Ankara steps up its cross-border offensive, as rebels seek to wrest control of areas around border-city Jarablus from forces backed by Kurds; Turkish soldier killed in rocket attack on tank.
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Under the potential agreement with Tehran, Iran would import Iraqi oil to its refineries and export an equivalent amount of its own crude on behalf of Baghdad from Iranian ports on the Gulf.
Turkey, which is battling a Kurdish insurgency in its southeast, is increasingly concerned about an expanding Kurdish enclave just across the border, and the two sides could be on track for a confrontation.
Kemal Kilicdaroglu was traveling in the country's northeast when shots were exchanged between the police and an unidentified party.
The role of the Syrian Kurdish YPG has been a sticking point between Turkey and the U.S., who backs the fighters against ISIS in Syria. Turkey, however sees the YPG as an extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK).
Der Spiegel reports German Bundeswehr evaluating whether it could move the warplanes and refuelling aircraft, which are supporting the U.S.-led coalition's aerial attacks on ISIS targets, to Jordan or Cyprus.
The USS Nitze tried to communicate with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps vessels 12 times before changing course in order to distance itself.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Thursday that YPG fighters were retreating to the east of the Euphrates river, a red line for Turkey, foreign ministry sources in Ankara said.
King Abdullah vows to maintain status quo at the holy compound, criticizes Israeli policies in Jerusalem.
Russia seemingly caught off guard by swift Turkish military action despite mutual promises to begin closer cooperation in fight against ISIS.