Turkey

US decries Washington, DC, brawl during Erdogan's visit

US expresses concern in 'strongest possible terms' after violence erupted outside the Turkish embassy.

US decries Washington, DC, brawl during Erdogan's visit

United States

Erdogan and Trump discuss expanding cooperation

Meeting between Turkish and US leaders comes just days after Trump's decision to arm Kurdish YPG fighters in Syria.

Middle East

Bus crash near Turkey's Marmaris kills 24 people

Officials said the bus, carrying mostly women and children, fell 15 metres down a cliff near holiday town of Marmaris.

Bus crash near Turkey's Marmaris kills 24 people

Middle East

50 countries take part in Turkey’s international defence fair

The Turkish military is hosting an international defence fair, attracting participants from more than 50 countries and 800 companies. Turkey says it wants to reduce its dependence on foreign weapons and focus on domestic production.

Turkey

Malaysia deports Turkish nationals accused of coup link

Police confirm three citizens arrested under security law returned to Ankara as rights group warns of 'crass abuse'.

Malaysia deports Turkish nationals accused of coup link

Middle East

Turkey detains ex-stock exchange workers for Gulen link

State-run media says 62 detained are suspected of being linked to the US-based cleric blamed by Turkey for failed coup.

Turkey detains ex-stock exchange workers for Gulen link

Middle East

Turkey arrests Cumhuriyet online editor-in-chief

Police official says Guven was detained over article about the death of a public prosecutor in Denizli province.

Turkey arrests Cumhuriyet editor-in-chief Oguz Guven

Middle East

US-backed Syrian forces 'fully capture' Tabqa from ISIL

Syrian Democratic Forces say they now control all of the key city and an adjacent dam east of ISIL stronghold of Raqqa.

US-backed Syrian forces 'fully capture' Tabqa from ISIL

Middle East

Turkey condemns US move to arm Syrian Kurdish fighters

Officials criticise Trump's decision to arm YPG units in battle for Raqqa against ISIL as US tries to reassure Ankara.

Middle East

Turkey: US arming of Kurdish units 'unacceptable'

Responding to Trump's move to send arms supplies to YPG in battle for Raqqa, Turkish official hopes US will 'turn back'.

US arming of Kurdish fighters 'unacceptable'

Middle East

Trump to send arms to Kurdish fighters in Syria

US president approves direct weapons shipments to Syrian Kurdish fighters battling ISIL despite Turkish warnings.

Middle East

Syria's 'de-escalation zones' explained

A deal signed by Russia, Turkey and Iran to create 'de-escalation zones' went into effect on Saturday.

Middle East

Turkish farmers affected by Kremlin’s sanctions

Despite a thaw in bilateral relations, some Turks are still feeling the pinch of sanctions imposed by the Kremlin two years ago. Although most have already been lifted, Turkey's tomato farmers are still being told they cannot sell to Russia.

Opinion

It's time for the US to stop alienating its allies

Turkey's air strikes on PKK-affiliated groups in Iraq and Syria should be a wake-up call for the Trump administration.

Kadir Ustun

by Kadir Ustun

Kadir Ustun

Middle East

Turkey and Russia push for safe-zones in Syria

Opposition returns to talks in Astana, Kazakhstan after walking out on Wednesday over air strikes in Syria.

Turkey and Russia push for safe-zones in Syria