“We’II move the process which we started with the Euphrates Shield and Olive Branch operations [in northern Syria] forward to a different phase very soon,” Turkey's President Erdogan says.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu seeks a consensus on Syria's safe zone as soon as possible, saying Ankara has run out of patience.
As Washington and Ankara thrash out their plan for a safe zone in northern Syria, Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters have bolstered defences and are prepping for battle.
The attack took place in Azaz, a city that plays a crucial role in Turkey's operations in Syria that aims to secure a safe zone for Syrian refugees.
Ankara launched an offensive in the mountainous Hakurk region on May 27. Here’s what you need to know.
Local elections in Turkey are taking on the character of general elections as foreign policy comes to dominate the conversation.
In a televised interview, Turkey's President Erdogan also floated the idea of visiting Washington after March, adding that the European Council’s decision on whether ascension talks with Turkey should be shelved “has no bearing”.
Claiming to be defeating ‘militants’ in Afrin, the YPG/PKK is criticised for indiscriminate attacks and civilian deaths.
The PKK affiliate YPG has developed relations with the US, Russia and the Syrian regime, claiming significant territories in northern Syria. But a top US general says the time has come for the group to either be with Washington or join its rivals.
Turkey has spent more than $32 billion from its own resources to aid and shelter refugees since the beginning of the Syrian civil war.
More than 300 people have lost their lives in Daesh-claimed attacks in Turkey, where the terror group has targeted civilians in suicide bomb, rocket, and gun attacks.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey would take necessary steps in Syria, if promises given by the US are not kept and almost all preparations have been completed for an operation in Syria.
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