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Turkey will end purchase of S-400 if U.S. lets it attack Syrian Kurds - columnist | Ahval

Turkey will end purchase of S-400 if U.S. lets it attack Syrian Kurds - columnist | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-29 11:25

Turkey will end purchase of S-400 if U.S. lets it attack Syrian Kurds - columnist | Ahval - Ahvalnews

US Defense Chief: We’ll move F-35 work out of Turkey, as Congressmen introduce bill against Ankara’s purchase of S-400

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-04 21:27

Iraq Considers Purchase of Russia's S-400s: Former Lawmaker

BAS News - 2019-05-04 20:52
ERBIL - A former member of the Iraqi Parliament has revealed that Baghdad is in talks with Moscow to purchase the S-400 missiles defense system. Talking to RT on Saturday, Hakim al-Zamly, the former head of the parliament's security and defense committee ...

Rights group: 3,000 prisoners on hunger strike in Turkey

Seattle Times - 2019-04-30 18:49
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The number of prisoners who have joined a hunger strike to press Turkish authorities to end the isolation in jail of Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan has increased to close to 3,000, a human rights group said Tuesday. Human Righ ...

Purchase of S-400 system to formalise Ankara’s new alignment with Moscow - Jerusalem Post | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-30 11:16

Turkey Seeks Working Group on S-400s

BAS News - 2019-04-29 23:00
ERBIL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a phone call with US counterpart Donald Trump on Monday for talks on a proposal for a working group on Russia's S-400 missile defense system, the Turkish presidency said in a press release. "Our Honorab ...

Accession talks with Turkey will end, says top candidate for EU commision | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-29 06:10

Turkey and United States may have a way out of S-400 and F-35 dispute | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-27 13:25

Broad US opposition to Turkish purchase of S-400

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-25 00:13

Russia to start deliveries of S-400 to Turkey in July: Ifax

Yahoo - 2019-04-24 16:00

Turkey to Find Alternative if US Refuses F-35 Deal: Turkish FM

BAS News - 2019-04-24 00:05
ERBIL - Turkey will find an alternative to meet its needs if the US refuses to supply the F-35 fighter jets, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday. "Why do we buy the S-400 [air defense systems]? Because we have an urgent need for an air defe ...

Yazidi women from Afrin: Sleeper cells will end if ISIS is tried

ANF - 2019-04-09 13:07
Yazidi women from Afrin said the current process necessitates the trial of ISIS gangs in Northern and Eastern Syria, and added that the sleeper cells will end when ISIS gangs are put on trial. ...

Pence warns Turkey over its purchase of Russian missile system ::

WRAL - 2019-04-03 22:55

Overnight Defense: Pentagon chief expects Turkey to drop purchase of Russian missile system | Dems counter Trump's proposed cuts with $51B spending boost | Lawmakers press Perry on nuke work with Saudis | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-04-03 01:51

Washington Expects Ankara to Opt for US Patriot Instead of S-400s: Official

BAS News - 2019-04-02 22:02
ERBIL - Washington has expected Turkey to shift from Russia's S-400 missile defense system to purchasing US's Patriot systems which will also resolve the F-35 related disputes between the two NATO allies, acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told ...

‘Turkey Will Continue to Support Venezuela’

Waar Media - 2019-04-01 18:43
WAAR_DUHOK Turkey’s foreign minister on Monday reiterated Turkish support for the country of Venezuela and its elected leadership. “Turkey will continue to support Venezuela, as problems there could affect all of Latin America and even the Caribbean,” Me ...

Turkey will solve Syria issue ‘on the field’ after elections, Erdogan says

E-Kurd - 2019-03-30 18:49
ANKARA,— Turkey will solve the Syria issue “on the field” after Sunday’s local elections, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday, as he sought to drum up support for his AK Party in the vote. Turkey has carried out two cross-border operations against ...