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Syria’s last opposition-held province has been battered with 200 airstrikes in the past three days. Photograph: Louai Beshara/AFP/Getty Images

Syria’s last opposition-held province has been battered with 200 airstrikes in the past three days in an assault that has pushed 700,000 civilians to(...)

A member of Libya’s central security support force holds a weapon during a security deployment in the Tajura district, east of Tripoli, on Monday. Photograph: Ismail Zitouny/Reuters

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government has formally asked parliament in Ankara for a one-year mandate to send troops to Libya, where the (...)

US president Donald Trump and Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau during the Nato Summit in London on Wednesday. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/EPA

Nato leaders have agreed to work together to counter terrorism and China’s growing military power and to update their plan to defend Poland and the Ba(...)

US pesident Donald Trump shakes hands with France’s president Emmanuel Macron, ahead of the Nato summit  in London. Photograph: Ludovic Marin/Reuters

Emmanuel Macron has confronted his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, with his most direct warning yet that Ankara’s recent behaviour is not c(...)

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan (left)  and French president Emmanuel Macron. Mr Erdogan has claimed  Mr Macron has a “sick and shallow” understanding of Nato. Photograph:  Ozan Kose/AFP via Getty Images

Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called Emmanuel Macron “brain dead” as he hit back against the French leader’s criticism of Turkey’s treat(...)

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan shakes hands with  Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin following  talks in the Black Sea resort of Sochi. Photograph: Alexei Druzhinin/Sputnik/EPA

Vladimir Putin and Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan reached a broad agreement to establish a buffer zone free of Kurdish forces in north Syria (...)

A turkish-backed Syrian fighter sits on the side of the street in the town of Ayn al-Arus, south of the border town of Tal Abyad. Photograph: Bakr Alkasem/AFP via Getty Images

Syrian Kurdish-led forces and Turkey have blamed each other over continued fighting despite a US-brokered ceasefire in north-eastern Syria. The Kurds(...)

Turkish-backed Syrian fighters drive armoured vehicles from northern Syria for a military operation in Kurdish areas, near the Syrian border. Photograph: EPA/ERDEM SAHIN

Turkey will set up a dozen observation posts across northeast Syria, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday, insisting that a planned “safe zone” wi(...)

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) and US Vice President Mike Pence (L) before their meeting in Ankara, Turkey. Photograph: EPA

Turkey has agreed to temporarily cease its offensive in northern Syria for five days to enable Kurdish forces to withdraw from a contested area over w(...)

US president Donald Trump said Erdogan ‘was never given a green light’. Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty

US president Donald Trump defended his decision to withdraw US troops from northern Syria as “strategically brilliant” yesterday as the US House of Re(...)

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