Tag archive for ‘Syria’
FEHIM-TASTEKIN
By Editor On Monday, July 4th, 2016
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Article Scan: “What airport attack means for Turkey’s Syria policy?” (by Fehim Taştekin, a Turkish columnist for Al-Monitor)

Turkey has been the target of Islamic State (IS) bombing attacks seven times since the general election a year ago. But the IS attack at Istanbul Ataturk Airport on June 28 that killed 42 people and wounded More...

KORFEZ-KOPRUSU
By admin On Sunday, July 3rd, 2016
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Where is Turkey heading?

Turkey, considered to be one of the most powerful countries in the region has been going through a very difficult period full of conflicts with and in its neighboring countries. It would not be fair to say the region More...

SALMAN-ERDOGAN
By Editor On Sunday, April 17th, 2016
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Turkey & Saudi Arabia; Current allies or enemies from the past?

Turkey and Saudi Arabia certainly have a strong common history from many years ago. When the Ottoman Empire was the almighty power in the Middle East – as well as Africa and some other regions – Saudi Arabia More...

PUTIN
By Editor On Thursday, January 28th, 2016
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“Putin & Oil”.. An article by Ali Doğan, a former top executive and an opinion leader

Dear Friends, As I wrote months ago, falling oil prices are gradually bringing PUTIN to his knees. Ruble has almost turned into a worthless piece of paper, inflation has skyrocketed, debts have come to a deadlock More...

CAN-DUNDAR-TUTUKLAMA
By Editor On Friday, November 27th, 2015
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Journalist arrests in Turkey over report on transfer of arms to Syria

Can DÜNDAR, a prominent journalist and editör-in-chief of Cumhuriyet Daily was arrested on 26th November 2015 on charges of “being a terror organization member, espionage and revealing confidential documents”. More...

LAVROV
By Editor On Thursday, November 26th, 2015
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Russian Foreign Minister says Russia does not intend to go to war with Turkey

1092554 Although Putin is known to be the kind of character not to forget about “the downed Russian jet incident” in Syria, the international community had a relief yesterday when Russian FM stated that More...

SU-24-SHOT-DOWN
By Editor On Wednesday, November 25th, 2015
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Russian jet downed by Turkish F-16 planes near Syria-Turkey border

Tension between Russia and Turkey has climbed following shooting down of a Russian SU-24 aircraft by Turkish war planes near the Syria-Turkey border, over Lattakia’s Yamadi village (24th Nov 2015). The Turkish More...

PUTIN-ESAD
By Editor On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015
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Putin says MidEast terrorists recruit fighters from ex-Soviet states to expand

The MidEast issue which was severly underestimated by world states (and even supported by some others) at the very beginning has grown to become one of the major problems of the world. When everybody though the More...

SINIR-KAPISI
By admin On Monday, March 30th, 2015
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Turkey ends open-door policy and moves to close remaining border gates with Syria

After maintaining an open-door policy throughout the four-year conflict in neighboring Syria, Turkey has moved this month to close the two remaining border gates between the countries, shutting out displaced Syrian More...

economist-2
By admin On Saturday, November 1st, 2014
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Article Scan: Turkey’s problems with neighbours (The Economist)

Recent actions push Turkey away from the West and the European Union. THE fallout from Turkey’s relations with Islamic State (IS) knows no end. Its global image is in tatters amid persistent claims of secret More...

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