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Turkey urges US to honour partnership after Trump warns of economic devastation

Trump tweeted earlier about the United States starting its pullout from Syria, while hitting the remaining Islamic State fighters there.

Turkey vows no slowdown in fight against IS after US pullout from Syria

Ibrahim Kalin, spokesman for President Tayyip Erdogan dismissed concerns that the withdrawal ordered by US President Donald Trump would allow Islamic State to regain territory.


Jamal Khashoggi killing: Turkey's Erdogan says recordings 'appalling', shocked Saudi Arabia intelligence

Erdogan said it was clear the murder was planned and that the order came from the top level of Saudi authorities but that he could not think such a thing of King Salman, for whom he has 'limitless respect'.

Turkey ammunition depot blast kills seven soldiers, 25 injured

The blast occurred at a base in Hakkari province, bordering Iraq and Iran. The base is mainly used for operations targeting outlawed Kurdish rebels.

Saudi team arrived a day before Jamal Khashoggi's killing, consulate cameras removed, says Erdogan

Erdogan said a Saudi team of 15 entered the consulate the day of the killing, and that three men from the team went on an exploration trip to Belgrad forest in Istanbul and Yalova, a 90-kilometre (55 mile) drive south of Istanbul.

19 days after Jamal Khashoggi vanished, Erdogan says he will reveal truth. Why now?

The swing from an obvious attempt to keep the peace with Riyadh to a willingness to strike out against MBS is dictated by what the Turkish President sees as a strategic opportunity.


Turkey’s President vows to detail Khashoggi death 'in full nakedness’

With international outrage at Jamal Khashoggi’s killing increasingly focused on the potential culpability of Saudi Arabia’s de facto ruler, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Erdogan appears to sense an opportunity.

The Prince and the President: Khashoggi Disappearance Raises Tensions

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia anchors the opposite camp in an ideological battle raging across the Middle East: the anti-Islamist strongmen who quashed the revolts.

Turkey's Erdogan tells Saudis to prove missing journalist left Istanbul consulate

"We have to get an outcome from this investigation as soon as possible. The consulate officials cannot save themselves by simply saying 'he has left'," Erdogan said.

Turkey President Tayyip Erdogan says attack on economy no different from attack on flag

In a pre-recorded address to mark the four-day Eid al-Adha festival, which starts on Tuesday, a defiant Erdogan said the aim of the currency crisis was to bring "Turkey and its people to their knees".

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