The State of Israel has yet to officially recognize the mass killing of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire in 1915 during World War I as genocide.
The main point of contention between the two former allies remains the presence of senior Hamas officials on Turkish soil.
"Some anti-Christian and anti-Jewish sentiment has been introduced; in both cases the pejorative "infidels" is used.
In addition to Turkey’s financial investment of $10 million . . . there is also “a plan for Turkish factories to operate in the [industrial] zone.”
Turkey has just 1,346 cubic meters of water available per person per year, with severe droughts plaguing the country since the 1980s.
Pompeo cited the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) as the basis for the sanctions against Turkey.
Former Turkish Admiral Cihat Yayci is proposing a bilateral agreement on the countries' shared exclusive economic zones which would leave Israeli ally Cyprus in the lurch • Israeli official: Any proposal that comes at the expense of Cyprus is a non-starter.
Both Izmir and Samos were flooded in the mini-tsunami that resulted from the quake, which was felt as far away as Athens, Crete and Istanbul.
“It seems that the purchase and recent activation of the S-400 for Ankara has turned the tables to favor Greece,”
Erdogan focused much of his anger on France and French President Emmanuel Macron. The two are already in conflict over French policy against the separatism of Muslim communities across the country.
The manuscript was handed over to the Museums Directorate in Gaziantep, while local police arrested three people whose nationalities have not been reported.
“Excess and rudeness are not a method. We demand that Erdogan change the course of his policy because it is dangerous in every respect.”
After the “Oruç Reis” survey vessel returned to the eastern Mediterranean, countries criticized the move.
There has been an ongoing fierce conflict between the Saudis and the Turks due to the latter’s support of the Muslim Brotherhood and following the struggle for hegemony over the Sunni camp in the Middle East.
The UAE and other Arab Gulf states have boycotted Qatar since 2017 and have demanded that it close the base.
Doha, with Ankara's support, has proposed to P.A. leader Mahmoud Abbas that he form a joint list in the Palestinian Legislative Council with the Gaza-based terror group, and then a national-unity coalition.
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis calls the move “a positive first step,” but says sanctions are on the table if Ankara refuses to “return to the path of logic.”
Israeli charge d’affaires Roey Gilad described the move as “a very unfriendly step” and said Israel would raise the issue with Turkish officials.
Athens and Ankara are holding naval exercises in the area amid an ongoing dispute over energy resources.
Saleh al-Arouri, who attended the meeting in Istanbul, calls his organization’s abduction and murder of three Israeli teens in 2014 a “heroic operation.”
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Thursday welcomed the deal.
“Turkey must reverse course on this destabilizing action to renew the United States’ confidence in our defense relationship,” according to Michael McCaul (R-Texas).
Greece, Israel, and Cyprus have established an alliance to counter Turkey. Greece and Cyprus are historic adversaries of Turkey.
Scope Ratings has ranked Turkey as among its “Risky-3” economies most at risk of a balance of payments crisis.
Professor Ahmad Nofal: “When we liberate Palestine, we will uproot the synagogues and the Jews and throw them into the sea.”
Any modification to a listed site requires prior notification to UNESCO and possibly examination by its World Heritage Committee.
The offer to buyout the Russian systems would give Erdoğan a path back to becoming an active member of NATO once again.
The center, reportedly known as the “Khan Abu Khadija,” was renovated by the Turkish government aid organization TIKA, which has been investing heavily in eastern Jerusalem in recent years.
"Erdogan opens the borders to allow refugees to move into Greece, creating a boiling point that causes a lot of frustration for the local residents, and encourages far right groups to raise their heads."
Erdogan's skill at using millions of human beings to advance his policies remains as effective as before, but this time around it will be difficult for him to repeat his parlor trick.