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  • Under new king, Saudi interests may diverge from Egypt

    Under its new monarch, Saudi Arabia appears to be moving to improve relations with Turkey and Qatar and soften its stance against the Muslim Brotherhood with the aim of weakening Iran. The shift could lead to pressure on its ally Egypt to reconcile with...
  • Reports: Turkey detains 10 IS militants

    Turkish media reports say police have detained 10 suspected Islamic State militants in raids. The Dogan news agency said Monday that the suspects were detained for questioning following simultaneous early morning raids to homes in the northwestern...
  • Turkish journalist arrested for 'framing' military officers

    A Turkish court on Monday ordered a journalist arrested pending trial as part of an investigation into an alleged conspiracy against hundreds of military officers who were convicted in 2012 of plotting to overthrow the government, the state-run Anadolu...
  • Tajik opposition figure shot dead in Turkey

    A businessman and opposition figure from the former Soviet nation of Tajikistan has been killed with a single shot to the head in Istanbul after dining with a friend, Turkish media reports said Friday. Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency said Umarali...
  • In Turkey, criticizing the president can land you in jail

    There's no monarch in democratic Turkey — but you might not know it watching the news these days. It has become as easy to get jailed for offending the country's paramount leader, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as it is in countries where lese majeste...
  • Turkish minister urges fight against extremists in Syria

    The world never had a plan to end the worsening Syrian conflict, Turkey's prime minister said Thursday. Ahmet Davutoglu told a news conference that all countries should fight the Islamic State group but also keep Syria's government from committing "war...
  • Church to remember Armenian massacre as 100th anniversary nears

    Church to remember Armenian massacre as 100th anniversary nears
    When Moushegh Tashjian was growing up, his father never spoke to him much about his experience surviving the Armenian genocide. But he and his siblings heard harrowing stories about it from their grandmother. Actually, she wasn't their real...
  • Turkish military jet crashes; 2 pilots killed

    Turkey's military says a fighter jet has crashed during a training mission, killing its two pilots. A military statement said the F-4E 2020 Phantom went down on Thursday in the province of Konya. The cause of the crash was not immediately known....
  • Europe swamped with crush of migrants arriving by land, sea

    The European Union is immersed in a full-fledged migration crisis. Some officials are even floating the idea of a multinational border guard to deal with the hundreds of thousands arriving from war-torn countries like Syria, poor nations in Africa and...
  • Sideline Chatter: Next time maybe he'll think before kicking the bucket

    What, you think it's easy emulating Lou Piniella? "I threw bats and stuff out on the field," Mike Hargrove, recalling one memorable ejection as Indians manager, told the Cleveland Plain Dealer. "I started up the tunnel and saw a bucket that I figured had...
  • Turkey delivers military aid to Iraq

    Turkey's state-run news agency says two Turkish cargo planes have delivered military aid to Iraq. The Anadolu Agency says two C-130 military cargo planes landed at an air base near Baghdad on Tuesday. It did not give any detail on the supplies. The...