AJ Impact

Turkey sanctions at stake as Trump meets Erdogan in Washington

The two leaders are meeting against a backdrop of strained diplomatic and military ties between Ankara and Washington.

Turkey sanctions at stake as Trump meets Erdogan in Washington

Turkey

Erdogan: ISIL fighter trapped near Greece 'not our problem'

Turkey will continue to deport captured ISIL members whether home countries 'take them or not', president warns.

Erdogan: ISIL fighter trapped near Greece 'not our problem'

Turkey

Turkey's Erdogan to meet Trump in Washington, DC, next week

Turkish officials had said Erdogan might call off the visit in protest of recent congressional votes against Turkey.

Turkey's Erdogan to meet Trump in Washington, DC, next week

Russia

Russia decries US decision to secure oil fields in eastern Syria

Russia calls US move 'banditry' amid deal with Turkey to accelerate Syrian gov't deployment in Kurdish-held area.

Russia decries US decision to secure oil fields in eastern Syria

AJ Impact

Turkey's Erdogan sues French magazine over 'eradicator' cover

Le Point accuses the Turkish president of ethnic cleansing in northeastern Syria.

Turkey's Erdogan sues French magazine over 'eradicator' cover

Middle East

Erdogan calls on US to hand over top Kurdish commander

Call for commander's extradition comes as Kurds hold talks with US and Russia to stave off Turkey's advance in Syria.

Erdogan calls on US to hand over Kurdish commander Mazloum Abdi

United States

Trump finds no simple fix in Syria, other world hotspots

After abruptly announcing last week he would 'bring our soldiers home' from Syria, US president has recalibrated.

Trump finds no simple fix in Syria, other world hotspots

Turkey-Syria border

Senators to temporarily halt push for sanctions on Turkey: Graham

Republican Lindsey Graham says senators would allow diplomatic efforts to play out in Syria.

Senators to temporarily halt push for sanctions on Turkey: Graham

Turkey-Syria border

Russia and Turkey: Partners or opponents in Syria?

Erdogan and Putin are holding talks in Sochi, with Ankara's offensive in northeast Syria high on the agenda.

Russia and Turkey: Partners or opponents in Syria?

Turkey-Syria border

Erdogan: Turkey's military operation in Syria not land grab

Ankara's military action against Kurdish forces has drawn criticism and prompted NATO countries to suspend arms sales.

Erdogan: Turkey's military operation in Syria not land grab

The Listening Post

Conflicting narratives about Turkey-Syria border

How Erdogan's government looks at southern frontier and media outlets report on Turkey's military operation.

The Listening Post

Turkey, Syria and the war that just gets tougher to report

The quagmire in Syria gets worse and the reporting gets even more difficult. Plus blackface in the Arab world.

The Listening Post

Turkey, Syria and the war that just gets tougher to report

The quagmire in Syria gets worse and the reporting gets even more difficult. Plus blackface in the Arab world.

Middle East

US, Turkey agree on Turkish ceasefire with Syrian Kurds

US vice president says Ankara agreed to a five-day ceasefire in Syria to allow Kurdish forces to withdraw.

US, Turkey agree on Turkish ceasefire with Syrian Kurds

Turkey

Full text of Turkey, US statement on northeast Syria

Turkey agrees to halt its offensive in northeast Syria to allow Kurdish forces to withdraw - here's the full statement

Full text of Turkey, US statement on northeast Syria