Syria

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – France’s president on Friday bemoaned Turkey’s offensive into northern Syria as “madness” and decried the North Atlantic Organisation’s (NATO)...

Harrowing footage of a screaming child covered in horrific burns have emerged amid claims chemical weapons are being used in Turkey's assault on the Kurds. In the upsetting clip, a child is seen crying:...

ANKARA (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence met President Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey on Thursday on a mission to persuade him to halt an offensive against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria,...

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Black Sea city of Sochi on Oct. 22, the Turkish presidency said on Wednesday. It gave no further...

ANKARA (Reuters) – The Trump administration dispatched its top officials to Turkey on Wednesday for emergency talks to try to persuade Ankara to halt an assault on northern Syria, while Russian troops...

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Turkey’s incursion into Syria is an opportunity for Russia to dial up its influence in the region as Washington appears to be pulling back, but the risks to Moscow’s...

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Heavy clashes are under way in Syrian border villages between advancing Turkish forces and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) soldiers, an official in the Kurdish-led SDF said on...

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s preparations and deployments for its planned military offensive in northeastern Syria are continuing, broadcaster NTV cited Defence Minister Hulusi Akar as saying...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. pullback of troops in Syria will initially be limited in scope to a patch of Syrian territory near the Turkish border where both countries had been working to establish...

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – The United States began pulling troops from northeast Syria on Monday in a major policy shift, opening the way for a Turkish attack on Kurdish-led forces long allied to Washington...

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that up to three million Syrian refugees can return to a planned “safe zone” in northern Syria if it is extended from...

IZMIR, Turkey (Reuters) – With migrants only allowed one backpack each on the smugglers’ boats that carry them from Turkey to Greece, Ahmed, his wife Hanin and her family packed a few possessions...

The northern Syrian province of Idlib is the last remaining stronghold controlled by forces opposed to President Bashar al-Assad. Syrian government forces, backed by their Russian allies, have stepped...

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis has expressed concern for the humanitarian situation in northwestern Syria and urged a negotiated end to years of fighting, in a letter delivered on Monday...

Foreign ministry must facilitate return of four German nationals from Syria, Berlin court says. Germany must repatriate from Syria the German wife and three children of an ISIL fighter, a court ordered...

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – A Turkish observation post in Syria’s Idlib region was attacked with mortar fire and shelling from an area controlled by Syrian government forces, causing damage but no...