Iran and Turkey

Iranian chief of staff arrives in Ankara today

Iranian Chief of Staff Gen. Mohammad Hossein Bagheri will arrive in Ankara today to meet Turkish officials amid efforts to bring the two sides to a common understanding to collaborate on the Syrian and Iraqi crises despite some …

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Iran to return 7-century-old bell to Turkey

Iran will return a 7-century-old church bell to Turkey, Turkish media reported. The vice-chair of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization Mirhadi Kareseyyed-Romiani said that Iran will …

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 Turkey starts building border wall with Iran

Turkey has begun construction of a wall along the country's frontier with Iran, Dogan news agency said. According to the report, the Turkish authorities are constructing the 2-meter wide, 3-meter high barrier with portable …

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Iran’s Deputy FM leaves for Turkey - source

Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs, Hossein Jaberi Ansari, who also heads Iran’s delegation at Astana process for Syrian settlement, arrived in Turkey this morning. He is expected to hold talks with …

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Turkey stands up for Qatar

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticized the sanctions imposed against Qatar, describing them as inhumane and non-Islamic, and calling on Gulf and Arab countries to solve the issue.

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Zarif: Iran to strengthen fight against terrorism

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that close discussions were needed with Turkey on worrying developments in the region, Turkish state broadcaster TRT reported. Zarif noted that the recent terrorist …

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Turkey to build ships for Iran

Turkish and Iranian companies have signed an agreement on construction and sale of ships for a total amount of $95 million, the Turkish media outlets reported. Three Turkish companies, names of which haven’t been disclosed, will …

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Iranian TV executive shot dead in Istanbul

The Iranian founder of a popular Farsi-language satellite television network has been shot dead in Istanbul alongside a Kuwaiti business partner, according to Turkish media, months after reportedly being convicted of spreading …

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Turkish Airlines jet makes emergency landing in Iran

Turkish Airlines flight from Istanbul to Vietnam was forced to make an emergency landing in Iran’s southeastern city of Zahedan Saturday due to an in-flight medical emergency, a local official said, Tasnim agency reports. The …

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