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

Turkey-Syria border

New front in Syria's war: Why Manbij matters

As Turkey presses ahead, strategic city becomes a potential flashpoint between its allied forces and the Syrian army.

New front in Syria's war: Why Manbij matters

Middle East

Who are the Syrian Democratic Forces?

The US-backed SDF is mostly made up of YPG fighters which Turkey considers a 'terror group' linked to the PKK.

Who are the Syrian Democratic Forces?

AJ IMPACT

Trump hits Turkey with sanctions, calls for ceasefire

Trump promises to swiftly destroy Turkey's economy if Ankara continues down 'dangerous and destructive path' in Syria.

Trump hits Turkey with sanctions, calls for ceasefire

Middle East

Turkish-backed forces launch push to seize Manbij

Turkish President Erdogan says Ankara will 'not back down' over Syria offensive as fighting flares for sixth day.

Turkey-Syria border

Arab League urges UN action over Turkey's Syria push

Arab League urges UN action against Turkey as Ankara says its troops seized Ras al-Ain - a claim Kurdish forces deny.

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

Turkey-Syria border

Turkey claims capture of key Syrian border town

Turkey's military push into Syria meets growing backlash amid battle with Kurdish-led forces for control of Ras al-Ain.

Turkey claims capture of key Syrian border town

Middle East

Civilians displaced in Turkey's Syria offensive fear for future

Tens of thousands have fled border region as Turkey's military pushes into Kurdish-held areas in northeastern Syria.

Civilians displaced in Turkey's Syria offensive fear for future

Opinion

US could have prevented Turkey's military action on Syria

Washington had ample opportunity to make arrangements acceptable to both Ankara and the Kurds before leaving Syria.

Abdulla Hawez

by Abdulla Hawez

Abdulla Hawez

Turkey-Syria border

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

Thousands of civilians flee from border areas as Turkey presses assault against Kurdish forces for second straight day.

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

Turkey-Syria border

Fighting rages as Turkey steps up assault against Kurdish forces

Tens of thousands of civilians flee to seek safety as Turkish forces pound Kurdish fighters' positions for a second day.

AJ Impact

The Turkish lira is down, but this is no rout

Investors are weighing whether Turkey's military action in Syria will lead to US economic sanctions.

The Turkish lira is down, but this is no rout

Turkey-Syria border

In Pictures: Civilians flee Turkey-Syria border

International Committee of the Red Cross warns tens of thousands targeted in Turkey's offensive are at 'great risk'.

In Pictures: Civilians flee Turkey-Syria border

Middle East

Syria offensive: United Nations to discuss Turkey's action

Many have been questioning whether US President Donald Trump effectively gave a green light to Turkey, before its military operation started.