Ankara to host interfaith dialogue expo as Hagia Sophia controversy heats up

The Turkish capital’s only contemporary museum is slated to host an exhibition that highlights interfaith dialogue amid controversy over Hagia Sophia's conversion.

Matt A. Hanson | | Aug 4, 2020
al-monitor People visit Hagia Sophia in Istanbul on July 26, 2020, during the first Muslim prayers since the controversial reconversion of the iconic Istanbul cathedral into a mosque Photo by YASIN AKGUL/AFP via Getty Images.

Turkey joins Syria in slamming oil agreement between US firm, Syrian Kurds

Ankara has spoken out against a new oil agreement between an American-based company and the Kurdish-led Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria.

Joe Snell | Turkish-Kurdish conflict | Aug 3, 2020

Turkish health officials watch for COVID-19 cases to rise after holiday

Turkish health officials are calling for increased precautions to limit the spread of COVID-19 as citizens conclude festivities for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha.

Diego Cupolo | Coronavirus | Aug 3, 2020

Libya score-settling moves closer to Turkey’s borders

Turkey’s intervention in the Libyan war is driving its adversaries to retaliate beyond Libya in conflict zones along Turkey’s own borders.

Fehim Tastekin | | Aug 3, 2020

Does Erdogan think Sisi is bluffing in Libya?

Trump and Putin can prevent the "Syrianization" of Libya.

Week in Review | Libya conflict | Jul 31, 2020