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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 […]

‘Unacceptable’: Cyprus slams Turkish move to open up a part of Varosha

Turkish Cypriot plans to open up part of an abandoned city on the divided island have been slammed as being “illegal and unacceptable”. Varosha, a fenced-off derelict area under Turkish control, has been left deserted since the 1974 invasion that split Cyprus. Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar announced earlier on Tuesday that a 3.5 square-kilometre […]

Shots fired from Turkish vessel at Cypriot coastguard: reports

A Turkish vessel fired warning shots at a Cypriot coastguard boat that was on patrol near the port of Kato Pyrgos, on the northwest coast of the contested island, Cypriot media has reported. The shots were fired at 3.30 a.m. local time, the Cypriot news agency reported, just west of the line that divides the […]

Turkish Intelligence Establishes its Own Laws in Central Asia

The so-called “disappearance” of Orhan Inandı, president of the Kyrgyz-Turkish Lyceum network, in Kyrgyzstan is adding new details, which put both the so-called “Western democracy fighters” and Ankara’s demonstrative disregard for international norms and the sovereignty of independent states, stealing their political opponents abroad with the patronage of the US and the EU in a […]

Exiled Turkish journalist attacked and injured outside home in Germany

An exiled Turkish journalist, who is critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has been attacked outside his home in Germany. Erk Acarer — a columnist for Turkey’s independent Birgun newspaper — was injured after being assaulted on Wednesday night by three men. He sustained some swelling on his head and was kept at a hospital […]

Turkish lawmaker: Egypt should ‘reverse death sentences’ on Muslim Brotherhood members

A longtime Turkish lawmaker on Tuesday appealed to Egypt to reverse the death sentences handed down to Muslim Brotherhood members, Anadolu Agency reported. “The implementation of these death sentences will deal a major blow to Egypt’s damaged reputation in the international arena,” Mustafa Yeneroglu, an Istanbul deputy of the Democracy and Progress (DEVA) Party, told […]

Iran election showed most parties back Islamic Republic: Turkish academic

Iran election showed most parties back Islamic Republic: Turkish academic – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Despite some calls to boycott the presidential election in Iran, reformists, centrists, and conservatives proved that they support the establishment, says Mustafa Caner, a Turkish academic. “Even though some political actors called for a boycott, prominent figures of reformists, centrists, and […]

Erdogan and Biden meet at a tense moment for Turkish-US ties

President Joe Biden and Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan have known each other for years, but their meeting Monday will be their first as heads of state. And it comes at a particularly tense moment for relations between their two countries. The list of disagreements is unusually long for the two NATO allies: There’s U.S. […]

Novel About Greek Exodus From Istanbul Wins Turkish Literary Prize

A major literary prize has been awarded to Hercules Millas, a Greek author from Istanbul, Turkey. Credit: Stegop/Wikimedia Commons/CC BY-SA 3.0 A Turkish literary award named the Orhan Kemal Novel Prize has been awarded to a Greek writer from Istanbul named Hercules Millas for his works on the nature of Greek identity through the lens of Greek-Turkish […]

‘Some Demonstrations More Anti-Jewish Than Pro-Palestinian’: Dutch Lawmaker Who Fled Turkish Persecution of Kurds Expresses Concern Over Gaza Protests

Dilan Yezilgöz of the VVD Party addresses the Dutch parliament. Photo: Screenshot. A Dutch lawmaker who came to the Netherlands as a refugee from Turkey’s persecution of its Kurdish minority is urging the country’s justice minister to take firm action against antisemitic slogans and signs at pro-Palestinian demonstrations. Dilan Yezilgöz — a parliamentarian who holds […]

Greek Genocide Rally Planned Outside Turkish Consulate in L.A.

Greeks and Armenians rally recently in Athens. Credit: Mark Mathews/Greek Reporter Greek organizations are urging Greek Americans to join a demonstration organized by the U.S. Armenian Council for Human Rights to commemorate the Greek Genocide on Wednesday, May 19 in Los Angeles. The event will take place outside the Turkish Consulate in Beverly Hills, from […]

‘Terrorist state’ Israel must be stopped, Turkish President Erdogan says, adding it has ‘crossed all limits’

Humanity should take “swift” action to resist Israel’s “aggression”, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said as Ankara reported that Turkish news agency journalists and UN-backed schools were hit by Israeli strikes in Gaza. “This terrorist state that tries to plunder a city like Jerusalem, which houses places that are holy for Muslims, Christians and Jews, […]

