Having helped Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces take back one strategic stronghold, Lebanese organization is now joining the fray for key northern city.
Man, 22, reportedly killed in protests in south Turkey, second fatality since demonstrations began; Erdogan accuses protesters of 'terrorism,' says parties that lost election responsible for violence.
Demonstrators in Istanbul don't like the comparison to the Arab Spring, but thousands of people are still protesting and Erdogan is showing little signs of moderation or regret.
Numbers of anti-Erdogan demonstrators expected to swell due to the decision of a large public workers union to announce a two-day strike and the fact that a number of Istanbul universities have decided to postpone exams.
Dozens injured as clashes erupt in Istanbul between police and protesters, man killed after taxi drives into crowd; Kerry calls for full restraint by Turkish police.
Violent confrontations near Istanbul's Besiktas soccer stadium led to dozens of casualties Sunday. Some of the young demonstrators didn't seem clear on their goal, but came along for the ride anyway.
Turkey's PM decries the 'menace that is called Twitter' for its role in Taksim demonstrations; Israel is largely absent from the debate.
Demonstrators light fires and scuffle with police in Istanbul and Ankara, but streets across Turkey generally quieter Sunday than in the first two days of protests.
Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters representing entire spectrum of Turkish society stream into contentious Taksim Square; this time, police appear to stay away.
One of only a tiny handful of visible Muslims in British national media, the political commentator juggles pragmatism and nuance with an obligation to articulate his community's concerns.