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RISING TENSIONS: Turkey Prepared to down and Obliterate Greek Jets – Top Erdogan Adviser Jashin

Extremely dangerous and threatening statements were made by Mesut Hakky Jashin , foreign policy adviser to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan . During his speech on a Turkish TV channel, he insulted not only Greece, but also France, threatening that Turkey would sink the aircraft carrier of this Western European country in the Eastern Mediterranean. This was covered in the Greek publication, […]

Russia and Turkey discuss Idlib Showdown, seeking de-escalation

MOSCOW – [EAD] – The delegations of Turkey and Russia are negotiating in Moscow on the situation in the Idlib de-escalation zone. The meeting is held in the building of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia in a closed to the press mode. The Turkish delegation at the talks is led by Deputy Foreign Minister Sedat […]

Haftar representative in Moscow: Denounces Ankara-Tripoli plan – Talks for Russia-Libya economic forum

MOSCOW – Abdul Hadi Al-Hawij, right hand man of General Haftar of the Libyan National Army that opposes the Turkish-backed Muslim Brotherhood government that occupies the Libyan capital of Tripoli, with a formal invitation from the Russian Foreign Ministry, Mikhail Bogdanov, Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister and Envoy of the Russian President to the Middle East […]

Turkey Hikes Tariffs on US Goods as Russian FM Lavrov Visits Ankara

Turkey has officially hiked up its own tariffs on a number of US products. This development follows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s announcement yesterday that Ankara will declare a boycott of US electronic goods in response to Washington’s recent tariff hike. The relevant decree signed by President Erdogan has been published in the Turkish government’s official […]

TURKEY PUNCHES BACK: Erdogan Declares BOYCOTT of U.S Electronics

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced that Ankara is counter-sanctioning the United States by instating a boycott of American electronic goods. The Turkish leader’s declaration comes as a counter-attack to Washington’s economic war unleashed when Trump raised tariffs on metal imports from Turkey on Friday, which led to the Turkish lira losing around 20% […]

Turkey to Ditch U.S Dollar in Trade, Urges Europe to Follow Suit

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that his country is ready to trade with partner nations using national currencies. “We are preparing to carry out trade in national currencies with China, Russia, Iran, and Ukraine, which account for the bulk of bilateral trade. If European countries want to get rid of the pressure […]

Will Turkey and Iran Unite Against U.S Sanctions?

On Saturday, August 11th, Iran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif officially called on the US to abandon the practice of imposing sanctions following Trump’s announcement on increased tariffs for Turkish aluminum and steel. The Iranian minister wrote on his Twitter: Trump’s jubilation in inflicting economic hardship on its NATO ally Turkey is shameful. The US […]

The Iran-Turkey Standoff: Who Will Win the Battle for Syria?

Since the Syrian Army liberated the Daraa and Quneitra provinces, the war in the country has entered a new phase. Multiple areas of Syria are yet to be liberated and are under the influence of external actors. This has raised the urgent question of who among the foreign states battling it out on Syrian soil […]

MAJOR: Kurdish YPG to Fight Alongside Syrian Army in Northern Offensive

After defeating several extremist terrorist groups in Daraa and Quneitra provinces, the Syrian Army is ready to defeat ISIS terrorists in Sweida province in southern Syria. Kurdish YPG forces are ready to help government forces in their campaign against ISIS in Sweida, the Firat news agency reported on Sunday. In an interview, Commander-in-chief Sipan Hemo […]