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Prayers at Hagia Sophia will crown decades-long Muslim campaign

Jul 23 2020

ISTANBUL When Yunus Genc prays at Hagia Sophia on Friday it will mark the triumphant culmination of decades-long efforts by Islamist-rooted groups like his to convert the ancient monument, revered by both Christians and Muslims, to a mosque.

Turkey says any Libya ceasefire deal requires Haftar withdrawal

Jul 22 2020

ANKARA Turkey and Russia agreed on Wednesday to keep pushing for a ceasefire in Libya, but Ankara said the leader of the eastern forces was not legitimate and his forces must withdraw from key positions for any credible deal to emerge.

Epidemic's hidden victims, Syrian workers left penniless in Turkey

Apr 29 2020

ISTANBUL When the clothing factory where Syrian refugee Mohammed Eid had worked since arriving in Istanbul closed because of the coronavirus lockdown, his manager had a bleak message for laid-off staff: you're on your own.

Coronavirus puts missile showdown between Turkey and U.S. on hold

Apr 20 2020

ISTANBUL Turkey's plans to switch on its new Russian missile defence systems have been delayed by the coronavirus outbreak but it does not intend to reverse a decision which has raised the threat of U.S. sanctions, a senior Turkish official said.

Coronavirus puts missile showdown between Turkey and U.S. on hold

Apr 20 2020

ISTANBUL Turkey's plans to switch on its new Russian missile defence systems have been delayed by the coronavirus outbreak but it does not intend to reverse a decision which has raised the threat of U.S. sanctions, a senior Turkish official said.

Syrian fighter's nine-year journey from school protests to armed conflict

Mar 12 2020

BINNISH, Syria Ahmed Mansour was a schoolboy with dreams of becoming a lawyer when he joined the first protests at his secondary school in Syria's northern city of Aleppo.

アングル:深まるシリアの人道危機、戦火絶えぬ医療現場

Mar 06 2020

[イドリブ 2日 ロイター] - シリア北西部の産科病院。正面入口で、職員に急を告げる警告灯が点滅する。だが、近づいてくるのは患者ではない。軍用機だ。

RPT-INSIGHT-“All our dreams are gone;” Desperation deepens for Syrians as conflict intensifies

Mar 03 2020

IDLIB, Syria, March 2 At a maternity hospital in northwest Syria, an alarm flashes at the main entrance to alert staff. It’s not patients en route to the hospital. It’s warplanes.

'All our dreams are gone;' Desperation deepens for Syrians as conflict intensifies

Mar 02 2020

IDLIB, Syria At a maternity hospital in northwest Syria, an alarm flashes at the main entrance to alert staff. It’s not patients en route to the hospital. It’s warplanes.

Turkey says it will let refugees into Europe after its troops killed in Syria

Feb 28 2020

OUTSIDE SARAQEB, Syria/ANKARA Refugees in Turkey headed toward European frontiers on Friday after an official said the borders had been thrown open, a response to the escalating war in Syria where 33 Turkish soldiers were killed by Russian-backed Syrian government troops. | Video

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