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

Turkey

Turkey to set up refugee camps near Syria's Idlib

Establishment of camps is in case of civilian exodus from Afrin where Turkey is fighting Kurdish fighters, official says

Turkey to set up refugee camps near Syria's Idlib

Czech Republic

Turkey: Czech release of Kurd leader 'supports terror'

Turkish deputy PM calls decision to free Muslim, despite Ankara's extradition request, a move 'in support of terror'.

Turkey lashes out at Czech court over Salih Muslim's release

Czech Republic

Czech court orders release of Kurdish ex-leader Muslim

Turkey requested extradition of Salih Muslim, a former leader of Syria's Kurdish PYD, after he was arrested in Prague.

Czech court releases Salih Muslim, preventing Turkey extradition

Turkey-Syria border

Turkey: Tens of thousands of Syrians destined for Afrin

Turkish officials say infrastructure will be rebuilt in Afrin for voluntary returns after military offensive ends.

Refugee returns expected after Afrin operation: Turkey

Turkey

Turkey says 'nobody can stop' its forces in Afrin

Turkish foreign minister made remarks in response to reports that Syrian forces will fight alongside YPG against Turkey.

Turkey

Tillerson says US-Turkish relations at 'crisis point'

Turkey demands US 'turn words into actions' as Pentagon continues to back Syrian Kurdish YPG in fight against ISIL.

Turkey

Erdogan threatens to extend Afrin operation to Manbij

Turkish army bombs Syrian Kurdish rebels in northern Syria for a fifth day, as Turkish PM warns for new front at Manbij.

Erdogan threatens to extend Afrin operation to Manbij