Turkey

Turkey’s regime seeks to isolate Israel using phony ‘reconciliation’

Ankara hopes to play ‘good cop’ for incoming Biden administration. After a year of invasions, attacks, aggression, ethnic-cleansing, using Syrian refugees as mercenaries, buying Russian defense technology and working with Iran to oppose the US role in Syria, Turkey’s regime is trying to change its tune to sabotage Israel’s growing …

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People gather in front of Turkish consulate in Tabriz to protest at Erdogan’s remarks

A large number of Iranian people gathered in front of the Turkish consulate in the Northwestern city of Tabriz in the Northwestern province of East Azerbaijan, protesting at President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s remarks against Iran during a ceremony in the Republic of Azerbaijan.

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Turkey leans towards militants in Libya as ties with Muslim Brotherhood erode

Ankara said to be unhappy about Bashagha’s rapprochement with France and Egypt. Ankara is increasingly angry at the Libyan Muslim Brotherhood, especially in light of what appears to be the UN mission’s insistence on carrying through with the proposal to appoint Aguila Saleh, current Speaker of the Libyan Parliament, as …

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Eastern Libyan forces intercept Turkish ship en route to Misrata

Forces loyal to eastern Libyan strongman Khalifa Hifter intercepted a Jamaican-flagged Turkish ship in the Mediterranean Sea late Monday in a move that could escalate regional tensions. A Turkish ship sailing under a Jamaican flag was intercepted by forces loyal to eastern Libyan leader Khalifa Hifter late Monday for reportedly …

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President Erdoğan calls on EU to give chance to diplomacy for tension over east Med

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has called on the European Union to “give a chance to diplomacy” on issues relating to the eastern Mediterranean, days ahead of a summit of the block that could impose sanctions on Turkey. “Diplomacy should be given a chance if it is desired to progress towards …

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