•  Iran denounces Turkish air raid on Iraq Yesterday 20:49

    Iran denounces Turkish air raid on Iraq

    TEHRAN – Iran has denounced a series of attacks carried out by Turkish warplanes in northwestern Iraq as a violation of the Arab country’s sovereignty.

  • Iran-Turkey co-op needed to defeat terrorism: official 2017-04-25 20:44

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    Iran-Turkey co-op needed to defeat terrorism: official

    TEHRAN – An Iranian Foreign Ministry official underlined on Tuesday the necessity of cooperation between Iran and Turkey in order to defeat terrorist groups and extremist ideologies in the Middle East.

  • محمود منشی پوری 2017/04/22

    By Mahmood Monshipouri

    Turkey and its constitutional referendum: Looking ahead

    The recent referendum in Turkey has dramatically expanded the powers of President RecepTayyip Erdogan, pushing the Turkish people and its domestic politics toward a choice between serving as a democratic model for the rest of the Muslim world or defending their nation by prioritizing security (in the face of the most talked-about terrorist threat—ISIS—within its porous borders) and its economic stakes (worsened by the Syrian refugee crisis) over its democratic ideals in a region that is growing on the whole more authoritarian.

  • Turkey 2017-04-21 04:49

    By  Markus Becker

    It's time to break off EU membership talks with Turkey

    With Turkey's vote on Sunday for sweeping constitutional reforms, autocratic President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has consolidated his power and divided the country.

  • Turkey 2017-04-18 02:39

    By Frida Ghitis

    Turkey's democracy died today

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared victory in a referendum over a new constitution that will make him far more powerful, potentially for many more years to come. The result, which the opposition is calling fraudulent, promises to make Turkey less democratic, more bitterly divided and more religious than ever.

  • Turkey 2017-04-15 06:08

    By Elmira Bayrasli

    Is it too late for Turkey’s democracy?

    Turkish democracy is on life support. On April 16, Turks will vote on 18 amendments to their country’s Constitution, including whether to abolish the office of the prime minister and transfer its powers to the president.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-04-14 15:55

    By Ali Kushki

    Iran, Russia, Turkey to press ahead with Syria talks despite U.S. strike 

    TEHRAN – The recent U.S. military intervention in Syria will have no impact on the Astana talks and Iran, Russia, and Turkey carry on with their agenda to find a political solution to the Syrian war, Iran’s Foreign Ministry said. 

  • Erdogan 2017-04-10 02:39

    By Patrick Cockburn

    Turkish referendum could end what little democracy is left in the country

    In the final days before Turks vote in a referendum on 16 April on whether or not to give President Recep Tayyip Erdogan dictatorial powers and effectively end parliamentary government, the mood in Turkey is prone to conspiracy theories and suspicion of foreign plots

  • syria 2017-04-06 15:00

    Turkey-Backed Militants Killed in Clashes with SDF Forces in Aleppo

    TEHRAN - The predominately Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) warded off attacks by militants of the Ankara-led Euphrates Shield Operation on several villages in Northern Aleppo, inflicting casualties on them.

  • U.S.-Turkey 2017-04-03 08:32

    Hilal Koylu

    Did Tillerson's visit to Turkey relieve tensions?

    With U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s meeting in Ankara on March 30, he became the first senior official in U.S. President Donald Trump's administration to visit Turkey.

  •  Three Passions: Book, Coffee and Chocolate Festival 2017-04-02 15:55

    Iran guest country of Turkey’s Book, Coffee and Chocolate Festival

    TEHRAN – Iran is the guest country of the Three Passions: Book, Coffee and Chocolate Festival, which is currently underway at the Harbiye Military Museum in Istanbul.

  • اردوغان 2017-03-27 02:40

    Erdogan says Turkey may hold referendum for EU accession

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says a second referendum may be held after the April constitutional reforms vote over the continuing of EU accession talks.

  • Turkey 2017-03-24 02:46

    Ankara Summons Norway’s Ambassador after Turkish Officers Granted Asylum by Oslo

    TEHRAN - The Turkish Foreign Ministry summoned Norwegian Ambassador Vegard Ellefsen, following Norway’s decision to grant asylum to five Turkish nationals.

  • Erdogan 2017-03-24 02:44

    Turkey’s President Urges EU to Respect Human Rights, Freedoms

    TEHRAN - Turkish president continued his war of words with Europe saying his country can be "pushed around", media reports said.

