Tessa Fox

Tessa Fox

Syria's War

Syrian Kurds 'determined' to resist Turkish operation

Turkey's military action in northern Syria has been met with strong resistance from the Kurdish population.

Syrian Kurds 'determined' to resist Turkish operation

Syria's War

Turkey military operation much larger than anticipated: Analysts

Tactic is to advance into Arab-majority areas and drive a wedge between YPG-controlled territory, observers say.

Turkey military operation much larger than anticipated: Analysts

Syria's War

Uncertainty over jailed ISIL suspects' fate before looming push

US says Turkey to be responsible for captives held by SDF but analysts say it is unclear if Ankara has such capacity.

Uncertainty over jailed ISIL suspects' fate before looming push

Jamal Khashoggi

'He was my best friend': Khashoggi's fiancee pays tribute

Hatice Cengiz, friends, Agnes Callamard and Jeff Bezos attend solemn memorial in honour of slain journalist.

'He was my best friend': Khashoggi's fiancee pays tribute

Middle East

Syrians feel deserted as Turkey cracks down

Interior minister says 'nothing like deportations' are happening in Turkey as activists, rights groups document cases.

Syrians feel deserted as Turkey cracks down

Middle East

Turkey, US agree to set up operation centre for Syria safe zone

Agreement between NATO allies appears to avert, for now, a threatened Turkish operation into northern Syria.

Turkey, US agree to set up operation centre for Syria safe zone

Turkey

As 1,000 Syrians arrested in Turkey, crackdown fears intensify

Refugees tell Al Jazeera why they worry about being returned to the Turkish province they arrived in, or worse, Idlib.

As 1,000 Syrians arrested in Turkey, crackdown fears intensify

Water

Iraq gov't 'failures' could lead to more Basra water crises: HRW

Human Rights Watch slams Iraqi government for doing little to provide safe drinking water in the southern region.

Iraq gov't 'failures' could lead to more Basra water crises: HRW

Iraq

After ISIL, children try to catch up with school in Mosul

'Thousands' of children missed out on education during ISIL's occupation of Iraq's second largest city, says UNICEF.

After ISIL, children try to catch up with school in Mosul

Iraq

Mosul’s damaged bridges frustrate residents & efforts to rebuild

Two years after Mosul's liberation, reconstructing the city's vital bridges is proving to be painfully slow.

Mosul’s damaged bridges frustrate residents & efforts to rebuild

Iraq

Iraq government employees face prosecution for working under ISIL

From teachers to doctors, those forced to serve during ISIL's occupation of Iraq face up to 20 years in prison.

Iraq government employees face prosecution for working under ISIL

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