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Season of peace talks: Is the Super power begging for dialogues with Taliban?

Indian clandestine support for Korean nukes

US and Pakistan clash at UN over Afghanistan

Did Netanyahu offer friendship to Pakistan?

At least 5 killed as gunmen storm Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul

Another demand for Sharia: The political motives behind Pir Sialv's demand

North Korean logistical delegation arrives in Seoul

Israel’s Mossad behind Lebanon car bomb attack against Hamas member: Report

US Escalates Afghan Airstrikes Through Winter, But Will It Matter?

Saudi Crown Prince to form a private army with help from American Blackwater Corporation!

Iranian youth are fully supportive of their political system: Asia Times

Pakistan’s enemy is our enemy, not in favor of Baloch separatists: US

ASWJ-allied Deobandi Fazalur Rehman elected MMA president

Encounter specialist: Can Zardari save his arm child Rao Anwar in Naqeebullah’s murder case?

Waging war against Pakistan army prohibited in Islam: Ex-Terrorist organization Chief Sufi Muhammad

Free Karachi: Another smear campaign against Pakistan in US newspaper

US military edge over Russia, China eroding: Mattis

5,000 Yemen Children Killed or Wounded in War Since 2015

Iran reiterates Missile program non-negotiable

Trump no longer following Saudi-UAE script on Qatar, says former envoy

Allama Raja Nasir lashes out at Nawaz Sharif and Shahbaz Sharif

Did TTP really assassinate Benazir Bhutto?

A Jewish plot: Pushing India against China, Pakistan and Iran

An old headache: How did Haqqani network bring US on the knees

India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile: New Delhi

Saudis wasting billions by buying outdated weapons from US: Analyst

HRW urges UN sanctions on Saudi crown prince over Yemen war

Another minor raped: Why is Pakistan hesitant to hang rapists?

Modi and Netanyahu may get along great, but there are serious limitations to India-Israel relations

Season of protests: Is another national debacle in the offing?

Pakistan attaches importance to significant role of Iran in regional developments: Speaker

Hidden Israeli-Iranian war in Syria

Is Jordan breaking alliance with Saudi Arabia, West?

Russia weights behind Pakistan:  The end of US hegemony in South Asia?

Damage control: Has Trump conceded his defeat against Pakistan?

North, South Korea to march under 'unified flag' at Winter Olympics

US 'arrant erring' on al-Quds futile: Ayatollah Khamenei

Netanyahu: $500mn Israel-India arms deal 'back on track'

Saudi politicization of holy places is unislamic, we will continue to oppose

Israel prepares for air bridge to India over Saudi Arabia

Don’t forget old friends to make new one

Ulema decree against terrorism: Would religious card prove a true success against terrorism?

New network should be created to confront US-Israel alliance: Raza Rabbani

America seeks to use Taiwan against China: Today Online

Pakistan’s ruthless response to US: Why is India worried?

Shafaqna Exclusive: Is Govt hiding arrest of Zainab’s murderer for political purpose?

US new strategy seeks to create complex situation for Iran: Defense minister

Hamas blames Israeli regime for assassination attempt on its commander

US attacking North Korea would be like trying to get rid of Allah: Retired South Korean General

Egypt is not an honest broker for Palestinian reconciliation

Pakistan and Iran consult each other on many issues, says former diplomat

Surrendering of TTP terrorist: Is Pakistan gradually winning war against terrorism?

Inciting Pakistan: Is India inviting conventional war with Pakistan?

The secret behind Sharif's electoral success and popularity

Tel Aviv ‘disappointed’ by India’s rejection of Al-Quds as Israeli capital: Netanyahu

Syria militants in US seeking CIA dollars to ‘confront Iran’s influence’

US ‘policy of Armageddon’ means nuclear attack even against non-nuclear states

Rape, murder of 7-year-old Pakistani girl seem work of serial killer: Officials

Yemeni snipers kill three Saudi troopers in retaliatory attacks

Tunisia’s Jasmine Revolution

US to sell 17 Black Hawk aircrafts to Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia seeks arrest of citizens on wanted list who are abroad

US deploying 1,000 troops to Afghanistan

Israel Keeps Bombing Syria and Nobody Is Doing Anything About It

Fire-breathing rhetoric: Pakistani guns on China’s shoulder

Meeting with Trump: Did Imran Khan give US a hidden signal for future role?

