Turkey

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan arrives for a meeting with EU Council President Charles Michel in B
Turkey rejects European Parliament call for sanctions over Cyprus

Turkey is at odds with EU members Greece and Cyprus over hydrocarbon exploration in disputed east Mediterranean waters.

By REUTERS
27/11/2020
U.S. President Donald Trump and Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Past tensions between Biden, Erdoğan loom over Ankara-Washington relations

After Turkish leader’s ‘bromance’ with Trump, uncertainty is the order of the day.

By MOHAMMAD AL-KASSIM/THE MEDIA LINE
27/11/2020
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan arrives for a meeting with EU Council President Charles Michel in B
France, EU lawmakers push for sanctions on Turkey next month

Turkey, a member of NATO, has slid towards authoritarianism under Erdogan's rule in recent years, but remains a strategically located partner that the EU cannot ignore.

By REUTERS
26/11/2020
Murat Karayilan, PKK military commander
Kurdish PKK leader tells ‘Post’ of ‘peaceful struggle’ against Turkey

As the commander of an ongoing insurgency, he rarely speaks with journalists.

By HADEEL OUEIS , JONATHAN SPYER
27/11/2020
The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Istanbul, Turkey
Turkish court issues life sentences in 2016 coup trial -Anadolu

The state-owned Anadolu and other media said 25 F-16 pilots were given aggravated life sentences while four civilians were each given 79 life sentences.

By REUTERS
26/11/2020
TURKISH PRESIDENT Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrives for a meeting in Brussels in March.
How to push back Turkey’s EU provocation – opinion

French Minister of State for European Affairs Clément Beaune pointed out sanctions as a “possibility.” Yet it might be too little, too late.

By SALEM AL KETBI
25/11/2020
20% of returning Israeli travelers from Turkey test positive for COVID-19

Turkey's coronavirus outbreak has been particularly aggressive.

Paragliding
Mysterious Turkish paraglider lands in Lebanon north of Israel

The man appeared to be a professional who had been blown off course.

Did Russia miscalculate in recent Azerbaijan-Armenia clashes?

Russia has behaved throughout the conflict like it had other important issues to deal with.

How Trump’s team appeased Turkey up until its final months in office

Trump's State Department finally turns on Turkey after years of misleading its own partners, potentially trying to sabotage Biden as he comes into office.

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