(UPDATED) The move by the 4 Arab governments comes despite mounting international pressure to compromise in their weeks-old boycott of their fellow US ally
The visit focuses on 'developments in Syria and Iraq, the fight against terrorism... and the importance of protecting countries' sovereign rights,' Erdogan's spokesman Ibrahim Kalin says in Doha
(UPDATED) The journalists are charged with supporting in the newspaper's coverage 3 groups considered by Turkey as terror outfits
(UPDATED) Erdogan arrives in Jeddah to meet the Saudi leadership before heading to Qatar on Monday to speak with Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani
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Ahmet Demircan says 358 people were hurt, of whom 272 were taken to hospital in ambulances. The rest went on their own, he adds.
(4th UPDATE) The quake struck at 1:31 am with an epicenter approximately 10.3 kilometers (6.4 miles) south of Bodrum, Turkey
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim says Ankara will continue to play a 'constructive and active' role to help solve what he described as a 'pointless' crisis
Erdogan will also visit Kuwait, the main mediator in the Qatar crisis, during his July 23-24 tour
A Turkish court orders 6 human rights activists including Amnesty International's Turkey director to remain in custody for aiding a terror group
(UPDATED) The authorities have declared July 15 an annual national holiday of 'democracy and unity,' billing the foiling of the putsch as a historic victory of Turkish democracy
Disney chairman and CEO Bob Igler says they were surprised with the demand for the snack in Shanghai, reportedly averaging 4,000 pieces a day
The country is in the throes of the biggest purge in its history against alleged coup supporters while President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has seen his grip on power tightened rather than weakened
The rally marks the culmination of a 450-kilometer 'justice march' from Ankara to Istanbul by Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu
Hopes of a swift resolution seem as remote as a summer downpour in the desert
Erdogan: 'After that step taken by America, the position that we adopt is in the direction of not passing it in parliament'
Berlin-Ankara relations have been fraught, deteriorating sharply over Turkey's mass crackdown last year and a host of other civil rights controversies
Russian delegation head Alexander Lavrentiev says documents outlining how the four safe zones should work 'need finalizing' despite being 'essentially agreed' between the 3 key powerbrokers.
Critics see it has a step back from scientific rigor towards creationism by the Islamic-rooted authorities under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
They are the latest carriers after Abu Dhabi's Etihad to win a reprieve after Washington imposed new rules in March on direct flights from 10 airports in Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa
Its removal would come after Turkey began using highly sophisticated tomography devices for X-ray and ultrasound at Istanbul's Ataturk International Airport
The meeting comes as Ankara resists pressure to shutter a Turkish military base on the emirate that Qatar's neighbors want to see closed
Qatari FM: 'This is contrary to the principles that govern international relations because you can't just present lists of demands and refuse to negotiate'
(UPDATED) It is the 3rd year in a row that the parade for LGBT rights has been banned by Turkish authorities
(UPDATED) 'What we are talking about here is an attack on the sovereign rights of a state,' says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Not including the catering boss, whose name was not disclosed, 40 people are detained over the food poisoning and their cases are now being heard in court
Where are these people coming from, where are they going, how many have died, and how many will be allowed to stay?
The statement comes after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reportedly offered to build a military base in Saudi Arabia, shortly after work began on Turkey's facility in Qatar
The United Nations' secretary general urges the Gulf countries to find a peaceful solution to the row
A sudden change in the color of the Bosphorus Strait surprises Istanbul residents, with scientists putting it down to a surge in a species of plankton across the Black Sea
The crisis has put Turkey in a delicate position as Ankara regards Qatar as its chief ally in the Gulf but is also keen to maintain its improving relations with the key regional power Saudi Arabia
The tremor, felt as far as Athens and Izmir in Turkey, damaged at least 3 churches and shops in south Lesbos, local owners say, while rock slides blocked some roads
(UPDATED) Trump's warning overshadows an earlier declaration from US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who encouraged Saudi Arabia and its allies to ease their land and sea 'blockade' of Qatar
Spokesman: Erdogan 'has initiated diplomatic efforts to resolve this dispute between friends and brothers in line with the spirit of the holy month of Ramadan'
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A judge issues an arrest warrant to Thunders' Enes Kanter after an Istanbul prosecutor opened an investigation into Kanter's alleged 'membership of an armed terrorist organization'
Donald Tusk, who heads the European Council of 28 EU member state leaders, and European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker meet Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of a NATO summit in Brussels
A foreign ministry spokesman says Berlin 'regrets and laments' the fact the trip wouldn't go ahead, calling it 'another missed opportunity' for dialogue
OKC's Enes Kanter says his next move is to become an American citizen amid death threats he says he received for comparing Turkey president Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Adolf Hitler
(2ND UPDATE) Basketball star Enes Kanter blames Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, whom he calls the 'Hitler of our century,' for his hours-long detention in Bucharest
Turkish bodyguards of visiting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan push past a Washington police cordon outside the Turkish ambassador's residence and set about the protesters with their fists and feet
Both leaders try to put a brave face on their differences and to renew a key alliance between NATO's leading power and its biggest Muslim member, partners in the fight against the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq
Turkish officials had hoped for a 'new page' after the bickering with former US president Barack Obama over support for Kurdish fighters in Syria
'They wanted me to sponsor that entry,' says President Rodrigo Duterte, recalling his conversation with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Mongolian Prime Minister Jargaltulga Erdeneba
The Philippine leader has a pull-aside meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, another leader known for his charisma and strongman leadership
The bus was carrying about 40 people, many of whom were women
Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem has rejected any UN role in monitoring the designated areas
The issue risks further stoking tensions between Ankara and Washington less than a week before President Recep Tayyip Erdogan heads to Washington to meet his US counterpart Donald Trump
'We will not give permission for something we are not obligated to do, and whose content we absolutely reject, for example, the death penalty,' says Chancellor Angela Merkel