An al Nusra front fighter carries his brigade’s flag in Idlib city, after they took control of the area in March. Photograph: Ammar Abdallah/Reuters

A Columbus, Ohio, man who trained with Islamic militants in Syria has been arrested and charged with supporting terrorism and making false statements.(...)

Souvenirs commemorate the Gallipoli campaign at a shop in Eceabat. Turkey has moved commemorations up one day. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Turkey has been accused of belittling the imminent centenary of the Armenian genocide by advancing its Gallipoli commemorations to the same day. (...)

Turkey temporarily blocked Twitter and YouTube in the run-up to local elections in March 2014, after audio recordings purportedly showing corruption in then-Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan’s inner circle were leaked on their sites. Photograph: Kacper Pempel/Reuters

Twitter has complied with Turkey’s request to remove photographs of an Istanbul prosecutor held at gunpoint by far-left militants and a ban on the mic(...)

  Fenerbahce’s player Emre Belozoglu (c) and head coach Ismail Kartal (r) standing inside their bus after an attack by a gunman on a highway in northern Turkey. Photograph: STR/EPA

A coach carrying Fenerbahce football players was shot at on a highway in northern Turkey. The driver of the bus was wounded and taken to hospital.Abdu(...)

The last time I visited the Holy Land was with Pope John Paul II in the year 2000. Excuse me. Pope saint John Paul II. Visiting there with “ordinar(...)

Turkish policemen stand guard in front of the Istanbul police headquarters. Officials say police killed a woman carrying a bomb near the building.  Photograph: Sedat Suna/EPA

In a second evening of violence in Istanbul, Turkish police shot dead a woman carrying guns and hand grenades and detained a man as they tried to atta(...)

Aer Lingus does the business Aer Lingus is halfway through the upgrade of its business class cabins, with four of the eight A330s fitted out with the (...)

Turkish riot police stand guard in front of the Justice Palace in Istanbul on March 31st, 2015, after a far-left Turkish group took an Istanbul prosecutor hostage on Tuesday and threatened to kill him. Photograph: Osman Orsal/Reuters

A prosecutor who was held hostage by members of a banned leftist group inside a courthouse in Istanbul has died after police attempted to free him, Tu(...)

Shop workers sit in candle light at their shop after a major power cut in Istanbul. Photograph: Sedat Suna/EPA

A major power outage hit cities and provinces across Turkey on Tuesday, including the capital of Ankara and the biggest city, Istanbul, where parts of(...)

Soldiers and Houthi fighters inspect the damage caused by air strikes on the airport of Yemen’s northwestern city of Saada, a Houthi stronghold near the Saudi border, on Monday. Fighter jets attacked the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, residents said. Photograph: Reuters

Iran-allied Houthi militiamen pushed into the northeastern suburbs of the Yemeni port city of Aden on Monday amid heavy clashes with loyalists of pre(...)