The Turkish president says that giving up the Russian missile defence system would be an interference in Turkey's sovereignty rights but is open to buying the US's Patriot missile defence system as well.
Addressing a joint press conference with his Turkish counterpart, US President Trump said Europe was not owning up to its responsibilities regarding the Syrian refugee crisis.
A new Gallup International survey of Arabs and Kurds in Syria finds that intra-Kurdish opinion is divided and that people would rather live under Daesh than the Syrian regime.
Turkey will continue to take steps towards the extradition of the US-based FETO leader, the Turkish president said ahead of a meeting with his counterpart.
Short of allies in the region, Israel’s right has thrown its weight behind the YPG terror organisation.
Turkish President Erdogan said deals with US and Russia on YPG/PKK withdrawal from northeastern Syrian border with Turkey had not been implemented. He added he would discuss the issue with his counterparts, Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin.
A 2018 US State Department report lists the PKK as a terrorist organisation but the US still shies away from accepting the link between the YPG and the PKK despite a mountain of evidence.
The Syrian regime and Russia were under the impression that the YPG is on the ropes, but that turned out to be a strategic miscalculation as the YPG is still unwilling to make major concessions. This means the YPG-Syrian regime deal is falling apart.
TRT World spoke to Ali Asghar Soltanieh, the former top Iranian diplomat on the country’s nuclear issue. He believes that both hardliners and moderates support the nuclear deal for now, but much depends on what the EU will do to save the agreement.
The 81-year-old film star, a longtime activist and exercise guru has been leading what she calls "fire drill Fridays" and has been arrested for civil disobedience for the past three Fridays.
Opponents said prohibiting flights would simply make it harder for Cuban-Americans to visit their families outside the capital, without making a significant impact on the Cuban government.
Many in Turkey feel that their national security concerns have been ignored by global powers and that their operation in northern Syria has been unfairly criticised. Here’s what experts had to say about it.
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