Tessa Fox

Tessa Fox

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

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