Troops taking part in 'Holiday Express' transported stockings stuffed with gifts to five bases in the country's east. A military band also travelled by helicopter, playing Christmas carols as the troops received their presents.
"Turkey cannot handle a new refugee wave from Syria," Erdogan said, adding that 80,000 people from Syria's Idlib had fled toward the Turkish border.
An online poll on the repatriation of women linked to so-called Islamic State sparked controversy and embarrassed for the new government.
Macron and Erdogan will hold talks over the Turkish military offensive in #Syria, after the two leaders exchanged "brain dead" remarks
"These innocent, orphaned, children should never have been the subject to the horrors of war," says Dominic Raab
Emmanuel Macron has blamed the US for causing the "brain death" of NATO — but how accurate is the French president's assessment?
Turkish officals say they have captured the sister of dead Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in the northern Syrian town of Azaz.
A car bomb killed a dozen people and injured 30 on Saturday in Tel Abyad, a Syrian border town that Turkish-backed forces seized last month.
Forty-four survivors of the 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris wrote in a letter published by Le Parisien to defend the Kurds in Syria against Turkish forces.
A convoy of about 20 vehicles flying US flags was seen driving near the Syrian border town of Qamisli on October 31, where they had not been present since the United States announced its decision to withdraw from the area.
The death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the so called Islamic State group or Daesh, leaves a vacuum at the top of the terrorist organisation, and while the frequency of IS attacks on European soil has been decreasing recently. EU officials are warning the threat is far from over.
"His relatives were subjected to harsh treatment by ISIS and he no longer believed in the future of ISIS. He wanted to take revenge on ISIS and Baghdadi himself," General Mazloum Abdi told NBC News.
The Pentagon released dramatic video and images showing the raid on Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's compound after US President Trump announced last week that the leader of the so-called Islamic State had died.
The dog, whose name is classified, was chasing al-Baghdadi in a tunnel when the ISIS leader detonated a suicide vest.
An ISIS insider who gained the trust of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was passing on information about his whereabouts to the United States via Kurdish officials, NBC News' Richard Engel reports.
Video purportedly shows aftermath of US raid targeting al-Baghdadi
Chased by U.S. special operations dogs, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi fled into what President Trump called a dead-end tunnel with three children.
Born Ibrahim Awwad Ibrahim Al-Badr, Baghdadi rose to lead the brutal militant group in Iraq and Syria.
"Big success on the Turkey/Syria Border," President Trump tweeted ahead of his address from the White House.
The Russian-brokered agreement concluded on Tuesday highlights how central President Vladimir Putin has become in the Syrian conflict, experts told Euronews.
It’s long been an open secret in Washington that many of the career Republicans who fawn over President Donald Trump in public have nothing good to say about him in private.
The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Sunday it had pulled out all its fighters from the border town of Ras al Ain, while Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey expects the US to keep its promises on a five-day truce.
Turkey military operation in northern Syria has created a fresh wave of refugees.
The market, which was partially destroyed in the fighting that took place in the city, is part of an area listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO for its Arab culture.
Since he burst upon the comedic scene in Egypt back in 2011, political satirist, author and stand-up star Bassem Youssef, has been endlessly compared to The Daily Show’s former host, John Stewart.
Capturing someone’s life story in a single moment is what Oslo-based photographer Afshin Ismaeli does for a living.