Hariri’s resignation announcement put Lebanon into a state of uncertainty and had the potential to submerge the country in Middle Eastern chaos. Later he overturned his decision to resign after the officials in Lebanon said they would only accept Hariri’s resignation if he delivered it on Lebanese soil.
Mourning the victims of the Bir al-Abed attack, Turkish authorities announced that flags will fly at half-mast at representations in the country and abroad.
In each and every crisis between Turkey and the U.S. for the last 15 years, we have heard the same …
The Sochi summit was a historic step toward a political solution in post-Daesh Syria. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Russian President …
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg hailed Turkey as an important ally for NATO: “Turkey is contributing to the alliance in many different ways, in the fight against terrorism bordering Iraq and Syria.”
Opposition groups fighting against Bashar al Assad and allies in Syria agreed on Friday to send a united delegation to next week’s UN-brokered peace talks in Geneva.
For the Syrian Kurds, the YPG is not just an organization that fights Daesh in Syria as claimed by the US, nor it is just a threat for Turkey as security analysts and Turkish military and government agencies had been warning. As a military wing of the PKK/PYD terror group, it is potentially a threat to every community, including the one it claims to represent – the Kurds.
Wednesday was an important day in terms of the resolution of the Syrian civil war. The Turkish, Iranian and Russian …
The National Dialogue Congress aimed at “gathering delegates from various political parties, internal and external opposition, ethnic and confessional groups at the negotiating table” is to be held in Sochi, Vladimir Putin said after talks with the Turkish and Iranian presidents who backed the idea.
Turkey’s National Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli told parliament’s Planning and Budget Committee that “the first delivery of the S-400 air-defense systems is planned to be accomplished in 2019.” Canikli also pointed out that Turkey is currently panning its own production of defense missile system – “Turkey has also started a new platform, a new line which it will develop with its own potential.”