Posts Tagged ‘turkish’

Raisi holds talks to his Syrian, Turkish counterparts over the quake

TEHRAN- Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi held two separate phone conversations with his Syrian and Turkish counterparts, Bashar al-Assad and Recep Tayyip Erdogan respectively, on Tuesday. Source

UNPRECEDENTED! Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu Slams the US, UK and EU just 3 days before the devastating artificially triggered earthquakes.

US should get ‘filthy hands’ off Türkiye – minister Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu accused Washington of working to hurt his country amid a consulate closure row FILE PHOTO. Suleyman Soylu. ©  Adem ALTAN / AFP Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu accused US ambassador Jeffry Flake of trying to “confuse” people in the host nation and told him to get […]

CLASH IN THE AEGEAN: Port guards point guns at Turkish vessel attempting to ram Greek boat (VIDEO)

A Turkish Coast Guard vessel harassed its Hellenic Coast Guard counterpart, within Greek territorial waters, on the morning of January 5, 2023 in the Aegean Sea close Farmakonisi. On Wednesday, the newspaper Dimokratia brought to light the video which proves Turkish aggression against Greece. The video clearly shows how close and at what speed the… […]

Turkish Foreign Minister, OIC Head discuss repeated attacks on Quran

The Turkish Foreign Minister and the Head of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), on Friday, discussed recent repeated attacks on the Muslim holy book, the Quran, Anadolu News Agency reports. In a phone call, Mevlut Cavusoglu, and OIC Secretary-General, Hussein Ibrahim Taha, evaluated the attacks on the holy Quran in Sweden and the Netherlands, […]

The Kurdish issue in Turkish-American relations

The topic of this article, of course, is very complex, profound and ambiguous, which requires more fundamental case studies. The author does not claim to have comprehensive coverage of this issue but will nevertheless try to outline the main features of Turkish-American relations taking into account the Kurdish issue. The Kurdish issue remains an integral […]

Turkish-Japanese floating energy unit secures $71m loan from Japanese banks

Turkish and Japanese floating energy unit has secured financing from the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) and MUFG Bank, Ltd., to finance a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) in Senegal, local Turkish media reports. According to Turkish media, the loan agreement was signed between two sides for an amount of up to $71 […]

Unrelenting Turkish-Greek tensions

Centuries change, epochs succeed one another … It seemed that antagonistic contradictions between peoples and states should be a thing of the past, that a historical decision should lead to the formation of civilized relations between former adversaries and enemies. However, not only does time have no power over collective memory, but sometimes we observe […]

Assad demands withdrawal of Turkish forces for continuation of talks

Lavrentiev stressed the importance of these meeting in order to resolve tensions between Damascus and Ankara January 12 2023 ByNews Desk-  On 12 January, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met with the special envoy of his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to discuss Moscow’s proposal to establish bilateral talks between Damascus and Ankara; however, Assad remarked that […]

The Greek destroyer of Turkish drones is ready!

The much-advertised and well-known Turkish drones are by no means invulnerable, and as it has been proven, they can be very easily blinded or misled by smart – and cheap – electronic countermeasures. The National Center for Research and Technological Development (EKETA/IPTHIL) is already in the final tests for the first Greek anti-drone platform. The… […]

Russian-Turkish partnership in the area of another Turkish-Syrian crisis

In today’s geopolitical dynamics, Russia and Turkey maintain a relevant regional presence in strategically important regions of the Near and Middle East, where the interests of the two powers can combine and diverge. However, the ruling elites have a high sense of maintaining a balance of power, respecting national interests, avoiding the prospect of radicalization […]

Turkish elections could be moved forward, says AKP spox

The possibility of holding early elections in Turkey is open, as spokesperson of the ruling Justice and Development (AKP) Ömer Çelik emphasised in his statements to journalists. “We plan to hold the elections on time, June 18th. However, some problems are being assessed that may arise in connection with this date, including the fact that… […]

Dozens of violations by Turkish fighter jets and drones on Monday in Greek airspace

The number of violations in the Athens Flight Information Region (FIR) by Turkish warplanes and drones increased on Monday. As reported by Greek military authorities, nine formations of Turkish F-16 fighter jets, one helicopter and one UAV carried out 64 violations. There were 26 aircraft (seven pairs, one four and one six), of which 18… […]

Turkish foreign minister to attend football legend Pele’s funeral in Brazil

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will attend football legend Pele's funeral to be held on Monday in Santos, Brazil, Anadolu reports. Turkiye's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan instructed Cavusoglu to attend Pele's funeral, according to diplomatic sources. The Turkish foreign minister is presently in Brazil to attend the inauguration ceremony of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, […]

Israeli president says ‘looking forward to’ receiving credentials of Turkish ambassador

As Tel Aviv's ambassador assumed her duties in Ankara on Tuesday, the Israeli president said he is "looking forward to" receiving the credentials of Turkish ambassador soon. "So moving to hear HaTikvah at the Presidential Complex in Ankara again, as Ambassador Irit Lillian presented her credentials to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan today," Isaac Herzog said […]

Turkish court upholds life sentence for philanthropist Osman Kavala

The Council of Europe has repeatedly called on Turkey to immediately release the 65-year-old activist. Source

