Turkey announced that it had launched Operation Olive Branch on January 20 to clear Syria's Afrin region of the YPG/PKK and Daesh, which Turkey considers a threat to its national security.
US federal prosecutors have dropped charges against 11 of the 15 members of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security team who were indicted over a brawl with YPG/PKK supporters in Washington, DC in May 2017.
Turkish parliament passes bill that would change the country's electoral system, allowing political parties to form alliances in elections. The opposition says the change includes controversial articles. Here is the new system.
Ahmet Berat Conkar, a senior lawmaker in Turkey's governing AK Party, terms accusations against Ankara made on Twitter by the UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs as "baseless and unfortunate."
During a visit to Mali as part of a four-nation African tour, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticises the "callous" attitude of Western countries towards terrorism.
During a visit to Senegal as part of a four-country tour of Africa, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan says it's important to shut down FETO-linked schools in Africa.
Russia's increased bombardment on opposition-held areas, attacks from areas controlled by Iran-backed militias against Turkish-backed forces, clashes between the US coalition and pro-regime forces, are all shaping the outcome of Syria’s endgame.
The countries hope gradually to increase bilateral trade ties to $10 billion a year from the current $500 million and signed 12 agreements on military, economic and agricultural cooperation
Turkey's President Erdogan called on the world to recognise East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine in response to Trump's move on the city. Palestine's President Abbas said the US no longer has a role in the Middle East peace process.
Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Ankara and met his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, following stops in Syria and Egypt. The two leaders discussed the situation in Jerusalem, the S-400 missile deal, and an energy pipeline.
President Erdogan says Greece must improve treatment conditions for its Turkish-Muslim minority; repeats calls for extradition of 2016 coup plotters.
US President Donald Trump plans to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital despite intense Arab, Muslim and European opposition.
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