Netanyahu in India: A dangerous alliance against Pakistan

Pakistan can’t be forced to compromise on national interests: US historian

Netanyahu Visits India: Muslims Burn Israeli Effigies in Protest

US-led coalition intends to create large new border force in Syria: Report

Interference of Saudi Intelligence services in Tehran’s deep operations

Hariri lauds Hezbollah, wants ‘best of relations’ with Iran

16 US troops and officers killed in Afghanistan

A hidden cost: Pakistan’s Psychological cost of war

Security agencies issue threat alert due plots of Daesh and Taliban factions

Can Pakistan’s judicial system punish killers of Innocent Zainab?

Is Balochistan a next ground of proxy war between Saudia and Iran?

ABN| Mass 'Free Zakzaky' protest in Istanbul, Turkey

Trump Gives World Four Months to Change Iran Nuclear Deal

Anti-Trump demonstrators march in Swiss capital

All parties must continue to implement JCPOA: Warns China's FM

Yemen's Displaced Families Escape Death from Saudi War to Makeshift Camps

Amnesty International urges probe after Myanmar’s Army admits its troops killed Muslims

Kasur Tragedy: Is Pakistani nation completely dead?

Trump Says He ‘Probably’ Has Good Relationship With Kim Jong Un

Pentagon Investigates Video of US Soldier Shooting Afghan Civilian

Abandoning the secular dream

Agony of Hazaras: A story of denied Justice

A soft tone: Did US repent on her policy to alienate Pakistan?

Even Saudi allies are questioning its Mideast power plays

Pakistan handed humiliated defeat by New Zealand

Trump paid porn star $130,000 to stay silent over alleged affair: Report

After Yemen’s defensive threat, Saudi buys Israel’s Iron dome

CIA Chief secretly visits India and Afghanistan to make new plots

LHC orders police to arrest culprit behind Zainab's rape and murder within 36 hours

Yemen announces production of new air defense missiles

Secret military cooperation between Saudi Arabia and Israel – Middle East Monitor

Will Pakistan be in trouble if US demands early repayment of debts?

War of words: Pakistan accuses US for spreading terrorism in Pakistan

Myanmar admits massacre of Rohingya Muslims

Turkey


ABN| Mass 'Free Zakzaky' protest in Istanbul, Turkey

1396/10/24 | 21:48
A series of Free Zakzaky protests activities have been put in place in both Istanbul and Ankarra in Turkey, as part of the global effort of the Islamic Movement Worldwide to secure freedom for Sheikh Zakzaky to enable him attend to his ailing health situation while in the illegal detention of President Buhari of Nigeria. Mass 'Free Zakzaky' protest was held yesterday on Friday 12. Jan. 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey.                       ...

Erdogan says Israeli regime, US targeting Iran, Pakistan, to loot resources

1396/10/17 | 21:48
Turkey’s President has accused the US and the Israeli regime of meddling in the affairs of Iran and Pakistan, as well as those of other Muslim countries, and are driven by the desire to grab their natural resources. “We cannot accept that some countries — foremost the US, Israel — to interfere [sic!] in the internal affairs of Iran and Pakistan,” President Reccep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters in Istanbul on Friday, On Tuesday President Donald Trump tweeted support for the protests against the Iranian Islamic establishment which erupted ...

Turkey backs stability, security in neighboring Iran, Erdogan tells Rouhani

1396/10/14 | 21:48
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country attaches high significance to stability and security in neighboring Iran.   In reaction to recent protests in some cities in Iran, Erdogan said in a telephone conversation with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday that Turkey regarded Iran’s stability and security as that of its own. Referring to Western media reports and remarks made by certain US and Israeli officials with respect to the protests, the Turkish president said his country was familiar with the West’s media ...

Iran-Turkey-Russia alliance; a bad news for the United States

1396/10/9 | 21:48
  The United States may soon find the frequent high-level discussions Iran, Turkey and Russia are having harder to ignore. “Both Russia and Turkey think the decision of the U.S. to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is not helping the situation in the Middle East,” Russian president Vladimir Putin said during a December 11 press conference in Ankara. The leaders were meeting for the eighth time in 2017, a sign of increasingly close relations after the nadir in November 2015 when Turkey shot down a Russian fighter jet. At ...

