Posts Tagged ‘turkish’

Saber Sword Found in Greek Monastery May Have Belonged to Turkish Pirates

The origins of a rare sword discovered in a Greek monastery has baffled Greek archaeologists. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Read Later 

Turkish Fighters and the Internationalization of the Ukrainian War

More recently, the topic of Turkey and its use of fighters with Syrian war experience in a number of armed conflict zones has been discussed at length in the pages of NEO. However, the topic of foreign fighters in the current events in Ukraine, as well as the involvement of a number of NATO countries […]

Turkish opposition parties vow return to parliamentary democracy

Six opposition parties in Turkey have pledged to bring back parliamentary democracy and scrap the executive presidential system introduced by Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. The party leaders signed a 48-page declaration to introduce a “Strengthened Parliamentary System” in a ceremony in Ankara on Monday. The shift to democracy will only occur if the opposition unseats Erdoğan […]

DM: Turkish weapons proved their effectiveness in the field

Weapons manufactured by Turkey have proven their effectiveness in the field, Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said yesterday. Speaking during the inauguration ceremony of a new facility for a national fighter development project in Ankara, Akar said these projects will enhance the continuous localisation plan in the technological, defence and security fields, and will raise Turkey’s […]

Turkey to deport two Syrians who insulted, threatened to rape Turkish women

Turkey is deporting two Syrians after a video of them insulting Turkish women emerged on social media, further widening the tensions between Turkish nationals and Syrian refugees within Turkey. In a video call between the two Syrians and a Turkish national, one of the Syrians was heard saying that he “would rape” Turkish women. The […]

Turkish municipality to rebuild Palestinian home destroyed by Israeli occupation

Ugur Ibrahim Altay, Mayor of Turkish city of Konya, reportedly pledged to rebuild the house of a Palestinian family destroyed by the Israeli occupation in occupied West Bank city of Hebron, Safa news agency reported on Sunday. Owner of the house, Marwa al Atrash, told Safa that Altay did not contact her, but she knew […]

Armenia lifts Turkish trade ban as officials hint at a thaw in their relations

Armenia has lifted an embargo on Turkish imports and is to allow direct flights to Istanbul as the two countries prepare for talks on normalising their relations. Representatives from Turkey and Armenia are due to meet in Moscow next month as officials on both sides hinted at a thaw. The border between the two countries […]

Erdogan Is Secretly Pillaging Billions In Turkish Assets To Prop Up The Lira, And His Rule

Yesterday, we discussed how Erdogan’s shocking “plan” to rescue the Turkieh lira – once it crossed the red line of 18 vs the USD – came into being, and how it will eventually make an already dismal situation even worse, because it really represents a massive stealth “rate hike”, one which will put huge stress on Turkey’s […]

Turkish Red Crescent distributes food aid in drought-stricken Somalia

The Turkish Red Crescent on Monday delivered at least 4,253 food packages donated by the Turkish government to drought-stricken families in southern Somalia, reports Anadolu Agency. The food was distributed by the Turkish Red Crescent and sent by Turkey’s Interior Ministry and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD). The aid was “distributed to families in need in […]

Erdoğan intervenes after Turkish lira sinks to lowest level against dollar

Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has vowed to take on the currency markets after a fresh cut in his country’s interest rates sent the lira plunging to its lowest ever level against the US dollar. Erdoğan said Turkey’s destiny would not be determined by the level of borrowing costs or by foreign exchange speculators despite signs his […]

The Turkish economy’s War of Independence

While Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been telling his people that he is leading them towards growth, creating more jobs and increasing exports, we see the continuous freefall of the country’s currency; price hikes and rising inflation. The Turkish Lira has lost more than 40 per cent of its value against the US dollar […]

Turkish aid group to give relief amid deadly drought in Somalia

A Turkish humanitarian aid group announced Tuesday that it will take part in an ongoing relief campaign in Somalia because of a climate change-related deadly drought that has killed at least six people in the past week, Anadolu News Agency reports. “We are currently planning CR zones. We plan to donate food and water there. […]

UAE releases Turkish businessman after more than three years in custody

Turkish businessman and aid worker, Mehmet Ali Ozturk, who had been kept in Emirati custody since February 2018, was released on Monday, Middle East Eye reports. According to the report, he was released as part of an annual pardon issued by UAE President, Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan. “I’m very happy to be back in my […]

Inseparable: Dog makes regular visits to later Turkish owner’s grave

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Aegean Sea push backs divert irregular migration to Italy: Turkish official

Push backs in the Aegean Sea have diverted vessels carrying irregular migrants to Italy, Turkey’s interior minister said on Friday, Anadolu News Agency reports. Noting recent reports of an increase in irregular migrant arrivals in Italy from Turkey, Suleyman Soylu told Anadolu Agency that the ships carrying these migrants were not coming from Turkey. Soylu’s […]

Turkish President speaks with Israeli counterpart over phone

The Turkish President, on Thursday, held a phone conversation with his Israeli counterpart, discussing Turkey-Israel ties and regional issues, Anadolu News Agency reports. According to a statement by Turkey’s Communications Directorate, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, during his talk with Isaac Herzog, stressed the significance of Turkey-Israel relations for the “security and stability of the Middle East,” […]

