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Pakistan sees highest number of COVID cases in two months: Live

India starts vaccinating teens; Qatar reports third COVID-19 wave and Kuwait issues travel warning for some EU states. → Read More

Turkey’s Erdogan to visit Northern Cyprus amid tensions with EU

Erdogan expected to underline his support for a two-state solution to the decades-old dispute on the divided island. → Read More

Israeli air strikes kill at least 33 people in Gaza City: Live

More Palestinians killed in Israeli raids on Gaza as PM Netanyahu vows to continue attacks ‘as long as necessary’. → Read More

Stranded ship in Suez Canal re-floated: Live news

The enormous container ship blocking Egypt’s Suez Canal has been fully floated, Suez authorities say. → Read More

New strict social media measures enter into force in Turkey

Laws require social media giants to set up offices in Turkey and include penalties for not removing offending posts. → Read More

Nagorno-Karabakh battles rage for second day: Live news

Live coverage of the continuing fighting between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces in the disputed Caucasus region. → Read More

Armenia-Azerbaijan clashes: Live news

Al Jazeera’s live coverage of the latest military escalation in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. → Read More

Protests in Turkey over brutal murder of young woman

Women hit the streets and take to social media after ex-partner reportedly confesses to killing Pinar Gultekin, 27. → Read More

Turkey turning Hagia Sophia back into mosque divides social media

Social media users express both approval and disappointment over decision to change UNESCO World Heritage Site's status. → Read More

Turkey trial of Saudi suspects in Jamal Khashoggi murder begins

Court to try Saudi suspects in absentia over killing of journalist in Saudi consulate in Istanbul in October 2018. → Read More

Why regional rivals Turkey and UAE are in war of words over Libya

Ankara and Abu Dhabi, who find themselves on opposing sides of many Middle East issues, now trade barbs over Libya war. → Read More

Turkey extends military service to prevent coronavirus spread

Ankara delays discharge of tens of thousands of soldiers for a month to stave off heavy travelling across country. → Read More

Turkey, EU and the imperilled refugee deal

Ankara accuses Brussels of not living up to promises it made in a 2016 deal that almost halted refugee flow to EU. → Read More

Turkey's Erdogan to meet Qatar's emir to discuss regional issues

Ankara and Doha have developed solid ties during testing times and the countries' leaders enjoy a strong relationship. → Read More

Turkey's Operation Peace Spring in northern Syria: One month on

Al Jazeera looks at last month's developments that followed Ankara's offensive on Kurdish fighters in northern Syria. → Read More

Rights groups: Turkey forcibly deported Syrian refugees

Turkish government denies claims as 'untrue and imaginary', adding that it sticks to its policy of 'non-refoulement'. → Read More

Turkey, Russia reach deal for YPG move out of Syria border area

After talks with Putin, Erdogan says Kurdish fighters will withdraw 30km (19 miles) from frontier within 150 hours. → Read More

Turkey's election board orders rerun of Istanbul mayoral vote

President Erdogan's party had lodged a complaint and demanded the rerun of the neck-and-neck race in the metropolis. → Read More

Erdogan's ruling AK Party takes lead in key local polls

The AK Party leads the polls countrywide and in the two largest cities, according to partial results. → Read More

Turkey local elections: Voters go to polls in key municipal vote

President Erdogan and his AK Party in bid to retain control of Turkey's major cities, amid sharp economic downturn. → Read More