Mikhail Babich could be a new Ambassador of Russia to Turkey. Earlier Ukraine refused to accept himCo-mayor of Kulp municipality in Diyarbakır, Sadiye Sürer Baran, is detained in an operation from her home. Turkish court issues media blackout after media revealed Russian ambassador's assassin not linked to Gulen group. PM Yıldırım calls his Russian counterpart Medvedev to offer condolences over Russian plane crash Turkey asks the U.S. backed coalition to back its ongoing operation on Syria’s Al-BabTurkish FM meets Qatari counterpart in Doha According to Reuters, Turkey asks for air support from the US coalition against Islamic State in al-Bab, Syria. BSF Tapir class LST Nikolai Filchenkov 152 transits Bosphorus en route to Tartus Syria for its 5th deployment in 2016 A spokesman for Turkish President: intense diplomatic efforts are underway to establish a cease-fire in All Syria Turkey send more armor for final battle against IS in northern Syria Police are raiding HQ of Democratic Society Congress DTK in Diyarbakir. DTK is a platform for Kurdish civil society organisations. According to a military source at the Kuweires Airport, a group of Russian Su-24 and Su-34 fighters jets carried out airstrikes over Al-Bab in east Aleppo, resulting in the destruction of several mechanisms that belonged to ISILPhotos of ATGM strikes by IS on different Turkish (military) vehicles near al-Bab, Syria.Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan discussed the Syria crisis in a phone conversation today, the Kremlin said in a statement. The President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, who is visiting Russia now, also took part in the call, it added. Erdoğan called Putin to express his condolences over the crash of a Russian TU-154 plane near the Black Sea city of Sochi, the Kremlin said.Turkish airstrikes in alBab/Bzagah hit 6 IS positions, killing 9 ISTurkish special forces continue the preparations to take Al Bab. FSA were forced to withdrew from Aqil Mt due to VBIED attacks Turkey is sending additional APCs, Howitzers, Commandos into Syria as part of EuphratesShield as they continue ops to capture al-Bab from IS New Reinforcement of TR Army, A convoy of 10 T-155 Storm Howitzers and 5 APCs, sent to Syria from Gaziantep, to support Al Bab op. Syrian armed opposition factions held talks in Ankara Saturday,seeking merger in one armed body and a planned ceasefire500 Turkish special forces have joined Al-Bab operation — Turkish media outlets report. 12 ISIL militants killed in fighting in Al Bab by Euphrates Shield forcesPM of Turkey Binali Yıldırım sends condolences to his Russian counterpart over the crashed Russian military plane heading to Syria today. 32 civilians at least killed with mines planted by IS militants as they were trying to flee from al-Bab city in Rural Aleppo IS executed and crucified "Mostafa Hazory" near al-Bab for helping civilians escape from IS areas. ISIS suffer heavy losses in Al Bab. Aleppo Al-Bab: ISIS publishes pictures of destroyed/abandoned TSK Leopard 2A4, M60T, Otokar Cobra. Civilians in Jarablus protest against human rights abuses commited by the #EuphratesShield in the city Al Bab: There was a media restriction due to op safetyISIL defenses collapses in Al Bab, Euphrates Shield forces could impose full control over city soon

Map. History of Turkey conflict

26 December 2016
Turkish FM meets Qatari counterpart in Doha
BSF Tapir class LST Nikolai Filchenkov 152 transits Bosphorus en route to Tartus Syria for its 5th deployment in 2016
Turkey send more armor for final battle against IS in northern Syria
Photos of ATGM strikes by IS on different Turkish (military) vehicles near al-Bab, Syria.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan discussed the Syria crisis in a phone conversation today, the Kremlin said in a statement. The President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, who is visiting Russia now, also took part in the call, it added. Erdoğan called Putin to express his condolences over the crash of a Russian TU-154 plane near the Black Sea city of Sochi, the Kremlin said.
Turkish special forces continue the preparations to take Al Bab.
New Reinforcement of TR Army, A convoy of 10 T-155 Storm Howitzers and 5 APCs, sent to Syria from Gaziantep, to support Al Bab op.
PM of Turkey Binali Yıldırım sends condolences to his Russian counterpart over the crashed Russian military plane heading to Syria today.
Al-Bab: ISIS publishes pictures of destroyed/abandoned TSK Leopard 2A4, M60T, Otokar Cobra.