Russia and Turkey agreed Monday to create a demilitarized zone in Idlib province between the Syrian opposition and areas under the Assad's regime control. The agreement seems to save the region from a military assault and averts what was expected…
By Associated Press
BEIRUT — They dug trenches around towns, reinforced caves for cover and put up sand bags around their positions. They issued calls to arms, urging young men to join in the defense of Idlib, the Syrian province where opposition fighters…
Turkey's president says his country does not have the "strength or capability" to host millions of more refugees from Idlib.
President Trump turned a simmering conflict with Turkey to a boil, tweeting that he would double tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminum. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Turkey was at economic war, as the country's currency tumbled as much…
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is armed with sweeping new powers after Sunday’s elections, which cemented his status as preeminent leader, possibly for years to come. William Brangham reports.
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared victory after unofficial election returns Sunday showed him with enough votes to serve another term that carries new executive powers.
By Suzan Fraser, Associated Press
Erdogan announced that parliamentary and presidential elections, originally scheduled for November 2019 will now be held June 24, meaning that a new political system that will increase the powers of the president will take effect a year early.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara, where they approved plans for Russia to build Turkey's first nuclear power plant. Also, high-speed trains stood still in France as a series…
By Hannah Grabenstein, Meredith Lee
A new front is opening in the Syrian civil war, and a turning point, it seems, is coming for U.S.-Turkey relations.
Turkey's military appeared ready on Friday to invade a Kurdish area of Syria and attack a force who, backed by the U.S., helped liberate Raqqa from the Islamic State. While the U.S. wants to convert them into a stabilization force,…
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