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Turkey deploys troops to Qatar

The sixth batch of troops from the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) has reached the capital Doha, Qatar's defense ministry said. "The sixth batch of Turkish forces has arrived in Qatar, to continue the ongoing joint cooperation in …

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Merkel seeks solution to Konya airbase dispute

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says a dispute with Turkey over a visit by lawmakers to air crews at a NATO base is "decidedly unfortunate" and Berlin will work with NATO to defuse it. "Before we draw …

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 Fire breaks out in Turkish military zone

A fire broke out today in a military zone in Turkey's southern province of Kilis bordering Syria and 10 soldiers suffered mild smoke inhalation, the provincial governor's office said, but there were no other casualties. …

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Syrian rebels and Turkey mulling new operation in Syria

Around 20,000 members of opposition Free Syrian Army (FSA) and Turkish troops will participate in a new military operation in the northwestern Syrian Afrin region, which is under control of the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units …

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11 PKK terrorists killed in southeastern Turkey

A total of 11 PKK terrorists were killed in Turkey’s southeast during operations on Sunday, according to security sources, Anadolu agency reports. The sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on …

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New batch of Turkish troops arrives in Qatar

Qatar's ministry of defence has announced the arrival of a new group of Turkish armed forces to the military base where Turkey began its training mission last week, Al Jazeera reports. The forces are set to take part in …

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Arab nations send Qatar list of demands

Acting as a mediator, Kuwait has presented Qatar a long-awaited list of demands from Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt, four Arab nations that cut ties with Qatar in early June. The list of demands includes: curb …

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Number of Turkish military contingent in Qatar revealed

The Air Forces of Qatar and Turkey plan to conduct joint military exercises at the end of the month. The total number of Turkish soldiers currently deployed in the territory of Qatar is 113, the Turkish General Staff informed, AzerNews …

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Soldier killed in clash in eastern Turkey

A soldier was killed during a clash between security forces and PKK terrorists in eastern Tunceli province on Sunday. The clash in Nazimiye district left two other soldiers wounded, the source said on condition of …

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Azerbaijan and Turkey hold joint drills in Nakhchivan

Joint tactical exercises involving troops of the armed forces of Azerbaijan and Turkey started in Nakhchivan. The drills will last until June 16, the press service of the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry said. The drills are being held in …

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Turkish parliament approves troop deployment in Qatar

Turkey's parliament has approved a legislation allowing its troops to be deployed to a Turkish military base in Qatar, Al Jazeera reports. The bill, first drafted in May, passed with 240 votes in favour, largely with support from …

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'Caucasian Eagle' drills being held near Tbilisi

The Special Forces of Georgia, Turkey and Azerbaijan are conducting joint exercises 'Caucasian Eagle' near Tbilisi, the Georgian Defense Ministry reported. The exercises, which are being held in accordance with an agreement …

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