Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) fighters stand at the Syrian-Turkish border crossing of Tel Abyad, as vehicles transport people who were wounded in violence, which activists said was caused by Islamic State fighters in Kobani, Syria on Thursday. Photograph: Rodi Said/Reuters

Islamic State fighters launched simultaneous attacks against the Syrian government and Kurdish militia overnight, moving back onto the offensive after(...)

Turkish soldiers stand guard at the entrance of the memorial site of Suleyman Shah, grandfather of Osman I, founder of the Ottoman Empire, in Karakozak village, northeast of Aleppo, Syria. Photograph: AP Photo

Turkish tanks backed by drones and reconnaissance planes entered Syria overnight to evacuate several dozen Turkish soldiers. The soldiers were guardin(...)

European Council president Donald Tusk (left) welcomes Turkish prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu ahead of a meeting in Brussels on January 15th.  Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

Turkey’s prime minister compared his Israeli counterpart Binyamin Netanyahu to the terrorists who killed 17 people in Paris last week, as the Europea(...)

Syrian refugees who fled Kobani try to get food at a refugee camp at Suruc in Turkey. Photograph: Tolga Bozoglu/EPA

For Shamsa Tammi, a refugee in this city from the nearby Syrian town of Kobani, the men of the Islamic State were a scourge her family could not escap(...)

Kurdish protesters wave Lebanese and Kurdish flags and carry the image of Abdullah Ocalan, jailed leader of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), during a demonstration against Islamic State (IS) insurgent attacks on the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani, in Beirut. Photograph: Mohamed Azakir/Reuters

The Kurdistan Workers‘ Party (PKK) has accused the Turkish military of violating a ceasefire agreed under a two-year-old peace process after the milit(...)

The town of Kobani, a Kurdish enclave near Syria’s border with Turkey, has become an important flashpoint in the United States-led campaign against th(...)

Teknopark Istanbul: offers free office space to 35 incubator projects and regular business support seminars to its dozens of R&D partners working on biotechnology, energy solutions and maritime innovation technology

The hallways of Teknopark Istanbul still reek of freshly laid concrete. No one bats an eyelid when young PhD graduates and engineers dressed in shorts(...)

Syrian refugees enjoy a sunny day in Istanbul. More than 40 per cent of Syria’s pre-war population has been displaced by the conflict, with 2.8 million taking refuge in other countries in the region. PHOTOGRAPH: EPA/ERDEM SAHIN

Despite the war, upheaval and economic collapse at home, Syrian business interests now top the list of international investors in Turkey, even as tens(...)

Members of the Bin Ti Mohammed family, Syrian refugees who fled Aleppo, at their home in Gaziantep, Turkey. Photograph: EPA/Sedat Suna

The air at Tarboush restaurant in Istanbul is thick with Syrian Arabic. Every day, dozens of families and couples displaced by the war come for a s(...)

Gezi Party branch co-ordinator Sule Aksamhin (left) and co-founder Nurgul Guney say they want a new path for Turkish politics. Photograph: Stephen Starr

Twitter and YouTube have fallen victim to the Turkish government’s clampdown on dissent as it grapples with a scandal that could see it damaged(...)