Tessa Fox

Tessa Fox

Turkey

Turkey's opposition sees turning point in Istanbul mayoral win

Ekrem Imamoglu's victory in the rerun of the mayor's race is a 'win' for democracy supporters say and a blow to Erdogan.

Turkey's opposition sees turning point in Istanbul mayoral win

Middle East

Turkey's opposition wins rerun of Istanbul mayoral vote

AK Party's candidate concedes defeat after initial results show CHP's Ekrem Imamoglu leading with 54 percent.

Turkey's opposition wins rerun of Istanbul mayoral vote

Middle East

Turkey: Polls close in rerun of Istanbul mayoral election

While 32 candidates are listed, the real race is between AK Party's Binali Yildirim and CHP's Ekrem Imamoglu.

Turkey: Polls close in rerun of Istanbul mayoral election

Turkey

Turkey: Istanbul votes in 'historic' rerun of mayoral vote

The result of March 31 polls was a big blow to AK Party, which also lost control of Ankara and Izmir.

Turkey: Istanbul votes in 'historic' rerun of mayoral vote

Turkey attempted coup

Main officers in Turkey's failed coup handed life sentences

Top former military officials accused of leading coup attempt in 2016 are each given 141 'aggravated' life sentences.

Main officers in Turkey's failed coup handed life sentences

Turkey

Istanbul mayor candidates hold first live debate in 17 years

Sunday's TV debate focused mainly on why the March 31 vote needs to be redone after the opposition narrowly won.

Istanbul mayor candidates hold first live debate in 17 years

Turkey

CHP's Imamoglu vows to end 'system of extravagance' in Istanbul

Opposition Istanbul mayoral candidate starts new campaign after his victory on March 31 was annulled by election board.

CHP's Imamoglu vows to end 'system of extravagance' in Istanbul

Iraq

Iraq's undocumented children: 45,000 IDPs denied basic rights

After ISIL's defeat in Iraq, IDP children struggle to obtain education, healthcare, without adequate identification.

Iraq's undocumented children: 45,000 IDPs denied basic rights

Middle East

Working towards food sovereignty in Palestine

In the West Bank, agroecology farms and initiatives are established by Palestinians, for Palestinians.

Working towards food sovereignty in Palestine

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Israeli killing of young Palestinian unlawful, video shows

Footage contradicts Israeli army's claim that mentally impaired Palestinian man was killed during a rock-throwing riot.

Israeli killing of young Palestinian unlawful, video shows

East Jerusalem

Palestinian domestic abuse victims 'have nowhere to turn'

Silence is often the only option for Palestinian women subject to domestic violence, Palestinian NGO workers say.

Palestinian domestic abuse victims 'have nowhere to turn'

Palestine

Israel's eased gun laws: Palestinian fear over new gun permits

Residents of the occupied West Bank fear increasing violence by settlers, as a result of Israel's relaxed gun laws.

Israel's eased gun laws: Palestinian fear over new gun permits