World Bulletin / News Desk
Lebanon's Miqdad tribe has said a Turkish businessman it had a kidnapped earlier this month would not be released until a clansman abducted by armed groups inside Syria was freed.
"We will not release the Turkish businessman until our brother is freed," Asad Miqdad, brother of Hassan Miqdad who was kidnapped in Syria, told The Anadolu Agency on Saturday.
Aydin Tufan Tekin, the Turkish businessman, was among more than 20 Syrians including opposition members and fighters with the Free Syrian Army in retaliation to the arrest of Hassan Miqdad.
Earlier today, the Miqdad tribe said it would release all Syrians it holds as hostage except for four, whom a spokesperson for the tribe described as "senior FSA members."
The institute proposed a research department on Turkish-Ottomans, which "fill the gap in the department of history and civilization."
Turkish newspapers cover President Erdogan’s criticism of the EU as well as the normalization of relations between the US and Cuba.
Turkey and Iran both have the political will to fight terrorism, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said in Tehran.
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A 17-year-old boy was shot dead during armed clashes between police and assailants in southeast Turkey overnight and one police officer was wounded
Most newspapers covered latest developments in ongoing investigation of "parallel structure"
Police launch rescue operation after fishing boat destroyed in high winds on Marmara Sea.
A Chinese tourist has been killed in a hot air balloon crash in the central Turkish touristic area of Cappadocia
Eighteen still under arrest in the operation against the "parallel state" with alleged links to U.S.-based preacher Fethullah Gulen.
Despite recent exchanges of criticism, EU calls cooperation with Turkey 'crucial.'