Turkey and the US

 Turkey urges US to stop support extremists

Turkey urges US to stop support extremists

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman Ibrahim Kalin lashed out at the US military after it re-tweeted a statement by a Kurdish-dominated alliance it backs in Syria saying it had no links to Kurdish militants …

Turkish Energy Minister says US hackers attack country’s power network

Turkish Energy Minister says US hackers attack country’s power network

Turkey’s Energy and Natural Resources Minister Berat Albayrak said that the country’s power supply network has been recently subject to intense cyber-attacks, which are supposed to be conducted from the US, TASS …

Will Turkey forbid US from using Incirlik air base?

Will Turkey forbid US from using Incirlik air base?

Turks are questioning the presence of US-led coalition forces at the Incirlik air base in southern Turkey, the country's Deputy Prime Minister Veysi Kaynak said, reflecting frustration at what Ankara sees as a lack …

New UN chief Guterres to meet Turkish FM today

New UN chief Guterres to meet Turkish FM today

Newly appointed United Nations chief Antonio Guterres will meet the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in New York, the Daily Sabah reported. In a statement released from the Foreign Ministry, it …

 Turkey and US to strengthen efforts against ISIS

Turkey and US to strengthen efforts against ISIS

US President Barack Obama and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to stand together against terrorism in the aftermath of the recent attack on a nightclub in Istanbul, the White House spokesman …

Yildirim urges US to halt supply of weapons to Kurdish forces

Yildirim urges US to halt supply of weapons to Kurdish forces

Turkish prime minister Binali Yıldırım said he expects the new US administration to halt the supply of weapons to Syrian Kurdish forces. “The United States should not allow this strategic partnership with …

Margvelashvili discusses Georgia#039s accession to NATO with US senators

Margvelashvili discusses Georgia's accession to NATO with US senators

Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili stressed the role of Georgia as the strategic partner of the United States in the Caucasus following his meeting with an official delegation led by senator John …

 Mevlut Cavusoglu: “A solution in Syria is close”

Mevlut Cavusoglu: “A solution in Syria is close”

Turkey and Russia agree on Syria ceasefire blueprint

Cavusoglu blames Gulen Movement for Russian Ambassador#039s murder

Cavusoglu blames Gulen Movement for Russian Ambassador's murder

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told his US counterpart John Kerry in a phone conversation that the so-called Fethullah Gulen Terrorist Organization (FETO) was responsible for the assassination of the …

 US Embassy in Ankara closed after #039shooting incident#039

US Embassy in Ankara closed after 'shooting incident'

An individual opened fire at 3.50am (00.50am GMT) in front of the US embassy in Ankara before being detained by police. No one was harmed. The man took out a pump action shotgun he hid in his coat and fired around eight shots in …

Turkey#039s economic turn to the East

Turkey's economic turn to the East

Growing economic pressures are pushing Turkey towards China and Russia

US condemns terrorist attack in Turkey, offers support for probe

US condemns terrorist attack in Turkey, offers support for probe

United States has strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Turkey’s central province of Kayseri that killed thirteen soldiers and said that it stands with the country in the fight against terrorism. Spokesperson of the US State …

Erdogan, Obama discuss Aleppo evacuation process

Erdogan, Obama discuss Aleppo evacuation process

Turkidh President has held many conversations with Putin and Merkel as well

US and Turkey intensify efforts against ISIL

US and Turkey intensify efforts against ISIL

US Defense Secretary Ash Carter met with Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Işik in London on the sidelines of a meeting of defense ministers whose countries are participating in the campaign to defeat the ISIL, …

Man breaks into Incirlik base to snap selfie with Scarlett Johansson

Man breaks into Incirlik base to snap selfie with Scarlett Johansson

A Turkish man waltzed past security at the Incirlik Airbase in the southern Turkish province of Adana to snap selfies with Scarlett Johansson and other celebrities.  The base was hosting a star-studded USO Holiday …

