A 26-year-old man arrested on suspicion of Syria-related terror offences as he landed on a flight to Heathrow Airport was deported from Turkey over claims he was a member of so-called Islamic State, the PA news agency understands.
Authorities have barred the wife of a former British army officer who founded the White Helmets volunteer group from leaving Turkey pending the investigation into his death, according to reports.
Amnesty International has called for an “exhaustive” investigation into the death of a British civil defence worker who fell from a balcony in Istanbul just days after Russia accused him of being a spy.
A British diplomat has said the UK will look “very closely” at an investigation into how a former British soldier died in Turkey days after Russia accused him of being a spy.
A former British army officer who helped found the White Helmets volunteer organisation in Syria has been found dead in Istanbul, Turkish officials said.
Turkey has captured the older sister of the killed leader of the so-called Islamic State group in north-western Syria, a senior official said, calling the arrest an intelligence “gold mine”.
Thirteen civilians have been killed in a car bomb blast in a northern Syrian town along the border with Turkey.
Russia’s defence ministry has harshly criticised the US decision to send armoured vehicles and combat troops into eastern Syria to protect oil fields.
The United States will send armoured vehicles and combat troops into eastern Syria to keep oil fields from potentially falling into the hands of Islamic State militants, US Defence Secretary Mark Esper said on Friday.
The father of the first British woman to die fighting against so-called Islamic State in Syria has launched a campaign to bring his daughter’s remains back to the UK.
President Donald Trump has announced he will lift sanctions on Turkey after the NATO ally agreed to permanently stop fighting Kurdish forces in Syria, and has defended his decision to withdraw American troops.
US President Donald Trump has said he will lift sanctions on Turkey after the Nato ally agreed to permanently stop fighting Kurdish forces in Syria.
Russian military police have begun patrols on part of the Syrian border.
Turkey will not resume its offensive against Kurdish Syrian fighters in north-east Syria, the government has said, after separate agreements reached with the US and Russia.
The leaders of Russia and Turkey announced an agreement for their two countries’ forces to jointly patrol almost the entire north-eastern Syrian border after the withdrawal of Kurdish fighters.
Syrian President Bashar Assad has condemned Turkey’s leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan as a “thief” as he made his first visit to areas in Idlib province recently retaken by Syrian government forces from Turkey-backed rebels.
Turkey’s foreign minister has renewed warnings that his country will resume its military offensive in Syria if Kurdish fighters do not vacate the region before the end of a US-brokered cease-fire.
Dozens of vehicles have rolled out of a besieged Syrian border town, evacuating Kurdish fighters and civilians and opening the way for Turkish-backed forces to take over in the first pullback under a three-day-old US-brokered ceasefire.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan wants Syrian government forces to move out of areas near the border so up to two million refugees can be settled there, his spokesman said.
Syrian Kurdish-led forces and Turkey have blamed each other over continued fighting despite a US-brokered ceasefire in north-eastern Syria.
President Donald Trump is pushing back at criticism his Syria withdrawal is damaging US credibility, betraying Kurdish allies and opening the door for a possible resurgence of the Islamic State.
The Kurdish-led administration in northern Syria has accused Turkey of violating a US-brokered ceasefire that came into effect overnight, as fighters from both sides clashed in and around a border town that has been one of the fiercest fronts in the Turkish invasion.
The US and Turkey have agreed to a ceasefire in the Turks’ deadly attacks on Kurdish fighters in northern Syria.
US vice president Mike Pence has announced that the US and Turkey have agreed to a five-day ceasefire in northern Syria.
A US delegation is pressing Turkey to accept a ceasefire in northern Syria hours after Donald Trump declared the US has no stake in defending Kurdish fighters who died by the thousands as America’s partners against so-called Islamic State extremists.
Syrian forces have entered the strategic border town of Kobani, blocking a path for the Turkish military to establish a “safe zone” free of Syrian Kurdish fighters.
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has defied pressure for a ceasefire in Syria and said the only way the offensive would end was if Syrian Kurdish fighters leave a designated border area “by tonight”.
Russia moved to fill the void left by the United States in northern Syria, deploying troops to keep apart advancing Syrian government and Turkish forces.
The UK will continue selling arms to Turkey but will not grant new export licences for weapons that might be used in military operations against Kurds in Syria, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has said.
Nato secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg has voiced “deep concern” about the consequences of Turkey’s military intervention in northern Syria.
Turkish artillery has been pounding suspected Syrian Kurdish positions near a town in north-east Syria as Turkey’s military incursion enters its seventh day.
France coach Didier Deschamps praised Olivier Giroud for delivering under pressure but admits a lack of game time with Chelsea is damaging his international chances.