US shows support to Ankara for cross-border offensive in Jarabulus, while telling Kurdish allies they must advance no further in north Syria


Turkey has been forced to change its priorities in Syria as it has become increasingly clear regime change is an unrealistic goal

Lina Khatib

US should withhold military aid until Israel recognises Palestinian sovereignty

Sam Bahour

The suicide bombing in Gaziantep is one manifestation of a complex and brutal war that Turkey is now confronting with military force

David Barchard

The staff of Turkish opposition paper Ozgur Gundem refuse to keep silent - even if that has been at the risk of being shot

Mehmet Ali Celebi

It took two hours for the White House to issue an unambiguous statement mentioning democracy and the rule of law after the 15 July coup

David Hearst

Scottish club's followers have always shown solidarity towards the dispossessed and oppressed

Marc Patrick Conaghan

The coup failed because the Turkish people acted like true Jedi Knights of democracy, resisting the tanks and bullets of Gulen’s Hizmet Army

Ertan Aydin