Turkey granted 25 percent waiver on U.S. Iran oil sanctions – minister

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey has been granted a waiver of around 25 percent on U.S. oil sanctions against Iran, Turkish Energy Minister Fatih Donmez said on Friday, amounting to around three million tonnes of oil annually. Speaking in an interview with broadcaster NTV, Donmez said oil refiner Tupras <TUPRS.IS> was looking

Turkey kills YPG militant who fired across Syrian border – security source

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish forces killed a Kurdish YPG militant who fired into Turkey from Syria, a Turkish security source said on Wednesday, the most recent cross-border clash between Turkey and Kurdish militants east of the Euphrates River. The militant had fired from Syria's Ras al-Ayn region into Turkey's Sanliurfa province,

US offers rewards for info on PKK chiefs wanted by Turkey: official

ANKARA: The US is offering millions of dollars in rewards for information over the whereabouts of three leaders of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), a top American official said after a visit to Ankara Tuesday. The rewards of up to $5 million (4.4 million euros) are likely to gladden Ankara

Turkey says it will not abide by renewed sanctions on Iran

ANKARA (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday Turkey would not abide by the renewed U.S. sanctions on Iran's oil and shipping industries as they were aimed at "unbalancing the world". Washington reimposed the sanctions on Monday, ditching a 2015 deal between world powers and Iran over its nuclear programme.

Turkey praised for handling of Khashoggi affair

The chief of a Qatari daily said Friday that Turkey had refrained from politicizing the killing of a Saudi journalist and was dealing with the issue in a professional manner. Jaber al-Haremi, director general of Dar al-Arab, told Anadolu Agency that while Turkey had endeavored to uphold good relations with the

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