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.

  • 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.