UK to Assad: After we deal with the Islamic State, you're next!
GlobalPost interviews British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond on the strategy for defeating IS and the Assad regime.
Concerned Obama's war against the Islamic State is a clusterf*ck? Here's how Britain sees it
Exclusive: British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond explains the grand strategy for Syria and Iraq.
Islamic State suicide bomber detonates truck near Syria-Turkey border
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported more heavy clashes on Monday inside the city, where US-led airstrikes have so far failed to halt the militants' advance.
Turkey's president calls for ground operation as IS closes in on key Syrian town
The Turkish parliament last week week authorized the government to take military action against IS extremists, but so far no plans to carry out military operations have been announced.
Kurds warn of massacre by Islamic State in Syrian town
Turkey said it would do what it could to prevent Kobani from falling into Islamic State hands but stopped short of committing to any direct military intervention.
The ferryman of Istanbul helps Syrian refugees
One man has made it his mission to help his Palestinian Syrian countrymen find safe harbor.
45,000 Syrian Kurds have crossed into Turkey over the last 24 hours
Islamic State fighters have seized dozens of villages close to the border, prompting the flight of thousands.
49 Turkish hostages held by the Islamic State are released
The 49 Turkish citizens were held hostage for more than 100 days by IS militants.
Turkey has stepped in to help Gazans where Arab countries didn't
Nael Salamah lost his entire family, except for his sister, in an airstrike. Now, his sister is being treated in Turkey. Egypt almost didn't let him in on his way through to meet her.
Turkey's emergency room doctors are tired of getting beaten up
The past 10 to 15 years have seen increasing numbers of attacks on health workers in Turkey. Most of the time, it’s because patients are tired of waiting in line.
Kurdish troops battle to retake Iraq's largest dam
Peshmerga forces lost control of the dam on Aug. 7 as Islamic State fighters were sweeping the region.
Looks like Turkey has a totally unsurprising election winner
Guess who! That's right: Tayyip Erdogan is making a smooth move from prime minister to president.
Even without any voting fraud, Turkey's elections aren't a fair fight
To understand why Sunday's outcome isn't in doubt, look to the countryside, where farmers depend on support from the current prime minister's party.
Turkish women are laughing in public because a politician told them not to
Defiance in Turkey is alive and well.
Here are the world's cat countries and the world's dog countries
Which is more popular — cats or dogs — in your country?
These Turkish border towns are now aid industries focused on Syria
The view from Reyhanli.
Turkey's Erdogan accuses international media of spying, fueling unrest
'[CNN] doesn't care about a free, impartial and independent press. They are assigned to work like spies,' Erdogan said, singling out the news outlet.
Turkish police fire teargas on demonstrators marking Gezi protests anniversary
Turkey's prime minister warned protesters that police would do 'whatever is necessary' to clamp down on demonstrations.
China indicts 8 people over last year's deadly Tiananmen Square attack
The government blamed the Beijing attack on separatist militants from Xinjiang.
Turkey charges mining company CEO and 2 others over deadly mine disaster
A total of eight officials from Soma Komur have now been charged over last Tuesday's accident at the Soma mine.
Soma begins burying its miners as riot police fire tear gas at protesters in Turkey
Protesters in Turkey's eastern mining town of Soma were met by tear gas and water cannons as they protested the deaths of more than 280 miners.
A blast in a Turkish coal mine claims more than 200 lives
The disaster highlighted Turkey's poor record on worker safety and drew renewed opposition calls for an inquiry into a drop in safety standards at previously state-run mines.
Hundreds of miners are trapped following an explosion in a Turkish coal mine
At least 20 miners are feared dead.
Man casually confesses to murdering his past lovers on a Turkish dating show
He's 62, he's an axe murderer and he's looking for love.
The Turkish way of controlling protests: Just shut down the city!
It helps if you deploy water cannons and tear gas preemptively, too.
Turkish riot police clash with May Day protesters in Istanbul (LIVE VIDEO)
The Istanbul governor's office said it had advance information that 'illegal terror organizations and their extensions' would resort to violence to stoke unrest.
Turkish prime minister calls on the US to extradite his rival Fethullah Gulen
Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan accuses Gulen of contriving criminal allegations that his son and the children of three ministers took billions of dollars of bribes.
Remembering the Armenian Genocide — in Turkey
Several groups are attempting to do what, a few years ago, seemed impossible: change the attitude in Turkish society towards the events of 1915.
Turkey's prime minister offers condolences for 'inhumane' Armenian genocide
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan also called for setting up a historical commission to probe events surrounding the killings.
Turkish parliament approves wider powers for its spy agency
The changes ratified by parliament give the agency more scope for eavesdropping and foreign operations.
A new idea out of Turkey: Using Twitter to verify election results
Meet the group that's taking citizenship to a new level — by counting their own votes. It just might be able to prove fraud.