Syria and Turkey 'close to war’ after 'air piracy’ incident

First Reaction Thu 11 Oct, AT 12:30

Neighbours thought to be sliding towards war after Turkey intercepts plane carrying 'illegal cargo’

Heathrow arrests: are Islamists training in Syria for attacks in UK?

Wed 10 Oct, AT 13:17 Robert Fox

Terror arrests reflect a new mood of apprehension over the fallout from the Arab Spring


Are Americans now thinking they’d prefer a beer with Romney?

Opinion digest Fri 5 Oct, AT 11:35

Opinion digest: Obama and Romney’s beer and burger competition, plus Turkish-Syrian relations

Turkey gunman

Calls for Syria action grow, but West must beware Turkey agenda

Talking Point Fri 5 Oct, AT 09:54

Cross-border mortar attack will boost demands for Nato military intervention, can the West trust Turkey?

Crisis escalates as Turkey approves attacks on Syria

First Reaction Thu 4 Oct, AT 13:00

Turkish parliament gives go ahead to deployment of troops in Syria following deadly cross-border mortar attack

Austin Tice video

Video shows US journo in hands of Syrian rebels – but is it fake?

Talking Point Tue 2 Oct, AT 13:04

Experts cast doubt on the origins of footage appearing to show missing Austin Tice in custody of jihadist Syrian militants


Taxing the rich: a seductive but dangerous trap

Opinion digest Fri 28 Sep, AT 11:01

Opinion Digest: The danger of wealth taxes, America’s Middle East strategy, and a warning for Labour

Cameron at the UN

Syria: Cameron talks tough at UN but Russia unlikely to budge

First Reaction Thu 27 Sep, AT 15:24

Prime Minister says inaction over Syrian bloodshed will leave ‘terrible stain’ on UN’s reputation

Rebels bomb Syria army HQ in new blow to heart of Assad regime

One-Minute Read Wed 26 Sep, AT 14:50

Twin bombing comes just days after Free Syrian Army moved command centre from Turkey to Syria