Turkish FM holds talks in Iran

Turkish FM holds talks in Iran – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu arrived in Tehran on Monday and met with his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amir Abdollahian. The two ministers discussed a range of issues. The meeting was held at the Iranian foreign ministry and was attended by a number of Iranian and […]

Turkish Nationalists Target US Navy Personnel

Turkey Flag Perpetrators Promote Christian Genocide Language During Attack 11/05/2021 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that a group of members affiliated with the Youth Union of Turkey (TGB) hooded U.S. Navy personnel in Turkey’s capital city of Istanbul. The organization’s social media accounts show that members surrounded the […]

Two talented Iranian youths win silver medal in 2021 Turkish TEKNOFEST Festival

Two talented Iranian youth named “Seyed Salman Seyedein” along with Ms. Zeinab Abedini of Turkish ‘Medwave’ Company won silver medal in 6th edition of TEKNOFEST Inventors Festival held in Turkey’s Istanbul city in Sept. 2021. These two talented youth, who had won silver medal last year due to their knowledge-based and innovative plan in 2020 […]

NSFW- Fire in her stomach, the Turkish Lira is Sick, its Immune System Collapsed… When Turkey Sold her Honor نار في بطنها .. الليرة التركية المريضة بانهيار جهاز المناعة .. عندما باعت تركيا شرفها

 ARABI SOURI OCTOBER 23, 2021 The Turkish Lira continues its free fall, it is now at 9.60 Liras for one US dollar, a record fall from 1.5 Liras for one US dollar in 2010 before the Turkish madman waged his terrorist war on Syria, and there’s no sign of recovery even if the Turkish madman fires […]

Erdogan Reinforces Turkish Expansion in Africa

With the sharp decline of Western influence in Africa in recent decades, a new and quite influential player — Turkey — has become significantly stronger on this continent. Turkey’s current relationship with Africa is only 20 years old. According to some reports, as early as the late 1980s, a group of Turkish diplomats working on the […]

Iran FM holds phone talks with Turkish, Indonesian counterparts

Iran FM holds phone talks with Turkish, Indonesian counterparts – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has spoken over the phone with his counterparts from Turkey and Indonesia to discuss a number of issues including developments in Afghanistan.  Abdollahian and his Turkish counterpart Mevlüt Çavusoglu have in a telephone conversation discussed the […]

Iran official discusses Syria with Turkish, Russian diplomats 

Iran official discusses Syria with Turkish, Russian diplomats  – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Ali Asghar Khaji, a senior advisor to the Iranian foreign minister on special political affairs, has held talks with senior diplomats from Turkey and Russia over Syria amid reports of a possible Turkish incursion into northern Syria. Turkish Foreign Ministry Director General Selçuklu […]

Turkish-American relations face a new test

Reuters news agency published news a few days ago about Ankara’s desire to buy 40 F-16 fighters from the US, as well as purchasing 80 modernization kits to service its existing warplanes, after Turkey was excluded from the F-35 program and denied access to those planes since Ankara purchased the S-400 air defence system from […]

Turkish court acquits students of organising 2019 gay pride march

Turkey has acquitted 19 people who had been prosecuted for organising and participating in a Pride march. A Turkish court had ruled that the students and academic did not commit any crime by holding the rally at their university campus in May 2019. The group had been charged with “refusing to disperse” after they were […]

Is there “Just Peace” Underneath Turkish Bayonets?

Turkish President Erdoğan, who has long dreamed of restoring the former Ottoman Empire under his rule, including power-based methods, attended the 76th session of the UN General Assembly in a desperately bellicose mood, accompanied, as always, by numerous guards. At the behest of the Turkish leader, this visit was preceded by a propaganda campaign about […]

The Turkish Factor in Syria and Iraq

In response to Turkey’s recent policy in the Levant, criticism against Ankara’s actions is growing in the region. For example, at the end of July, the al-Nasr coalition in the Iraqi parliament called to end all Turkish interference in Iraq’s internal affairs, especially the Turkish military occupation and other forms of interference in politics, security, […]

U.S. is scorching the earth in Afghanistan: Turkish attorney

U.S. is scorching the earth in Afghanistan: Turkish attorney – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Washington is scorching the earth over the fallback lines while retreating, a Turkish lawyer says, noting that the U.S. is deepening the gap in Afghanistan.  “As the United States is withdrawing from the region, it is deepening the gaping hole it had […]

Turkish Archaeologists Find Byzantine Castle at Akyaka, Western Turkey

A team of Turkish archaeologists have been busy since 2020 performing excavations at one of western Turkey’s richest historical and cultural sites. Within the borders of the coastal village of Akyaka, located on the Gulf of Gökova in the southwestern Turkish province of Muğla, they have been searching through ruins associated with the ancient city […]

UN Security Council condemns Turkish move to reopen Cyprus ghost town Varosha

The UN Security Council has demanded “the immediate reversal” of a unilateral decision by Turkey and Turkish Cypriot leaders to reopen the island’s abandoned suburb of Varosha. Once a tourism hub, Varosha has lain empty and mostly fenced-off since the 1974 invasion that split Cyprus. On Tuesday, Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar announced that a […]

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