Alahednews Alahednews Turkey, Iran Ready for Closer Ties in All Areas Iran and Turkey say both countries are prepared for development of relations. Turkey to Turn Elsewhere If US Will Not Sell F-35s - Erdogan Erdogan said on Friday that Turkey would turn elsewhere for fighter jets if the United States will not sell it the F-35 jets. Turkey Completes First Shipment of Russian S-400s The first shipment of Russian S-400 missile systems to Turkey has been completed. Turkish President Faces New Threat Erdogan now risks losing more voters as former allies stick their head above the parapet. Turkish Defense Firms ‘May Face Temporary Losses But Will Emerge Stronger after F-35 Removal’ Turkish defense companies may face temporary losses after a US decision to remove Ankara from the F-35 fighter jet program. Fifteen Migrants Killed In Southeastern Turkey Bus Crash Fifteen illegal migrants were killed and more than 20 injured in a minibus crash in southeast Turkey on Thursday. Ankara: 8th Aircraft with S-400 Components Arrive in Turkey Eighth aircraft with Russian S-400 air defense system parts arrives in Turkey. Erdogan: US Should Do What Strategic Partnership Entails Erdogan said NATO “should be happy” that a member state was beefing up security. Russia Delivers More Air Defense Equipment to Turkey Russia flew a fresh shipment of advanced air defense equipment to Turkey on Saturday. Turkey Receives First Shipment of S-400 despite US Threats Turkey said it received the first delivery of Russia’s S-400 missile defense system. Erdogan Meets Head of Libya’s UN-Supported Gov’t Erdogan meets Libyan Prime Minister Fayez Sarraj in Tripoli. Turkey Sacks Central Bank Governor Turkey dismissed sacked the governor of its central bank and replaced him with his deputy. Turkey’s S-400s Will Be Loaded On Planes Sunday in Russia S-400 defense systems purchased by Ankara will be loaded on to cargo planes on Sunday and arrive in Turkey sometime next week. US Scrapping F-35 Jet Deal with Turkey Would Be Robbery - Erdogan Ankara faces new strains in US relationship over upcoming delivery of Russian S-400 missile system. Ankara “Ready to Retaliate” after Libya’s Haftar Vows Turkish Assets Attack Ankara will retaliate against any assault from Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar’s forces. Istanbul Election: Opposition Candidate Beats Erdogan’s Ruling Party An opposition candidate has won a re-run of the Istanbul mayoral election. Turkey Sends Ships to Drill for Oil, Gas Off Cyprus The region near the divided island is believed to have rich natural gas deposits. Turkey Orders Arresting 128 Military Personnel over Suspected Gulen Ties Turkey ordered the arrest of 128 military personnel over suspected links to the network accused of orchestrating the 2016 coup. Eight Migrants Killed, 31 Rescued As Their Boat Sinks Off Western Turkey Eight people were killed on Monday after a dinghy carrying migrants sank off Turkey’s western coast. Turkey Says US Letter on F-35s Not in Line With Spirit of Alliance Turkey criticized a letter from Washington on Ankara’s eventual removal from the F-35 fighter jet program. US Would Suspend Turkish Pilots from F-35 Training Program over S-400 Deal    Turkish pilots might be excluded from participating in the F-35 training program. Turkey Says It Will Not Withdraw Posts in Syria after Gov’t Ops Turkey will not evacuate its military observation post in northern Syria’s Idlib. Turkey to Arrest 249 Foreign Ministry Personnel in Post-Coup Probe Turkey ordered the arrest of 249 foreign ministry personnel over suspected links to an attempted coup in 2016. Turkey to Buy Russia’s S-400 despite US Threats Turkey on Sunday dismissed US threats of sanctions if it went ahead with a Russian missile purchase. Turkey Will Look for «Best Technology» Elsewhere If US Blocks F-35 Transfer If Turkey can’t buy F-35 fighter jets from the US, it will look for a substitute elsewhere.