Saudi top leadership hosts Erdogan ahead of Syria talks
As Erdogan holds talks in Riyadh, his Prime Minister says in Ankara that al-Bab in Syria is ‘largely’ under control of Turkish-backed rebels.
Mexico, Turkey agree to speed up free trade negotiations
Videgaray, visiting Cavusoglu say two governments have held seven rounds of talks and will meet again in coming weeks.
Turkey and Iraq need to wise up and mend ties
Yunus Paksoy - 29/01/2017
Turkish parliament adopts bill giving president broad powers
Constanze Letsch - 29/01/2017
Series of attacks hits police, ruling party in Istanbul
No group claims responsibility for attacks but authorities suggest ultra-leftists could be to blame.
Turkish parliament votes to hand powers to president
The Arab Weekly staff - 15/01/2017
Turkey to naturalise some Syrian, Iraqi refugees
Erdogan says some refugees are ‘highly qualified people among them, there are engineers, lawyers, doctors.’
Turkey dismisses thousands in new wave of coup purges
Array - 2017-02-19
Dismissals are permitted under state of emergency, which was extended by another three months in October.
Ambassador’s assassination brings Turkey and Russia closer
The Arab Weekly staff