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Pentagon pours cold water on summit with New England Patriots coach over Armenian conflict
New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick had said he really hoped the U.S. military would intervene in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict
Two of the US’s closest allies are picking sides as a border dispute threatens to engulf the region
With the help of Turkish and Israeli drones, Azerbaijan enjoys crucial air superiority over the battlefield.
Why Armenia and Azerbaijan are fighting each other and why it matters
Already dozens have been killed and several hundred wounded in the latest flare-up.
Greek and Turkish warships involved in ‘mini collision’ amid tensions in the Mediterranean
A Greek and a Turkish warship were involved in a mini-collision on Wednesday during a standoff in the eastern Mediterranean, a Greek defense source said, describing it as an "accident"
Turkish major assigned to CENTCOM in Tampa charged with allegedly killing wife
A major in the Turkish military on assignment in Tampa appeared in court Thursday to face charges he tied up his wife and stuck a sock in her mouth before her death
Air Force tech sergeant awarded for saving drowning woman in Turkey
“I would just like others to know that it’s important to react and help others when they are in need."
Russia and Turkey agree to ceasefire deal for Syria’s Idlib
Turkey and Russia agreed a ceasefire deal on Thursday in Syria's Idlib region, their two leaders said after lengthy talks in Moscow to contain a conflict which has displaced nearly a million people in three months
Turkey shoots down Syrian warplane as fighting escalates
Turkey shot down a Syrian government warplane on Tuesday over northwest Syria, where fighting has intensified in recent days, bringing Turkish and Russian forces close to direct conflict in the battle over the last swathe of Syria still held by rebels
Turkey is crushing Syria’s army after wiping out its heavy armor with superior tech
Turkish forces decimated the Syrian army in a series of drone, artillery and bomber attacks this weekend, leaving Syria's top ally Russia weighing how much it should intervene to stop the offensive
Russia and Turkey may have committed war crimes in Syria, UN says
Russia killed civilians in air strikes in Syria last year while rebels allied to Turkey carried out murder and pillage in Kurdish areas, U.N. investigators said on Monday — actions it said could amount to war crimes by both Moscow and Ankara.
Turkey strikes Syrian planes and airports, escalating Idlib fight
"We have neither the intention nor the notion to face Russia," Turkey's Defense Minister said.
Turkey retaliates against Syrian forces after 33 of its soldiers killed in air strikes
Turkey says at least 33 of its soldiers have been killed in an air strike by Russia-backed Syrian government forces in northwestern Syria, rising tensions between Ankara and Damascus ally Moscow
US Troops to Pull Out of Syria
On October 8, 2019, the United States announced plans to pull its remaining troops out of northeast Syria.
At least 22 Turkish soldiers killed in air strikes in Syria’s Idlib
An air strike by Syrian government forces in Syria's northwest Idlib region killed 22 Turkish soldiers and wounded several others, the local governor in the southeastern province of Hatay said early on Friday
High-profile Taliban spokesman escapes Pakistani detention
Pakistani analysts and experts on militant Islam speculated that Ehsan may have been converted into an asset by the state.
US halts secretive drone program with Turkey over Syria incursion
The United States has halted a secretive military intelligence cooperation program with Turkey that for years helped Ankara target Kurdish PKK militants, four U.S. officials told Reuters
Turkish government hackers are believed to be behind a wave of cyberattacks in Europe and the Middle East
LONDON (Reuters) – Sweeping cyberattacks targeting governments and other organizations in Europe and the Middle East are believed to be...
Bah humbug: Air Force unit in Turkey barred from drinking booze
Some airmen in Turkey are staring down a very dry Christmas this year
Senators call for sanctions on Turkey over purchase of Russian missile defense system
"The time for patience has long expired."
Trump’s abrupt Syria withdrawal was a gift to ISIS, DoD IG says
President Donald Trump's abrupt withdrawal of U.S. troops from northeastern Syria and subsequent Turkish military invasion created an opening for ISIS to stage a bloody comeback, according to a new Pentagon inspector general report
Russia established an air base in the Syrian city where withdrawing US troops were pelted with potatoes
Russia landed attack helicopters and troops at a sprawling air base in northern Syria vacated by U.S. forces, the Russian Defence Ministry's Zvezda TV channel said on Friday.
Turkey has started deporting foreign ISIS prisoners in Syria back to their home countries — and that’s a big problem
The SDF has said it is holding more than 12,000 men suspected of being ISIS fighters across seven prisons it operates, estimating that more than 4,000 of those prisoners are foreign nationals.The fate of those prisoners remains uncertain, particularly in the wake of the U.S. pullout
US troops tasked with guarding Syria’s oil fields are reportedly still waiting for guidance on their mission
United States troops stationed in Syria have yet to receive guidance on their mission, including the basic rules of engagement, according to a military official in a CNN report published Monday
Trump says he wants to keep Syria’s oil. There’s a big problem with that
Syria was never a major oil producer on the international scale, accounting for a mere 385,000 barrels a day of crude, or 0.5% of global production in 2010, according to a report by British Petroleum's Review of World Energy Report
Turkey and Russia hold first joint patrol in northeast Syria
Turkish and Russian troops in armored vehicles held their first joint ground patrols in northeast Syria on Friday