Goals and outlooks of Pakistan’s Security Conference

1396/10/7 | 21:48
The parliament speakers from China, Russia, Iran, Turkey, and Afghanistan held a Conference to discuss "the challenges of terrorism and inter-regional connectivity". The six-nation Speakers’ summit that begun on Sunday was hosted by Pakistan.   Earlier, the Asian parliament speakers participated at an annual conference titled Asian Parliamentary Assembly in Istanbul. But this is the first time that parliament speakers of several regional nations are holding a conference.   Pakistan’s advantages of hosting   The meeting ...

Pakistan to host 1st Speakers’ conference with Russia, Iran, China, Turkey and Afghanistan

1396/10/2 | 21:48
National Assembly of Pakistan is set to host 1st Speakers’ conference with the presence of Iran, Afghanistan, China, Russian Federation and Turkey on December 24 in Islamabad to discuss and address the challenges of terrorism and inter-regional connectivity. The elected parliamentary leaderships of the six nations are coming together along with experts to delve and ponder the common key challenges as well as to explore new avenues for increased dialogue and connectivity for development. The joint meeting will explore all avenues of securing ...

Turkey to build field hospital for Rohingya in Bangladesh

1396/9/30 | 21:48
  Turkey will build a field hospital for Rohingya refugees near the city of Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh.   Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) will be responsible for the construction of the hospital.   Expected to become a shelter for Rohingya refugees, the field hospital will provide its services both to those who have arrived to the area with ailments or those who have got sick after their arrival.   The hospital covers an area of ​​about 1,000 square metres and consists of eight separate ...

The Saudi-UAE media attack on Erdoğan

1396/9/29 | 21:48
  Immediately after the end of the Special meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Summit on Jerusalem, which was called by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, a number of Saudi and UAE media outlets began attacking Iran and Turkey in an unusual way.   In an interview with Quds Press, the Secretary-General of the Turkish-Arab Institute for Strategic Studies in Turkey, Badr al-Din Habib Oglu, said: “The issue of Jerusalem has affected most of the Arab regimes, the Gulf regimes in particular, specifically Saudi Arabia.”   He ...

Turkish FM slams Arab’s weak response to US al-Quds decision

1396/9/22 | 21:48
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has lashed out at some Arab countries over their “weak” reaction to US recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s capital. “Some Arab countries have shown very weak responses (on Jerusalem)," Cavusoglu said on Tuesday, noting, "It seems some countries are very timid of the United States." "We will make a call for countries that have so far not recognized Palestine to do so now," he said. "...We want the United States to turn back from its mistake." On Wednesday, US President Donald Trump ...

Israel terrorist, kid-killer regime: Turkish President

1396/9/21 | 21:48
  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has described the Israeli regime as a “terrorist entity” and “killer of children.”   Responding to a recent decision by US President Donald Trump to recognize Israeli-occupied al-Quds (Jerusalem) as the capital of the Tel Aviv regime, Erdogan on Sunday blasted the “disproportionate” force being used by Israeli forces against Palestinian protesters, saying that Israel was an “oppressive and occupation” regime.   Speaking at a meeting of the ruling Justice and Development ...

German Foreign Minister: The new world order witnesses the emergence of Iran, Russia and Turkey

1396/9/16 | 21:48
  In a speech at the Center for Foreign Policy of Berlin on future scenarios of international politics, the German Foreign Minister,Sigmar Gabriel, refereed directly to Iran, Russia and Turkey as emerging powers and considered their endurance for sanctions and pressures a way to prove and protect their sovereignty.   “When the Americans abandoned their leadership, the power vacuum created in the Middle East and Africa was increasingly filled by other states,” the German Foreign Minister said on Tuesday.   “We see that ...

Turkey issues arrest warrant for top CIA analyst over failed coup

1396/9/13 | 21:48
  Turkey has issued an arrest warrant for the former vice-chairman of the CIA, Graham Fuller, over his alleged involvement in the 2016 failed coup.   The Istanbul Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office issued the arrest warrant today for the top US intelligence analyst as part of an ongoing investigation into the bloodiest coup in Turkish history that tried to overthrow the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP).   Fuller was, reportedly, in Turkey during the coup attempt on 15 July, and left the country after the attempted ...

Turkish President slams Saudi Crown prince over ’Moderate Islam’

1396/8/23 | 21:48
  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has indirectly lashed out at Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman over his promotion of the so called moderate Islam saying the Saudi official is ignorant of Islam. President Erdogan said on Friday that the notion that there was a “moderate” Islam and an “immoderate” one was invented by the West to “weaken” the faith.   “Countries that do not let women drive cannot talk about moderate Islam,” Erdogan   told an entrepreneurship certificate ceremony of the Islamic Cooperation ...

US in Iraq: Taking advantage of ISIS for military stay

1396/8/14 | 21:48
  American forces deployed to Iraq will hypothetically stay in that country until the ISIS terrorist group is fully defeated.     Appearing with Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis in front of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Monday night that the American forces deployed to Iraq will hypothetically stay in that country until the ISIS terrorist group is fully defeated, even if the Iraqi government asked Washington to leave. Last week, Tillerson called on the Iranian-backed ...

Hundreds of Turkey-backed Chinese Militants Arrive in Syria to Fight Gov't Forces

1396/8/13 | 21:48
Militant-affiliated websites reported on Friday that hundreds of Chinese terrorists trained by the Turkish intelligence officers have arrived in Northern Hama after intensifying clashes between the Syrian Army and Al-Nusra Front (Tahrir al-Sham Hay'at or the Levant Liberation Board).   The websites reported that hundreds of militants of al-Sini (Chinese) al-Turkistani terrorist group have deployed in Northern Hama. The websites added that the newly-arrived terrorists have been equipped with the most modern weapons, adding that the terrorists ...

NATO General Threatens ‘Consequences’ for Turkey Buying Russian S-400

1396/8/8 | 21:48
  In looking to upgrade their air defense system, Turkey had a choice: buying the advanced Russian S-400 systems, or more expensive, US-made alternatives. Turkey chose to buy Russian, and NATO isn’t happy.   While NATO was initially just complaining the S-400 was incompatible with their own systems, top NATO General Petr Pavel told reporters this week that Turkey is likely to be punished by the alliance for not buying American.   “The principal of sovereignty obviously exists in acquisition of defense equipment, but the ...

Deporting Turkish couple: Did Pakistan violate international laws?

1396/7/27 | 21:48
  The Lahore High Court on Tuesday accepted a contempt of court petition against the federal government for deporting a Turkish couple ─ which had gone 'missing' late last month ─ in violation of the court's previous orders.     The high court had previously ordered the government not to deport the Turkish family ─ which was associated with the Pak-Turk International Schools and Colleges system in Pakistan ─ and to place their names on the Exit Control List. However, Mesut Kacmaz and his wife, who were picked up along ...

US diplomats cast doubt on America’s ability to constrain Iran

1396/7/23 | 21:48
  A number of former U.S ambassadors in Iraq, Turkey, and Syria raising doubts on the efficiency of Donald Trump’s stances towards Iran, also raised doubts on Washington’s ability to keep Tehran in check in the region.   As the U.S president announced his anti-Iran position on Friday, former U.S ambassadors raised doubts on Washington’s ability to keep Iran in check.   According to reports by some Western news outlets, Donald Trump, who had repeatedly announced his anti-Iran stance in the region and Persian Gulf, also ...

Syria demands ‘immediate, unconditional’ pullout of Turkish troops from Idlib

1396/7/23 | 21:48
  The Syrian government has strongly denounced an incursion of Turkish military forces into the country’s militant-held northwestern province of Idlib, demanding “immediate and unconditional” withdrawal of Turkish troops from the war-ravaged Arab country. “The Syrian Arab Republic condemns in the strongest terms the incursion of Turkish military units in[to] … Idlib province, which constitutes … blatant aggression against the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Syria and flagrant violation of international law,” an ...

Sudanese call for Arab-Turkish-Iranian security treaty

1396/7/20 | 21:48
  The president of Sudan’s National Ummah Party, Sadiq Al-Mehdi, has called for the conclusion of an Arab-Turkish-Iranian security treaty, under the auspices of Saudi Arabia and Egypt, in order to coexist and respect national sovereignty, Anadolu has reported.   “Based on the concept of tripartite coexistence,” explained Al-Mehdi, “everyone commits to supporting the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people, and puts an end to the illusionary discussions about normalisation with Israel.” Such illusions, he added, are ...

Turkey’s Erdogan links fate of detained US pastor to wanted cleric Gulen

1396/7/8 | 21:48
  President Tayyip Erdogan suggested on Thursday that Turkey could free a detained US pastor if the United States handed over a Muslim cleric living in Pennsylvania whom Ankara has blamed for a failed military coup last year, an idea that Washington appeared to dismiss.     Turkey has been seeking the extradition of Fethullah Gulen, a former ally of Erdogan whose supporters are blamed for trying to overthrow Erdogan’s government in July 2016. Gulen has denied any role in the coup attempt, in which 250 people were killed. US ...

Western and Turkish backing for Doha

1396/7/5 | 21:48
The backing by Turkey, a NATO member state and rival to Saudi Arabia in the Muslim world, helps Qatar withstand the sanctions of four allied Arab states.   The support, moreover, gives assurances to the Qatari leaders, telling them that they will have beside them such serious patrons as the Turks who will not allow Qatar to fall victim to the Saudi excesses. Furthermore, the US has given a mix of paradoxical responses to the Qatari crisis, making clear to the Saudi leaders that they cannot cross certain red lines and damage Qatar as Washington ...

Reasons why Kurdish referendum causes Turkey’s concerns

1396/7/3 | 21:48
  Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildrim expressed on Monday his country’s strong opposition to the forthcoming Kurdish independence referendum, saying that the referendum the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) has planned is a challenge to the Turkish national security, and Ankara will take the necessary actions to face it.     The wave of Ankara’s opposition to the September 25 poll has continued with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan asserting in Tuesday that Turkey will take final decisions to confront the Iraqi ...

Syrian activist and daughter ‘assassinated’ in Turkey

1396/7/1 | 21:48
  A prominent Syrian opposition activist and her journalist daughter have been found murdered in Turkey allegedly by members of Bashar Al-Assad’s security forces.     Istanbul police department confirmed today that the bodies of 60-year-old Dr Orouba Barakat and her 22-year-old daughter Halla were found in their apartment in Istanbul’s Uskudar neighbourhood, located in the Asian side of the city.     The police were called by friends of the victims who became concerned after failing to get in contact with the ...

Pakistan-Turkey-Iran against military solution to Afghanistan

1396/6/31 | 21:48
  Donald Trump during his presidential campaign had promised to end US-NATO’s failed mission in Afghanistan to liberate Afghan women, build a pipeline from Caspian Sea to Haifa refinery in Israel and return the country to become largest supplier to West’s drugs industry monopolized by the Zionist Mafia.     However, last month in his address to the nation, Trump announced his decision to deploy several thousands more US soldiers to help the US Viceroy Ghani in Kabul against anti-USrael Taliban.     Trump ...

UAE ambassador to Ankara threatens Turkey to close down its embassy

1396/6/29 | 21:48
  Twitter account "Jeel al-Hurriyyah w-al-tanwir" [Generation of liberty and enlightenment" , published a document in which the Emirati ambassador highlighted the reasons behind the increased tension between the UAE and Turkey. According to this document Khalifah Shahin al-Marar, the UAE ambassador to Turkey, in a letter to the Turkish ministry of foreign affairs, highlighted the five main reasons, behind the differences between the two countries, in order of importance: 1-      Their different positions and policies vis a vis the ...

Diplomacy of visits: Can Pakistan pursue US to review new Afghan policy?

1396/6/23 | 21:48
  Khawja Asif has embarked on visit of China’ Russia’ Iran and Turkey. In his  meetings with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Javad Zarif ended with agreement that the war in Afghanistan can only be ended through a negotiated conflict and such problems are better addressed by regional countries who have a much bigger stake in Afghanistan’s stability.    This is essentially the position Pakistan has long held, and after securing China’s support, Pakistan now has Iran on board. In the last few years, ...

Germany halts major arms supplies to Turkey as tensions heighten

1396/6/21 | 21:48
Germany has stopped all major weapons exports to Turkey over the country’s worsening human rights situation amid heightened tensions between the two NATO allies. “We have put on hold all big requests (for arms exports) that Turkey has sent to us, and these are really not a few,” German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Monday after his ministry announced that another German couple have been detained in Turkey over alleged political charges.        Gabriel noted that Berlin was generally obliged to send arms to its NATO partner, ...

1400 foreign women, children left behind by Daesh after Tal Afar liberation

1396/6/20 | 21:48
After being expelled from Tal Afar, the Daesh terrorist group has left behind some 1,400 foreign wives and children, who are now in the custody of the Iraqi government.    According to Iraqi security and aid officials on Sunday, those left behind are mostly from Russia, Turkey, and Central Asia, with some also from European countries. Iraqi officials are currently engaged in the process of verifying their identities and nationalities, as many of the women have lost or destroyed their original credentials. The group, which is the largest ...

Iran land route drastically cuts transportation time, cost to Qatar

1396/6/17 | 21:48
  A land route from Turkey to Qatar via Iran is now operational, with 200 trucks of food having already arrived in the Persian Gulf peninsula.   The trucks carrying milk, fruits, vegetables, grains and other food products made the journey from the Turkish city of Mardin to the Iranian port of Bushehr in the Persian Gulf from where they were carried by Ro-Ro ships to the Qatari port of Ruwais.     Qatar is under a blockade by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt which cut trade and transport links with Doha in June ...

Why US refuses to send F-16 trainers to Turkey, blocks Pakistan’s help

1396/6/15 | 21:48
  Commenting on the recent US refusal to heed Ankara’s request for F-16 training pilots to help replace airmen dismissed after last year’s military coup attempt and Washington’s move to prevent Pakistan from assisting Turkey, retired Turkish Lt-Gen Erdogan Karakus explained to Sputnik Turkiye what might be the reasons for this decision.        The US has rejected Ankara’s request to send F-16 training pilots to prepare new airmen in the wake of an array of dismissals following after last year’s military coup ...

UAE financially supports hacking Qatari news agency plot

1396/6/12 | 21:48
Turkish ambassador to Tunisia Omer Faruk Dogan stressed that Turkey will hand over the five people detained for hacking a Qatari news agency to the Qatari brotherly government.   He added these detainees have confessed that each of them received $ 50,000 from UAE Ambassador to Ankara to hack the Qatar News Agency (QANA) in order to publish the false news quoting from the Qatari emir. Turkish ambassador to Tunisia also stated: “they said that they were unaware of UAE and Saudi Arabia’s plot for putting Qatar under pressure, harming ...

Turkish FM: Why are Muslim nations silent on Rohingya?

1396/6/12 | 21:48
Turkey’s foreign minister on Saturday decried other Muslim countries’ silence on the plight of the Rohingya Muslims. “There are a great many Muslim countries. Where are they? Why are they silent?” Mevlut Cavusoglu asked at an event marking the Muslim Eid-al Adha holiday in the Mediterranean province of Antalya. He said to date Turkey had delivered more than $70 million in humanitarian aid to the Rohingya Muslims, and that no country in the world was showing more concern for the Rohingya than Turkey. But, he added: “It’s not enough ...

Israel’s anger with Turkey

1396/6/3 | 21:48
  The battle of Al-Aqsa Mosque is ongoing with the Netanyahu government, which is surrounded by corruption cases and drowning in the confidence crisis that is being threatened with the emergence of more evidence regarding its involvement in corrupt and suspicious deals.      Under the current circumstances, the Israeli government and its media mouthpieces found the best solution to be exporting its crisis abroad and fabricating crises with countries that support the worshippers in Al-Aqsa Mosque, beginning with Turkey and ...

How Turkey looks at Qatar-Arab crisis from strategic viewpoint?

1396/5/18 | 21:48
  Qatar is Turkey's key ally in the Persian Gulf region as the two countries enjoy close political, military, and economic relationship.     When the Saudi-led Arab regimes in early June abruptly severed diplomatic ties and fueled a diplomatic crisis with Qatar, Doha and Ankara became even more engaged in close relations, making Turkey take huge economic profits from the Arab gaps.     Turkey’s Minister of Customs and Trade Bulent Tufenkci has recently reported that since June 5 that Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, ...

Israel offers refuge to Iranian blogger

1396/5/16 | 21:48
  Israel offered asylum on Sunday to a Turkey-based Iranian blogger who it said faced forcible deportation to Iran, where she would be at risk given her work for an Israeli news site.   The Times of Israel has said that Neda Amin, its Persian-language blogger, left Iran in 2014 for Turkey. She has been in a court battle to prevent her repatriation and has sought other countries that might take her in as a refugee, the site said. Hostility between the two countries means that Iranians are generally not admitted to Israel.   But ...

Turkish Army Sends Huge Arms Cargo to Terrorists in Al-Bab

1396/5/13 | 21:48
The Turkish army dispatched a large cargo of light weapons and ammunition to its affiliated terrorist groups in al-Bab city in Northern Aleppo.   According to Hawar news, sources in al-Shahba region in Northern Aleppo reported that the cargo was sent through al-Ra'i border crossing towards the village of Sousian and then was transferred towards al-Bab region in Northern Aleppo on Wednesday. The sources added that the cargo was delivered to several militant groups affiliated to Sultan Morad terrorist group. Turkey sent its military into ...

Why US rejects Turkish calls for Gulen extradition?

1396/5/7 | 21:48
Recently, Gulen said that the US will never yield to the Turkish demands and will never hand him over to the Turkish authorities, pouring cold water on the Ankara optimism about succeeding in bringing the dissenter back to the country for trial.   Now the Turkish government appears backed down on its previous anti-Gulen stance, and will approve of him at least being put under house arrest in the US. Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuls publicized the stance shift after a cabinet meeting at a press conference. “If you are saying ...

Turkish diplomacy ends in Persian Gulf without results

1396/5/4 | 21:48
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has wrapped up a tour of Arab countries involved in a dispute but has failed to help bring the feuding sides closer to one another. Erdogan arrived in Qatar on Monday on the last leg of a tour that had also taken him to Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. In Qatar, he met with Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in Doha. Qatari state news agency QNA said the two sides discussed joint efforts to combat terrorism and extremism, reviewed defense and economic cooperation, and praised Kuwait’s mediation role in the crisis. During ...

Turkey transports ISIS terrorists from Mosul and Syria to Egypt

1396/5/3 | 21:48
A Jordanian official in the Jordanian foreign ministry revealed documented information that the Turkish National Intelligence Organization (MiT) is planning to smuggle one thousand ISIS terrorists into Egypt by sea.   Relating the details of the plan, this official, who wished to remain anonymous, said that some of these terrorists who had fled from Mosul and Syria through human traffickers are supposed to be taken to the Sinai desert and others to Libyan coasts by way of sea, and then enter Egyptian soil through the Libyan-Egyptian borders. He ...

Succumbed to Saudi demands: Qatari Emir Calls for Negotiations to Ease Blockade

1396/5/2 | 21:48
With the four blockading states having pared down their previous list of 13 demands to six general principles, Qatar’s Emir is also expressing an openness to engaging in negotiations aimed at resolving the ongoing diplomatic crisis and return the situation to normal.   The previous 13 demands were clearly far more than Qatar was willing to give up, and the Emir reiterated today that any deal would have to respect Qatari sovereignty, but he apparently does see an opportunity at compromise, something that seemed unlikely before. The ...

Turkey state news agency leaks secret locations of US, French troops in Syria

1396/4/30 | 21:48
Turkey’s state news agency on Tuesday published the locations of secret US military bases in Syria as well as details on the numbers of US and French troops stationed there, sparking the ire of fellow NATO member states. In the latest display of tensions between Turkey and other NATO member nations, Turkey’s state-run Anadolu news agency earlier this week published a detailed report of the secret locations of US military bases, operational posts and military posts inside Syria. The 620-word news report also included the numbers of US soldiers ...

US speeds up military aid to PKK/PYD

1396/4/28 | 21:48
A total of 195 trucks allegedly carrying military equipment for the PKK/PYD terror group were seen passing through the Iraqi border with Syria; it later arrived in the north-eastern Syrian province of Al-Hasakah, sources in the region said. The delivery was performed in two separate shipments; 95 trucks arrived in the city on 13 July while 100 trucks arrived on Tuesday, the sources, who asked not to be named due to security fears, told Anadolu Agency. “Stryker” armoured vehicles along with tanker trucks caught the attention during shipment. Before ...

Erdogan will be arrested in Sweden over genocide and crimes against humanity

1396/4/23 | 21:48
Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Turkish president has been filed with a lawsuit in Sweden by the Swedish lawmakers. He was accused of “genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes.”   Mr. Erdogan’s role in the bloody conflict between Turkish forces and Kurdish militants since 2015 was the core subject of the lawsuit that was filed by five Swedish MP. As Erdogan, Swedish MP, said, “We are five lawmakers handing in a complaint… (requesting) punishment for genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes.” Ms. Lillemets is one of ...

Planning to attack Qatar: Egypt to send warship to Persian Gulf

1396/4/20 | 21:48
  [caption id="attachment_47311" align="alignnone" width="1024"] SONY DSC[/caption] Some Persian Gulf Countries have requested that Egypt send a warship to the Persian Gulf as tensions with Qatar escalate.   The Commander of Egypt’s Navy, Read Admiral Ahmad Khaled Hassan, said that Qatar is the cause of the region’s instability because of its support of terrorist groups, and this is why many Arab countries have opted for cutting their ties with it. Of course, some countries, such as Iran and Turkey, have supported Qatar because ...

Saudis are after the Muslim brotherhood, and Turkey’s in the way

1396/4/17 | 21:48
    To listen to Donald Trump, speaking during his recent trip there, the Middle East splits neatly into opposing camps and it’s obvious which one harbors the good guys.   It didn’t take long for that notion to be publicly debunked. Within a couple of weeks of the president’s departure, a crisis over the Gulf state of Qatar had U.S. allies at loggerheads.     An alliance led by Saudi Arabia apparently enjoys Trump’s full support. And a second bloc looser and harder to classify, is at the heart of the dispute ...

Erdogan sets a condition for Turkish troops to leave Qatar

1396/4/16 | 21:48
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reaffirmed support for Qatar amid Gulf tensions and claimed his troops will only be withdrawn if Qatar asks them to leave. “We remain loyal to our agreement with Qatar. If it requests us to leave, we will not stay where we are not wanted,” Erdogan said in a meeting in Cairo yesterday. Since the inception of the Gulf tension in June, Turkey has sent soldiers and food supplies in aid of Qatar, to sidestep a siege via land, air and sea by an Arab coalition. Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain ...

Syrian letters to UN blast Turkey's 'expansionist delusions'

1396/4/16 | 21:48
Damascus has written to the United Nations, denouncing Turkish forces’ recent incursions into the Syrian territory as a proof of Ankara’s partnership in terrorism plaguing the Arab country. In two letters addressed to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and the world body’s Security Council, the Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates blasted on Thursday Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for adopting a “policy of aggression and expansionist delusions” in Syria. The letters cited Turkey’s fresh attacks in the ...

More Turkish troops arrive in Qatar

1396/4/9 | 21:48
A new batch of Turkish armed forces arrived in Doha last night to reinforce forces already in Qatar as part of a training programme which is currently underway. According to the Directorate of Moral Guidance in the Ministry of Defence of Qatar, “a new boost of Turkish armed forces to Al Udeid Air Base, to join the existing forces in the state, which began its training last week.” The planned exercises are part of a joint defence agreement signed between Doha and Ankara aimed at boosting the defence capabilities of both countries through ...

Turkey won’t allow establishment of a state in northern Syria: President Erdoğan

1396/4/6 | 21:48
Turkey will “never” allow the establishment of a state in northern Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, while criticizing the United States for cooperating with the Democratic Union Party (PYD) and its armed wing Peoples’ Protection Units (YPG). “In our south, in northern Syria the PYD and YPG are trying to do things. You should know that regardless of those standing with or behind you, Turkey, with its armed forces and all its capabilities, won’t allow the establishment of a state in northern Syria,” Erdoğan said ...