A Turkish court on Friday convicted Amnesty International’s former Turkey chairman, Taner Kilic, of membership in a terror organization and sentenced him to more than six years in prison.
In recent months, Turkey has deployed an array of air defense missile systems in both Syria and Libya to deter and defend against air and drone attacks mounted by its rivals in these war zones.
A Turkish court convicted a local U.S. Consulate employee in Istanbul of membership in an armed terror organization and sentenced him to eight years and nine months in prison.
Turkey said Thursday it would deploy special forces along its land border with Greece to prevent Greek authorities from pushing back migrants trying to cross into Europe, after Turkey declared its previously guarded gateways to Europe open.
Turkey shot down a Syrian fighter jet in Syria's Idlib province Tuesday, marking the third such incident in as many days.
Update on the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Idlib, Syria: 33 Turkish soldiers were killed in an airstrike in northwest Syria and 35 were wounded.
As the Syrian offensive continues, there is nowhere for refugees to get away from the conflict. Turkey continues to threaten military action against Syria.
Turkey and Russia: Although both nations are coexisting with a strained peace, the historic hostility between the two will once again come to the fore.
Several Turkish armored vehicles and tanks entered rebel-controlled northwestern Syria early on Friday.