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

Iraqi Kurd civil servants protest against salary delays

Government employees say they want local authorities to abolish budget practice of deducting from wages paid by Baghdad.

Iraqi Kurdish civil servants protest against salary delays

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

Anbar

EgyptAir, Turkish Airlines to resume Erbil flights

EgyptAir will fly three flights a week to Erbil as of April 13.

EgyptAir, Turkish Airlines to resume Erbil flights

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.

Turkey-Syria border

Turkish forces and Free Syrian Army capture Afrin

President Erdogan announces that Turkish flag hoisted in the centre of the Kurdish-dominated Syrian city of Afrin.

Turkey-Syria border

Free Syrian Army rebels 'enter Afrin city centre'

Clashes between FSA rebels and Kurdish fighters in Afrin still ongoing, Syrian opposition and Turkish media report.

Free Syrian Army rebels say they entered Afrin city centre

Iraq

Iraq's Halabja chemical attack haunts survivors 30 years on

Horrors of chemical attack by Saddam Hussein's government on Kurdish city of Halabja still haunt survivors.

Turkey-Syria border

Fighting in Afrin displaces thousands, says monitor

Twelve killed and 60 wounded over the past 24 hours in Turkish shelling and air raids on Kurdish Afrin, monitor says.

Fighting in Afrin displaces thousands, says monitor

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.

Middle East

Turkish forces encircle Kurdish-held Afrin, start siege

Turkish army says forces encircle city of Afrin and control 'areas of critical importance' in northern Syria.

Turkey forces encircle Kurdish-controlled centre of Afrin

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