Battle for Idlib

Syrian forces enter key town; Turkey vows more attacks

The strategic town of Saraqeb has already changed hands twice in less than a month during heavy fighting.

Turkey

Erdogan vows to keep doors open for refugees heading to Europe

Turkish president says EU should 'keep its promises' as Greek police fire tear gas at new refugee arrivals on border.

Erdogan vows to keep doors open for refugees heading to Europe

Battle for Idlib

Erdogan, Putin discuss Syria as Turkey demands truce in Idlib

Both presidents seek to 'normalise situation' as international concern grows over killing of 33 Turkish troops in Idlib.

Erdogan, Putin discuss Syria as Turkey demands truce in Idlib

Libya

Erdogan says two Turkish troops killed in Libya

Turkey has been providing military support to the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord.

Erdogan says two Turkish troops killed in Libya

Syria's War

Tensions rise in Syria after Turkish soldier killed in Idlib

Turkish president says he will meet leaders of Russia, France and Germany to discuss Idlib at summit on March 5.

Tensions rise in Syria after Turkish soldier killed in Idlib

Syria's War

Trump, Turkey call on Russia to stop backing Syrian 'atrocities'

US president expressed concern over escalating violence and a desire for Moscow to end support for Syria government.

Trump, Turkey call on Russia to stop backing Syrian 'atrocities'

India

Kashmir: India tells Turkey don't 'interfere in internal affairs'

Foreign ministry urges Ankara to 'develop proper understanding of facts' after Turkish president's remarks on Kashmir.

Kashmir: India tells Turkey don't 'interfere in internal affairs'

Middle East

Erdogan: Turkey will hit Syrian government forces 'anywhere'

President Erdogan says Turkey will push Syrian gov't forces beyond observation posts in Idlib 'by any means necessary'.

Erdogan: Turkey will hit Syrian government forces 'anywhere'

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey's Erdogan: No military solution to the conflict in Libya

Turkish leader says his country supports dialogue between the warring parties during visit to Algeria.

Turkey's Erdogan: No military solution to the conflict in Libya

Middle East

Erdogan says Turkish military in Libya to train pro-Sarraj forces

Turkish president says army personnel being sent to Libya are supporting and training UN-recognised government's forces.

Erdogan says Turkish military in Libya to train pro-Sarraj forces

Turkey

Erdogan warns EU may face 'terror threats' if Tripoli gov't falls

Turkish president urges Europe to support Ankara's moves in Libya, days after he ordered deployment of troops there.

Erdogan warns EU may face 'terror threats' if Tripoli gov't falls

Libya

Haftar committed to ceasefire, may attend Berlin summit: Germany

German foreign minister meets renegade Libyan commander before key meeting in Berlin aimed at ending Tripoli conflict.

Haftar committed to ceasefire, may attend Berlin summit: Germany

AJ Impact

Putin, Erdogan deepen energy ties as Middle East tensions mount

Russian and Turkish leaders inaugurate TurkStream pipeline; Erdogan warns US of ‘nightmare of conflict’ in Middle East.

Putin, Erdogan deepen energy ties as Middle East tensions mount

Libya

Erdogan: Turkish soldiers gradually being deployed to Libya

Deployment aimed at backing GNA follows signing of agreements between Ankara and Tripoli-based government.

Erdogan: Turkish soldiers gradually being deployed to Libya

Libya

Turkey's parliament approves military deployment to Libya

Erdogan is eager to support UN-recognised gov't in Tripoli as it faces renewed threat from military commander Haftar.

Turkey's parliament approves military deployment to Libya