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Russia, Turkey halt patrols in Syria's Idlib over militant attacks

Russia, Turkey halt patrols in Syria's Idlib over militant attacks

Russia and Turkey have suspended joint military patrols carried out along the M4 highway in Syria's northwestern region of Idlib over increasing militant attacks in the area, the Russian foreign ministry said.

Russia says joint patrol with Turkey struck by bomb in Syria

Russia says joint patrol with Turkey struck by bomb in Syria

A roadside bomb planted by Syrian militants detonated near a joint Russian-Turkish patrol in northern Syria on Tuesday morning, injuring three Russian soldiers, the Russian Defence Ministry said.

MoPH accredits 4 Covid testing centres in Turkey

MoPH accredits 4 Covid testing centres in Turkey

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has approved four medical centres in Turkey where Qatari citizens can take Covid-19 tests, which if found negative will exempt them from the mandatory hotel quarantine upon arrival in Qatar

Russia's Putin urges Turkey, Iran to help promote dialogue in Syria

Russia's Putin urges Turkey, Iran to help promote dialogue in Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin told his counterparts from Turkey and Iran on Wednesday that there was a need for peaceful dialogue between the opposing forces in Syria's civil war.

Turkish coastguard rescues 35 migrants from half-sunken boat

Turkish coastguard rescues 35 migrants from half-sunken boat

Turkey's coastguard said on Monday it had rescued 35 migrants and was searching for four more missing from a boat found half sunken in the Aegean Sea.

Turkey says solider killed in clash with PKK in northern Iraq

Turkey says solider killed in clash with PKK in northern Iraq

Turkey's Defence Ministry on Sunday said that one of the country's soldiers had been killed during clashes with fighters from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in northern Iraq.

Medical gift from QRCS for Turkey’s Gaziantep

Medical gift from QRCS for Turkey’s Gaziantep

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has delivered medical supplies as a gift to Gaziantep Province in response to an invitation by the Department of Societies of the southern Turkish province ...

Amir exchanges Eid greetings with leaders

Amir exchanges Eid greetings with leaders

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani exchanged Eid al-Fitr greetings with leaders of Kuwait, Turkey, Morocco and Indonesia Friday.

Turkey evacuate 70000 nationals from 101 countries

Turkey evacuate 70000 nationals from 101 countries

The Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister Yavuz Selim Kiran said that his country had evacuated about 70000 citizens from 101 countries around the world, due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus (Covid-19).

Turkey's coronavirus death toll rises to 3,258, new cases 2,188

Turkey's coronavirus death toll rises to 3,258, new cases 2,188

The number of people who have died from Covid-19 in Turkey has risen by 84 in the last 24 hours to 3,258, with 2,188 new cases of the virus, Health Ministry data showed on Friday.

Turkey to impose 4-day curfew in 31 provinces amid coronavirus

Turkey to impose 4-day curfew in 31 provinces amid coronavirus

Turkey will impose a four-day curfew in 31 provinces beginning Thursday, as part of the country's measures to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Turkish parliament passes bill to free thousands from prison amid coronavirus

Turkish parliament passes bill to free thousands from prison amid coronavirus

Turkey's parliament on Tuesday passed a law that will allow the release of tens of thousands of prisoners to ease overcrowding in jails and protect detainees from the coronavirus.