Suzan Frazer, The Associated Press

  • Erkan Bas, a lawmaker of the opposition Workers' Party, shows a map of divided Libya before Turkey's parliament authorized the deployment of troops to Libya to support the U.N.-backed government in Tripoli battle forces loyal to a rival government that is seeking to capture the capital, in Ankara, Turkey, on Thursday. (Burhan Ozbilici/AP)
    Turkish troops to fight in Libya

    That deal, along with a separate agreement on maritime boundaries between Turkey and Libya, has led to anger across the region and beyond.

  • A man steps down from a tank as Turkish armed forces drive towards the border with Syria near Akcakale in Sanliurfa province on Oct. 8, 2019. (Buleny Kilic/AFP via Getty Images)
    Turkey says it won’t bow to Trump threat over its plans against Syrian Kurdish forces

    Turkey will not bow to threats over its Syria plans, the Turkish vice president said Tuesday in an apparent response to President Donald Trump's warning to Ankara the previous day about the scope of its planned military incursion into northeastern Syria.

  • Capt. Andrew Olson, F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team pilot, performs over Miami Beach, Fla., May 24, 2019. (Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham/Air Force)
    Turkey calls on US to reverse decision on F-35 exclusion

    The U.S. decision to exclude Turkey from an American-led fighter jet program goes against the “spirit of alliance,” the Turkish government said Thursday, and called on its NATO ally to reverse the decision.

  • A Russian transport aircraft, reportedly carrying parts of the S-400 air defense systems, is seen on the tarmac after it landed at Murted military airport in Ankara, Turkey, Friday, July 12, 2019. The first shipment of a Russian missile defense system has arrived in Turkey, the Turkish Defense Ministry said Friday.(DHA via AP)
    Despite US warnings, Russian S-400 systems land in Turkey

    The first shipment of a Russian missile defense system has arrived in Turkey, the Turkish Defense Ministry said Friday, moving the country closer to possible U.S. sanctions and a new standoff with Washington.

  • Tillerson, Turkish leaders struggle to resolve Kurds dispute

    The United States and Turkey struggled Thursday to resolve a deep dispute over the Kurdish role in the fight against the Islamic State group, but appeared no closer to a resolution as U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson wrapped up his first trip to Turkey.