World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkey has begun importing 5 to 10 road tankers of crude from Northern Iraq daily and the volume could rise to 100-200 tankers per day, Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yıldız told reporters on Friday.
Turkey and the Kurdistan Regional Government are also in talks for the direct sale of natural gas to Turkey, in a move to bypass Baghdad, which could strain Turkey's ties with its Iraq.
Most Kurdish oil is still pumped into the national pipeline system. One pipeline carrying about 60,000 bpd already feeds directly from Kurdistan's Tawke oilfield into the main pipeline to the Turkish port of Ceyhan.
Support for Turkey stems from Gulf state’s ‘consistent stance against violence, terror,’ according to Qatari FM
Aselsan has signed a contract for the supply of a Tactical Area Communications System
An emergency meeting of NATO is being held in Brussels at the request of Turkey on Tuesday.
Counter-terrorism police arrested suspects in eastern Mus province following Monday night shooting
Plans for a security zone in northern Syria dominates Tuesday's headlines
Turkey seeks to make NATO understend "their intentions correctly"
This will be Erdogan's first visit to China since 2012
Conflict with PKK 'in the past brought so much suffering and grief to the people of Turkey', says Ban Ki-moon
Turkish PM warns against the misconception that since Turkey is going through a transitional period, its security forces are incapable of taking measures
Turkish president informs the leaders about Turkey's anti-terrorist operations
Wednesday meeting will follow Turkish airstrikes on PKK, ISIL
Air strikes by Turkish air forces against ISIL and PKK could change the regions politics
Risk analysis centers at airports, improved border security are among efforts to stop militant recruits
The Kurdish YPG has captured a town in northern Syria from ISIL fighters using the Euphrates river as a launchpad.
Station in Mardin province attacked with explosives, injuring five officers
Turkish PM's remarks over anti-terror operations against ISIL and PKK dominate Monday's headlines