Turkey extends deadline for anti-missile defense proposals till Dec 31

Hürriyet Daily News

Turkey has again extended the deadline for bids for a multi-billion dollar anti-missile defense system tender, despite having provisionally awarded the deal to China last year. The new deadline for rival bidding companies to submit their proposals is Dec. 31, […]

Near Syrian border, US troops guard against missiles — and monotony

Stars and Stripes

GAZIANTEP, Turkey — Spc. Kayla Eckman has protective eyes over this city of 1.5 million people, guarding against any incoming missiles from Syria, which lies just over the horizon. “There’s a threat and that’s why we’re here, to protect the […]

Turkey-based NATO radar’s Israel protection in question

Hürriyet Daily News

“Dismantle that radar base; it is there merely to protect Israel from Iran,” roared the main opposition leader, Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, hoping to squeeze Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in the presidential race, dominated by an anti-Israeli campaign by all candidates. […]