Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan said the upcoming summit in Tehran would yeild positive results. File photograph: Vyacheslav Oseledko/ AFP/Getty Images

An attack on Syria’s Idlib, a rebel-held enclave, would be a massacre and the upcoming summit in Tehran, which will be attended by Iran, Russia and Tu(...)

A man wears a flag bearing Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s face during a rally two nights after a coup attempt in Ankara, Turkey. Photograph: Nicole Tung/The New York Times

It seemed for a brief few hours on Friday night that Turkey’s autocratic president and the government that backs him would become victims of an enduri(...)