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US says Turkey will not escort aid flotilla to Gaza

US says Turkey will not escort aid flotilla to Gaza

The United States said Thursday it has received assurances from Turkey that it would not send warships to accompany two new aid ships seeking to break Israel’s blockade of the Gaza Strip. The United States also signaled its opposition to […]


Turkey to Buy AH-1W Super Cobra Attack Helicopters

Turkey to Buy AH-1W Super Cobra Attack Helicopters

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Turkey for three AH-1W SUPER COBRA Attack Helicopters and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $111 […]


Turkish troops, planes attack Kurds in Iraq

Turkish troops, planes attack Kurds in Iraq

Turkish forces crossed into Iraq Thursday to strike at Kurdish rebels and warplanes pounded their bases in retaliation for the death of 24 soldiers, officials said. “A large-scale land operation, backed by air strikes, has begun in five separate spots […]


US backs Turkey’s ‘right to self-defense’

US backs Turkey’s ‘right to self-defense’

The United States said Thursday that it supported Turkey after it sent its military into Iraq to strike at Kurdish rebels in retaliation for an attack that killed 24 soldiers. “We very clearly support Turkey’s right to self-defense,” State Department […]


Israel a threat to region because has atomic bomb: Erdogan

Israel a threat to region because has atomic bomb: Erdogan

Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday branded Israel as a “threat” to its region, accusing it of owning nuclear weapons, in a defence of Palestinians. “I right now see Israel as a threat for its region, because it […]


Turkey’s NATO radar to protect Israel: Iran

Turkey’s NATO radar to protect Israel: Iran

Turkey’s hosting an early-warning radar as part of NATO’s missile defence system is to protect Iran’s arch-foe Israel, the official IRNA news agency cited the defence minister as saying on Thursday. “Installation of the radar system is to defend the […]


Turkey asks US to base Predators on its soil: report

Turkey asks US to base Predators on its soil: report

The United States is considering a request from Turkey to base Predator drones there to operate against Kurdish separatists based in northern Iraq, The Washington Post reported late Saturday. Citing unnamed senior US military officials, the newspaper said a decision […]


Turkey will protect its aid ships for Gaza: PM

Turkey will protect its aid ships for Gaza: PM

Turkey’s naval forces would escort Turkey’s humanitarian aid ships bound for the Gaza Strip, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, the Anatolia news agency reported late Thursday. “We have humanitarian aid to be sent there. And our humanitarian aid will […]


Turkey says Israel lacks “trade ethics” in military deals

Turkey says Israel lacks “trade ethics” in military deals

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Israel on Wednesday of lacking “trade ethics” in bilateral military contracts. “Israel has shown disloyalty in our bilateral agreements in the defense industry area,” Erdogan told reporters, referring to a military agreement on […]


 
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