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

Turkey

Turkey's Erdogan meets Qatar's emir to discuss regional issues

Ankara and Doha have developed solid ties during testing times and the countries' leaders enjoy a strong relationship.

Turkey's Erdogan meets Qatar's emir to discuss regional issues

Turkey

Turkey's Operation Peace Spring in northern Syria: One month on

Al Jazeera looks at last month's developments that followed Ankara's offensive on Kurdish fighters in northern Syria.

Turkey's Operation Peace Spring in northern Syria: One month on

Middle East

Turkey rejects reports it sent anti-riot gear to Iraq

Senior Turkish official says reports in Arabic-language media aim to 'undermine' Ankara's 'high reputation' in region.

Turkey rejects reports it sent anti-riot gear to Iraq

Turkey

Rights groups: Turkey forcibly deported Syrian refugees

Turkish government denies claims as 'untrue and imaginary', adding that it sticks to its policy of 'non-refoulement'.

Rights groups: Turkey forcibly deported Syrian refugees

Syria's War

Turkey, Russia reach deal for YPG move out of Syria border area

After talks with Putin, Erdogan says Kurdish fighters will withdraw 30km (19 miles) from frontier within 150 hours.

Turkey, Russia reach deal for YPG move out of Syria border area

Jamal Khashoggi

Erdogan adviser: Khashoggi case a humanitarian issue for Turkey

Yasin Aktay says Ankara seeks justice for Khashoggi, as Turkish state is responsible for security on its soil.

Erdogan adviser: Khashoggi case a humanitarian issue for Turkey

Turkey

Turkish journalists take legal action over 'blacklisting' report

Journalists' union says a think-tank report on Turkish journalists working for foreign media 'incites people to hatred'.

Turkish journalists take legal action over 'blacklisting' report

Turkey

Turkey condemns Iceland over 'mistreatment' of football team

Ankara issues diplomatic protest over treatment of team who were reportedly searched for three hours by airport police.

Turkey condemns Iceland over 'mistreatment' of football team

Turkey

Turkey's election board orders rerun of Istanbul mayoral vote

President Erdogan's party had lodged a complaint and demanded the rerun of the neck-and-neck race in the metropolis.

Turkey's election board orders rerun of Istanbul mayoral vote

Turkey

Turkish opposition candidate declared Istanbul mayor

Ekrem Imamoglu receives formal mandate despite appeals from President Erdogan's AK Party for a rerun of the election.

Turkish opposition candidate declared Istanbul mayor

Turkey

Erdogan's AK Party 'loses' major Turkey cities in local elections

Unofficial data shows AK Party lost Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir, as the country waits for the official results.

Erdogan's AK Party 'loses' major Turkey cities in local elections

Turkey

Turkey election board: Erdogan's AK Party behind in Istanbul race

Board head says some votes are being recounted as candidates of both ruling AK Party and opposition CHP claim victory.

Turkey election board: Erdogan's AK Party behind in Istanbul race