Amberin Zaman

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel addresses a news conference to discuss a deepening crisis in relations with Turkey over the arrest of human rights activists, Berlin, Germany, July 20, 2017. (photo by REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch)

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Berlin says German citizens 'no longer safe' in Turkey

Thursday, Jul. 20, 2017 | Amberin Zaman , Columnist

Ankara-Berlin animosity is likely to spill over from harsh words to action as Germans languish in Turkish detention and German investors are warned away from the country.

Turkey’s state news agency exposes US positions in Syria

Wednesday, Jul. 19, 2017 | Amberin Zaman , Columnist

A Turkish state news agency revealed US troops' positions in Syria in what US officials see as further Turkish hostility over the US alliance with the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units.

Turkey wanted thousands of US troops for Raqqa offensive

Tuesday, Jul. 18, 2017 | Amberin Zaman , Columnist

As the US-led coalition fights to liberate Raqqa, Turkey continues to complain about the inclusion of Syrian Kurdish fighters, arguing the United States should have committed enough troops.

Turkish-YPG clashes rage around critical sites in northern Syria

Monday, Jul. 17, 2017 | Amberin Zaman , Columnist

Turkey and its allies among the Syrian rebel forces have intensified attacks on Syrian Kurdish fighters in northwest Syria as Turkey's buildup continues.

Ankara-Islamic State story emerges between lines of Turkish report

Thursday, Jul. 13, 2017 | Amberin Zaman , Columnist

A new report by Turkey’s Interior Ministry takes a kindly look at the country's fight against Islamic State.

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Amberin Zaman is a journalist who has covered Turkey, the Kurds and Armenia for The Washington Post, The Daily Telegraph, The Los Angeles Times and the Voice of America. She served as The Economist's Turkey correspondent between 1999 and 2016. She was a columnist for the liberal daily Taraf and the mainstream daily Haberturk before switching to the independent Turkish online news portal Diken in 2015. On Twitter: @amberinzaman

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