World Bulletin / News Desk
“Turkey stands with the brotherly victims of the earthquake,” he said in a statement.
The prime minister said the government had sent a convoy of medical and food aid and wished speedy recovery to those affected.
The 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit around 32 kilometers (20 miles) southwest of the Iraqi city of Halabja at 9.15 p.m. Iraqi time (1815GMT), the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The Tasnim news agency in Iran reported 207 killed in western Iran, with most casualties in the city of Kermanshah. The death toll is expected to rise.
Erdogan says Turkish military advanced 300 square kilometres during Operation Olive Branch
Presidential spokesman says US should start process of disengaging from YPG
Sigmar Gabriel says Turkey is 'big and influential country'
Security forces come across massive underground PKK terror group shelter which houses swimming pool, washrooms
Turkish and German foreign ministers meet in Munich, pledge closer dialogue and cooperation
On Friday, the Greek foreign minister said Turkey would see “non peaceful behavior” from Greece
EU Affairs Minister Omer Celik in Bulgarian capital says Afrin operation ensures security of Turkey and Europe
Yildirim adds: We expect Germany to not tolerate terrorist groups posing threat to Turkey
Court also accepts indictment seeking 18 years in prison for Deniz Yucel on charges of spreading terrorist propaganda
Hassan Kalkawi, Jalma villages cleared from PYD/PKK terrorists as part of Operation Olive Branch
Aircraft crashed during planned training flight, says Turkish military
Turkish foreign minister, US counterpart meet in Ankara amid tension over American support for terror groups in Syria
Turkish president meets US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at presidential complex in capital Ankara
Yildirim offers his condolences following mass school shooting in Florida
Leading angel investors from around the world to meet in Istanbul next week