Erdogan says pro-Assad forces turned back after Turkish artillery fire
Recep Tayyip Erdogan
The Pentagon requested $300 million for Syrian 'train and equip activities' and $250 million for border security requirements, according to a copy of the budget
Ankara has been infuriated by Washington's alliance in Syria with forces led by the Kurdish YPG militia, which Turkey is targeting in its offensive
Since the coup attempt, Erdogan has embarked on a sweeping crackdown, jailing some 50,000 people and sacking or suspending 150,000
'The Pope and myself are at one on Jerusalem,' the Turkish president states as he calls for the whole world to 'recognize the State of Palestine'
In a phone call, Putin and Erdogan agreed they were satisfied with the Sochi congress and maintaining de-escalation zones in Syria, according to Putin's office
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the Turks invaded Syria in order to combat ‘Kurdish terror,’ but preventing three Kurdish districts establishing territorial contiguity along the border is no less important
Eight senior members of Turkish Medical Association detained for breaching anti-terror laws after calling Turkey's offensive a 'public health threat'
The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have accused Turkey of exaggerating the number of Kurdish fighters it had killed
Erdogan has said one of his goals is to forge a 'pious generation' in predominantly Muslim Turkey 'that will work for the construction of a new civilisation'