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Military cooperation with Qatar top priority, says Turkey minister

Military cooperation with Qatar top priority, says Turkey minister

Turkish Minister of National Defence Hulusi Akar affirmed that the security of Qatar is the security of Turkey, adding that the enhancement of military cooperation between the two countries is top on their agenda and that more work will be done in that regard in the coming day.

Turkey, Nato stress Qatar's crucial role in alliance's future

Turkey, Nato stress Qatar's crucial role in alliance's future

They praised the participation of Qatar in the 29th Nato summit that concluded in the Belgian capital Brussels on Thursday.

Erdogan names army chief top general in military shake-up

Erdogan names army chief top general in military shake-up

Turkey's new government announced the appointment of former chief of staff General Hulusi Akar as defence minister.

Amir attends inauguration ceremony of Turkish President

Amir attends inauguration ceremony of Turkish President

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani attended the inauguration ceremony of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who was sworn in for a new presidential term, assuming sweeping powers he won in a referendum last year and sealed in a hard-fought re-election victory two weeks ago.

Amir to attend inauguration of Turkish President today

Amir to attend inauguration of Turkish President today

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani will attend the inauguration ceremony of Recep Tayyip Erdogan as President.

Turkey train disaster leaves 24 dead, hundreds hurt

Turkey train disaster leaves 24 dead, hundreds hurt

The train, with over 360 people on board, was travelling from the Edirne region on the Greek and Bulgarian borders to Istanbul's Halkali station.

Turkey sacks 18,500 staff before expected end of emergency

Turkey sacks 18,500 staff before expected end of emergency

The Official Gazette said 18,632 people had been sacked including 8,998 police officers over suspected links to terror organisations.

Erdogan, alliance partner agree to lift state of emergency

Erdogan, alliance partner agree to lift state of emergency

The state of emergency has been in place since after an attempted coup in July 2016 and has been extended every three months since then.

Turkey's Erdogan wins sweeping new powers after election victory

Turkey's Erdogan wins sweeping new powers after election victory

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan won sweeping new executive powers on Monday after his victory in landmark elections that also saw his Islamist-rooted AK Party and its nationalist allies secure a majority in parliament.

Erdogan declares victory in Turkish presidential election

Erdogan declares victory in Turkish presidential election

Turkish voters had for the first time cast ballots for both president and parliament in the snap polls, with Erdogan looking for a first round knockout and an overall majority for his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP).

Blockade fails to stop Qatar residents from travelling

Blockade fails to stop Qatar residents from travelling

Rehan Ali Syed stressed that residents pursued their travel itineraries even when the blockade was imposed on June 5 last year.

Erdogan leads early count in pivotal Turkey poll

Erdogan leads early count in pivotal Turkey poll

Turkish voters had for the first time cast ballots for both president and parliament in the snap polls, with Erdogan looking for a first round knockout and an overall majority for his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP).