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  • TURKEY DESERVES BETTER FROM THE UNITED STATES

    The Washington Post -11 January 2017 To restore confidence with partners, a good place for the United States to begin is with Turkey, which is a front-line state with regard to all the threats in question. It... read more

  • TURKISH MINISTER ‘MORE OPTIMISTIC THAN

    AP -06 January 2017 Turkey's foreign minister said Thursday he is "more optimistic than ever" that an agreement can be reached to reunite the divided Mediterranean island of Cyprus. read more

  • RUSSIAN OFFICIALS DUE IN TURKEY

    REUTERS -04 January 2017 Russian officials will visit Turkey on Jan. 9-10 to discuss the framework for Syrian peace talks planned to be held in Kazakhstan, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu... read more

  • COALITION GIVES SUPPORT TO TERRORIST GROUPS

    REUTERS -27 December 2016 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he has evidence that U.S.-led coalition forces give support to terrorist groups including the Islamic State and Kurdish militant groups... read more

  • SYRIAN GIRL MEETS PRESIDENT ERDOGAN

    REUTERS -21 December 2016 A seven-year-old Syrian girl who drew global attention with her Twitter updates from besieged Aleppo met Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan at his palace in Ankara on Wednesday.... read more

  • RUSSIA, IRAN, TURKEY TO BROKER SYRIA DEAL

    REUTERS -20 December 2016 Russia, Iran and Turkey said they were ready to help broker a Syrian peace deal after the three countries held talks in Moscow on Tuesday and adopted a declaration which set... read more

  • NEED FOR MORE EFFORTS TO “FIGHT TERRORISM”

    REUTERS -20 December 2016 Russian and Turkish foreign ministers have underlined the need to put more effort into effectively fighting terrorism, the Russian foreign ministry said in a statement on Tuesday... read more

  • STRONGER FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM

    REUTERS -19 December 2016 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday he had agreed in a telephone call with Russia's Vladimir Putin that their cooperation and solidarity in fighting terrorism should... read more

  • TURKEY READY TO TAKE ALEPPO’S MOST VULNERABLE

    AP -15 December 2016 Turkey's president says his country is prepared to receive the most vulnerable cases among those evacuated from the Syrian city of Aleppo. read more

  • 100,000 PEOPLE MAY BE EVACUATED FROM ALEPPO

    REUTERS -15 December 2016 Turkey is considering establishing a camp in Syria for civilians being evacuated from Aleppo and the number of people brought out of the city could reach 100,000, Deputy Prime... read more

  • TURKEY TALKING TO RUSSIA, IRAN

    REUTERS -14 December 2016 Turkey was in contact with Iran, Russia and the United States on Wednesday to try and ensure the evacuation of civilians and rebel fighters from Syria's Aleppo, as air strikes... read more

  • BATTLE TO SHORE UP LIRA SAME AS FIGHT AGAINST

    REUTERS -07 December 2016 "Our economy is being targeted through foreign exchange speculation," Erdogan said in a speech to provincial administrators in the presidential palace in Ankara, adding that... read more

  • MOSCOW TIES DON’T CHANGE TURKEY’S STANCE

    Asharq Al-Awsat -26 November 2016 Turkey’s reconciled relations with Russia has not changed Ankara’s position that Syrian regime head Bashar al-Assad must step down from authority to restore peace in the... read more

  • SUPPORT OF WEST IN WAR AGAINST TERROR

    REUTERS -25 November 2016 Turkey faces terrorist threats from three different organizations and needs Western support to deal with these, Turkish deputy prime minister Numan Kurtulmus said on Friday.... read more

  • TURKEY’S DISILLUSIONMENT WITH THE U.S.

    CBS -20 November 2016 Erdoğan is upset with the U.S. policies in Syria that, he says, have led to a clear and present security threat on his southern border, interfered with his ability to defend... read more

  • NO SOLUTION FOR SYRIA WITHOUT TURKEY: ANALYIST

    AA-18.01.2017 According to columnist Muhamed Jusic, Turkey's ongoing efforts for Syria offer the best choice. There is no solving the conflict in Syria without Turkey, a Middle East political analyst told Anadolu Agency. "All the supporters of the fighters on the ground in Syria are somehow [geographically] distant from Syria. They can withdraw their jets anytime and stop financing the groups

  • FM ÇAVUSOGLU CALLS FOR BETTER TURKEY-US TIES

    Daily Sabah-11.01.2017-Mevlüt ÇAVUŞOĞLU Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu called for solidarity, cohesion and trust between the U.S. and Turkey in the fight against terrorism in an opinion piece he wrote for the Washington Post on Wednesday. Çavuşoğlu stated that Turkey was experiencing a hard time due to terrorism, violent extremism and mass illegal migration, and he criticized the United States' lack of support during

  • REGIONAL ALLIANCES AGAINST GLOBAL THREATS

    Daily Sabah-11.01.2017-Saadet ORUÇ Turkey is not the same Turkey it was in past years and its president, with the people's support, is fully aware of the ongoing global scenarios within its borders. The recent visit paid by Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım to Baghdad and Irbil marked an important momentum shift regarding a common response by regional actors to global threats. Moreover, the ongoing

  • TURKEY’S QUEST FOR A NEW MIDDLE EASTERN

    Anadolu Agency-06.01.2017-Emel Parlar Dal Turkey, together with Russia and Iran, appears cautiously engaged in an attempt to broker an end to the bloodshed in Syria through a newly declared cease-fire between the regime forces and different non-jihadist rebel groups. Turkey’s motives behind its work to create a long-lasting cease-fire and its anti-ISIS [Daesh] military campaign launched in August 2016 are not too complicated to

  • WILL THE NIGHTCLUB ATTACK BE ENOUGH FOR THE

    Daily Sabah-05.01.2017-Melih ALTINOK Daesh attacking a nightclub in Istanbul should be enough for the West to realize the danger of terrorism, which Turkey has been warning about. key was subjected to the first terrorist attack of 2017. A terrorist, most likely a Daesh member according to some strong evidence, broke into a nightclub during the first moments of 2017 and killed some 39

  • TURKEY IS NOT THE ONLY TARGET

    Daily Sabah-03.01.2017-Beril DEDEOĞLU Trying to analyze a terrorist attack by only looking at the target is nothing less than what the terrorists want us to do. The target may one day be a police headquarters, another day a stadium, a political demonstration or a nightclub: The point is that the terrorists' main objective is to convey a political message. Terrorists sometimes kill officials,

  • 2016: A YEAR OF GLOBAL BLEEDING

    Daily Sabah-31.12.2016-İbrahim KALIN If the year 2017 is going to be any different, we have to start with protecting human dignity – that one quality that binds us all together regardless of our faith, culture or nationality. 6 has been a painful year for the world. Paralyzed by global terrorism, civil wars, the refugee crisis, sectarian conflicts, geopolitical muscling, growing economic inequality and

  • TURKEY PUTS DIPLOMACY, MILITARY TO WORK IN

    29.12.2016-Daily Sabah-Burhanettin DURAN The Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) continues to fight Daesh in an effort to liberate al-Bab, one of the group's major hubs in northern Syria. Having reinforced their positions in al-Bab after the United States postponed the Raqqa operation, Daesh was going to be a tough nut to crack.Even though the Turkish government's staunchest opponents argue that our troops have no

  • BAD NEWS FOR PYD, AL-BAB ABOUT TO FALL

    Daily Sabah-23.12.2016-ilnur ÇEVİK With al-Bab in the hands of Turkey and the FSA, the Syrian Kurdish militants' dream to create a Kurdish corridor just south of the Turkish border is now out of the question. After a long campaign Turkey and the Free Syrian Army (FSA) are about to conquer the strategic Syrian city of al-Bab, which was in Daesh hands. This means

  • TURKEY-RUSSIA TIES TO EMERGE STRONGER FROM

    Daily Sabah-21.12.2016 On Monday evening, Andrey Karlov, Russia's ambassador to Turkey, was shot dead by a 22-year-old police officer in an Ankara art gallery. The shooter, who shouted "Don't forget Aleppo, don't forget Syria" after gunning down the envoy, was killed by law enforcement. At least two people who attended the event were treated for injuries. In the wake of the Karlov

  • FETO, PKK MOVE HAND-IN-HAND TO SPREAD CHAOS

    Daily Sabah-21.12.2016-ilnur ÇEVİK FETÖ and the PKK want to create the image that Turkey is now a country of chaos through terror attacks and assassinations. First, they attacked police officers in Istanbul. Then, they bombed military targets in Kayseri. Now, in Ankara, they have assassinated the Russian Ambassador to Turkey, Sergey Karlov. These recent bombings were the work of the PKK terrorist organization.

  • ALEPPO SHAMES THE WORLD

    Daily Sabah-20.12.2016-İbrahim KALIN Thousands of men, women and children in Aleppo are still waiting in the freezing cold without food and medical supplies, all the while not knowing if an aerial attack or a militia group is round the corner The cease-fire agreement brokered between Turkey and Russia over eastern Aleppo is hanging by a thread. It is probably the last hope for

  • CAR REPORT: DAESH TERROR AND THE WEST AGAINST

    Daily Sabah-19.12.2016-Saadet ORUÇ It is very funny to claim that Turkey and Daesh worked together, as the CAR report claims, while considering the fact that Daesh has been responsible for organizing several terrorist attacks in Turkish cities, killing hundreds of Turkish people Since the July 15 coup attempt, the biggest ever terror attack against Turkey, we have discussed terrorism almost every day. However,

  • THE WAY TO EXPRESS CONDOLENCES

    Daily Sabah-13.12.2016-Beril Dedeoğlu The terrible terrorist attack that hit the heart of Istanbul on the night of Dec. 10 has devastated us all. Again. It is of paramount importance to find out who carried out this heinous attack, who was behind it and why it happened at this particular time against this particular target. However, it was definitely not appropriate to talk about

  • IBN KHALDUN HAS A MESSAGE FOR US

    Ibn Khaldun, one of the greatest minds in the Islamic intellectual tradition, who wrote more about history, culture, society, civilization and political power than any Muslim thinker, has a message for all of us today, who live in an age of growing insecurity and global disorder Abd al-Rahman ibn Muhmmad Ibn Khaldun (1332-1406), one of the greatest minds of the

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