Turkey

Erdogan tells Trump: Turkey will not give up Russian S-400s

President warns US that Turkey will seek fighter jets elsewhere if Washington continues to block planned F-35 purchase.

 Erdogan tells Trump: Turkey will not give up Russian S-400s

Refugees

Newly-freed Behrouz Boochani slams Australian refugee policies

Kurdish-Iranian journalist tells Al Jazeera that housing refugees in offshore detention facilities is 'barbaric'.

Newly-freed Behrouz Boochani slams Australian refugee policies

Refugees

Behrouz Boochani leaves Manus Island after six years, lands in NZ

The Kurdish Iranian writer, held in PNG since 2013, says he may seek asylum in New Zealand or the US.

Behrouz Boochani leaves Manus Island after six years, lands in NZ

Middle East

Why are Iraqi Kurds not protesting?

Anti-government demonstrations have gripped much of Iraq, but streets in Kurdish region have been calm.

Why are Iraqi Kurds not taking part in protests?

Middle East

Turkey says Kurdish YPG has not fully withdrawn from Syria border

Turkish foreign minister says Russian military delegation heading to Turkey to discuss joint patrols.

Turkey says Kurdish YPG has not fully withdrawn from Syria border

Syria's War

SDF begins withdrawal from Syria-Turkey border

Kurdish-led SDF begins withdrawal from region in accordance with deal brokered by Russia and Turkey.

SDF begins withdrawal from Syria-Turkey border

AJ Impact

Turkey's Erdogan sues French magazine over 'eradicator' cover

Le Point accuses the Turkish president of ethnic cleansing in northeastern Syria.

Turkey's Erdogan sues French magazine over 'eradicator' cover

Opinion

What is behind the Israeli outrage over Turkey's Syria operation?

By allowing Turkey to attack the Kurds in Syria, Trump made Tel Aviv question Washington's reliability as an ally.

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United States

Withdrawing US troops enter Iraq from Syria

Residents of Kurdish-dominated city pelt US forces with potatoes and shout expletives at them as they drive through.

Withdrawing US troops enter Iraq from Syria

The Listening Post

Conflicting narratives about Turkey-Syria border

How Erdogan's government looks at southern frontier and media outlets report on Turkey's military operation.

Inside Story

Is it too late to stop Turkey's military operation in Syria?

US President Donald Trump has sent top envoys to Turkey to seek a ceasefire agreement.

Syria's War

'We're Arabs just as much as Kurds': Syrian Kurds call for unity

Fearing sectarianism and the YPG, some Syrian Kurds are choosing to remain in Turkey.

'We're Arabs just as much as Kurds': Syrian Kurds call for unity

Turkey-Syria border

Fierce battles as Turkish push enters second week

Heavy clashes in border town of Ras al-Ain as Ankara calls threats and sanctions against it over offensive unacceptable.

Turkey's military operation in Syria: All the latest updates

US & Canada

US House Republicans to introduce Turkey sanctions measure

Separately, the House plans to vote on a measure opposing Trump's decision to withdraw troops from northeast Syria.

US House Republicans to introduce Turkey sanctions measure

Turkey

Erdogan: Syria push would end tonight if 'terrorists' withdrew

Turkish leader rejects international pressure, promises operation will continue until his country's goals are met.

Erdogan: Syria push would end tonight if 'terrorists' withdrew