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The Turkmens or Turkomans are a Turkic people located primarily in Central Asia , in the state of Turkmenistan, as well as in Iran, Afghanistan, North Caucasus ( Stavropol Krai), and northern Pakistan...

Who are the Turkmen in Syria? - BBC News - BBC.com


Nov 24, 2015 ... The Turkmen are ethnic Turks who have lived in the region of Syria, Iraq and Iran since the 11th Century. They are mainly concentrated in the ...

Syria's Turkmen rebels, the group at the center of the Russia-Turkey ...


Nov 24, 2015 ... Syrian Turkmen fighters are seen with an antiaircraft artillery weapon near the northern Syrian village of Yamadi, close to the border with ...

Who Are the Syrian Turkmen Rebels? | TIME


Nov 24, 2015 ... But it also thrust one of the war's minor players to the center of international attention: Syrian Turkmen rebels who are allied with Turkey and ...

Turkmen | Ethnologue


Arabic script, Naskh variant [Arab], used in Afghanistan and Iran. Cyrillic script [ Cyrl], used in Turkmenistan, not used in Afghanistan. Latin script [Latn], official ...

Turkmen language, alphabets and pronunciation - Omniglot


Information about Turkmen, a Turkic language spoken in Turkmenistan and a number of other Central Asian countries.

A Cause For All Turks: Turkey and Syria's Turkmen Rebels


Jan 21, 2016 ... For better and for worse, people all over the world have recently been paying attention to Syria's Turkmen minority. It was over a Turkmen area ...

Turkey gambles on the Turkmens - Al-Monitor


Nov 30, 2015 ... The Turkmen card Turkey is playing in Syria is likely to backfire and endanger the Turkmens.

Who are the Turkmen that are reported to have killed two Russian ...


Nov 24, 2015 ... The downing of a Russian fighter jet on Syria's Mount Turkmen has thrown the spotlight on to its inhabitants, part of the broader Turkmen ...

Turkmen militia enlisted to patrol Syria anti-Isil buffer zone - Telegraph


Aug 25, 2015 ... Turkey has begun training a police force for its proposed buffer zone inside Syria, officials have told the Telegraph, bringing in a Turkmen militia ...

Capital: Ashgabat (Ashkhabad)
Population: 5,171,943
Chief of State: President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow
Head of State: President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow
National Anthem: Garassyz, Bitarap Turkmenistanyn (Independent, Neutral, Turkmenistan State Anthem)
Lyrics/Music: Collective/Veli Mukhatov