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United States military accuses Russia for sending weapons to Libya

United States military said Russia appears to be sending more military equipment to its mercenaries in Libya, including in the flashpoint city of Sirte. Russia...

Muslim prayers held in the iconic Hagia Sophia for first time...

Muslim prayers have been held in iconic Hagia Sophia after the reconversion of the Istanbul landmark into a mosque earlier this month. The Friday prayers...

Turkey taking decades old conflict with Kurdish militants deeper

Turkey shifts fight deeper into Iraq, establishing military bases and deploying armed military drones against the fighters in their mountain strongholds. The cross-border campaign has...

Greece warns of EU sanctions to Turkey if no retreat from...

Greece says there should be no alternative but EU sanctions against Turkey if does not back down to explore for natural resources in the...

Erdogan party moves to tighten grip on social media giants

Erdogan ruling party draft legislation would make social media giants with more than 1 million users in Turkey more accountable to government. The Turkish president's...

Egypt’s parliament authorises troop deployment to Libya in a closed-door session

Egypt's parliament packed with supporters of President Sisi, approved plans to send troops to "defend Egyptian national security". Move comes as Libya gov't and Turkey...

Erdogan calls Egypt’s actions in Libya are ‘illegal’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has denounced Egypt and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for supporting forces based in eastern Libya. Earlier Egypt's President Abdel...

President Sisi says his country won’t stand idle in Libya

President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi says Egypt will not stand idle in the face of any direct threat to Egyptian and Libyan security. Earlier lawmakers allied to...

Gulf nations and US issue sanctions on six targets for ties...

Gulf countries and United States have imposed sanctions on six targets, accusing them of being affiliated with Islamic State. The Treasury said the Terrorist Financing...

Turkish President vows social media controls over insults to family

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatens new law to regulate 'immoral' social media over tweets directed at daughter and son-in-law. Turkey's president has vowed to...

Italian FM reaches Tripoli on unannounced visit for talks with GNA...

Italian FM made an unannounced visit to Tripoli, where he held talks with Fayez al-Sarraj, prime minister of internationally-recognised government. Visit by Luidi di Maio...

Egypt planning to enter in Libya

Egypt’s President said they have a legitimate right to intervene in neighbouring Libya and ordered his army to be ready to carry out any...

Ankara slams EU mission to contain arms to Libya

Ankara says European Union mission turned a blind eye to weapons sent to Khalifa Haftar, who fights against Turkey-backed GNA. Turkey has criticised a European...

Judge rules to keep five people in jail over Ghosn escape

Judge in Turkey has ruled to keep five suspects in jail at the start of their trial over former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn’s escape. A...

Erdogan vows more support to secure gains in Libya conflict

Erdogan vowed to ramp up Turkey’s support for its ally in Libya to lock in recent military gains, promised joint exploration for oil at...

Turkey considers oil exploration under Libya deal

Turkey considering to begin oil exploration in eastern Mediterranean within 4 months under a deal signed with Libya that was condemned by others in...

Turkey accuses UAE for spreading chaos in Middle East

Turkey has accused UAE of bringing chaos to the Middle East through its interventions in Libya and Yemen, allegations which are likely to inflame...

Turkey warns for attack Haftar’s forces in Libya if attacks persist

Turkey warned it would deem the forces of General Haftar “legitimate targets” if their attacks on its interests and diplomatic missions in Libya persisted. Turkey...

Volunteer in Turkey uses 3D printers to produce PPE

Volunteer collective using a network of 3D printers to produce much-needed protective equipment during COVID-19 crisis in Turkey. Various sounds of whirring and beeping lead...

Ankara hopes for new refugee deal with EU

Ankara says a 2016 refugee deal needs to be updated,it hopes to reach a new agreement in time for a summit of the bloc’s...

Ex-ally of Turkish President to launch new political party

Ex-ally of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Ali Babacan calls for reforms to enhance the rule of law and democracy in Turkey. A former close...

Greece denies Turkey claims of killing migrant

Greece has denied Turkish allegation that refugees and migrants on their shared border killed in firing,while several injured. Tension at the Greece-Turkey border is at...
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