CBB Cancels Turkish Bank License in Bahrain amid Surge Saudi-Turkish Differences
Central Bank of Bahrain announced cancelling the license granted to the Turkish bank “Turkiye Is Bankasi AS”, amid an increase in differing views between Saudi Arabia and Turkey.
Senior UAE Official Says Turkey-Arab Relations 'Not in Best State'
A senior United Arab Emirates (UAE) official said on Saturday Turkey’s policy towards neighboring Arab states was not reasonable and advised it to respect their sovereignty.
Saudi Prince Says Turkey Part of “Triangle of Evil”: Egyptian Media
Saudi Arabia’s powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has described Turkey as part of a “triangle of evil” along with Iran and hardline Islamist groups, Egypt’s Al-Shorouk newspaper reported on Wednesday.
Erdogan Hosts Qatar Emir Amid New Gulf Tensions
Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani held talks in Turkey on Monday with his chief ally President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as tensions again surged between the emirate and its regional foes.
UAE Diplomat Summoned by Turkish Ministry over Ottoman Tweet
A Turkish foreign ministry official said on Thursday the United Arab Emirates charge d‘affaires was summoned to the ministry over comments about an Ottoman commander retweeted by the UAE foreign minister.
Turkey's Erdogan Defends Ottoman Commander after UAE Minister Retweets Criticism
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan leapt to the defence of an Ottoman military commander on Wednesday after the United Arab Emirates foreign minister retweeted accusations that Ottoman forces looted the holy city of Medina during World War One.
Erdogan Pledges Military Support for Qatar on Doha Visit
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pledged his country's continued military support for Qatar during a visit to Doha on Wednesday, according to state media, amid an ongoing Gulf political crisis.
Turkey's Erdogan to Visit Qatar on November 15
Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan will travel next week to Qatar, which Ankara has supported in its dispute with powerful Gulf Arab neighbors, presidential sources said on Wednesday.
Iraqi Authorities Gain First Foothold at Kurdish Frontier with Turkey
Iraqi troops deployed on Tuesday at one of the main land crossings with Turkey, gaining a foothold at the Kurdish-held frontier for the first time in decades and imposing one of Baghdad’s central demands on the Kurds.
Iraqi Forces and Kurdish Fighters Reach Agreement to Deploy Soldiers to Key Border Crossing in North
Iraqi government forces and Kurdish Peshmerga fighters reached an agreement on Sunday to deploy Iraqi Federal Police forces to a key border crossing with Turkey in the country’s north.
Turkey to Close Air Space to Northern Iraq, Work with Baghdad on Border
Turkey said on Monday it would close its air space to Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdish region and work to hand control of the main border crossing into the region to the central Iraqi government.
Erdogan Says Turkey, Iran and Iraq will Decide on Closing Northern Iraq's Oil Taps
Turkey, Iran and Iraq will jointly decide on closing the flow of oil from northern Iraq, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying on Thursday, a retaliatory move after the Kurdish region voted for independence.
Turkey's Erdogan in Iran, Kurdish Independence on Agenda
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Tehran on Wednesday to discuss a possible joint response against a Kurdish vote in favour of secession in Iraq, a result with both Turkey and Iran fiercely oppose.
Iraq Plans to Take Control of Kurdistan Region's Border 'in Coordination' with Iran, Turkey
Iraq plans to take control of the borders of its autonomous Kurdistan region "in coordination" with Iran and Turkey, the Iraqi Defence Ministry said on Friday.
Iraqi PM's Office Says Turkey Agrees to Deal Only with Baghdad on Oil Exports
Turkey told Iraq it would deal only with the Iraqi government on crude oil exports, the office of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Thursday.
Turkey, Iran, Iraq Consider Counter-Measures over Kurdish Referendum
Turkey, Iran and Iraq have agreed to consider counter-measures against Kurdish northern Iraq over a planned independence referendum, Turkey’s foreign ministry said on Thursday.
Turkey's Erdogan, Iraq's Abadi to discuss Iraqi Kurdish Referendum
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will meet Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi this week to discuss their concerns about an independence referendum in Iraq’s Kurdish region.
Qatar Emir Meets Ally Erdogan in First Foreign Trip Since Crisis
Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani on Thursday held talks in Turkey with the emirate's chief ally President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in his first visit abroad since the start of a diplomatic crisis with Saudi Arabia.
Turkish Presidency: Qatari Emir to Meet Turkey's Erdogan in Ankara
Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani will hold talks in Ankara on Thursday with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, an ally of Doha in its dispute with Gulf Arab neighbors.
Qatar Says Five Suspects in News Agency Hacking Detained in Turkey
Qatar’s attorney general said Turkey has detained five suspects in connection with the hacking of Qatar’s state news agency in May.