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US-Turkey agree ‘roadmap’ on Kurd-held Manbij in Syria

AFP | Turkish and US officials on Friday agreed on a "roadmap" for further cooperation to ensure the security of a Kurdish-held city which became...

Growing tensions between Syrians and Turks in ‘little Syria’

AFP | Some call it "little Syria" since it is impossible to walk down the main shopping streets in the southern Turkish city of Gaziantep...

Erdogan in Britain for talks with ‘valuable’ ally

AFP | Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Britain was a "valuable and reliable" strategically after he arrived in the UK on Sunday ahead of...

Turkish female-only news site fights ‘terror propaganda’ ban

AFP | A news website in the Kurdish-majority Turkish city of Diyarbakir, staffed only by women, has been repeatedly shut down by the authorities over...

US creates rift among Russia, Turkey and Iran

M K Bharakumar | Five days after Turkey summoned the US charge d’affaires in Ankara to convey its concerns over the US’ continuing support for the Kurdish militia...

Saudi king, Turkey PM discuss Jerusalem status at talks

AFP | Saudi King Salman and Turkey's premier on Wednesday discussed boosting ties and the status of Jerusalem, in a first high-level meeting since the...

Erdogan counters Trump by declaring Turkey will open embassy to Palestine...

AFP | President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed hope on Sunday that Turkey would soon be able to open an embassy to a Palestinian state in...

Western media’s propaganda war against Syria: Part of the “plan”?

Hussain Akram | The year 2011 saw the beginning of what Western media immediately described as a revolution against a 'mad dictator inflicting suffering upon...

Why relations between Turkey & US are deteriorating?

James M Dorsey | Moves by the United States and Turkey that largely ban travel of their nationals between the two countries is about more...

Is Kurdistan a US-Israeli conspiracy to balkanize Middle East?

M K Bhadrakumar | The result of the Kurdish independence referendum in northern Iraq will be known in the next 48 hours or so, but no surprises...

Bashar al-Assad has won the Syrian war

M K Bhadrakumar | The Syrian government forces have broken through the ISIS’ 3-year long siege of the air base in the eastern city of Dier...

The Turkish-Chinese Strategic Partnership Is Stronger Than Ever Before

Andrew Korybko | The Turkish Foreign Minister trumpeted his country’s strategic relations with China after a meeting with his counterpart on the sidelines of last weekend’s...

US plan to (re)occupy Iraq faces resistance

M K Bhadrakumar | The US’s longstanding project to push for an independent Kurdistan in the oil-rich regions of northern Iraq and Syria in the...

Has Russia entered NATO’s bedroom?

M. K. Bhadrakumar | Can we say a “terrible beauty” is born in the NATO’s underbelly — to borrow the words from the Irish-English poet...

The Afghan marsh enveloping the region

Saad Yousaf | Since the 2001 US invasion, the rapidly changing dynamics of the Afghan insurgency have stumped the strategic elite of regional countries. The...

The key to peace in Afghanistan: Bringing all the regional players...

Imtiaz Gul | The Trump administration plans to beef up its nearly 9000 troops with another 4,000 with the stated objective of training and assisting...

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