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.

Turkey-Syria border

Turkey's Erdogan to travel to Russia for talks with Putin

Turkish presidency says Erdogan will hold talks with Putin over Ankara's military offensive in Syria on October 22.

Turkey's Erdogan to travel to Russia for talks with Putin

Donald Trump

House rebukes Trump, approves measure opposing his Syria decision

House passes nonbinding measure opposing Trump's decision to withdraw US troops from northeast Syria.

House rebukes Trump, approves measure opposing his Syria decision

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

AJ Impact

Erdogan calls US charges against Turkey's Halkbank 'unlawful'

'These were filed as part of the sanctions introduced against our country by the US,' says Halkbank.

Erdogan calls US charges against Turkey's Halkbank 'unlawful'

AJ Impact

US prosecutors accuse Turkey's Halkbank of evading Iran sanctions

The indictment by US prosecutors does not help US-Turkey ties, says a Turkish official in Washington.

US prosecutors accuse Turkey's Halkbank of evading Iran sanctions

Middle East

Syria's army to deploy along Turkey border as Kurds strike deal

In a major shift in alliance, Kurdish forces announce deal with Damascus on Syrian troop deployment near Turkey border.

Syria's army to deploy along Turkey border as Kurds strike deal

AJ Impact

US Treasury Secretary: 'We can shut down the Turkish economy'

Steven Mnuchin threatens 'very significant' sanctions if Ankara targets civilians in campaign against Kurdish forces.

US Treasury Secretary: 'We can shut down the Turkish economy'

United Nations

European powers urge Turkey to 'cease' Syria operation

European members of UN Security Council register 'deep concern' as US warns Ankara of consequences if it flouts rules.

European powers urge Turkey to 'cease' Syria operation

Turkey-Syria border

Turkish public, politicians voice support for Syria military push

Citizens and political parties rally behind President Erdogan's Syria move, in defiance of international condemnation.

Turkish public, politicians voice support for Syria military push

Syria's War

Turkey leader rebuffs Arab, EU criticism over Syria operation

President Erdogan comes out swinging at opponents of Syria military operation, calling Egypt a 'murderer of democracy'.

Turkey leader rebuffs Arab, EU criticism over Syria operation

AJ Impact

Used to economic pain, some Turks shrug off US sanctions threat

Some in Ankara dismiss US politician's threat to hit Turkey with 'sanctions from hell' over Syria military operation.

Used to economic pain, some Turks shrug off US sanctions threat

Turkey-Syria border

US pullback from northern Syria: Key questions answered

As US makes way for Turkey to launch a major military operation in northeastern Syria, here's all you need to know.

US pullback from northern Syria: Key questions answered

Syria's War

Lindsey Graham: Trump's Syria decision 'a disaster in the making'

Republican says Trump's 'impulsive' decision to withdraw troops from northeast Syria will undo 'all gains we've made'.

Lindsey Graham: Trump's Syria decision 'a disaster in the making'

Turkey

Erdogan: Turkey has no choice but set up Syria 'safe zone' alone

Deadline set by Turkey for action with US expires, bringing prospect of unilateral military intervention closer.

Erdogan: Turkey has no choice but set up Syria 'safe zone' alone