World Bulletin / News Desk
Free Syrian Army, or FSA, has given green light to the proposal of Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu for Syrian vice president Farouk Al-Sharaa's appointment as the president of interim government.
FSA's political advisor Bessam Dade told AA correspondent on Monday that they accept Davutoglu's proposal for the bloodshed to stop in Syria but on the condition that it should not be one-to-one Yemeni model.
Reminding that Yemen's toppled president Ali Abdullah Salih was given a long notice to handle down his position to his deputy, Dade said that they would like the transition to happen in no time.
Dade said that Davutoglu's offer was the best way to get rid of Beshar Al-Assad and added that all the dissidents in Syria would accept that offer.
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu called Al-Sharaa a man of reason and conscience who played no part in the massacre in his country and said that nobody in Syria knew the political system better than him, in an interview with a Turkish television.
Ankara officially allows use of air bases after announcing July 24 that U.S.-led coalition can deploy aircraft at bases inside Turkey
HDP leader Selahattin Demirtas says he is ready to 'take responsibility for peace' amid worsening violence
'Although ISIL, PKK and DHKP-C feed from various sources, they are subservient to centers of evil that are united around a shared goal,' says Davutoglu
Volunteers work with children and mothers trying to get over traumatic memories of brutal civil war
Turkey president to meet Chinese counterpart in bid to improve souring ties over Beijing's treatment of Uighur minority
Kirkuk-Ceyhan oil pipeline blown up in eastern Sirnak province, says Energy Minister Yildiz
Turkish dailies on Wednesday cover President Erdogan’s comments on the solution process plus ongoing coalition talks
Turkish president Erdogan has said that he will hold talks to further economic and commercial cooperation with China and Indonesia.
Kurdistan Workers' Party is denounced after wave of recent terror attacks
It is believed that the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) was the intended target
Kurdish party says it will apply to parliament to lift immunity from all MPs amid rancor over PKK accusations
Turkish President Erdogan will visit China, his first since he took presidency in 2014 and will be signing a number of agreements.
An emergency meeting of NATO is being held in Brussels at the request of Turkey on Tuesday.
"It is not possible for us to continue the peace process with those who threaten our national unity and brotherhood," said Erdogan, who told a news conference in Ankara ahead of his departure on an official visit to China.
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