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Turkey adds fuel to the fire in Nagorno-Karabakh

On September 27, Turkish-backed Azerbaijan launched a military operation to regain control of the disputed territories of Nagorno-Karabakh.

By AHMAD AL KHALED
03/10/2020
Erdogan: 'Jerusalem is our city, a city from us'

Erdogan referred to the Ottoman Empire's rule over Jerusalem, which lasted four centuries (1517-1917), to justify his claim.

TURKISH PRESIDENT Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Turkey’s relationship with ISIS proves it's deserting its European allies

ISIS was so successful in 2014 in part because Turkey's President Erdoğan is a vocal supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood.

TURKISH PRESIDENT Recep Tayyip Erdogan greets Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Ankara, September
What’s behind the Ankara-Tehran partnership?

Although Iran and Turkey have collaborated recently, the two authoritarian states often find themselves on conflicting sides of regional clashes.

By MAYA CARLIN
21/09/2020
TURKISH PRESIDENT Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrives for a meeting in Brussels in March.
US shifts Turkey strategy as it condemns Erdogan-Hamas meeting

The US State Department pointed out that Hamas is a designated terrorist organization and that the officials that Erdoğan met with are “special designated global terrorists.”

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan wears a protective mask while greeting members of his party in Anka
The ‘East Med’ is the crucible for the region’s problems

Given its strategic location, the Eastern Mediterranean has historically been a point of conflict since antiquity.

By AMI AYALON , SHAUL CHOREV
24/08/2020
WORSHIPPERS TAKE part in afternoon prayers at Hagia Sophia, newly designated a mosque, in Istanbul o
Hagia Sophia museum-to-mosque conversion draws range of reactions

The Hagia Sophia, an architectural masterpiece in Turkey, has been both a church and a mosque over the centuries, but since 1935 it served a strictly secular use as a museum.

By PHILIP RAPAPORT/MEDIA LINE
24/08/2020
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