By Fabrice Balanche, associate professor and research director at the University of Lyon 2, visiting fellow at The Washington Institute On January
Turkey’s first steps towards accession to Europe go back more than 50 years, when Ankara asked for an association agreement with the European Economic Community.
A new US-backed Kurdish and Arab offensive is underway aimed at retaking the northern city of Raqqa – ISIL’s de facto capital in Syria.
Scuffles broke out in Ankara and Diyarbakir on Friday after Turkish authorities banned a press statement in support of 12 detained legislators from the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party…
Protesters have taken to the streets of a number of Turkish cities in anger at the arrest of a number of pro-Kurdish HDP politicians.
The Turkish authorities have arrested the leaders of the country's main pro-Kurdish opposition party as part of a terrorism inquiry.
At the height of ISIL’s ferocious campaign that saw them sweep across Iraq and Syria in 2014 with astonishing speed, came one of the militant group’s biggest…
As Iraqi forces battle to re-take Mosul from ISIL, almost a thousand people are being treated for breathing problems after a sulphur plant was set ablaze near the…
Government forces in Iraq have continued their large-scale push towards Mosul storming a Christian region seized by ISIL in 2014.
The advance on Mosul continues as ISIL tries diversion tactics by attacking the Kurds in Kirkuk, without success.
Street battles between ISIL fighters and Kurdish forces erupted on Friday in the norther Iraqi city of Kirkuk.
Military operations to reclaim the northern Iraqi city from ISIL militants began in the early hours of Monday morning.
At least 22 people were killed and dozens wounded when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive vest at a Kurdish wedding in the city of Hasakah.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Operation Euphrates Shield will "continue decisively". A truce is due on Monday.
They are angry about Turkey's military intervention in northern Syria and what they say is the Turkish president's "dictatorial behaviour".
A Turkish-backed incursion Syria has liberated a vast swath of land from terrorists, according to Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Turkey’s president said that the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) had not returned to the east of the Euphrates river in Syria.
Russia has voiced concern over the actions of Turkey’s armed forces and fighters led by Ankara in northern Syria.
Ankara sends its troops deeper into Syria but the US issues a warning over Turkish - Kurdish violenceAnkara is sticking to its aim of pushing both ISIL militants and Kurdish fighters away from its border by sending its own forces deeper in to Syria.
Ankara is sticking to its aim of pushing both ISIL militants and Kurdish fighters away from its border by sending its own forces deeper in to Syria.
A military build-up is being reported in Manbij and Jarablus in northern Syria.
Turkey’s prime minister says any Kurdish entity at its border will not be tolerated.
In a joint operation with the US military Turkey has launched its largest incursion into Syria yet, with the aim of taking control of the border town of Jarablus away from…
At least 50 people have died and dozens have been injured after a bomb ripped through a Kurdish wedding party in Gaziantep, south-eastern Turkey.
A car bomb exploded outside the police headquarters in the city of Elazig on Thursday. At least five people died and 146 were injured, 14 seriously.
At least 14 people are reported dead – mostly police and soldiers – and around 300 injured after three bomb blasts in Turkey’s southeast.