Kurdish doctors report suspected Turkish gas attack in Syria

BEIRUT: Six civilians suffered breathing difficulties and other symptoms indicative of poison gas inhalation after an attack launched by Turkey on the Kurdish-controlled enclave of Afrin, Syrian Kurdish news outlets and Syria’s state-run news agency reported Saturday. The news outlets quoted local doctors in Afrin as saying the hospital treated six

Turkey says relations with U.S. are on thin ice

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says relations with the United States will either improve soon or totally break down. This comes the day after U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster visited Turkey, and before U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to stop in Ankara later this week. Cavusoglu said there's an

U.S.-led coalition deals with IS foreign detainees in Syria

As the Islamic State continues its downfall in Syria, U.S.-backed militias are deciding what to do with the hundreds of foreign fighters they've detained. A senior Pentagon official said Sunday that the United States would like to see foreign fighters returned to their home countries for prosecution. The conversation resurfaced after U.S.