  • مرزبازرگان 2017-03-17 15:54

    Envoy hopes for smooth transport at border checkpoint with Turkey

    TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador to Turkey  Mohammad Ebrahim Teherian expressed hope on Friday that the trasport flow in the Gurbulak-Bazargan border crossing gets smoother.

  • ظریف 2017-03-15 21:47

    Zarif calls on Turkey to act more ‘seriously’ in region

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on Turkey to pursue a more realistic approach to regional developments, emphasizing that “self-restraint” is an integral part of neighborhood.

  • ASTANA 2017-03-15 21:00

    Iran seals its status as truce guarantor in Syria

    TEHRAN - Iran has officially become a country guaranteeing the truce in Syria, along with Russia and Turkey, Head of the Russian delegation and Presidential Envoy for Syrian settlement Alexander Lavrentyev said on Wednesday in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana.

  • Turkey 2017-03-15 09:29

    By Maximilian Popp

    Netherlands dispute gives Turkey perfect election fodder

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, it seemed, had run out of stories to tell. He had retold the legend of his rise from the very bottom of society to the political pinnacle, and of his energetic battle against his country's enemies, so often that his referendum campaign had long felt like a repeat of earlier elections.

  • 02br1 tekin.jpg 2017-03-14 21:28

    Iran’s caution on Turkey travel a blow to ties: Ankara envoy

    TEHRAN – The Turkish Ambassador to Iran, Riza Hakan Tekin, has accused Tehran of launching what he called “smear campaigns” against Turkey, stressing it will negatively influence bilateral ties between the neighboring countries.  

  • مذاکرات آستانه 2017-03-14 10:55

    Russia, Turkey, Iran to go ahead with Syria talks: Kazakhstan

    TEHRAN – Russia, Turkey and Iran are pressing ahead with the third round of the Syria peace talks in Kazakhstan, Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov said on Monday, despite a request from the Syrian opposition to postpone the meeting.

  • Majlis urges government to counteract anti-Iran move 2017-03-14 09:43

    Parliamentary committee to look into mistreatment case at Turkish border

    TEHRAN – An Iranian lawmaker has said the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee will follow up on the case of insults against Iranian travelers at a border crossing with Turkey, Tasnim reported on Monday.

  • 2017-03-13 20:52

    Turkey summons Dutch envoy over Rotterdam police action

    Turkey summoned the Dutch envoy in Ankara to complain about the actions of Rotterdam police against Turkish protesters over the weekend as a row over Ankara's political campaigning abroad widened.

  • نشست خبری علی لاریجانی رئیس مجلس شورای اسلامی 2017-03-13 20:50

    Larijani says Iran’s general strategy is to have good relations with Islamic countries

    ‘Turkey expected to act prudently’

    TEHRAN – Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said on Monday that Tehran expects the Turkish government to be considerate in making comments and adopting stances.

  • ارتش ترکیه 2017-03-13 16:17

    Turkish Army Forcing Syrian Civilians to Join Militants of Euphrates Shield Operation

    TEHRAN - Media source said that the Turkish Army troops are forcing Arab citizens in Northern Syria to join the Ankara-backed militants of the Euphrates Shield Operation, killing those who do not obey.

  • Iran Foreign ministry central building 2017-03-12 21:18

    Iran warns its citizens about Turkey trip

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday issued a statement warning Iranians about traveling to Turkey.

  • rahimpour 2017-03-11 20:20

    Turkish policies have confused Iran: official

    TEHRAN - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia-Pacific Affairs Ebrahim Rahimpour has said that Iran is unable to understand some policies adopted by Turkey.

  • Refugees 2017-03-08 03:22

    By Markus Feldenkirchen

    Refugee crisis prevents honest dealings with Turkey

    The fear that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan might cancel the refugee deal and allow masses of migrants to make their way to Germany has shackled Angela Merkel's policies toward the autocratic leader. It's time to come up with a European solution that decreases our dependence on Turkey.

  • qassemi 2017-03-06 22:04

    Iran describes Rouhani-Erdogan meeting as ‘useful’

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Monday that meeting between Iranian and Turkish presidents in Islamabad on Wednesday was “useful” and “important”.

  • Harun Yahya 2017-03-06 11:07

    Harun Yahya 

    Iran and Turkey will stay as brothers no matter what

    The Middle East has always been the target of certain factions due to its geopolitical significance and rich underground sources.

  • Merkel 2017-03-06 03:13

    By Arne Delfs

    Merkel risks tension with Erdogan over Turkish reporter's arrest

    Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned the arrest of a German reporter in Turkey as excessively harsh, risking tension with President Reccep Tayyip Erdogan as she counts on him to stem refugee flows to Europe.