[WASHINGTON] The United States is prepared to ratchet up economic pressure on Ankara if Turkish forces do not agree to cease their offensive in northern Syria, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin...

[ISTANBUL] Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan dismissed a US proposal to broker a ceasefire in northern Syria and said he was not worried over US sanctions, in comments published in Turkish...

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump on Monday authorised sanctions on Turkey's leaders, reimposed steel tariffs and ended talks on a trade deal, seeking to punish the historic ally for its...

[WASHINGTON] Since the outbreak of Syria's brutal civil war, the United States has stated several objectives - destroying Islamic State extremists, easing from power President Bashar al-Assad and...

[BEIRUT] The Kurdish administration in northern Syria on Sunday announced a deal with the Damascus government on a Syrian troop deployment near the border with Turkey to confront Ankara's...

[WASHINGTON] Facing a backlash for appearing to greenlight Turkey's assault against Kurdish forces in Syria, President Donald Trump on Friday dialed up pressure on America's Nato ally by...

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump suggested on Thursday that Washington could mediate between Turkey and Kurdish groups after Ankara launched a military offensive against Kurds who until...

[WASHINGTON] President Donald Trump has come under angry criticism from US military veterans for abandoning Kurdish battlefield allies after greenlighting Turkey's assault on the Kurds in...

[WASHINGTON] A bipartisan group of US senators said on Wednesday they have agreed on far-reaching sanctions to be slapped on Nato ally Turkey if its forces do not withdraw from neighbouring Syria...

[WASHINGTON] Fears of conflict rose on Monday as the United States vowed to send a message to Iran by deploying an aircraft carrier strike group, amid a report that Tehran would scale back its...