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.

Assad: Erdogan Destroying Syria by Reconciling 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.

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