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Turkey's top court delayed putting the country's main pro-Kurdish party on trial over its alleged links to militants.

Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhemi has met with Mohammed bin Salman to discuss closer ties and cooperation.

Turkey's top court refuses to hear expelled MP's appeal

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey's top court refuses to hear expelled MP's appeal

Omer Faruk Gergerlioglu’s appeal will not be heard by Turkey top court, following his expulsion from parliament.

What's next for Syria under the Biden administration?

Hakim Charles Khatib

What's next for Syria under the Biden administration?

Analysis: Washington is still weighing up its approach to Syria, but the power balance that Russia, Turkey and Iran have built will not be easy ...

Unseated Turkey opposition MP appeals to top court

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Unseated Turkey opposition MP appeals to top court

Outspoken pro-Kurdish MP Gergerlioglu has applied to have his seat in parliament reinstated.

Giorgio Cafiero and Sina Azodi

Why Turkey wants Biden to salvage the JCPOA

Analysis: As divisions grow among Washington's partners, Turkey will likely stand in the camp of states that see the JCPOA's survival as serving both their national interests and regional stability.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkish Kurds in New Year protest over political repression

Kurdish people in Turkey celebrated the Newroz, associated with protests against the repression of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Kurdish fighters, pro-Turkey rebels clash in north Syria

Violent clashes have erupted near the Kurdish-held town of Ain Issa in northern Syria between Kurdish-led and pro-Ankara fighters.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkish police frees politician after detention in assembly

Omer Faruk Gergerlioglu, from the Peoples' Democratic Party, was arrested then released after a few hours of questioning by the police.

Pro-Kurdish MP detained after four-day protest in parliament

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pro-Kurdish MP detained after four-day protest in parliament

Omer Faruk Gergerlioglu was in pyjamas and slippers when he was taken away just before morning prayers.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran's Zarif tries to defuse tensions with Turkey

Iran's FM Javad Zarif met Turkish officials in Istanbul on Friday as the two regional powers tried to move past tensions.

Turkey detains dozens of pro-Kurdish party officials

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey detains dozens of pro-Kurdish party officials

Turkish police on Friday detained dozens of party officials belonging to leftist opposition Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) over alleged links ...

Turkey rebuffs criticism of crackdown on pro-Kurdish party

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey rebuffs criticism of crackdown on pro-Kurdish party

Turkey has told foreign countries not to interfere in its domestic affairs after criticism over an attempt to ban the pro-Kurdish HDP party.

Turkey's pro-Kurdish party calls ban threat 'political coup'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey's pro-Kurdish party calls ban threat 'political coup'

Turkey's pro-Kurdish party denounced the public prosecutor's request to ban it as a "political coup".

Turkish prosecutor asks court to ban pro-Kurdish HDP party

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkish prosecutor asks court to ban pro-Kurdish HDP party

The pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party is facing disbandment, following calls from a Turkish prosecutor.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkish journalist briefly detained over cartoon tweet

A journalist from Cumhuriyet was arrested for a cartoon which was said to be insulting to a religious cleric.

Samuel Ramani

Rising Iran-Turkey tensions in Iraq and Russia's dilemma

Analysis: While the extent and duration of Turkey's anticipated military intervention in Sinjar is unclear, Russia is watching the situation in ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey captures top Syrian Kurdish militia figure: report

Ibrahim Babat from Syrian Kurdish-led People's Protection Units (YPG) has been captured by Turkish intelligence agents.

Paul Iddon

Could Iraq's Iran-backed militias arm the PKK against Turkey?

Analysis: Iran-backed militias want to maintain dominance in Sinjar as an access point to Syria, but would they arm the PKK if Turkey ...

Syrian opposition head makes rare visit to Iraqi Kurdistan

The New Arab Staff

Syrian opposition head makes rare visit to Iraqi Kurdistan

The leader of the opposition Syrian National Coalition, Nasr Hariri, has visited the Kurdistan region of Iraq, bringing into focus shifting ...

The New Arab Staff

Yazidi leader blasts pro-Iran, Kurdish militia in Sinjar

The presence of the militias to counter a Turkish offensive against the PKK in Sinjar has prompted fears of a new wave of Yazidi ...

Iraq's long road to justice for the Yazidi genocide

Rachel Hagan

Iraq's long road to justice for the Yazidi genocide

In-depth: Iraq has passed a landmark new bill offering reparations to victims of the Islamic State and formally recognising the Yazidi genocide. ...

How does Biden view Turkey’s role in Libya's conflict?

Giorgio Cafiero and Diana Vasconcellos

How does Biden view Turkey’s role in Libya's conflict?

Analysis: Libya's civil war could become a source of confrontation rather than cooperation between the Biden administration and Turkey.

The Iraq Report: Turkey and Iran trade diplomatic blows

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Turkey and Iran trade diplomatic blows

Iraq has once more emerged as an arena of competition between Turkey and Iran as the two historic rivals clash over Ankara's intervention ...

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