Reporter's Notebook

Refugee children overcome trauma with circus skills

Social group restores young people's confidence by teaching them how to perform circus tricks in Mardin.

Middle East

Turkey: Circus skills help Syrian refugee children forget trauma

It is not uncommon for youngsters to dream of running away to join the circus. For Syrian refugee children in Turkey, they didn’t escape to the big top, but ran away from conflict.

Turkey

Turkey arrests six human rights activists

Amnesty International director among the six jailed for 'helping an armed terrorist organisation'.

Turkey arrests six human rights activists

Middle East

Turkey extends emergency rule for three more months

The fourth extension comes almost a year since the state emergency was introduced following a coup attempt.

Turkey extends emergency rule for three more months

Middle East

Syrian doctor helps fellow injured refugees in Turkey

A doctor who escaped a bombing at a medical centre in Syria is now treating patients in neighbouring Turkey.

Middle East

Huge rallies in Turkey mark failed 2016 coup

President Erdogan addresses tens of thousands of people who turned out with flags on the streets of Istanbul and Ankara.

Politics

Turkey marks one year since failed coup attempt

Ankara declares July 15 a national holiday as President Erdogan leads events marking the defeat of coup plotters.

Middle East

One year since Turkey’s failed coup

Turkey's government has dismissed several thousand police, ministry staff and academics a day before the anniversary of last year's failed military coup.

Turkey attempted coup

Turkey's failed coup attempt: All you need to know

An in-depth look at the key issues surrounding the deadly coup attempt that shook Turkey in July 2016.

Turkey's failed coup attempt: All you need to know

Middle East

Turkey dismisses thousands of police and civil servants

A total of 7,563 people, including police, have been dismissed in the latest purge, the Anadolu news agency reports.

Turkey dismisses thousands of police and civil servants

Middle East

Qatar FM upbeat on Tillerson Gulf visit amid GCC crisis

US secretary of state's shuttle diplomacy will 'bear fruit in time', says Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed.

Reporter's Notebook

Turkey's Syrian refugees carve out their own opportunities

Syrian refugees in Turkey turn to entrepreneurship to help their community as well as contribute to the local economy.

Opinion

Middle Eastern supporters of Turkey's failed coup

A year on, the UAE and Egypt's involvement in Turkey's failed coup attempt is more apparent than ever before.

Ismail Numan Telci

by Ismail Numan Telci

Ismail Numan Telci

Middle East

Meet the Syrian refugees turned entrepreneurs living in Turkey

For the millions of Syrian refugees in Turkey, finding work is a process riddled with difficulties, but there are success stories,

Middle East

Turkey's CHP leader ends 450km protest march with rally

Main opposition chief joins demonstration against arrest of his party member after 25-day trek from Ankara to Istanbul.

Turkey's CHP leader ends 450km protest march with rally