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Turks hit US plan to arm Syrian Kurds in IS fight

ISTANBUL, May 10, (Agencies): Turkey on Wednesday slammed as unacceptable a US plan to arm Syrian Kurdish fighters whom Ankara considers terrorists, but the militia applauded a “historic” move that would speed up the defeat of Islamic State (IS) extremists. The issue risks further stoking tensions between Ankara and Washington …

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REGION LUCKY TO HAVE AMIR, SAYS TURKISH PRESIDENT – Amir, Erdogan launch new project for airport terminal

KUWAIT CITY, May 9, (Agencies): A ceremony to launch a new terminal at Kuwait International Airport was held on Tuesday, where both His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and visiting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan were in attendance. The ceremony, which was sponsored by His Highness the …

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Cabinet ‘welcomes’ Turkish leader visit to Kuwait today

Meet apprised of outcome of el-Sisi visit to country KUWAIT CITY, May 8, (KUNA): The Kuwaiti Cabinet on Monday welcomed the visit to be started by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Kuwait on Tuesday, which is part of existing good relations between both friendly countries. The Cabinet voiced confidence …

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Slain Kuwaiti businessman laid to rest

KUWAIT CITY, May 1: Kuwaiti businessman Mohammad Metab Al-Shalahi was Monday laid to rest at the Sulaibikhat Graveyard. Thousands of mourners attended the burial procession and offered their condolences to the family of late Al-Shalahi. Al-Shalahi and his business partner Saeed Karimian, who is an exiled Iranian opposition member, were …

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Kuwaiti business partner killed in shooting

KUWAIT CITY, April 30, (Agencies): A Kuwaiti citizen was shot dead in Istanbul late Saturday, Kuwait’s Consul General in Istanbul Mohammad Al-Mohammad said on Sunday. In a press statement, Al- Mohammad said that the Consulate in Istanbul is closely monitoring and following up investigations on the killing of the Kuwaiti …

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Everyone wins in Turk referendum

THE Turkish nation was once again at the ballot box on April 16 to vote for a constitutional change. The turnout was high and the country was tranquil on the election day, which says a lot about the nation’s viewpoint of democracy. The entire world was watching the election from …

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Expat Turks begin voting in referendum

BERLIN, March 27, (Agencies): As polling stations opened Monday in Germany, acrimony has been rising among the Turks here whose votes are crucial in the tight race over whether to expand the powers of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The 1.4 million eligible Turkish voters in Germany represent about half …

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HH Amir arrives in Turkey

ANKARA, March 20: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah and his accompanying delegation arrived Monday in the Turkish capital Ankara on an official visit. His Highness the Amir was received at the airport by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as well as senior government officials and top …

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Erdogan says jailed journalist a terrorist agent – Over 2,000 coup suspects detained

ANKARA, March 20, (Agencies): Turkish authorities detained more than 2,000 people over the last week for suspected links to militant groups or last year’s failed coup attempt, the interior ministry said on Monday. Turkey, which faces multiple security threats, including the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) and the Islamic State …

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Story of politics

The hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning” — American politician and statesman Adlai Ewing Stevenson II (1900-1965). A few days ago, the ongoing political crisis between Turkey and Netherlands dominated the headlines around the world especially after Netherlands …

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