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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.

Davutoglu to Iran: Tell Syria to End Violence

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.

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

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".

Iran Warns Turkey Against Deploying Patriots

NATO Approves Patriot Deployment in Turkey

NATO agrees to Turkey's request to deploy U.S.-made Patriot missiles along its border with Syria.

NATO Approves Patriot Deployment in Turkey

Syria Slams Turkey Over Patriot Plans

Syria says Turkey's plans to deploy Patriot missiles along its border are "a new act of provocation."

Syria Slams Turkey Over Plans to Deploy Patriot Missiles

Patriot Missile Dispute due to Russian Suspicions

The dispute over the deployment of Patriot missiles on the Turkish-Syrian border exposes Russia's fears.

Patriot Missile Dispute Reveals Russian Suspicions About Ankara

Syria: Assad Issues Pardon, Continues Airstrikes

Assad meets a major rebel demand by pardoning all political prisoners, but continues airstrikes, raids.

Syria: Assad Issues Pardon, Continues Airstrikes

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.

Erdogan Slams UN Over Inaction on Syria

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.

Syria, Turkey Trade Words Over Plane Incident

Turkey Finds Missile Parts on Syrian Plane

Turkey seizes "objectionable cargo", possibly missile parts, aboard Syrian passenger plane it intercepted.

Turkey Finds Missile Parts on Intercepted Syrian Plane

Turkey Forces Down Syrian Passenger Plane

Syrian Airbus A320 with 35 passengers grounded on suspicion that it was carrying heavy weapons.

Turkey Forces Down Syrian Passenger Plane

Syria-Turkey Fighting Continues

Syrian mortar fire again strikes a Turkish border village, prompting artillery retaliation for the fourth day.

Syria-Turkey Fighting Continues

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.

Turkey Once Again Attacks Targets in Syria

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.

Security Council Condemns Syria over Turkey Attack

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.

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

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.

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

Turkey Authorizes Incursion to Syria 'If Needed'

Turkish parliament has authorized cross-border military action, if deemed necessary by the government.

Turkey Authorizes Incursion to Syria 'If Necessary'

Turkish Army Attacks Targets in Syria

The Turkish army attacks several targets in Syria after a Syrian mortar lands in Turkey and kills five.

Turkish Army Attacks Targets in Syria

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.

Turkey Says Al-Arabiya Documents 'Fake'

Report: Russia Ordered Deaths of Turkish Pilots

Turkish pilots killed in Syria were reportedly taken alive then killed after consultation with Moscow.

Report: Russia Ordered Deaths of Turkish Pilots

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.

UN Urged to Set Up 'Safe Havens' Inside Syria

Assad Blames Turkey for the Violence

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad claims that Turkey is to blame for violence in the 17-month-old uprising in his country.

Assad Blames Turkey for the Violence in His Country

Turkish Show of Muscle on Syrian Border

Military drill Wednesday held across the border from a Syrian town allegedly controlled by Kurdish rebels.

Turkish Show of Muscle on Syrian Border

15th General Defects from Syria to Turkey

A Syrian general and a number of soldiers among 66 Syrians who flee into Turkey in one day.

15th General Defects from Syria to Turkey

Russia May Have Helped Down Turkish Jet

Russia may have helped shoot down the Turkish aircraft near Syria, officials tell The Sunday Times newspaper.

Russia May Have Helped Down Turkish Jet

Turkey Deploys Troops Along Border with Syria

Turkey deploys a large number of military vehicles to the Syrian border after Syria downs its jet.

Turkey Deploys Troops Along Border with Syria

Turkey Complains to UN Over Downed Jet

Turkey sends letter to UN Security Council and to Secretary General, complains about Syria downing its jet in international airspace.

Turkey Complains to UN Over Downed Jet

Turkish Warplane Disappears - Syria Responsible?

Turkish warplane disappears over the Mediterranean, reports say it may have been shot down by Syrian security sources.

Turkish Warplane Disappears - Is Syria Responsible?

Syria 'Moving Scuds to Israel, Turkey Borders'

Jordanian news site says western spy satellites show hundreds of Scud launchers moving south and north.

Syria Moving Scuds to Israel, Turkey Borders – Report

Turkey Intercepts Ship Carrying Weapons to Syria

Turkey has intercepted a vessel in the Mediterranean suspected of carrying weapons and ammunition to Syria.

Turkey Intercepts Ship Carrying Weapons to Syria

Turkey: More Than 2,000 Refugees in One Day

More than 2,300 Syrian refugees pour into Turkey in a day. 22,000 Syrians so far have crossed into Turkey.

Turkey: More Than 2,000 Refugees from Syria in One Day

Erdogan Considers Buffer Zone Along Syria Border

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan suggests a safe zone could be established along his country’s border with Syria.

Erdogan Considers Buffer Zone Along Border with Syria

Erdogan Warns of a Civil War in Syria

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan warns of a “civil war” in Syria, says his country will continue to impose sanctions on Assad.

Erdogan Warns of a Civil War in Syria

Turkey Becomes Base Camp for Armed Syrian Revolt

How Turkey is working to create the civilian and military parallels between Lybia and Syria.

Turkey Working to Impose the Libyan Model on Syria

Syrian Forces Kill 9

Syrian forces killed 9 anti-government demonstrators after Friday afternoon Muslim prayers as 13 weeks of demands for reform, repression, continues

Syrian Forces Kill 9 After Friday Prayers

Syrian Revolution of 2011 Arises

Young Syrians are preparing to strike back against government forces whose brutality has driven away most of Jisr al-Shughour's residents.

Syria: Preparing for Battle in Jisr al-Shughour