Alahednews Alahednews Erdogan: US Has Lost «Mediator Role» in Middle East Turkey’s president said that the US is no longer fit for being a mediator in the Middle East. Putin, Erdogan Say US Withdrawal from Iran Nuclear Deal ’A Mistake’ Erdogan and Putin discussed the US withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear deal in a phone conversation agreeing that Trump’s decision was wrong. Turkey Rejects US Sanctions Threat over S-400 Deal Turkey firmly rejected US threat of sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 air defense system. Turkey Reportedly Detains 4 Senior Daesh Militants Turkey has reportedly detained 4 senior Daesh militants. Turkey Shooting: Several Killed in Attack on University In a fresh incident that hit Turkey, a research assistant shot and killed four staff members at a university in central Turkey. Ankara’s Trilateral Summit Vows Syria’s Peace, Stability The trilateral summit between the presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey brought up pledges of commitment to achieve a sustainable ceasefire and bring Putin in Turkey to Discuss Syria with Erdogan, Rouhani Russian President Vladimir Putin is in Ankara, where he is due to discuss a resolution of the conflict in Syria and S-400 deliveries to Turkey. Erdogan Calls Bibi «Terrorist» Over Gaza Deaths Turkish President accused ’Israeli’ PM of being ’a terrorist’ over the deadly clashes in Gaza. Turkey: Police Detain 12 Daesh Suspects - State Media Turkish police arrested 12 people in Ankara in an investigation targeting Daesh [the Arabic acronym for ‘ISIS/ISIL’ group] terrorists Ankara: US Decision to Open Embassy in Quds in May Damages Peace Turkey said that the US decision to open its embassy in al-Quds in May damages peace. Erdogan: Turkey to Lay Siege to Syria’s Afrin in Coming Days Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that his country will lay siege to Afrin in northern Syria. Turkish FM: Ankara at Critical Stage in Ties with Washington Turkish FM Mevlut Cavusoglu said that Erdogan and Tillerson held constructive talks in Ankara and agreed to normalize relations. Erdogan Threatens US, Says All NATO Countries Equal Erdogan threatens US with ’Ottoman slap,’ says all NATO countries created equal. Turkey Resumes Air Strikes On Syria after Putin Call Turkey resumed air strikes on the enclave of Afrin after four days of not flying. Turkey to Host Syria Summit with Russia, Iran Turkey on Thursday said it planned to host in Istanbul a new three-way summit on Syria with the presidents of Russia and Iran aimed at reviving a driv Turkey: Nearly 600 Detained For Opposing Syrian Offensive Turkey has so far detained 573 people for social media posts and protests criticizing its military offensive in Syria, the government said Monday. Turkey Detains Amnesty Chief after Court Orders Release Turkish police took back into custody the head of rights group Amnesty International in Turkey. Erdogan Threatens to Expand Syria Border Incursion The Turkish President threatened to expand its military incursion to other Syrian cities. Turkey Says Discussion of US Syria Zone Proposal Too Early Ankara believes that it is too early to discuss the US proposal on a security zone in Syria. Turkish Army Launches New Strikes on Kurdish Targets in Syria The Turkish army said it launched new strikes Saturday against the Kurdish People’s Protection Units [YPG] militia in northern Syria Erdogan: We Will ’Strangle’ US-Backed Force in Syria ’Before It’s Even Born’ Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened on Monday to ’strangle’ a planned 30,000-strong US-backed force in Syria ’before it’s ev Turkey Vows To ‘Eliminate Any Threat’ as US Announces Kurdish Border Force in Syria Ankara slammed the plan to create a 30,000-strong force from the Kurdish-dominated SDF militias on its border with Syria. Erdogan: US-Turkish Bilateral Ties, Accords Are Losing Validity Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that bilateral legal accords with the United States were ’losing validity.’ Turkey Orders Dozens of Soldiers Arrested In Gulen-Related Probe Turkish prosecutors issued arrest warrants for 70 people, including 58 serving soldiers Turkey Sends More Troops to Qatar A new batch of Turkish soldiers have arrived at Turkey’s military base in Qatar.