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Posts Tagged: Turkey

September 8, 2019 11:16 am

Turkish Military Enters Syria to Begin Joint US ‘Safe Zone’ Patrol

Armed Turkish military vehicles crossed into Syria on Sunday and headed southwest with US counterparts to begin planned joint patrols to establish a "safe zone"...

August 24, 2019 2:27 pm

Iranian Tanker Switches Destination, Heads to Turkey: Ship-Tracking Data

An Iranian tanker at the center of a confrontation between Washington and Tehran has switched destinations and is now heading to Turkey instead of southern...

August 6, 2019 2:16 pm

Scandal Erupts in Turkey Over Video of Summer Campers Calling for Death of Jews

Members of what appears to be an extremist Muslim sect in Turkey were caught on video calling for the death of Jews, causing a scandal...

July 29, 2019 5:54 am

Turkish Threats Close Children’s Basketball Camp in New York

An NBA player's free basketball clinic for kids was abruptly canceled last week, and the player is blaming the government of Turkey. Boston Celtics player Enes...

July 10, 2019 12:56 pm

Turkey Rejects Greek, EU Claims That Drilling Off Cyprus Illegitimate

Turkey said on Wednesday it rejected Greek and European Union assertions that Turkish drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus was illegitimate, and said they showed...

July 4, 2019 4:30 am

The Beginning of the End of the Erdogan Era? - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s downfall in the runoff mayoral election in Istanbul -- Turkey’s largest city -- was more than just another...

May 5, 2019 8:48 am

Turkey Not Distancing Itself From NATO With Russian Missiles Deal: Minister

Turkey is not distancing itself from the NATO alliance by buying Russian S-400 missile defense systems, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Friday, adding...

May 4, 2019 3:13 pm

Four Turkish Soldiers Killed in Attacks by Kurdish Militants, Turkey Says

Four Turkish soldiers were killed and two others wounded in two separate attacks by Kurdish militants on Saturday, the Turkish defense ministry said, adding that...

April 30, 2019 9:26 am

US and Israel Should Help Craft Regional Policy to Contain Turkey’s Erdogan

Turkey poses a long-term threat to the security of the Middle East. Containing neo-Ottomanism requires a defensive policy that integrates Greece, Cyprus, Israel, and the...

April 29, 2019 1:48 pm

Will Turkey’s Erdogan Era Come Crashing Down?

The result of the recent municipal elections in Turkey represents a major shift in public sentiment toward Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. It is true...

April 9, 2019 5:56 am

Turkish Prosecutor’s Document Suggests Turkey Spying on US Soil

A Turkish prosecution document obtained by the Investigative Project on Terrorism (IPT) could offer the first public documentation showing that Turkey is spying on people...

April 1, 2019 6:49 am

Turkey Plants Its Flag in Christchurch

While showing footage of the March 15 shooting rampage in Christchurch, New Zealand at a rally in advance of March 31 local elections, Turkish president...

March 28, 2019 10:54 am

Erdogan’s Dangerous Ambitions Threaten India and Beyond

Recep Tayyip Erdogan makes no secret of his imperialist ambitions. His heroic ideal is the Ottoman Sultan Abdulhamid II (1876-1909). During a commemoration ceremony on...

February 17, 2019 1:19 pm

Syria’s Assad: United States Will Sell Out Those Relying on It

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad warned on Sunday the United States would not protect those depending on it, in reference to Kurdish fighters who control much...


Controversial YouTube Star, PewDiePie, Rescinds $50,000 Pledge to ADL

Controversial video star, PewDiePie, has reversed himself and is withdrawing a pledge made...

A Rosh Hashanah Reunion — and Revelation

Below is an excerpt from "Don’t Wait Up" by Liz Astrof. Copyright © 2019 by Liz Astrof. Reprinted by permission...


Birthright’s Excel Program Gets High Marks All Around - “It’s so much more.” That’s the mantra of the 54 Jewish young adults from across North America who...

New ‘Brave’ Approach to Combating Antisemitism on College Campuses - A new project called “Brave” is bringing together veterans of the...


Osama bin Laden’s Son Hamza Killed in US Raid, Trump Says

Hamza bin Laden, a son of slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and himself a notable figure in the terrorist group, was killed in a US counterterrorism operation, President...


Trump Floats Possible Defense Treaty Days Ahead of Israeli Elections

President Donald Trump said on Saturday he had spoken with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about a possible mutual defense treaty between the two nations, a move that could bolster...

Middle East

Houthi Drones Hit Saudi Oil Heartland, Sources Say Crude Flows Disrupted

Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group on Saturday attacked two plants at the heart of Saudi Arabia's oil industry, including the world's biggest petroleum processing facility, in a strike that three sources...

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