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6 killed, dozens injured in Turkey heavy storms

At least six people, including a foreign national, died and dozens more were injured on Monday after heavy storms hit Turkey's largest city of Istanbul and its surrounding regions.

Turks call for govt. resignation over economic meltdown

Demonstrations were held in the Turkish cities of Istanbul and Ankara on Tuesday night following the lira's historic crash. People demanded the Turkish government's resignation in the face of the economic crisis.

Turkish jets launch missile strike in northern Iraq

Turkish warplanes have heavily bombed purported hideouts of the Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq.

Iran-Turkey to sign cooperation roadmap soon

The Iranian foreign minister says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will travel to Iran in the near future.

Report: Turkish FM to visit Iran, Lebanon within days

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will travel to Tehran and Beirut next week to meet with Iranian and Lebanese officials, according to a report.

Turkish military base in Iraq hit by rockets

A Turkish military base in Iraq was targeted by Katyusha rockets, according to an Iraqi military official.

Turkey probes Twitter posts over ‘Erdogan death’

Turkey has launched an investigation into social media rumors claiming Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has passed away.

Biden concerned over Turkey’s possession of Russian S-400

US president Joe Biden has "reaffirmed" Washington's defense partnership with Ankara, and Turkey's "importance as a NATO ally", but also voiced "US concerns over Ankara's possession of the Russian S-400 missile system".

Damascus condemns Turkish extension of troops deployment in Syria

The Syrian Foreign Ministry has condemned Ankara’s decision to extend its troops' deployment in Syria for two more years. The Damascus government has warned the policies of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have become a direct threat to peace and security in region and world.

Syria villages hit by Turkey’s heavy fire

Turkish army troops have fired heavy artillery rounds at Ain Digna and Bailounieh villages in Syria’s province of Aleppo. The Turkish army is reportedly poised to launch a military operation in the region.