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Turkey was the subject of numerous attacks on Saturday evening. It all started with two explosions that rocked Istanbul’s European side, two hours after a car bomb was detonated after the end of a Turkish...

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As the future of the PakTurk schools plunked into uncertainty after Turkey’s ambassador imposed on the Pakistan government to close down all the institutions that were backed by the Fethullag Gulen-inspired Hizmet movement, the Turkish staff...

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Turkey’s Kurdish militants have launched a rocket attack and used a car bomb near the Syrian border, in the city of Nusaybin, province of Mardin. The victims were two police officers, while another 35 people...

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The Greek Cypriot government refutes the reports in the Turkish press that the map presented in the negotiations to solve the Cyprus problem, was done by the President of Cyprus. The President did not file...

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In an extraordinary turn of events, United States decided not to wait any longer for a Turkish intervention in Syria to save Kobane and took the matter in its own hands. On the early hours...

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In the last days it became clear that the international US-led campaign of airstrikes to “degrade and ultimately destroy” the Islamic State (IS) is having no discernible positive effect upon the battlefields of Iraq and...

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The United States military has airdropped weapons and other supplies to the Kurdish fighters defending the Syrian city of Kobane against the IS group. These actions were taken despite its ally Turkey declarations that were...

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Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that a Syrian military jet was shot down on March 23, as it was perceived to have violated Turkish airspace. The context of the announcement was one preceding...

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Yesterday, January 20, 2014, the Joint Plan of Action convened by the P5+1 and Iran in Geneva on November 24 2013 entered into full effect. Preliminary technical negotiations between the two parties took place during...

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In a sudden turn of events, the fight in Syria has entered into a new, possibly even more dangerous, phase. Last week, on December 11, fighters from the Islamic Front have turned against the...

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