President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan visited a military command center in the southern province of Hatay on Jan. 25 as Turkey’s ongoing “Operation Olive Branch” in northern Syria entered its sixth day, according to a presidential source.
A high-level United States delegation on Jan. 23 discussed a number of issues, including Syria, with Turkish officials, according to a Turkish diplomatic source.
The United Kingdom has once again urged its citizens to avoid Turkish-Syrian border areas during their travels in Turkey, Doğan News Agency reported on Jan. 15.
A minibus carrying migrants has crashed into a truck in the Altınözü district of the southern province of Hatay, killing 10 inside, Doğan News Agency has reported.
Turkey dispatched 180 commandos to the Syrian city of Al-Bab on Nov. 30, the military stated.
A resolution to the long-running war in Syria will boost the southeastern Turkish province of Gaziantep’s role as an exports hub to Gulf countries, according to Ambassador Christian Berger, the head of the EU delegation to Turkey.
Refugees in the southern Turkish province of Hatay have started returning to areas of northern Syria where the introduction of de-escalation zones has led to relative stability, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.