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Russia Will Start Delivering S-400 Defense System to Turkey in 2019

Russia's state arms exporter, Rosoboronexport, says it will begin delivering its advanced S-400 anti-missile systems to Turkey in 2019. Rosoboronexport also said on August...

Erdogan backs ally Maduro after ‘assassination bid’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday spoke by phone with Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro, passing on his best wishes after what Caracas said...

Turkey Threatens Retaliation Against US If Washington Halts Weapons Sales

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Sunday warned the US against blocking planned weapons sales to his country, insisting that Ankara would respond to...

Russia, Turkey agree to speed up delivery of S-400s: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin Tuesday said he had agreed with Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to speed up the delivery of S-400 air defence...

Strikes, clashes rock Syria’s Ghouta despite ceasefire call

Fresh regime air strikes and heavy clashes shook rebel-held Eastern Ghouta on Sunday (Feb 25) despite a UN demand for a ceasefire to end...

Coalition forces announce shift as campaign against ISIS progresses in Iraq, Syria

Enabled by accelerated successes following the liberation of Mosul, the coalition will shift its focus in Iraq from enabling combat operations to sustaining military...

Turkey’s Assault on Kurdish Fighters Concerns United States, Officials Say

As Turkey continues its attack on Kurdish forces along the Syrian border town of Afrin, the Defense Department says the Islamic State of Iraq...

NATO Allies Clash as Turkey Attacks US-Backed Kurds in Syria

NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller arrived in Ankara Monday on a long-planned visit that was unrelated to Turkey's current military campaign against a...

Turkey gave U.S. heads-up on Syria operation: Mattis

Turkey gave Washington advance warning before launching an operation against US-allied Syrian Kurdish forces, and Ankara has "legitimate" security concerns in the area, Defense...

Syria threatens to ‘destroy’ Turkish warplanes

Deputy foreign minister Faisal Mekdad warned on Thursday that Syria's air force could destroy any Turkish warplanes used in a threatened assault on the...