30 Dead, Hundreds Hurt in Powerful Earthquake Between Greece & Turkey

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.

Trump Administration Sells Greece Six F-35 Fighter Jets Originally Destined for Turkey

“It seems that the purchase and recent activation of the S-400 for Ankara has turned the tables to favor Greece,”

Israel Slams Erdogan’s ‘Disgusting Comparison’ of Muslims in Europe to Jews in Holocaust

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.

Turkey Arrests 3 for Selling Antique Bible Stolen from Aleppo Museum

The manuscript was handed over to the Museums Directorate in Gaziantep, while local police arrested three people whose nationalities have not been reported.

France Recalls Ambassador to Turkey After Insults from Erdogan

“Excess and rudeness are not a method. We demand that Erdogan change the course of his policy because it is dangerous in every respect.”

Turkey Extends Gas Exploration in Disputed Greek, Cypriot Waters

After the “Oruç Reis” survey vessel returned to the eastern Mediterranean, countries criticized the move.

Burgeoning Saudi Boycott Driving Turks Crazy – Penalty for Opposing the Peace Agreements?

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.

UAE Official: Turkish Base in Qatar an ‘Emergency’ that Destabilizes the Region

The UAE and other Arab Gulf states have boycotted Qatar since 2017 and have demanded that it close the base.

Report: Qatar, Turkey Push for Fatah-Hamas Coalition

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.

Turkish Vessel in Mediterranean Pulls Back; Greece Welcomes Move

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.”

Report: Turkey Gives Hamas Members Passports, ID Cards

Israeli charge d’affaires Roey Gilad described the move as “a very unfriendly step” and said Israel would raise the issue with Turkish officials.

Germany Tries to Calm Rising Greece-Turkey Tensions in Eastern Mediterranean

Athens and Ankara are holding naval exercises in the area amid an ongoing dispute over energy resources.

Erdoğan Hosts Hamas Leaders, Including ‘Designated Terrorist’ with $5 Million Bounty

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.”

Report: Congress has Secretly Blocked US Arms Sales to Turkey for Years

“Turkey must reverse course on this destabilizing action to renew the United States’ confidence in our defense relationship,” according to Michael McCaul (R-Texas).

Israel Following Turkey’s Actions in Cyprus’ Waters Closely, Supports Greece

Greece, Israel, and Cyprus have established an alliance to counter Turkey. Greece and Cyprus are historic adversaries of Turkey.

Turkey Desperately Seeking Beirut Harbor Reconstruction Job as Ankara’s Foreign Currency Evaporates

Scope Ratings has ranked Turkey as among its “Risky-3” economies most at risk of a balance of payments crisis.

Jordanian Scholar Brags: ‘We’ll Liberate Palestine, Throw Jews Into the Sea’

Professor Ahmad Nofal: “When we liberate Palestine, we will uproot the synagogues and the Jews and throw them into the sea.”

Erdogan Changes UNESCO World Heritage Site Hagia Sophia into a Mosque

Any modification to a listed site requires prior notification to UNESCO and possibly examination by its World Heritage Committee.

GOP Proposing US Buyout of Turkey’s S-400 Russian Air Defense System

The offer to buyout the Russian systems would give Erdoğan a path back to becoming an active member of NATO once again.

Turkey Opens New Islamic Center Near Western Wall

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.

Israeli School for Syrian Refugee Children in Greece Burns Down, Arson Suspected

"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."

Greek Police Push Back 13,000 Syrian Refugees Sent by Erdogan Across Turkish Border

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.

Turkey Shoots Down 2 Syrian Warplanes as Homeless Syrians Head to Europe

Turkey's forces reportedly “neutralized” more than 2,200 Syrian troops, 103 tanks and eight helicopters within the past several days.

Observatory: Turkish Drones, Artillery, Terrorize Syrian Forces in Hama, Idlib, Aleppo

A Syrian helicopter was shot down by Turkish forces outside Idlib on February 11 and went up in flames. Both pilots were killed.
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Turkey Declares War on Bashar al-Assad’s Regime in Syria

Moscow, Tehran and Ankara are the three guarantor states at the Astana talks on Syria.

Turkey: ‘We Opened the Doors’ for Syrian Refugees into Europe

In accordance with a lucrative deal from the European Union, Ankara has blocked the refugees from leaving for Europe up to this point.

Report: Dozens of Turkish Soldiers Die in Air Strikes in Syria

Local sources blamed Russia for the attack, but both Turkey and Damascus hesitated to officially place the blame on Moscow.

EXCLUSIVE: Turkey Working to Take Over Armenian Quarter in Jerusalem’s Old City

The growing Turkish activity in Jerusalem and its support for the Muslim Brotherhood are of concern to Israel.
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Boeing 737 Splits into 3 Pieces on Runaway in Istanbul

Videos taken after the crash show passengers exiting through holes in the fuselage.

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