Turkey’s plan to draw refugees back to Syria: Homes for 1 Million

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey this week announced a dramatic expansion of his country’s plan to entice refugees from Syria’s civil war to return to their home country by building homes for them in Syria near the Turkish border. Speaking by video link at the inauguration of new cinder block homes in northern Syria … Read more

Explained: Why are foes Turkey and Saudi Arabia fixing ties?

The killing of columnist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi agents in Istanbul sent an already tense and shaky relationship between Turkey and Saudi Arabia into complete free fall. Fast-forward 3 1/2 years later and it appears Turkey and Saudi Arabia are attempting to build a bridge and move on. In his first trip to Saudi Arabia … Read more