Tag: Turkey

BRIEFS

Turkish MOD Claims 14 YPG Militants Killed

The Turkish Ministry of Defense just released a statement...

Earthquake in Turkey Leaves 50 Injured

A 5.9 magnitude earthquake has hit northwestern Turkey with...

6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Detected, 175km East of Istanbul, Turkey

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake has been detected with an...

Turks Launch “ CLAW SWORD AIR OPERATION” in Northern Syria

From the Turkish Ministry of Defense: ”By neutralizing the PKK/KCK/YPG...

STORIES

Greek PM : ‘We will not go to war with Turkey’

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said Thursday, while speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, that he believes the two nations can handle their disagreements diplomatically without a need for further conflict. “We will not go to war with Turkey,” Mitsotakis said while in Davos. “We should be...

Turkey Seeks to Bypass U.S. and Buy Weapons from UK

Turkish defense minister Hulusi Akar and his British counterpart, Ben Wallace, met in London on Sunday to discuss the possible sale of a large shipment of weapons, including fighters, transport aircraft and naval ships. Sources close to the meeting told the Middle East Eye that during their meeting Akar and...

Bosporus Strait Traffic Suspended, Ships Runs Aground

Update: At approximately 0513 EST, the MKK-1 Was refloated and proceeded to Istanbul to off-load its cargo. Since then, traffic through the straits has resumed. The Peruvian-flagged MKK-1, a bulk goods carrier vessel, has run aground in the Bosporus Strait, Turkey. The Turkish Directorate General of Coastal Safety has suspended...

Turkey Has Been Sending Ukraine Cluster Munitions Since November

According to Foreign Policy, Turkey began shipping dual-purpose improved conventional munitions (DPICMs) to Ukraine in early November. Ankara has attempted to conceal the shipments in order to maintain a neutral image which has served well in negotiating a Black Sea Grain Corridor deal between Kyiv and Moscow. According to their...

Turkey is Threatening Greece… Again…

«Don’t get into sham heroism by trusting those who might have your back. Don’t seek adventurism, It won’t end well for you! » Threatening words from Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavusoglu on Thursday, December 29th. But this isn’t the first time Turkey has threatened Greece, especially recently. Earlier in December...

Turkey is Trying to Make New Friends

Turkey is a nation with no shortage of controversy and ill-relations with other nations in the Middle-East. But call them sentimental, as recently they have been attempting to repair relations with not only Egypt, but Syria as well. One with more success than the other. Turkey’s efforts to repair relations...

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