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Russia: ‘No Offensive’ Planned Against Al-Qaeda in Syria

Russia, Turkey, and Iran have not agreed on new military operations against al-Qaeda-linked jihadis gaining ground in Syria’s Idlib province in recent weeks despite a Moscow-Ankara agreement to rein them in, a spokesman for President Vladimir Putin reportedly revealed on Thursday.

In this file image from undated video footage run by China's CCTV via AP Video, Muslim trainees work in a garment factory at the Hotan Vocational Education and Training Center in Hotan, Xinjiang, northwest China. A U.S. company that stocks college bookstores with t-shirts and other team apparel cut ties …

Turkey Touts U.S. Support in Challenging China’s Muslim Internment Camps

Turkey’s state-run Anadolu news agency touted United States support in defending the rights of Chinese Uighur Muslims, noting Friday that America’s embassy in Ankara expressed solidarity with the country for challenging the Communist Party’s mass internment of the ethnic minority.

Turkish nationalists holds placards reading 'Turkey save your Brother-China get out from east Turkhistan' and hold a Chinese flag, during a protest to denounce China's treatment of ethnic Uighur Muslims, in front of the Chinese consulate in Istanbul, on July 5, 2015. Turkish media reported restrictions on Muslim Uighurs worshipping …

China Issues Travel Warning for ‘Irresponsible’ Turkey After Uighur Defense

The Chinese government issued a warning to its citizens Tuesday urging them to “be wary and pay attention to their personal safety” while in Turkey, a response to the Turkish government’s condemnation of Beijing imprisoning up to two million of its Muslim citizens in internment camps.

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‘Great Shame for Humanity’: Turkey Condemns China’s Muslim Internment Camps

The Turkish Foreign Ministry issued a stern condemnation of China’s policy of using internment camps to torture and “re-educate” Uighur nationals and other Muslims into communist atheist ideology and Han culture on Saturday, triggering an outraged response from Beijing Monday accusing the Turks of human rights violations against Kurdish citizens.

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Iraq Condemns Turkey for Shooting Kurds Who Stormed Illegal Turkish Military Base

Iraq’s foreign ministry (FM) on Sunday condemned Ankara’s forces for shooting at a crowd of demonstrators in Iraqi Kurdistan who attacked a Turkish military camp in protest of Turkey’s most recent airstrikes on members of a Kurdish terrorist group, a move that violated Iraq’s sovereignty. 

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Turkey’s Erdogan Reveals Ethnic Change Plan for Kurdish Syria

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday revealed plans to return four million Syrian refugees to Kurdish-held northern Syria, fueling fears that Ankara is going to further upend the region’s long-established demographics by forcibly replacing the local Kurds with Arabs.

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China Avoids Direct Answer on Supporting Maduro in Venezuela

The Chinese Foreign Ministry issued multiple comments on Thursday and Friday supporting “peaceful dialogue” and a “political solution” in Venezuela but refusing to answer definitively if it recognizes dictator Nicolás Maduro as the president of the country.

FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 11, 2010 file photo, Syrian President Bashar Assad, right, shakes hands with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left, at al-Shaab presidential palace in Damascus, Syria. Within minutes of news breaking of a coup against Recep Tayyeb Erdogan, government-held areas in Syria broke out …

Islamist World Unites Behind Venezuelan Dictator Maduro

The world’s most high-profile Islamist nations and terrorist organizations – from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to the Hamas and Hezbollah groups – set aside Sunni and Shiite differences this week to unite behind Nicolás Maduro, ejected from the presidency through the invocation of a Venezuelan constitutional mandate to remove dictators.

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Turkey’s Erdogan: ‘Maduro Brother, Stand Tall’ in Venezuela

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a serial human rights violator believed to be the world’s most prolific jailer of journalists, expressed “shock” at the United States declaring Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro illegitimate and offered words of support to the socialist leader Thursday.

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Erdogan Supporters Hijack Twitter to Support Venezuelan Dictator Maduro

Turkey’s authoritarian President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed his support for semi-deposed Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro on Wednesday and Thursday. Erdogan supporters, and even some of his critics, enthusiastically followed his lead and pushed their #WeAreMADURO hashtag to the top of trending topics on Twitter.

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Report: Erdogan Urges Trump in Phone Call to Let Turkey Control Kurdish Syria

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan once again attempted to convince American counterpart President Donald Trump to allow Turkey to control Manbij, a region in northern Syria under the auspices of the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG/YPJ), in a phone call Sunday.

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Turkey Vows to ‘Drain Terror Swamp’ in Kurdish Syria

Turkey on Friday said it would not rest until it drains “the terrorist swamp” in neighboring northeastern Syria, a territory controlled by a Kurdish group helping the U.S.-led coalition decimate the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL).

LANGLEY PARK, MD - APRIL 20: (NEWSWEEK AND US NEWS AND WORLD REPORT OUT) Armed police from Maryland's Prince George's County Anti-Gang Unit question and detain the girlfriend of a confirmed gang member of Mara Salvatrucha 13, or MS-13, April 20, 2006 in Langley Park, Maryland. The gang member had …

Turkey Detains, then Deports Dutch Journalist

ANKARA, Turkey — A Dutch newspaper says Turkish authorities have detained and later deported a journalist, the latest foreign reporter to be ousted from the country which is accused of stifling media freedoms.

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (R) and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are pictured at Miraflores Presidential Palace in Caracas, on December 3, 2018.

Venezuelan Socialists Visit Turkey to Refine ‘Thousands of Tons’ of Gold

Venezuelan Industries and National Production Minister Tareck El Aissami and a committee representing the socialist dictatorship arrived in Turkey on Monday to discuss the refinement of gold in that country, which agreed to help Venezuela with its gold supply following sanctions imposed by the United States.