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Erdogan slams accusations that Turkey trades with ISIS

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday denied media reports accusing Ankara of having trade relations with the Islamic State (ISIS) which controls large areas of Iraq and Syria, stressing that his government fights against all types of terrorism and terrorist organisations.


Source: UFG to drop Egypt lawsuit if Israel import deal cleared

Union Fenosa GasSpain's Union Fenosa Gas (UFG) may drop a lawsuit against Egypt if it approves a deal for the company to import Israeli gas into its idle liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plant in Egypt, a source close to the talks said.


Turkey to develop economic relations with Russia amid sanctions

Nihat ZeybeckiTurkey is to increase its exports to Russia in the face of toughened Western sanctions against the country over the Ukrainian crisis, Turkey's Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci has said.


Turkey calls UN to hold Syrian regime accountable for using chlorine gas

Man placing gas mask on childTurkey has called on the UN Security Council to hold the Syrian regime accountable for the systematic use of internationally banned chlorine gas in attacks against civilians.


Muslim Brotherhood dismisses alleged UK restrictions

Mohamed SoudanA senior leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood said Monday that the group "does not violate any laws in the U.K." following reports that the U.K. government was planning to impose restrictions on the Islamist movement.