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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday said Turkey would play a role in the US-backed Iraqi offensive to retake the city of Mosul from jihadists, saying it was unthinkable for Ankara to stay on the sidelines. North Africa, Middle East, Muslim, Turkey, Sayings, Modern, Turkey Country, Lyrics, Islam

Erdogan says Turkey to take part in Mosul operation

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday said Turkey would play a role in the US-backed Iraqi offensive to retake the city of Mosul from jihadists, saying it was unthinkable for Ankara to stay on the sidelines.

The relatively young nation has seen more than its fair share of coups—and now that history is gaining a new chapter. Military Coup, Hagia Sophia, Ancient Rome, New Chapter, Military History, Monster Trucks, Modern, Asia, Times

A Short History of Modern Turkey's Military Coups

The relatively young nation has seen more than its fair share of coups—and now that history is gaining a new chapter.

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How Turkey’s offensive into Syria is opening up a hornet’s nest

Tensions are deepening between U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters and Syrian rebels.

Turkey Issues a Warrant for Fethullah Gulen, Cleric Accused in Coup. Gulen, who lives in a self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania, is accused of plotting the July 15 coup attempt that left more than 250 people dead. New York Times Editorial, Smoothie Recipe Book, Visit Turkey, Cleric, Ny Times, Twitter, Beautiful, July 15, Pennsylvania

Turkey Issues a Warrant for Fethullah Gulen, Cleric Accused in Coup. Mr. Gulen, who lives in a self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania, is accused of plotting the July 15 coup attempt that left more than 250 people dead.

Civilians killed as Turkey steps up Syria bombardment. At least 40 civilians were killed in Turkish shelling and air strikes in northern Syria. Step Up, Syria, Niagara Falls, Turkey, Military, World, Nature, Travel, Outdoor

Civilians killed as Turkey steps up Syria bombardment

At least 40 civilians were killed in Turkish shelling and air strikes in northern Syria.

"Any attack on democracy, in any of our countries, is an attack on the very foundation of our alliance," NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said. Northwestern University, Our Country, The Washington Post, Istanbul, Turkey, French, City, World, Travel

Analysis | What the West struggles to understand about Turkey and Erdogan

Here's what you should know about Turkey's failed coup and ongoing purge.

Ex-Pentagon officials have called for the US to pull its nuclear weapons from Turkey’s Incirlik Air Base as tensions linger between Washington and Ankara. Luftwaffe, Ankara, Turkish Military, Media Lies, Babylon The Great, Us Senate, Complicated Relationship, Military News, Iraq War

Analysis | Turkey’s increasingly complicated relationship with NATO

The second largest active military in NATO has a problem.

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A night of terrifying chaos in Istanbul

A low rumble, and then a boom shook my building near Taksim Square.

Göynük, an old Ottoman town, becomes the latest addition to a network of slow cities in Turkey by the Cittaslow General Committee Archaeology, Turkey, Mansions, House Styles, City, Places, Modern, Home Decor, Mansion Houses

Göynük becomes Turkey’s new slow city

Göynük, an old Ottoman town, becomes the latest addition to a network of slow cities in Turkey by the Cittaslow General Committee

Turkish police have launched raids in Istanbul and arrested 12 people, as the hunt for an attacker who killed 39 people in a nightclub intensifies. Police images of suspect, undated

Turkey nightclub attack: Arrests in hunt for gunman

Turkish police launch raids and arrest 12 as the manhunt for the attacker of a nightclub intensifies.

He says that Turkey isn’t turning away from the West — even though Turks are right to feel angry. Affair, Turkey, Feelings, Turning, Modern, Turkey Country, Woodturning, Lathe, Wood Turning

Q&A with Turkey’s E.U. affairs minister

He says that Turkey isn’t turning away from the West — even though Turks are right to feel angry.

Turkey has arrested more than people over alleged links to the group run by the US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen, who is blamed for the failed July coup, local media reported. Solitary Confinement, Political Prisoners, Amnesty International, Make Way, The Washington Post, Utility Pole, Beautiful Places, Island

Turkey plans to build dozens of new jails after post-coup crackdown

Amid a purge, Turkey's prison system is well over capacity.

Red and white balloons, symbolizing the colors of the Turkish flag, float during the inauguration of the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge in Istanbul on Aug. Bosphorus Bridge, Bridge Card, White Balloons, The Washington Post, Yolo, Rafting, Red And White, Fair Grounds, Christmas Tree

Istanbul’s new $3 billion bridge has a very divisive name

Yavuz Sultan Selim bridge is named after a monarch who ordered sectarian massacres.

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This filtered image of more than a million people captures the mood in Turkey

An epic rally in Istanbul packed a massive parade ground.

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Turkish lawyer files complaint accusing U.S. generals of aiding coup attempt

It's a sign of Turkish anger with Washington weeks after the failed coup.

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Turkish authorities to shut down dozens of media outlets

Detention orders were issued for nearly 50 journalists and media figures as part of the crackdown.