Europe

Germany shisha bar shootings: What we know about victims

Nine people killed included German and foreign citizens aged between 21 and 44, federal prosecutor says.

Germany shisha bar shootings: What we know about victims

Battle for Idlib

Erdogan threatens 'imminent' Turkish operation in Syria

Turkish leader says talks with Russia over northwest Syria failed to achieve 'desired result'.

Middle East

Turkey: Osman Kavala re-arrested hours after acquittal

New warrant in relation to 2016 coup bid comes on same day Kavala was acquitted for accusations over Gezi Park protests.

Turkey: Osman Kavala re-arrested hours after acquittal

Middle East

Turkish court acquits 9, including Osman Kavala, in Gezi trial

Applause erupts in court as nine defendants are acquitted over their alleged role in Gezi Park protests in 2013.

Turkish court acquits 9, including Osman Kavala, in Gezi trial

Opinion

Three scenarios for the battle for Idlib

Turkey wants to stop the advance of the regime forces but it cannot risk a confrontation with their main backer, Russia.

Marwan Kabalan

by Marwan Kabalan

Marwan Kabalan

Syria's War

Trump, Turkey call on Russia to stop backing Syrian 'atrocities'

US president expressed concern over escalating violence and a desire for Moscow to end support for Syria government.

Trump, Turkey call on Russia to stop backing Syrian 'atrocities'

Syria's War

Syrian army strengthens Aleppo grip before Russia-Turkey talks

State media says government forces make significant gains in northwest amid push against last major rebel bastion.

AJ IMPACT

Libya faces 'catastrophic financial crisis' due to oil blockade

Forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar have closed major oil ports since January 18, causing a sharp fall in Libya's output.

Libya faces 'catastrophic financial crisis' due to oil blockade

Russia

Turkey hits back at Russia claims over Syria's Idlib

VP Oktay says Ankara fulfils its responsibilities in Idlib as Syrian army offensive on rebel-held enclave continues.

Turkey hits back at Russia claims over Syria's Idlib

India

Kashmir: India tells Turkey don't 'interfere in internal affairs'

Foreign ministry urges Ankara to 'develop proper understanding of facts' after Turkish president's remarks on Kashmir.

Kashmir: India tells Turkey don't 'interfere in internal affairs'

Battle for Idlib

Syrian military helicopter downed as Idlib fighting intensifies

Syrian state media says all crew members killed as government push on rebel-held northwest causes mass displacement.

Syrian military helicopter downed as Idlib fighting intensifies

Middle East

Renowned Turkish novelist Asli Erdogan acquitted in 'terror' case

Author had been arrested in 2016 as part of an investigation into alleged links to Kurdish fighters.

Renowned Turkish novelist Asli Erdogan acquitted in 'terror' case

Yemen

US, UK, Turkey urged to arrest UAE 'war crimes' suspects

Yemeni complainants file charges through UK law firm saying UAE officials hired mercenaries to attack, kill civilians.

US, UK, Turkey urged to arrest UAE 'war crimes' suspects

Middle East

Erdogan: Turkey will hit Syrian government forces 'anywhere'

President Erdogan says Turkey will push Syrian gov't forces beyond observation posts in Idlib 'by any means necessary'.

Erdogan: Turkey will hit Syrian government forces 'anywhere'

AJ Impact

Turkish lira slides further on Idlib worries

Analyst warns measures by Turkish banking authorities to prop up lira 'can't continue for much longer'.

Turkish lira slides further on Idlib worries