No good news for Turkey from jihadi ranks in Syria

Ahrar al-Sham, a prominent armed group that has often collaborated with Turkey in Syria, is hit by infighting that plays into the hands of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham and dampens Turkish plans to remold rebel factions in Idlib.

Fehim Tastekin | Syria Conflict | Oct 27, 2020
al-monitor Turkish military vehicles, part of a convoy, drive through the town of Ariha in the rebel-held northwestern Idlib province on Oct. 20, 2020, after vacating the Morek post in Hama's countryside. Photo by ABDULAZIZ KETAZ/AFP via Getty Images.

Turkish court hands US consulate worker 5-year prison sentence

Turkish citizen Nazmi Mete Canturk was convicted of "aiding an armed terror group."

Al-Monitor Staff | | Oct 27, 2020

Turkish lira slump continues as foreign tensions simmer

The Turkish lira continued record losses Tuesday against major currencies as analysts questioned Central Bank independence and Ankara saw political spats deepen with foreign allies.

Diego Cupolo | Economy and trade | Oct 27, 2020

Erdogan goes on offense against European leaders in defense of lslam

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has taken up the cause of Islam in the West, further damaging Turkey's ties with Europe.

Pinar Tremblay | | Oct 27, 2020

Turkey’s ruling party blunders at youth outreach

The Turkish government's recent attempts to reach out to the country's youth reveal that the generation gap is growing — and might be unbridgeable.

Kenan Behzat Sharpe | | Oct 26, 2020