Turkey-Syria border

Tension rises as Turkey sends troops to Syria's Afrin

US urges restraint and France calls Security Council meeting as showdown looms between Turkish troops and Kurdish YPG.

Netherlands

Decapitated, bloodstained doll left at Amsterdam mosque

Muslim leader lambastes 'cowardly' act by right-wing group, which left note warning against what it calls Islamisation.

Decapitated, bloodstained doll left at Amsterdam mosque

Turkey-Syria border

Syria threatens to 'destroy' Turkish warplanes

Any Turkish jets or bombers that cross into Syria will be shot down, official says, as Ankara readies Afrin operation.

Syria threatens to 'destroy' Turkish warplanes

Turkey-Syria border

Turkey boosting military presence along border near Syria's Afrin

Turkey is steadily increasing its troop presence near the Kurdish-held border town of Afrin.

Turkey-Syria border

Tillerson denies US plans to form Syria border force

Reported US-initiated Syria border force is 'misportrayed, misdescribed and some people misspoke', top US diplomat says.

Tillerson denies US plans to form Syria border force

Turkey-Syria border

US military: No 'support' for Kurdish YPG in Afrin

US-led coalition forces don't operate in Syria's Kurdish-controlled Afrin after Turkey vows attack, news report says.

US military: No 'support' for Kurdish YPG in Afrin

Turkey-Syria border

Syria: Kurdish civilians fear threat of Turkey offensive

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on the NATO military alliance for support, accusing the US of violating its border.

Turkey-Syria border

New US-backed Syria force: Five things you should know

Here is what you need to know about the US-backed Syria force reportedly in the making in the country's northeast.

New US-backed Syria force: Five things you should know

Turkey-Syria border

Erdogan: US trying to form 'terror army' in Syria

Turkey president pledges to 'drown terror army' before it is born, referring to Syria force US reportedly seeks to form.

Erdogan: US trying to form 'terror army' in Syria

Turkey-Syria border

Turkey to launch imminent Syria operation against YPG

Turkish forces hit Syrian Kurd militia with artillery fire as President Erdogan vows attack on YPG-controlled Afrin.

Europe

Erdogan: Turkey 'tired' of EU membership process

Turkish president is welcomed by his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, in Paris.

Erdogan: Turkey 'tired' of EU membership process

Turkey

US to resume full visa services in Turkey

US embassy in Ankara to resume full visa services in Turkey, ending a suspension lasting more than two months.

US to resume full visa services in Turkey

Turkey

Turkey and Sudan seek to boost trade ties to $10bn

The two countries agree to establish a strategic cooperation council and to increase bilateral trade relations.

Middle East

Will Erdogan cut ties with Israel over Jerusalem?

A round-up of the Turkish president's comments in wake of the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Will Erdogan cut ties with Israel over Jerusalem?

Jerusalem

OIC declares East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

Organisation of Islamic Cooperation calls on international community as it rejects Trump's 'dangerous declaration'.