Turkey’s secret service is undergoing a silent but significant administrative and strategic transformation.
Turkey is ready to send an exploration rig, accompanied by awarship, to claim its rights off Cyprus, a Turkish official says
The reports show that Turkey is preparing to take solid action together with the Turkish Cypriot government if the Greek Cypriot government starts drilling for gas in sectors of the Mediterranean Sea that Turkey regards as disputed.
In an exclusive article for the Hürriyet Daily News, the foreign minister vows support for the pro-democracy changes in the Arab world and Palestinians’ state bid
The United Nations on Friday called for a peaceful resolution to a growing dispute between Turkey and Greek Cyprus over offshore gas and oil exploration.
Following criticism in Egypt, the Turkish PM repeats his support for secular governments where he says all religious groups are treated equally
Turkey’s Ambassador to Tripoli Ali Kemal Aydın said the prime minister’s visit on Friday would be the first top-level visit from Turkey to Libya since the NTC moved to Tripoli.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan conducted meetings with a number of leading Egyptian figures on Wednesday as part of a three-country North African trip.
This time, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan thinks the Israeli raid on the Mavi Marmara was a casus belli. And so are Greece’s naval and air territorial claims.
Turkish Interior Minister İdris Naim Şahin hints at a cross-border land operation into northern Iraq. ‘A ground operation could be conducted at any time, depending on negotiations with the neighboring country,’ he says
Turkey’s Prime Minister Erdoğan urges that the six months unrest in Syria might turn into a ‘civil war’ between the Alawite and Sunni sects of Islam saying, ‘Syrian regime is playing up this dangerous card’
I come across the same question almost everywhere: “Does the prime minister want to step into the fire for Gaza at the cost of a dispute, a clash with Israel? What is his aim? Does he have a strategy in the back of his mind? If so, what is it?”
Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu’s “zero problems with neighbors” policy was based on a well-intentioned attempt at surrounding Turkey with an “arc of friendship” by using Ankara’s “soft power,” which was considered to be increasing in line with its growing political, strategic, and economic strength.
On a momentous tour of Egypt, Tunisia and Libya after the overthrow of their long-time rulers, Erdoğan, who is expected to be welcomed by thousands in Cairo on Monday, is set to promote Turkey as an exampleof democratic progress and send a warning to Syria that Ankara’s ‘final word’ on the turmoil is imminent
Turkey has increased its pressure on administrators in Iraq over the presence and activities of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK.
Turkey has urged its southern neighbor to increase its consultations and coordination against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK.
PM Erdoğan begins a regional trip today, starting from Egypt. Israel feels more isolated after it is forced to pull its diplomats from Cairo
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu reacted harshly to claims that Israel may wish to cooperate with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is set to go to Egypt today for two days of contacts.
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Gamal Abdel Nasser’s remarkable string of successes propelled him to dominate Arab world throughout the 1950s thanks to the power of long-distance audio broadcasting, as well as the spread of affordable transistor radios, says Eugene Rogan in his notable “The Arabs.”
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