Turkish Jewish Website Hacked by Antisemitic Cyber Warfare Group

A detail of the hacked home page of Turkish Jewish newspaper Salom. Photo: Screenshot. The main news website serving Turkey’s Jewish community was hacked by an antisemitic group on Thursday as an ostensible protest against Israeli military operations against Hamas in Gaza. The home page of the Şalom website was taken down by a group […]

Turkish energy firm shuts down power to heavily indebted Lebanon

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Italy’s navy accuses Turkish fishing boats of aggression in the Mediterranean

Italy’s navy has accused Turkish fishing boats of launching stones towards two Italian vessels in the Mediterranean Sea. The clashes allegedly took place on Tuesday morning north of Cyprus, the Italian navy said in a statement. “At approximately 10.10, in the waters north of Cyprus, there was an interaction between an unspecified number of Turkish […]

Turkish firm tells Lebanon to fix debts, end legal action or face power cut

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First high-level Greek-Turkish diplomatic talks in a year descend into verbal spat during news conference

A press conference by the Turkish and Greek foreign ministers after a key meeting on Thursday quickly descended into an exchange of mutual accusations, suggesting the two states still have plenty of issues to settle. Tensions have been running particularly high between the two NATO members since last August, when Ankara sent a research vessel […]

Could Turkish involvement in Yemen free Saudi Arabia?

Could Turkey help out Saudi Arabia in Yemen? Just 28 months ago, as seen here on Nov. 11, 2018, Turks were chanting slogans and holding posters in protest of Saudi Arabia’s actions in Yemen outside the Saudi Consulate. The October 2018 murder of journalist and Saudi critic Jamal Khashoggi inside the consulate had helped push […]

Retired Turkish admirals under fire for statement ‘evoking past coups’

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«القاعدة» الوكيل «الرسمي» للسعودية: مسانَدة تركية لـ«الاخوان» في مأرب Al Qaeda, the “official” agent of Saudi Arabia: Turkish support for the “Brotherhood” in Marib

**Please scroll down for the English Machine translation ** الأخبار اليمن رشيد الحداد الجمعة 2 نيسان 2021 تصاعد الدور التركي في اليمن بعد تحسُّن العلاقات بين أنقرة والرياض (أ ف ب ) صنعاء | بات تنظيم «القاعدة»، بشكل لا لبس فيه، وكيل عمليات التحشيد السعودية لصالح جبهات القتال في محيط مدينة مأرب. إذ تكشف معلومات استخباراتية حصلت […]

Turkish police say they seized 2,000-year-old Torah scroll

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Turkish Women Protest Over Erdogan’s Decision to Exit Domestic Violence Treaty

Activists scuffle with riot police as they are stopped in front of a police barricade to prevent them from attending a gathering to protest against Turkey’s withdrawal from Istanbul Convention, an international accord designed to protect women, in Istanbul, Turkey March 27, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Umit Bektas Several thousand women took to the streets in Istanbul […]

Macron warns against Turkish ‘interference’ in French presidential election

French President Emmanuel Macron warned that Turkey would try to interfere in France’s 2022 presidential election in a TV interview that aired on Tuesday. Asked if there will be attempts from Ankara to meddle in the next election, Macron told France 5: “Of course. It is written, and the threats are not veiled. So I […]

Turkish police arrest pro-Kurdish party officials, rights group head

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Oppressive Turkish gov’t pushes bizarre ‘human rights’ plan – analysis

 Turkey, the world’s largest jailor of journalists, has launched a new “human rights” plan. The plan, the far-right authoritarian leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed, would support due process, freedom of expression and an end to gender-based violence.The same government recently sentenced in absentia journalist Can Dundar to 27 years in prison and has sentenced Canan […]

Erdogan pledges stronger freedoms in plan critics say puts pressure on Turkish judiciary

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Narges Abyar calls for more cooperation between Iranian, Turkish cineastes 

TEHRAN – Iranian filmmaker Narges Abyar has called for more collaboration between Iran and Turkey on the film industry. Speaking to Anadolu Agency, Turkey’s state-run news agency, on Wednesday she said, “There are a lot of opportunities for cooperation between Turkey and Iran in the field of cinema. I think joint projects will be successful […]

Will the US-Turkish conflict explode from Erbil? هل ينفجر الصراع الأميركيّ – التركيّ انطلاقاً من أربيل؟

**English Machine translation Please scroll down for the Arabic original version ** Will the US-Turkish conflict explode from Erbil? Dr. Wafiq Ibrahim Kurdistan is a red American line that divides Iraq into sects and nationalities. Here, the Americans wanted to establish their movement in the Syrian-Iraqi axis, which constitutes a link between the Arabian Peninsula, the Levant, Iran […]

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