Turkey

Erdogan: New military operation in Syria to 'start at any moment'

Turkish leader says US President Trump gave a 'positive response' to Ankara's planned offensive in northern Syria.

Turkey

Turkey upholds sentencing of Kurdish politician Demirtas

A court upholds four years and eight months in prison for former opposition leader on 'terror propaganda' charges.

Turkey upholds sentencing of Kurdish politician Demirtas

United Kingdom

Turkey sentences alleged British YPG fighter for 'terrorism'

Former British soldier, Joe Robinson, was arrested in Turkey last year after posting photos with YPG fighters in Syria.

Turkey sentences alleged British YPG fighter for 'terrorism'

Turkey Elections 2018

Turkey's elections and the decisive Kurdish vote

Votes of millions of Kurds are likely to be a key factor in upcoming polls by tipping balance of power in parliament.

Who will Kurds vote for in key Turkey elections?

Middle East

Turkey: Kurdish parties in election race despite crackdown

Kurdish politicians in Turkey are using unusual methods to keep their campaigns alive despite the limitations placed on them by the government.

Middle East

Turkey's Yildirim says Turkish forces are 30km inside Iraq

Prime minister says Ankara will not hesitate to escalate offensive against the PKK fighters across its southern border.

Turkey's Yildirim says Turkish forces are 30km inside Iraq

Syria's War

'Who are you?' Erdogan slams France after Kurd meeting

Turkish president's comments come after a delegation of Kurdish fighters in Syria met French President Emmanuel Macron.

Turkey's Erdogan rejects French offer of talks with SDF

Iraq

PM Abadi: Iraq to prevent Kurdish fighter attacks on Turkey

Statement comes after Ankara threatened to intervene if the Iraqi operation against fighters in Sinjar region failed.

PM Abadi: Iraq to prevent Kurdish fighter attacks on Turkey

PKK

Hanning: Germany doesn't support PKK's 'separatism'

The idea that Germany was involved in the failed coup attempt in Turkey is 'completely stupid'.

Hanning: Germany doesn't support PKK's 'separatism'

Turkey-Syria border

US denies reaching deal with Turkey over Syria's Manbij

US says there is no deal over city in Syria's north, where Turkish army seeks to enter and US forces are present.

US denies reaching deal with Turkey over Syria's Manbij

Turkey-Syria border

Turkey vows to extend army operation to northeast Syria

After taking Afrin, Turkish president says Ankara will continue army operation further east, where US army has presence.

Erdogan vows to extend Turkey's operation to Syria's northeast

Turkey-Syria border

Kurdish YPG vows to shift to guerrilla tactics in Afrin

YPG fighters pledge to shift to guerrilla tactics, as Turkish forces clear Afrin's city centre of explosive devices.

Syria's War

Afrin attack: Turkish forces prepare final assault

Syrians in Afrin cut off from water and bread as Turkish forces completely surround the Kurdish city.

Turkey-Syria border

Civilians organise 'human shield' to protect Kurdish Afrin

People in Syria and out have reportedly offered to stand between the YPG and Turkish forces set to storm the city.

Turkey

Erdogan: Turkish troops on verge of entering Afrin

Turkish president says forces 'removing last remaining obstacles' in their attempt to seize YPG-held Syrian district.

Erdogan: Turkish troops on the verge of entering Afrin