Syria's Civil War

Erdogan calls on Russia, US to pull troops out of Syria

Turkish president's comments come after Putin and Trump said there was 'no military solution' to Syria's war.

Erdogan calls on Russia, US to pull troops out of Syria

Politics

Analysis: Americans, Europeans 'think Erdogan is rash and brash'

Syria is expected to be high on the agenda when Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan meets with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Russia’s Black Sea resort of Sochi on Monday. It is the fourth meeting between Putin and Erdogan this year.

Turkey

Turkey's S-400 purchase 'not a message to NATO'

Decision to buy Russian missile system over others based on technical and financial reasons, official tells Al Jazeera.

Turkey's S-400 purchase not a message to NATO: official

Middle East

World’s humanitarian crises: abused aid, shrinking space

Attacks on aid workers have resulted in shrinking humanitarian space for agencies to carry out their work safely and effectively.

Turkey

Turkey PM visits US as tensions over visa dispute ease

Trip comes a day after two sides partially resumed issuing visas in each other's capital in a step to solve crisis.

Yildirim heads to US as tensions over visa dispute ease

Middle East

US, Turkey to resume visa services 'on limited basis'

US says security situation in Turkey 'has improved sufficiently' to resume visa services 'on limited basis'.

US, Turkey to resume issuing non-immigrant visas

Palestine

Campaign to free Palestinian leader launched in Turkey

The campaign for Sheikh Raed Salah is being led by activists in Palestine, Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey.

Campaign to free Palestinian leader launched in Turkey

Counting the Cost

Beyond oil: Saudi Arabia's 2030 economic vision

The Kingdom's 2030 reform programme hopes to reduce its dependence on oil and create jobs for young Saudis.

Kurds

Can Syria's Kurds avoid their Iraqi brethren's fate?

As part of a bid for greater autonomy, Syrian Kurds are voting in local elections, the second in a three-phase process.

Can Syria's Kurds avoid their Iraqi brethren's fate?

Human Rights

Protests mark 100th anniversary of Balfour Declaration

From Ramallah to Pretoria, rallies held to condemn British document that set the stage for the occupation of Palestine.

Balfour Declaration at 100: From Ramallah to Pretoria

Reporter's Notebook

Syria's war: Russia dominates Astana talks

It is crystal clear that Moscow is in the driver's seat at the 7th round of talks in Kazakhstan on ending the Syrian conflict.

Syria's war: Russia dominates Astana talks

Politics

Who is Masoud Barzani?

Former fighter against Saddam's forces sought to lead Iraqi Kurds to independence but ended up as its biggest casualty.

Who is Masoud Barzani?

Human Rights

Amnesty Turkey's chairman to remain behind bars

Taner Kilic remanded in custody by court after release of eight other rights activists pending trial in a separate case.

Amnesty Turkey chair Taner Kilic remanded in custody