Hulusi Akar

Iraq summons Turkish diplomat in protest against defense minister’s visit

Iraq summons Turkish diplomat in protest against defense minister’s visit

  • Iraq condemns Turkey’s intention to establish a permanent military base in northern Iraq
  • Baghdad ‘categorically rejects’ violations of Iraqi sovereignty by Turkish military force
By Arab News ·

Special Athens, Ankara explore channels of communication while friction remains

Athens, Ankara explore channels of communication while friction remains

By Angelos Al. Athanasopoulos ·

Special Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar’s recent visit to Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan has sparked speculation about an imminent joint military operation between Ankara, Baghdad and Irbil inside Iraqi territory against the Kurds. (Reuters/File Photo)

Turkish defense chief’s Iraqi visit: What to expect? 

By MENEKSE TOKYAY ·

Special Russian, Turkish officials step up talks on Idlib crisis

Russian, Turkish officials step up talks on Idlib crisis

By MENEKSE TOKYAY ·

Special Turkish, US, Iraqi military officials discuss security challenges

Turkish, US, Iraqi military officials discuss security challenges

By MENEKSE TOKYAY ·