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Chinese President Xi Jinping and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, on July 2, 2019.

The last major opponent of China’s Muslim oppression has retreated into silence. Here’s why that’s a big deal.

Turkey is home to hundreds of thousands of Uighurs. Many of them already live in limbo, unable to return to China and effectively stateless.
Passengers walk in the departures terminal of new Istanbul Airport on Saturday.

Turkey’s national carrier moved all its flights from Istanbul’s old airport to its shiny replacement in a single, stressful, 41-hour ̵...

Turkish Airlines moved 44 tons worth of equipment from its old hub at Atatürk Airport to the new airport on Friday and Saturday.

Adam Silver says NBA supports Enes Kanter for avoiding team trip to London over fear for his safety after comments on Erdogan

Enes Kanter has been a vocal critic of Recep Tayyip Erodgan and did not want to travel to London over fears for his safety, which Adam Silver said he supports.
The US reportedly started withdrawing troops from Syria on Friday. Here, US provide security during an independent patrol outside Manbij, Syria, in August 2018.

The US has started pulling out of Syria after a week of chaotic, confusing messages

President Donald Trump said last month that he wanted to withdraw US troops from Syria. How the US would actually do that has been much less clear.
The US plan to pull troops out of Syria appears to have hit a snag already as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (right) objected to conditions proposed by US National Security Advisor John Bolton (left).

Trump’s plan to get out of Syria is collapsing already

The US said its withdrawal would depend on Turkish assurances to not attack the Kurdish YPG militia after the US pulled out. Turkey refused to agree.

Knicks player fearing for his safety is in a wild back-and-forth with a former NBA player who’s now a top adviser to Turkish President Erdogan

Enes Kanter and Hedo Turkoglu exchanged barbs on Monday after Kanter said he would not travel to London out of fear of retaliation for his criticism of Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Turkey ruled out winding down its investigation into journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death "in return for any political or legal favor." Here, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in July 2018.

Turkey says any US attempt to ‘barter’ cleric Gulen to hush the Khashoggi investigation wouldn’t work

The White House reportedly considered extraditing a prominent Turkish critic with the goal of Ankara easing its Jamal Khashoggi investigation.
Turkish journalist Nazif Karaman has reportedly revealed Jamal Khashoggi's last words. Here, the Saudi journalist speaks at an event in London in September 2018, less than a week before his death.

Khashoggi reportedly told his killers ‘I’m suffocating’ and ‘Take this bag off my head’ right before he died

A Turkish journalist says he heard the audio recording of Jamal Khashoggi's last moments. Turkey had said it passed the audio to other countries.

Erdogan says Saudis at ‘highest levels’ ordered Khashoggi’s killing and calls for cooperation, but critics say he’s part of th...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said Jamal Khashoggi's killing was ordered at the "highest levels" of the Saudi government.

Saudi Arabia hopes the world will forget about Jamal Khashoggi’s killing, and still hasn’t answered simple questions about his death

It's been roughly a month since Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, and Riyadh still hasn't answered simple questions.