Posts Tagged ‘Turkey’

How Turkey’s genocide denial, boosted by shameful academics, threatens Armenian lives today

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UK fans advised against travel to Turkey for Champions League final

The UK has added Turkey to its ‘red list’ of countries for travel from May 17, which will require a 10 day hotel quarantine upon arrival in the UK. This means football fans should not travel to Istanbul for the Champions League final later this month, according to transport minister Grant Shapps. The match, between […]

Biden Wants a Pliable Turkey: Will his Strategy Work?

By dropping the “genocide bomb” the sitting US president seems to have unleashed a process that, in his opinion, would force Turkey into falling in line with US policies, as Erdogan’s political fortunes are apparently falling. Let’s not forget that Joe Biden had pledged during his election campaign to recognise the Armenian genocide. As such, while the […]

Turkey and Egypt: Improved Relations — or Another Setback for Erdogan?

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan gives a statement after a meeting in Ankara, Turkey, April 5, 2021. Photo: Murat Cetinmuhurdar/PPO/Handout via REUTERS In a complete reversal of his incessant attacks against the Egyptian government since the 2013 revolution and coup, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has launched a massive media and diplomatic campaign to mend ties […]

Full Lockdown Takes Effect in Turkey, People Leave Cities

ANKARA, Turkey—People in Turkey stocked up on groceries, filled markets and left cities for their hometowns or the southern coast Thursday before the country entered its strictest lockdown of the pandemic. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan imposed a “full lockdown” that took effect at 1600 GMT (12 p.m. EDT) and will last until May 17 amid […]

Red Lines in US-Turkey Relations

Recently, the relationship between two NATO allies, Washington and Ankara, has started deteriorating noticeably despite the fact that after the 2nd World War, Turkey was viewed as USA’s “right-hand man” in the region for many years. During the previous century, the United States grew accustomed to treating Turks as junior partners who were expected to […]

Turkey says better ties with Cairo could boost Libya peace efforts

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 9

Turkey orders 532 arrests in military probe over links to Muslim cleric, state media reports

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 0

Turkey summons U.S. ambassador over genocide announcement

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 0

Turkey says it will respond in time to ‘outrageous’ US genocide statement

US President Joe Biden’s declaration that the massacres of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire constituted genocide is “simply outrageous” and Turkey will respond in various ways over the coming months, Turkey’s presidential spokesman said on Sunday.Biden broke on Saturday with decades of carefully calibrated White House comments over the killings in 1915, delighting Armenia and […]

Biden ends decades of US appeasement of Turkey, recognizes genocide – analysis

US President Joe Biden has ended decades of US appeasement of Turkey by recognizing the genocide carried out 106 years ago against Armenians by a previous Turkish government.The symbolic recognition comes decades too late for any survivors. It is a testament to the will of Joe Biden and his administration that the blackmail Ankara has imposed over […]

Turkey summons U.S. ambassador over Biden Armenia genocide recognition

Turkey’s foreign ministry has summoned the U.S. Ambassador in Ankara to protest the U.S. decision to mark the deportation and killing of Armenians during the Ottoman Empire as “genocide.” Deputy Foreign Minister Sedat Onal met with David Satterfield late Saturday to express Ankara’s strong condemnation. “The statement does not have legal ground in terms of […]

Turkey summons US amb. over Armenian Genocide recognition

Biden said on Saturday that the 1915 killings constituted genocide, a historic declaration that infuriated Turkey and further strained frayed ties between the two NATO allies. In a statement, the ministry said Deputy Foreign Minister Sedat Onal had told US Ambassador David Satterfield that the statement had no legal basis and that Ankara “rejected it, […]

USA Officially Recognizes Armenian Genocide by Turkey

    Joe Biden has formally recognized the 1915 massacre of Armenians by Turkish forces as an act of genocide, becoming the first US president to do so since Ronald Reagan and inflaming already strained relations with a strategic ally. “Each year on this day, we remember the lives of all those who died in […]

Why won’t Israel recognize the Armenian genocide? It’s not just about Turkey

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 0

Greece Says Wants Positive Agenda With Turkey After Ministers’ Spat

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias hold a news conference in Ankara, Turkey, April 15, 2021. Photo: Turkish Foreign Ministry/Handout via REUTERS Greece said on Friday it wanted a “positive agenda” with Turkey despite differences, a day after their foreign ministers clashed during a news conference, while President Tayyip Erdogan […]

