Syria is a battlefield for outsiders.
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Even if Syria's armed conflict is somehow resolved, new proxy conflicts between regional actors are emerging on the country's soil.
Syrian refugees arrive to start a new life in Germany.
Refugees hold religious prejudices against each other too – separating them by religion is not the answer.
Turkish ships on patrol.
The prospect of gas wealth has been escalating old rivalries and disputes between Turkey, Cyprus, Lebanon, Israel, Egypt and Greece.
New, extreme levels of censorship in Turkey could lead to waves of digital activism by tech-savvy generations.
Kurdish protestors against the Turkish operation in Afrin outside the EU building in Lebanon on January 28.
The Erdoğan regime's move into northern Syria is being justified in the name of European security.
Yes, a lot of Turkish citizens are looking for a chance to start new lives abroad – but not all of them are doing it for the same reasons.
Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters in east Afrin, Syria.
Over the past three decades, Turkey has launched countless operations across the Iraqi and Syrian borders, succeeding only in making matters worse for itself. This time may be no different.
Turkish Airlines the first major international carrier to run a regular service to the Somali capital in more than two decades.
Turkey's actions have arguably improved the situation in Somalia over the past six years but its increasing role could bring it on a collision course with other states.
Turkish troops prepare to go after US-backed Kurdish forces.
Turkey's priorities in Syria just don't match the US's – and its increasingly authoritarian domestic politics don't help.
The UN buffer zone in Nicosia, Cyprus.
Divided by military force for decades, many Cypriots have lost their zeal for unification – but more than a few are still hopeful.
Supporters of the Turkish government policy of making suspects wear uniforms wave banners in August 2017 saying ‘terrorists in single uniform’.
Those accused of involvement in the 2016 coup in Turkey must wear brown uniforms in court, while those accused of terrorism must wear grey ones.
With his one-man grip on the Turkish state increasingly secure, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has spent a year fighting for every populist cause he can.
IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde at the “G20: Compact With Africa”.
South Africa will be well advised to start preparing itself for an International Monetary Fund programme as the country faces a deepening economic crisis.
Communist Party of Turkey founder Mustafa Suphi (right) met a mysterious fate when he tried to take on the Ankara government.
When push came to shove, Turkey's young Communist Party didn't get the unwavering support from Moscow it might have expected.
Waterfowl – not turkey – would have been the main course.
Winslow Homer, 'Right and Left' (1909), National Gallery of Art
Dishes we consider staples today have little to do with the first feast.
Syrian refugees wait on August 28, 2017 at the Oncupinar crossing gate, close to the town of Kilis, south central Turkey, as they wait to cross to Syria for the Eid al-Adha Muslim holiday.
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In Turkey, while many have left Syria to find asylum, most refugees are struggling to be socially and economically integrated.
Turkish Muslims pray near Fatih Mosque in Istanbul during a protest against the attacks on the Muslim people in Arakan in Myanmar.
Turkey’s humanitarian response to Rohingya's crisis highlights President Erdoğan ambition to appear as a world champion for Muslim rights.
IIOC Masjid Omar AlFarouk
Muslims throughout the world will celebrate the holiday of Eid al-Adha (Festival of Sacrifice) beginning this Thursday evening. Here's an introduction to this important feast and its partner, Eid al-Fitr.
Twitter logo mod from graffiti seen on a wall during protests in Turkey in July 2013.
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In Turkey, Twitter has become a dangerous platform, with some seven people detained daily for posting anti-government messages.
The Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk crew interdicts a group of Haitian migrants July 11, 2017, approximately 22 miles south of Great Inagua, Bahamas.
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The mass movement of people across the world is nothing new, but migration today is so global and so unrelenting that it may well be the great humanitarian issue of our time.