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Erdogan Takes Sides in Libyan Conflict Ahead of Berlin Meeting

January 17, 2020

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is doubling down on support for the U.N.-backed government in Libya ahead of a Berlin conference aimed at ending the Libyan civil war. Erdogan, who is set to attend the Sunday meeting, lashed out at Libyan rebel …

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Turkish, US officials discuss Libya, Syria

January 17, 2020

Turkey’s presidential spokesman discussed developments in Syria and Libya over the phone with the U.S. national security advisor, Turkish presidential sources said early Friday.Ibrahim Kalin and Robert C. O’Brien also exchanged views on an internationa…

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3 Turkish soldiers martyred in northern Syria

January 17, 2020

At least three Turkish soldiers were martyred during an anti-terror operation in northern Syria, an official statement said Thursday.The soldiers were martyred in a car bomb attack during a road control in the Operation Peace Spring zone, said the stat…

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Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum ‘far from reality’

January 17, 2020

The Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum, in which Turkey and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) have been left out, is an unrealistic formation, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said Thursday.”If the purpose of this forum was really cooperation, of…

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13k civilians flee Syria’s Idlib de-escalation zone

January 17, 2020

Around 13,000 civilians fled their homes in the western and southern countryside of Aleppo province due to attacks by the Assad regime and its allies.The displaced civilians headed to areas near the Turkish border due to the attacks that have been unde…

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‘Right to Life of 41 Thousand 694 People Violated in 17 Years’

January 17, 2020

According to a report on right violations prepared by main opposition CHP MP Sezgin Tanrikulu, the right to life of at least 6,432 women has been violated in 17 years and the right to life of at least 4,104 children has been violated in 8 years. Main o…

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Agos Newspaper: Hrant Dink, Your Hope and Dreams is Our Legacy

January 17, 2020

On the 13th anniversary of journalist Hrant Dink’s assassination, the headline of Agos newspaper reads, Your hope and dreams is our legacy. Selahattin Demirtas, Osman Kavala and Ahmet Altan have also written for the late journalist from prison. To mark…

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Turkey releases images of two men accused of helping sneaking Carlos Ghosn out of Japan

January 17, 2020

TURKEY’S STATE NEWS agency has published images of two men accused of helping fugitive businessman Carlos Ghosn escape via an Istanbul airport, as he fled a corruption trial in Japan. The security camera images, first made public yesterday, show Michae…

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