Turkey’s steps not against Syrian Kurds

Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin stated that Turkey’s actions in Syria, which are aimed at protecting its own national security, are definitely not a move against Syrian Kurds.

Turkey and EU to get closer in 2018

Following Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to France and Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu’s visit to Germany, Turkey-EU relations are expected to gain momentum in 2018.

The US insists on sponsoring terror in Afrin

On Thursday 18 January, the U.S. State dept urged Turkey to refrain from taking any action in Afrin, Syria, calling on the Ankara administration to remain focused on the fight against Daesh.

US State Dept withholds $65M aid to Palestine

Following the U.S. failure to attract international support for its Jerusalem decision and following the embarrassment of the Trump administration at the United Nations General Assembly, where the U.S. was left isolated in the international realm, President Trump had threatened to cut aid to UN-member countries.

French Mayor bans “anti-republican” meals

Julien Sanchez, member of the National Front and Mayor of the town Beucaire has outlawed alternatives to pork in school canteens, arguing that substitute meals are “anti-republican” and violate France’s secular principles.