Turkey supports Ukraine, NATO solidarity at Russia’s expense – analysts

 Russia’s restrictions on flights to and from Turkey beginning on Thursday will hurt Turkey’s economy, but Ankara has shown it is prioritizing its relationship with NATO by supporting Ukraine in its conflict with Russia, analysts told The Media Line. For more stories from The Media Line go to themedialine.org Moscow has been reinforcing its troops […]

Michel and von der Leyen to face MEPs after ‘Sofagate’ gaffe in Turkey

EU leaders Ursula von der Leyen and Charles Michel will face MEPs on Tuesday over a major gaffe during a visit to Turkey. Footage of their meeting with Recep Tayyip Erdogan showed Michel and Turkey’s president take the two top seats. Von der Leyen, who is Michel’s equal, looked awkwardly for a seat before retiring […]

Why is the US Involving Turkey in Afghanistan?

With Turkey’s direct involvement in the Afghan peace process increasing in an unprecedented way, the latter is likely to be swamped by an era of sharp geo-political tussle in the months and years to come. Given that Turkey has historically good relations with Afghanistan, the Pentagon and the CIA, with both of them being ardent […]

Turkey News discloses information regarding contents of the Evergreen Ship Ever Given and the catastrophic plan against humanity it has interrupted

An explanation of contents seized and destroyed on the Ever Given that were part of a 30 year plan. A blow to the cabal and their second attack, covid being the first and second was chemicals on this ship that interact with 5G to destroy soil and attack the food supply. Source 00 Hits: 0

Libya’s new PM to hold talks with Erdogan in Turkey on Monday

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 0

Turkey accuses Greece of supporting ‘terror,’ without evidence

In its latest threat to a peaceful country, Turkey threatened Greece and accused the country of supporting terrorism. Ankara has long used mythical accusations of “terrorism” to justify invasions, bombing, ethnic-cleansing and imprisoning people, including dissidents and students at home. Turkey has now turned its threats to Greece after using similar claims to justify attacks […]

‘How can we not be tense?’ Turkey’s coronavirus infections soar

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 4

Egypt and Turkey Aim at Balancing Things Out in the Mediterranean

The change of the ruling elite in the White House has prompted many countries in the East, including Egypt and Turkey, to revise their foreign policies to better adapt to this new reality. After seven years of tensions, Ankara and Egypt are now sending signals that they are prepared to seek rapprochement. This is largely […]

Turkey arrests 10 retired admirals who voiced security fears over Erdogan’s straits project

Turkish police have arrested 10 retired admirals, who among over 100 ex-navy officers, voiced concerns that the ambitious plan to dig a new canal between the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara would endanger the country. Four other individuals were ordered to report to the Ankara chief prosecutor within three days as part of […]

Historic Roman Monastery and Stunning Mosaic Unearthed in Turkey

Recently, two unidentified men, conducting an illegal excavation, stumbled upon an invaluable piece of history in western Turkey. The robbers had inadvertently unearthed a rare mosaic that was once part of a Roman monastery, built nearly 1,500 years ago during the Byzantine era of the Roman Empire. As reported by the Anadolu Agency , a […]

Turkey Records 44,756 New Coronavirus Cases, Highest Level Yet

People wearing protective masks stroll at Eminonu district amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Istanbul, Turkey March 3, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Murad Sezer Turkey recorded 44,756 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, health ministry data showed on Saturday, the highest level since the beginning of the pandemic. Turkey currently ranks fifth globally for […]

Turkey begins administering Pfizer COVID-19 shots after 16.5 million get Sinovac vaccine

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 1

Feminist groups protest Turkey’s withdrawal from Istanbul Convention

Feminist organisations on Saturday protested against Turkey’s withdrawal from the world’s first binding treaty to prevent and combat violence against women. The 2011 Istanbul Convention, signed by 45 countries and the European Union, requires governments to adopt legislation prosecuting domestic violence and similar abuse as well as marital rape and female genital mutilation. Source 00 […]

EU chiefs to visit Turkey amid tensions over Ankara’s crackdown on Kurdish-supporting party

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council President Charles Michel have announced they will visit Turkey on April 6, amid tensions over Ankara’s crackdown on the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP). The trip to Turkey, where the two EU leaders are set to meet with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, was announced by the […]

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