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Turkey’s Erdogan accuses EU of using Greece as ‘bait’ | News

Turkish President Recep Tayyip accused European nations of using Greece as "bait" in the Mediterranean Sea confrontation while belittling Athens' military might on Tuesday.  Erdogan, who has threatened Greece with military action, described Turkey's activities in the eastern Mediterranean as...

The UAE and Israel: A dangerous liaison | Israel

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been so enamoured with Israel that even before formalising their new bilateral agreement, they had started normalising relations on many levels, including communications, transportation, and security among others. What appeared to be a "marriage...

It is too late for Joe Biden or any other president to restore America’s leadership in the Middle East

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Blast kills five, wounds dozens in rebel-held northwest Syria | Syria News

An explosion rocked a rebel-held area in northern Syria across the border from Turkey late Sunday, killing at least five people and wounding dozens, opposition activists and Turkish state media reported. The car bomb went off near the Bab al-Salameh...

Turkey exempts state companies from some M&A restrictions

ANKARA, May 30 (Reuters) - Turkey’s markets regulator has exempted state companies from some merger restrictions to help them restructure following the coronavirus pandemic, according to a decree published in the Official Gazette on Saturday. State companies, whose shares...

Turkey says may begin oil exploration under Libya deal in three-four months

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey may begin oil exploration in the eastern Mediterranean within three or four months under a deal it signed with Libya that was condemned by others in the region including Greece, Energy Minister Fatih Donmez said...

Turkey sold $44 bln reserves to boost lira this year – bankers, data

LONDON, May 29 (Reuters) - Turkey’s state banks sold about $44 billion of hard currency in the first four months of this year and some $77 billion since the beginning of 2019 to support the lira, according to central...

Turkey’s Erdogan says many facilities to reopen on June 1

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey will lift restrictions on intercity travel and allow restaurants, cafes, parks and sports facilities to reopen from June 1 as it eases restrictions imposed to curb the coronavirus outbreak, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday....

Will New Taxes Rescue Us from The Economic Crisis?

According to the International Monetary Fund, the world is now approaching its worst recession since the Great Depression. ​ Despite what first emerged as a nice global break that lasted two months, allowing planet Earth to breathe again and curbed pollution...

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Turkey rescues 32 asylum seekers in Aegean

BALIKESİR- Anadolu Agency Turkey rescued...

Pressure piles up on Turkey ahead of EU leaders’ meeting

ANKARA: European pressure is piling up on Turkey ahead of a meeting next week about the country’s activities in the eastern Mediterranean, with the European...

‘Iran, Turkey need to coop. against threats at joint border’

Iran's Deputy Interior Minister for Security Affairs Hossein Zolfaghari held a phone conversation with Turkish Deputy Interior Minister Mohtaram Injeh on Friday. During the phone...