Middle East

Blast kills five, wounds dozens in rebel-held northwest Syria

No one immediately claims responsibility for car bomb that went off near the Bab al-Salameh border crossing with Turkey.

Blast kills five, wounds dozens in rebel-held northwest Syria

Middle East

Russian, Turkish troops wounded in attack on Syria joint patrol

Moscow says a Russian and a Turkish armoured vehicle were damaged after being hit by improvised explosive device.

Russian, Turkish troops wounded in attack on Syria joint patrol

Syria's War

UN renews Syria aid via Turkey but one of two access points shut

Millions of displaced Syrians in northwest to have only one border crossing to get aid as Russia prevails over UN vote.

Syria's War

Russia, Turkey, Iran talk about stabilising Syria

For the first time since September, the three key players in the conflict hold a virtual meeting to map the way forward.

Iran, Russia Turkey in talks to find political solution for Syria

Libya

Russia, Turkey put off talks expected to discuss Libya and Syria

No new date announced for talks that were scheduled to take place in Istanbul on Sunday and Monday.

Russia, Turkey put off talks expected to discuss Libya and Syria

Reporter's Notebook

What is on the agenda for the Russia-Turkey talks

Russian delegation, including its FM, arrived in Istanbul for talks on regional issues.

What is on the agenda for Russia-Turkey talks in Istanbul

Turkey

Turkey to minimise troop movements to lower coronavirus risks

Defence ministry says the movement of staff and troops in Syria to be minimised in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Turkey to minimise troop movements to lower coronavirus risks

Syria's War

Turkey's Erdogan discusses Syria, refugees with European leaders

Convergence on Idlib fighting but on refugees 'a number of clarifications' by the Europeans from Turkey's president.

Turkey's Erdogan discusses Syria, refugees with European leaders

Middle East

Syria war: Idlib residents struggle with daily life

More than half a million children displaced by the latest fighting are living in desperate conditions.

Turkey-Syria border

Erdogan demands 'concrete support' from EU, NATO over Syria

Turkish president in Brussels for talks with EU and NATO leaders after tensions at Greek border over fate of refugees.

NewsFeed

Russia and Turkey agree on Idlib ceasefire

Russia and Turkey have agreed on a military ceasefire in Syria’s Idlib province.

Europe

Turkey's Erdogan heading to Brussels to discuss refugee crisis

Talks come amid tensions on the Turkish-Greek border after Ankara's move to not prevent people from trying to reach EU.

Turkey's Erdogan heading to Brussels to discuss refugee crisis

Middle East

Erdogan, Putin meet with hopes of reaching Idlib ceasefire

Russian, Turkish leaders meet in Moscow, with aim to stop clashes between Turkish and Syrian government forces.

Erdogan, Putin meet with hopes of reaching Idlib ceasefire

Syria's War

Tensions escalate in Deraa, 'cradle of the Syrian revolution'

As Syrian government battles opposition in the northwest, clashes erupt in a former opposition stronghold to the south.

Tensions escalate in Deraa, 'cradle of the Syrian revolution'

Battle for Idlib

Turkey shoots down third plane as Syrian forces retake town

Rebel commander says key Saraqeb city now under the full control of Syrian government forces after Russian air strikes.