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U.S. Poised to Send 150 Troops to Patrol Northeastern Syria

The new deployment is part of an expanding series of military and diplomatic steps the United States has taken to defuse tensions with Turkey, a NATO ally.


Overlooked No More: Mihri Rassim, Feminist Artist in the Ottoman Empire

In conservative Turkey, she sought the same artistic freedoms that men were granted, championed art education for women and ultimately left for the United States to pursue her ambitions.


Turkish Paper Releases Transcripts From Khashoggi Case

As the anniversary of the killing of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul nears, leaks are keeping the story in the news.


Migration to Greece Is Rising, as Erdogan Warns of Still More

The rate of arrivals is still just a fraction of the 2015 peak, but comes as Turkey threatens to allow a wave of migrants to pass through Turkey to Europe.


Turkey?s Radical Plan: Send a Million Refugees Back to Syria

Facing economic troubles in Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is pushing a plan to resettle refugees in a United States-controlled swath of Syria.


Syrian Forces Move Into Strategic Town, Tightening Grip on Rebels

Syria appeared close to seizing the town of Khan Sheikhoun, though clashes continued. The town lies on an important transportation corridor.


Defying U.S. Sanctions, China and Others Take Oil From 12 Iranian Tankers

The U.S. has been unable to halt Iranian oil exports.


If These Walls Could Talk: A War Correspondent Revisits a Hotel of Ghosts

The Liwan ? where journalists such as Anthony Shadid often stayed ? once hummed with Syria?s hopes and fears.


?Her Eyes Were Full of Fear.? Turkey Repatriates Children of ISIS Followers.

The country is allowing some of the wives and children of the terror group?s loyalists to return home from Iraq.


?The Era of People Like You Is Over?: How Turkey Purged Its Intellectuals

For more than a century, one school of political science dominated the education of Turkey?s governing class ? until the Erdogan regime set about destroying it.