Umut Uras

Umut Uras

Umut Uras is an online producer with Al Jazeera English with experience covering the Cyprus dispute, Turkish politics and EU affairs.

Specialised in international relations and EU studies, he usually writes on foreign policy and diplomacy. He is also interested in human rights issues.

Follow Umut Uras on Twitter: @Um_Uras

Syria's War

What to expect as Putin and Erdogan discuss Syria's war

US troop withdrawal, a security buffer zone, and hardline fighters' control of Idlib province high on the agenda.

What to expect as Putin and Erdogan discuss Syria's war

Syria's War

Manbij attack 'calls for better US-Turkey cooperation' in Syria

Deadly suicide assault on US forces demonstrates need for transformed anti-terrorism cooperation, analysts say.

Manbij attack 'calls for better US-Turkey cooperation' in Syria

Turkey

US 'a highly unreliable' partner to Ankara: Turkish official

Inconsistent US policies and cacophony in Washington to blame for problems between NATO allies, Erdogan adviser says.

US 'a highly unreliable' partner to Ankara: Turkish official

Syria's War

Erdogan: US made a serious mistake on Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters

Turkish leader says YPG does not represent Syrian Kurds, slamming US demand for their security in turn for US pullout.

Erdogan: US made a serious mistake on Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters

Turkey

European court urges Turkey to free Kurdish politician Demirtas

ECHR says extensions to his detention for last two years are not justified, calling end to his pre-trial imprisonment.

European court urges Turkey to free Kurdish politician Demirtas

Jamal Khashoggi

Turkey: Khashoggi strangled immediately after entering consulate

The first public revelations in killing come after talks with Saudi prosecutor produced 'no concrete results'.

Turkey: Khashoggi strangled immediately after entering consulate

Jamal Khashoggi

Turkey to work with Saudi investigators on Khashoggi case

Ankara and Riyadh form a 'working group' to look into controversy, but Turkey says separate probe will continue.

Turkey to work with Saudi investigators on Khashoggi case

Saudi Arabia

Khashoggi disappearance: 'An abysmal new low'

Activists say far from silencing Khashoggi, Saudi authorities have turned him into an 'icon for press freedom'.

Khashoggi disappearance: 'An abysmal new low'

Jamal Khashoggi

Khashoggi's reported killing: 'No state can ignore such a move'

Senior Turkish politicians: If Khashoggi was murdered, Saudi Arabia's relations will suffer, with Turkey and the world.

Khashoggi's reported killing: 'No state can ignore such a move'

Jamal Khashoggi

Turkey to search Saudi consulate for Jamal Khashoggi

Riyadh open to examination of consulate, Turkey's foreign ministry says, a week after disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi.

Turkey to search Saudi consulate for Jamal Khashoggi

Germany

What to expect from Erdogan's Germany visit

Turkish president will meet Chancellor Merkel to discuss bilateral ties, Turkish currency crisis and situation in Syria.

What to expect from Erdogan's Germany visit

Hungary

Explained: EU parliament targets Hungary's 'breach of values'

European Parliament votes to launch disciplinary action against Hungary for flouting its core values. What's next?

Explained: EU parliament targets Hungary's 'breach of values'