Turkey

Turkish president Erdogan ‘did a great job,’ says country’s ambassador to Canada.

Ambassador Kerim Uras was asked to respond to calls that Recep Tayyip Erdogan should be charged with war crimes.

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12 killed, several wounded by car bomb in northern Syria.

A car bomb exploded Saturday in a northern Syrian town controlled by Turkey-backed opposition fighters, killing at least 12 people and wounding several others, Syrian opposition activists and Turkey’s Defence Ministry said. Northern Syria ha...

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Turkey pressures Australia to accept Islamic State fighters as repatriation push begins.

US reportedly offering to rescue Australian families of Isis fighters trapped in SyriaAustralia may be forced to accept three Islamic State fighters in Turkish custody as Ankara begins repatriating foreign fighters to their homelands.Turkey has so...

Women married to Isis fighters due to land in Germany from Turkey.

Ankara continues to repatriate individuals with alleged links to terrorist groupTwo women married to Isis fighters were expected to land in Germany, as Turkey continued to deport individuals with alleged affiliations to the terrorist group to thei...

ISIS Suspect Trapped at Turkish-Greek Border Is to Be Deported to U.

Turkey said it had received assurances from Washington that the American, whose fate had been in limbo, would not be refused entry.

Erdogan Hands ‘Tough Guy’ Letter Back to Trump

The Turkish leader, who is visiting Washington, said he had returned the president’s message over a military incursion into Syria.

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No signs of foul play in death of White Helmets founder, say Turkish police.

James Le Mesurier’s remains due in UK as police say so far no evidence death was suspiciousTurkish investigators say they have so far found no evidence of foul play in the death of the former British military officer James Le Mesurier, who helped ...

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Tensions high ahead of Trump’s meeting with Turkish President Erdogan.

Erdogan and Trump have a difficult agenda Wednesday that includes Turkey's decision to buy a Russian air defence system and its attack on U.S.-allied Kurdish forces in northern Syria.

Outrage after Turkish journalist re-arrested a week after his release.

Detaining of Ahmet Altan, who denies alleged links to failed coup in 2016, called a ‘disgrace’Turkish police have rearrested the journalist and novelist Ahmet Altan, just a week after his release from prison over alleged links to the failed 2016 c...

Behind Trump’s Dealings With Turkey: Sons-in-Law Married to Power.

Informal relationships between family members help explain the course of diplomacy between the White House and Turkey’s leader.

DC braces for Erdoğan’s visit 18 months after bodyguards assaulted protesters.

His bodyguards ran riot in the city as they punched and pushed Kurdish protesters and attacked American security officersPolice in Washington DC, the US state department, the secret service are girding themselves for the return of Recep Tayyip Erd...

Turkey will free Isis fighters and send them to Europe, says Erdoğan.

Turkey begins deporting some of the 1,200 foreign jihadis in its custodyThe Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has issued a thinly veiled threat that Turkey could release jailed Islamic State fighters and send them to Europe, a day after the...

British man who helped found Syria’s White Helmets discovered dead in Turkey.

Le Mesurier was the founder and CEO of May Day Rescue, which founded and trained the White Helmets.

British man who helped found Syria’s White Helmets discovered dead in Turkey.

Le Mesurier was the founder and CEO of May Day Rescue, which founded and trained the White Helmets.

Bosnia says it will take back citizens who fought for Islamic State in Syria.

Officials in Bosnia last week expressed outrage after French President Emmanuel Macron described the country as a "ticking time bomb" because of "returning jihadists."

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James Le Mesurier, Backer of Syrian White Helmets, Is Found Dead in Turkey.

The death of Mr. Le Mesurier, a Briton who provided training and equipment for the civil defense group, is under investigation.

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Turkey Starts Sending Captured Foreign Fighters Home From Syria.

One of the first repatriated was an American said to be an Islamic State fighter. Western countries have strongly resisted taking back militants who went to fight in the region.

British founder of White Helmets found dead in Istanbul.

James Le Mesurier, who set up Syrian rescue group, reportedly found with injuries near homeThe British founder of the organisation that trained the Syrian rescue group known as the White Helmets has died in Istanbul.A spokesman for the White Helme...

Turkey begins deporting foreign members of Isis

Detained Islamic State suspects being repatriated even if stripped of national citizenshipTurkey says it has begun deporting foreign members of Islamic State held in custody, in a policy that risks diplomatic fallout with its European allies.One U...

U.S. will take Turkey to task for buying Russian defence system: Trump advisor

Trump’s national security adviser, Robert O’Brien, said Sunday that the United States is still “very upset” by the move to purchase the Russian S-400 system.

8 killed, 20 injured by car bomb in northeast Syria.

The ministry said Sunday that 20 people were also injured in the attack in the village of Salik Atik, south of Tal Abyad. It blamed the attack on Syrian Kurdish fighters.

Kurdish medics injured in apparent attack on ambulance in Syria.

Vehicle hit by shrapnel while on its way to rescue wounded from Turkish airstrikeAn ambulance on its way to rescue people wounded in a Turkish airstrike has been damaged in a bombing, in the latest of what Kurdish groups say is a pattern of attack...

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Turkey Vows to Send ISIS Militants Home

The interior minister declared that Turkey was “not a hotel” for captured Islamic State fighters as it began to pressure reluctant European states to take back their citizens.

Protester dead after Turkish military vehicle runs him over during patrol.

The fatal incident reflects the complicated political geography in northern Syria in the wake of U.S. decision to pull its troops away from the border.

Turkey says it will start sending home captured Islamic State fighters.

Turkey has long criticized its European allies for refusing to take back Islamic State fighters who are their citizens.

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