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Why Turkey Is Ratcheting Up Anti-Iran Rhetoric

Turkish President Erdoğan recently coined a new term, ‘Persianism’ or Persian nationalism, to express part of his concern over the change of Mideast situation in favour of Iran. But what is the reason behind the escalation of Turkey’s anti-Iran rhetoric?

Iraq Raps Efforts by Turkey, Arab States to Stall Mosul’s Liberation

An Iraqi politician has accused Turkey and a number of neighbouring countries of attempting to suspend the operations to liberate the northern Iraqi city of Mosul.

Farsi Added to Turkish Education Ministry’s Curriculum

Farsi, Korean and Urdu have been added the list of foreign languages available to be taught at schools by the Turkish Education Ministry.
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5,000 Chinese Terrorists Arrive in Syria through Turkey

Syria’s Ambassador to China says approximately 5,000 fighters from the restive northwest Chinese region of Xinjiang are fighting alongside militants in Syria having arrived in the Arab country through Turkey.

Erdoğan Arrives in Doha, Last Stop of Persian Gulf States Tour

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan arrived in Qatari capital of Doha on Tuesday night and is set to meet Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani on the last day of his four-day visit to Persian Gulf states.
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Turkish President Receives Bahrain’s Highest National Order

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who is paying an official visit to Bahrain, attended a ceremony during which he was decorated with Bahrain’s highest national order, Sheikh Isa bin Salman al-Khalifa Medal.
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Ankara Mayor Warns of Enemy Plots to Trigger Manmade Quakes

The outspoken mayor of Ankara warned that outside forces could be using sophisticated technology to try to trigger a manmade earthquake in a deliberate bid to harm Turkey's fragile economy.
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Turkish Parliament Approves Constitutional Reform Bill

The Turkish parliament approved a constitutional reform bill overnight including strengthening the powers of the presidency, paving the way for a referendum expected in the spring which could see President Tayyip Erdogan in office until 2029.
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Turkish Parliament Votes to Give Erdogan More Executive Powers

In a move widely criticised by opposition politicians, Turkey’s Parliament voted to advance a bill which would give President Recep Tayyip Erdogan unprecedented executive powers.
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Turkish Parliament’s Expensive Microphone Goes Missing after Brawl

A microphone in the Turkish Parliament has gone missing after an angry fight broke out among members of Parliament during debates on constitutional amendments on January 11.

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