I recommend that you read The rise and the fall of ottoman empire - The Ottoman Times - by Lord Kinross. It is true that teh British and Russians had carved out a big part of the empire like the Arabian peninsula, the North African colonies and part of the Balkan territories but they were not in the process of totally destroying the empire. When teh Union and Progress party (Ittihat ve terakki) sided with Germans then British objectives changed.
Iraqi: Government forces have regained full control of Ramadi from ISIS (AP)
from the article: Turkey: Israel is strategic ally with shared interests