Scientists reveal Jewish history’s forgotten Turkish roots

Scientists reveal Jewish history’s forgotten Turkish roots Israeli-born geneticist believes the Turkish villages of Iskenaz, Eskenaz and Ashanaz were part of the original homeland for Ashkenazi Jews David Keys Archaeology Correspondent Wednesday 20 April 2016 09:39 A group of Ashkenazic Jews in Jerusalem, circa 1885 (Getty Images) Sign up for a full digest of all […]

Turkish court gives jail term, political ban to Istanbul Mayor İmamoğlu

A Turkish court has sentenced main opposition CHP’s Istanbul Mayor Ekrem İmamoğlu to two years and seven months in prison and imposed a political ban on him. İmamoğlu was accused of “insulting” members of Turkey’s election board during a speech in November 2019. İmamoğlu, Istanbul’s mayor from the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), was… […]

US State Department responds to latest Turkish threats

The United States Department of State responded on Monday to the latest threats by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who threatened a missile strike on Sunday night, by expressing its regret over provocative statements and urging a de-escalation in the region. “At a time when unity is needed most among our Allies, the United States… […]

World must not allow [Turkish] revisionism to prevail: Greek FM

The world must not permit a revisionist narrative to prevail and become dominant, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias underlined in statements at the “Manama Dialogue” Forum 2022 in Bahrain on Sunday, and the panel discussion “New Security Partnerships in the Middle East”. Referring to the war in Ukraine, Dendias said that the success of Ukraine’s… […]

Turkish Interior Minister announces the arrest of the Istanbul bomber

Turkish Interior Minister, Suleyman Soylu, announced the arrest of the woman who placed the bomb in the middle of Istiklal Street in Taksim Square, located in Istanbul. Soylu revealed that the security services in Istanbul managed to arrest the person who placed the bomb on Istiklal Street, accusing the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) of being […]

Turkish MP smashes phone with hammer in furious speech over social media law

Opposition politicians in Turkey expressed their fury at a law passed by Turkey’s parliament on Thursday which critics claim will further tighten press and social media freedoms in the country. In a surprising act of protest, opposition MP Burak Erbay smashed his mobile phone with a hammer during a speech to the National Assembly to […]

MAJOR PROVOCATION: Turkish spy plane detected 50 miles outside Athens

A Turkish aircraft allegedly conducting a patrol mission in the Aegean Sea was reportedly detected within less than 50 miles from Athens! The Turkish Navy ATR P-72MPA aircraft (Ad no. TCB-754 – call sign MARTI94) is considered to be involved in an espionage mission given it specializes, among other things, in detecting submarines. Turkey’s attempt to… […]

Turkiye President slams US warning to Turkish banks over using Russian MIR cards

Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has denounced US warnings to impose sanctions on Turkish banks over using the Russian MIR transaction payment system, Anadolu Agency reported. Speaking to reporters at the Turkish House in New York on Thursday, at the conclusion of his visit to the United States to participate in the 77th session of […]

Turkiye President slams US warning to Turkish banks over using Russian MIR cards

Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has denounced US warnings to impose sanctions on Turkish banks over using the Russian MIR transaction payment system, Anadolu Agency reported. Speaking to reporters at the Turkish House in New York on Thursday, at the conclusion of his visit to the United States to participate in the 77th session of […]

Turkiye President slams US warning to Turkish banks over using Russian MIR cards

Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has denounced US warnings to impose sanctions on Turkish banks over using the Russian MIR transaction payment system, Anadolu Agency reported. Speaking to reporters at the Turkish House in New York on Thursday, at the conclusion of his visit to the United States to participate in the 77th session of […]

Turkiye President slams US warning to Turkish banks over using Russian MIR cards

Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has denounced US warnings to impose sanctions on Turkish banks over using the Russian MIR transaction payment system, Anadolu Agency reported. Speaking to reporters at the Turkish House in New York on Thursday, at the conclusion of his visit to the United States to participate in the 77th session of […]

Turkiye President slams US warning to Turkish banks over using Russian MIR cards

Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has denounced US warnings to impose sanctions on Turkish banks over using the Russian MIR transaction payment system, Anadolu Agency reported. Speaking to reporters at the Turkish House in New York on Thursday, at the conclusion of his visit to the United States to participate in the 77th session of […]

Turkiye President slams US warning to Turkish banks over using Russian MIR cards

Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has denounced US warnings to impose sanctions on Turkish banks over using the Russian MIR transaction payment system, Anadolu Agency reported. Speaking to reporters at the Turkish House in New York on Thursday, at the conclusion of his visit to the United States to participate in the 77th session of […]

Two dead after helicopter crashes en route to Turkish wildfire

Two crew members have died after a firefighting helicopter has crashed in Turkey while on its way to tackling a wildfire. Turkey’s Interior Ministry said the aircraft went down on Wednesday in a field near Marmaris, a resort town on the Aegean Sea. Officials say the helicopter had been travelling from the northern province of Kastamonu to […]

Two dead after helicopter crashes en route to Turkish wildfire

Two crew members have died after a firefighting helicopter has crashed in Turkey while on its way to tackling a wildfire. Turkey’s Interior Ministry said the aircraft went down on Wednesday in a field near Marmaris, a resort town on the Aegean Sea. Officials say the helicopter had been travelling from the northern province of Kastamonu to […]

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