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SYRIAN PRESIDENT Bashar Assad meeting with Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif in 2015.
Iranian FM heads to Syria, Turkey to discuss regional situation

Assad and Zarif will discuss regional and international developments and avenues for preserving the peace in the region, according to MEHR.

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Ass
Erdogan vows Turkey to continue buying Iranian oil despite U.S. sanctions

Erdogan said Turkey will continue to buy natural gas from Iran in line with its long-term supply contract despite Trump's threats to punish countries doing business with Iran.

Presidents Hassan Rouhani of Iran, Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey and Vladimir Putin of Russia
Fallout from the Turkey-Iran-Russia meeting

The problem is that the US has no clear plan now for Syria, while its adversaries appear to have one.

UN chemical weapons experts inspect alleged chemical samples from an attack in Syria, 2013
France: Turkey and Iran are violating international law in Syria

Iran is a key ally of the Syrian government in the seven-year civil war and it says it has no intention of withdrawing unless Syria requested it do so.

Smoke rises from a target hit by Turkish forces in Afrin, Syria, January 20, 2018
Caught in the Syrian quagmire

The US and Russia, two world super-powers, and Turkey and Iran, the two regional Islamic powers, are locked into a deadly confrontation with no political issue in sight.

Turkey to complete wall on Iranian border by spring 2019

President Tayyip Erdogan said last year Turkey would build walls along its border with Iraq and part of the border with Iran similar to the nearly completed one on its longest border, with Syria.

SUPPORTERS OF Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan wave national flags as they wait for his arrival at t
Is Turkey turning to Iran and if so, why?

Ankara and Tehran have long sought closer relations, but their new meeting comes as Saudi Arabia's king is visiting Moscow.

Iran and Turkey: A new round of an ancient rivalry

Much of the regional international developments in the Middle East will probably be defined by their rivalry.

President Vladimir Putin (R) meets with Iran's President Hassan Rouhani in Ufa, Russia
Iran and Russia discuss increasing military ties; Iran blasts US for 'violation' of nuclear deal

They officials after the International Army Games 2016 began on Saturday.

Terra Incognita: Turkey doubles down in Syria and Iraq

Turkey’s actions in the past few days have re-positioned the country to take a more muscular role in the Syria conflict.

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