 Turkey#039s Chief of Staff meets with US counterpart

Turkey's Chief of Staff meets with US counterpart

Turkey's Chief of Staff Hulusi Akar met with the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford at the Incirlik Air Base in the south of Turkey, according to statement released on the website of …

Turkish president may meet with Trump

Turkish president may meet with Trump

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke about a possible meeting with US President-elect Donald Trump in December during a visit to the US, Trend reports citing Milliyet newspaper. Earlier, during a …

Turkish president says he is ‘disillusioned’ with US

Turkish president says he is ‘disillusioned’ with US

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticized the US handling of the conflict in Syria in a TV interview late Friday, saying that he was "disillusioned" with Washington, TASS reports. The president said in …

Cavusoglu and Kerry discuss liberation of Mosul

Cavusoglu and Kerry discuss liberation of Mosul

Yesterday, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu had a telephone conversation with head of the US Department of State, John Kerry, diplomatic sources said. During the conversation they discussed the …

Turkey to buy 24 F-35s in US

Turkey to buy 24 F-35s in US

Turkey expects to take delivery of the first two of a batch of 24 more Lockheed Martin F-35 aircraft in 2018, the Turkish Defence Minister Fikri Isik said.   Isik said Turkey would buy a total of 24 F-35s from …

Turkish government issues US travel advisory

Turkish government issues US travel advisory

The Turkish government warned Turkish citizens in the United States or considering traveling to the US to "be careful due to protests" following the election of Donald Trump, CNN reports. The advisory did not …

Erdogan and Trump hold telephone conversation

Erdogan and Trump hold telephone conversation

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called US President-elect Donald Trump by phone and discussed improving relations and cooperating in fighting terrorism, sources in Ankara said. Erdogan …

Turkish and US armies agree on ISIL

Turkish and US armies agree on ISIL

The chief of general staff of the Turkish Armed Forces Hulusi Akar met with his US counterpart Joseph Dunford discussed joint strategies against ISIL in Syria and Iraq during a meeting in Ankara on Sunday, …

US ‘deeply concerned’ over HDP arrests, internet restrictions in Turkey

US ‘deeply concerned’ over HDP arrests, internet restrictions in Turkey

Washington has expressed its concern over the arrests of Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) lawmakers and the restrictions on the internet. “The United States is deeply concerned by the Turkish Government’s detentions of …

Turkey expects first F-35 delivery in 2018

Turkey expects first F-35 delivery in 2018

Turkey expects to take delivery of its first F-35A fighter jets in 2018, the Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said. The Turkish command intends to fully renovate its jet fleet by replacing all the older aircraft …

Families of US consulate staff asked to leave Turkey

Families of US consulate staff asked to leave Turkey

Family members of US consulate staff in Istanbul have been asked to leave the country, the US state department said, citing threats against US citizens, Al Jazeera‎ reports. "The Department of State made this decision …

US condemns PKK actions in Iraq

US condemns PKK actions in Iraq

US President Barack Obama and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed the next steps in the campaign against ISIL during a telephone call on Wednesday, the White House said. Obama …

US-Turkish partnership strong amid reports Ankara targeted Kurds in Syria

US-Turkish partnership strong amid reports Ankara targeted Kurds in Syria

The United States and Turkey remain strong partners in the anti-Daesh coalition despite claims from Ankara that it targeted and killed hundreds of Kurdish coalition members in Syria, US Defense Secretary Ash …

US Secretary of Defense to visit Turkey

US Secretary of Defense to visit Turkey

US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter will pay a visit to Turkey on October 21, the department said in a statement published late Tuesday. In addition to Turkey, the secretary will also travel to the United Arab …

US journalist detained in Turkey released

US journalist detained in Turkey released

US journalist who has been detained in Turkey for the past two months, Lindsey Snell, has been freed and is returning to the US. Snell was arrested in Turkey on August 6 for “violating a military zone” after …