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Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan listens as he meets with U.S. President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., November 13, 2019

Erdogan reportedly played Trump an iPad video in the Oval Office to turn him against the Kurds, but the plan fell flat

In the video, which was posted to Twitter by several Turkish journalists, the leader of Kurdish forces is compared to the former leader of ISIS.
ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed during a raid by US forces in October.

Turkey announced it captured deceased ISIS leader al-Baghdadi’s wife, and took a thinly veiled swipe at Trump in the process

"We caught his wife but look, we didn't make a big ruckus out of it," Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) shakes hands with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L) during their joint press conference after Russian-Turkish meeting at Bocharov Rucheu State Residence at Black Sea resort on October 12, 2019 in Sochi, Russia. Erdogan is having a one-day trip to Sochi to talk with Vladimir Putin on situation in Syria.

Putin and Erdogan agreed to a ‘historic’ deal to consolidate power in Syria and humble Kurdish forces. Here are the winners and losers.

Here are the winners and losers from the agreement reached Tuesday, and what it means for the region's future as it tries to rebuild.
A mercenary with the paramilitary group PMC Wagner at the US military camp in Manbij, Syria.

US troops and their allies feel humiliated after abandoning their bases in Syria to be taken over by gleeful Russians

One official told Insider of the seizure of 3 US camps in northern Syria: "humiliation doesn't begin to cover" how they feel.
Migrants watch from behind a fence as Hungarian riot police stands guard in front of a migrant reception centre in Roszke, Hungary, September 4, 2015. Some 300 migrants broke out of a Hungarian border camp on Friday and hundreds of others set off on foot from Budapest as police scrambled to keep control of a migrant crisis that has brought Europe's asylum system to breaking point.

Turkey’s plan to flood Europe with millions of refugees if it is condemned for attacking Syria is a real and dangerous threat, officials warn

An official with the Greek government told Business Insider that Turkey could "send about 500,000 refugees immediately."
A man stands in the waters of the Tigris River on August 17, 2019.

Residents of a 12,000-year-old Turkish city are moving the bones of their dead relatives before the city disappears underwater

The Turkish government has called for the evacuation of a 12,000-year-old city, which is about to get flooded with water from the Tigris River.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during his meeting with mukhtars at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, November 26, 2015.

Turkey’s Erdogan reportedly fired his central bank chief for refusing to slash interest rates

The comments were expected to add to concerns about monetary policy independence in the embattled economy.

Turkey is investigating JPMorgan after the bank advised clients to short the lira

The lira tumbled 4% on Friday. At a rally on Sunday, President Erdogan warned the financial industry: "I will make you pay a very heavy price."

There’s a $200 million abandoned village of Disney-like castles in Turkey. Take a look inside.

Burj Al Babas was designed as a luxury community for foreign buyers, but its villas are still empty.
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump during a visit with US troops in Iraq, December 26, 2018.

Trump says ‘the generals’ asked for more time in Syria, but he said ‘Nope’ because ‘We’ve knocked them silly’...

Trump said the US cannot be "the policeman of the world" and called on other countries to help Syria rebuild.