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On whirlwind trip to Turkey, Tillerson tries to assuage a frustrated ally - Washington Post

ANKARA, Turkey — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson traveled to Turkey on Thursday hoping to preserve the Trump administration's cordial relationship with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan despite deep policy disagreements that threaten to drive the allies ...and more »

Turkey declares end of Euphrates Shield operation in Syria - Xinhua

ANKARA, March 29 (Xinhua) -- Euphrates Shield operation launched by Turkish military in north of Syria has come to an end, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim announced on late Wednesday. "From now on, if we take action against Islamic State (IS) or ...and more »

Turkey ends 'Euphrates Shield' operation in Syria -

Turkey has officially ended the "Euphrates Shield" military operation it launched in Syria last August, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Wednesday, but suggested there might be more cross-border campaigns to come. Turkey sent troops, tanks and ...and more »

Tillerson Meets Wife of Jailed American Pastor in Turkey -

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with the wife of a jailed American pastor in the Turkish capital Ankara on Thursday night, a State Department official said on Friday. Pastor Andrew Brunson has been held in Turkey since Octoberon charges of being ...and more »

Here are the top issues facing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on his trip to Turkey - ABC News

A key partner in the fight against terror and an ally with a faltering record on human rights, Turkey will host Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Thursday as he embarks on his fourth overseas trip. Interested in Rex Tillerson? Add Rex Tillerson as an ...and more »

Turkey 'ends' Euphrates Shield campaign in Syria - BBC News

Turkey says it has "successfully" ended its seven-month Euphrates Shield military campaign in northern Syria. But Prime Minister Binali Yildirim did not rule out new military operations and did not say whether Turkish troops would now leave Syria ...and more »

Erdogan Is Dividing Turkey Against Itself - The Atlantic

Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. Since 2003, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been a guiding light for the ascendant global class of anti-elite, nationalist, conservative leaders. And ...and more »

Turkey accused of operating vast spy network across four continents - euronews

Turkey has been accused of operating a massive spy ring on four continents, including Europe. Recently released documents claim Turkish embassies have been submitting reports on foreign-based supporters of President Erdogan's arch-enemy Fethullah Gulen ...and more »

Tillerson's Tricky Turkey Trip: ISIS, Kurds and Cleric Dominate Agenda -

ANKARA, Turkey — America's top diplomat Rex Tillerson was in Turkey on Thursday for what promised to be tough talks with a key but complicated partner in the U.S.-led campaign to defeat ISIS. NBC News looks at the main challenges the secretary of ...and more »

Tillerson: Assad's long-term status to be decided by Syrian people - Al-Arabiya

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Thursday the Syrian people would decide the future of President Bashar al-Assad. (AFP). AFP, Ankara Thursday, 30 March 2017. Text size A A A. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Thursday the Syrian ...and more »