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Turkey allows ‘death squads’ into Syria to fight its former ally
Massive influx of Syrian-Kurd refugees to Turkey is “fallout” of Ankara’s policies as it facilitates “death squads” going into Syria to overthrow the sovereign government in Damascus, journalist and activist Sukant Chandan told RT.

22.09.2014 12:29

New clashes erupt at Syrian-Turkish border as 130k refugees flee
Clashes have resumed at the Syria-Turkey border, where thousands of Syrian Kurds have been trying to escape from the advance of the Islamic State fighters on their towns.

22.09.2014 09:34

Turkish security troops clash with Kurds, as thousands flee ISIS (VIDEO)
Turkey's security forces closed the border with Syria through which thousands of Kurds are trying to flee IS, after clashes between Kurds and soldiers on the Turkish side of the divide.

21.09.2014 12:02

60,000 Syrian Kurds flee to Turkey within 24 hours amid ISIS advance
Some 60,000 Syrian Kurds have crossed into Turkey in the past 24 hours, fleeing Islamic State (IS) militants who are advancing on dozens of villages close to the border.

20.09.2014 19:52

46 Turkish hostages abducted by ISIS in Iraq released
Without paying a ransom, Turkey secured the release of dozens of Turkish consulate workers who were kidnapped in the northern city of Mosul after rebels from the Islamic State (IS) advanced on the city in June.

20.09.2014 09:02

​Turkey between rock and a hard place in US fight against ISIS
Turkey, a happy crossroads connecting Islam and Christianity, is heavily embroiled in the military aggression on its southern borders while trying very hard to act appropriately with regard to its NATO allies and EU partners in the West.

18.09.2014 13:53

US’s 'Coalition of the Guilty' part of Iraq, Syria problem
The US is creating an alliance to end the pandemonium in Iraq and Syria. What America has assembled is a “coalition of the guilty”, the same players that created the forces menacing Iraq and Syria, and hides America’s role creating the disorder.

18.09.2014 10:21

Cold Turkey: Ankara not keen on supporting US led anti-ISIS coalition
Turkey remains a key ally of the US despite Ankara’s refusal to back Washington’s bombing campaign against the Islamic State in Syria, the State Department said. Ankara is fighting claims that militants are entering Syria and Iraq through its territory.

17.09.2014 11:58

‘National security’ follow-up: Turkey’s Erdogan signs law to have users’ browsing history stored for 2 years
The Turkish President has further tightened government control of the internet as he approved a law that lets the country’s telecoms authority block sites as it deems necessary and forces hosting providers to store users’ browsing history for two years.

12.09.2014 19:50

ISIS neighbors have cold feet over US bombing plans
Key US allies, Turkey and Jordan, are thought to backing away from US calls for a 'bomb ISIS' coalition.

12.09.2014 08:13

Tear gas in Istanbul as hundreds rally over construction worker deaths (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Turkish police fired water cannon and tear gas at protesters in Istanbul, where hundreds rallied to vent anger over the deaths of 10 construction employees. The workers were killed Saturday when their elevator crashed down from the 32nd floor.

07.09.2014 17:00

‘Partner and Target’: NSA spying on NATO ‘friend’ Turkey
Documents leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden show that Turkey is one of the agency’s top spying objectives, on a par with Venezuela and more than arch-foe Cuba – despite Ankara’s close cooperation with Washington on intelligence.

01.09.2014 13:14

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