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Turkey’s Erdogan acts as witness at Mesut Ozil’s wedding

Turkey’s Erdogan acts as witness at Mesut Ozil’s wedding

Waar Media - 2019-06-08 14:14
WAAR_DUHOK Turkish–German striker Mesut Ozil tied the knot with Amine Gulse on Friday in Istanbul. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and First Lady Emine Erdogan served as marriage witnesses at the football star’s wedding. Many statesmen and prominent figur ...
Turkey’s Erdogan acts as witness at Mesut Ozil’s wedding - Waar Media

Moody’s downgraded Turkey's rating to B1

ANF - 2019-06-15 11:19
Moody’s downgraded Turkey's rating to B1 from Ba3 and maintained a negative outlook. ...

Turkey to Receive S-400 in July: Erdogan

BAS News - 2019-06-12 21:42
ERBIL - Confirming Russia's earlier statement, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Wednesday that his country would receive the S-400 missile defense system from Moscow in July. Earlier on Tuesday, Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov said during a ...

Turkey's Erdogan Serves as Best Man at Soccer Star Ozil's Wedding

Breitbart - 2019-06-12 10:54

Controversial Turkey president Erdogan best man at Mesut Ozil's wedding - Independent.ie

Independent - 2019-06-11 22:22

Turkey’s Erdogan helps Mesut Ozil tie the knot

Irishexaminer - 2019-06-11 22:22

Turkish president is witness at football star Mesut Özil's wedding | Euronews

Euronews - 2019-06-10 17:53

Turkey’s top diplomat in oath-taking of KRG president

Waar Media - 2019-06-10 16:11
WAAR_DUHOK Turkey’s foreign minister attended Monday the oath-taking ceremony of Nechirvan Barzani as the new president elect of Iraq’s Kurdish region in Erbil. On a trip to Iraq to take part in the swearing-in ceremony of Barzani, the president of Kurdi ...

Arsenal's Mesut Ozil gets married with Turkish President Erdogan as best man

Telegraph - 2019-06-08 23:24

Turkey says it has ‘neutralized’ 43 Kurdish PKK militants in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-08 22:03
ISTANBUL,— Turkey’s Defence Ministry said on Saturday a total of 43 members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) had been “neutralized” as part of an operation Ankara launched in Iraqi Kurdistan region 13 days ago. The Turkish military launched what it ...

Turkey says it has 'neutralized' 43 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq

Reuters - 2019-06-08 17:51
Turkey's Defence Ministry said on Saturday a total of 43 members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) had been "neutralized" as part of an operation Ankara launched in northern Iraq 13 days ago. ...

EU hints at ‘privileged partnership,’ not membership, as Turkey’s best bet | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-06-03 20:56

Erdogan Offers Congratulations to New President of Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-05-31 01:33
ERBIL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has offered congratulations to Nechirvan Barzani on his election as the new President of the Kurdistan Region. Erdogan extended the congratulatory message during a phone call on Thursday evening in which he ...

Turkey’s arms diplomacy

Seth Frantzman - 2019-05-29 14:32
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN Recent reports that Turkey transferred arms to Idlib and armored vehicles to Libya show how Turkey’s diplomacy is also one of arming regional allies. In this […] ...

Erdogan meets Iraqi president as Turkey launches strikes on PKK

E-Kurd - 2019-05-29 13:46
ISTANBUL,— Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met his Iraqi counterpart Barham Salih on Tuesday while the Turkish military launched an operation against Kurdish militants in Iraqi Kurdistan. The two leaders held talks in Istanbul before attending a R ...

Iraqi PM Abdul Mahdi visits Turkey, meets with president Erdogan

E-Kurd - 2019-05-16 17:47
Turkish, Iraqi leaders sign military cooperation agreement ANKARA,— Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi visited Turkey on Wednesday and met with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to discuss bilateral issues, in a bid to further strengthen bilateral relati ...

Swedish Left Party writes letter to Erdogan about Ocalan

ANF - 2019-05-16 13:36
Sweden’s Left Party MPs and administrators sent a letter to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and demanded that he take action to end the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan. ...

Iraq, Turkey Consider Reopening of Kirkuk-Ceyhan Pipeline

BAS News - 2019-05-15 23:08
ERBIL - Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said at a joint press conference on Wednesday that they consider the reopening of Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline. The pipeline was vandalized by the jihadists of the Islamic State (IS) ...

Abdul-Mahdi Lands in Turkey

BAS News - 2019-05-15 20:08
ERBIL - Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi has arrived in Turkey to discuss several regional and international issues with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, state media reported on Wednesday. Abdul-Mahdi was received by Erdogan in an official ceremony at the presid ...

Iraqi PM to Visit Turkey This Month

BAS News - 2019-05-11 10:55
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi is set to visit Ankara on 15th May where he will meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Veysel Eroglu, Turkish special presidential envoy to Iraq, told his country’s parliament that the issues rela ...