Turkey

Turkey official denies use of chemical weapons in Afrin

Yasin Aktay, adviser to president, tells Al Jazeera that parties making the accusations are responsible to prove them.

Turkey official denies use of chemical weapons in Afrin

Russia

'Blather': Lavrov dismisses charges of US vote meddling

Russian foreign minister dismisses accusations of Moscow interference in the 2016 US presidential as 'blather'.

Turkey-Syria border

US and Turkey look to mend ties as Syria tension grows

On a visit to Turkey, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hopes to ease anger over US support for Syrian-Kurdish YPG.

Turkey

US' Tillerson to visit Turkey, ties strained over Syria

Tillerson will be meeting President Erdogan in what is expected to be a tense discussion over the two countries' goals in Syria.

Syria's Civil War

UN envoy: Most dangerous moment in Syria in four years

Violence in country called the most 'violent and worrying moment' as US and Russian diplomats again trade blame at UN.

Syria's Civil War

Elusive aid reaches Syria's besieged Eastern Ghouta

Much-needed food and humanitarian supplies delivered to more than 7,000 Syrians in Eastern Ghouta on Wednesday.

Elusive aid reaches Syria's besieged Eastern Ghouta

Turkey-Syria border

Erdogan warns US of 'Ottoman slap' in northern Syria

Ankara says Washington can no longer use fighting ISIL as an excuse to support Kurdish fighters in northern Syria.

Erdogan slams US 'support for Kurdish YPG fighters'

The Far Right

Unravelling Western fascists' affair with Assad

From Italy to the US, the far right throws support behind the Syrian government as it is accused of war crimes.

Why do Italian fascists adore Syria's Bashar al-Assad?

Syria's Civil War

Regional powers braced for showdown in Syria

Tit-for-tat exchanges between Israel and Iran-backed Syria confront Russia with challenge of keeping a lid on tensions.

Israel squares off for showdown with Iran in Syria

Inside Story

What is behind the rising number of child soldiers?

According to the UN, tens of thousands of children are involved in conflicts in over 20 countries.

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

ISIL chief 'alive but severely wounded' in Syria

Iraqi intelligence chief says Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi suffered severe wounds to his legs in air raid but is alive in Syria.

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: 'Alive but wounded' in Syria

Opinion

Untying the knot of the Israeli attack on Syria

This latest turmoil reminded Israel it has no allies in Syria nor control over developments.

Joe Macaron

by Joe Macaron

Joe Macaron

Middle East

Turkish soldiers die in northern Syria fighting

Turkish PM says two soldiers died after their helicopter was shot down during Ankara's offensive in northern Syria.

Two Turkish troops killed as helicopter downed

Syria's Civil War

Israel: Raids dealt 'serious blow' to Iran and Syria

Netanyahu says Israel to 'continue to strike back' amid tensions over downing of warplane by Syrian government forces.

Turkey-Syria border

Assad quietly aids YPG against Turkey

YPG depend on Assad regime to supply Afrin against Turkey, Assad relies on YPG for grain and oil to supply his forces

Assad quietly aids YPG against Turkey