Syria's Civil War

Turkey deploys 80 military vehicles near Syrian border

Deployment comes after Russia, Turkey, and Iran agreed to send 'de-escalation' forces to Syria in the coming weeks.

Turkey deploys 80 military vehicles near Syrian border

Middle East

Deal struck on final Syria de-escalation zones

Iran, Turkey and Russia unveil plan in Astana calling for end to hostilities in zones in mainly opposition-held areas.

Final de-escalation zones agreed on in Astana

Middle East

Turkey's President Erdogan hosts Qatar's emir

Turkey's leader holds talks with the Qatari emir at his presidential palace in Ankara.

Turkey's President Erdogan hosts Qatar's emir

Middle East

Qatar's emir to meet Turkey's President Erdogan

Turkey's leader has been a major supporter of Doha since June 5 when a Saudi-led bloc cut ties and blockaded Qatar.

Qatar's emir to meet Turkey's President Erdogan

Opinion

Is there really a Turkey-Iran rapprochement?

Can common concerns about US policies in the Middle East and Kurdish statehood ambitions bring Turkey and Iran together?

Galip Dalay

by Galip Dalay

Galip Dalay

NATO

Turkey set to buy Russian missile defence system

Putin's adviser confirms agreement marking the NATO member's first major weapons purchase from Russia.

Turkey set to buy Russian missile defence system

Germany

Turkey issues travel warning for Germany over 'racism'

Turkish citizens should 'be careful' in Germany before elections later in September, Turkey's foreign ministry says.

Turkey issues travel warning for Germany before vote

Middle East

Despite GCC crisis, Gulf tourists flock to rural Turkey

More than half a million tourists from Gulf countries are expected to summer in the eastern Black Sea region.

Despite GCC crisis, Gulf tourists flock to rural Turkey

Turkey

Turkey detains two Germans in relation to Gulen probe

Police tell state media the duo was held in Antalya over probe into Gulen group, which Ankara blames for failed coup.

Turkey detains two Germans in relation to Gulen probe

Middle East

Erdogan: Indictment of guards in US brawl a 'scandal'

Turkey's president blames Washington for May skirmish, but US prosecutors say Turkish guards started the melee.

Erdogan: Indictment of guards in US brawl a 'scandal'

Syrian Refugees

Syrian couple turns a new page

After fleeing Damascus, Gulnar Hajo and Samer Kadri opened an Arabic-language bookstore and cultural centre in Istanbul.

Syrian couple turns a new page

Middle East

Three more Erdogan guards indicted for Washington brawl

Indictments charge 19 defendants with attacking people protesting against the US visit of the Turkish president in May.

Three more Erdogan guards indicted for Washington brawl

Middle East

Turkey urges Iraqi Kurds to abandon independence vote

In an official visit to Baghdad and Erbil, Turkey's foreign minister lobbies Kurds to cancel next month's referendum.

Inside Story

Can Iraq's Kurdish region gain independence?

Iraq's Kurds say they are going ahead with plans to hold a referendum on independence in September.

Middle East

Turkish air strikes against PKK reported

At least nine fighters killed in separate attacks in southeastern Turkey and northern Iraq, government officials say.

Air raids 'kill PKK fighters' in Turkey, northern Iraq