Sinem Koseoglu

Sinem Koseoglu

Turkey-Syria border

Will Turkey succeed in creating a 'safe zone' for Syrians?

Development projects planned for safe return of Syrian refugees, but critics raise questions about feasibility.

Will Turkey succeed in creating a 'safe zone' for Syrians?

Middle East

Hundreds of thousands flee fighting in northern Syria

Displaced people in northern Syria have nowhere else to go as the border with Turkey is sealed.

Hundreds of thousands flee fighting in northern Syria

Middle East

Syrians ordered to leave Istanbul for registered cities

Turkey's interior ministry says the country will not become a centre for illegal migration.

Syrians ordered to leave Istanbul for registered cities

Syria's War

Idlib: Surviving under the olive groves of Atmeh

Hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced within Idlib province in northwest Syria since April.

Idlib: Surviving under the olive groves of Atmeh

Middle East

US threatens sanctions over Turkey missile purchase

The US is threatening to impose sanctions on Turkey if it does not cancel a deal to buy a Russian S400 missile defence system.

US threatens sanctions over Turkey missile purchase

Middle East

Syria's war: Displaced and hungry in Idlib makeshift camp

Only one aid organisation has provided food during Ramadan, but it is not enough to feed nearly 1,500 people.

Syria's war: Displaced and hungry in Idlib makeshift camp

Turkey

Turkey police bust human trafficking ring, arrest smugglers

One of Europe's most notorious people smugglers arrested, along with 19 others, in joint operation across Turkey.

Turkey police bust human trafficking ring, arrest smugglers

Europe

Iran oil sanctions to hit Turkish economy

Turkey has no reserves of its own so is dependent on oil and gas imports, leaving it vulnerable to a rise in energy prices.

Iran oil sanctions to hit Turkish economy

United States

Turkey caught between Russian S-400 and US Patriot missiles

NATO nations view Turkey's purchase of the Russian defence system with suspicion but Ankara is pressing ahead.

Turkey caught between Russian S-400 and US Patriot missiles

Jamal Khashoggi

Khashoggi's remains may have been burned in well: Report

Security camera footage shows the remains being carried inside the consul general's residence, where the well is located.

Khashoggi's remains may have been burned in well: Report

Middle East

Turkey food prices soar to 20-year high

The price of vegetables is dominating Turkish headlines and with elections approaching, the government has introduced a programme to try to lower the cost of groceries.

Turkey food prices soar to 20-year high

Syria's War

Should ex-ISIL fighters be rehabilitated?

As ISIL clings to its last stronghold in the country, Syria must decide what to do, and how to handle, the armed group's former fighters.

Should ex-ISIL fighters be rehabilitated?