Tag: Turkey

BRIEFS

Turkey Arrests 34 Over Suspected Islamic State Ties

Turkish Security Services arrested 34 foreign nationals over the...

Swedish Bid into NATO Approved by Turkey after Delay

Sweden is one step closer to NATO membership after...

Turkey Hosts Meeting with Hamas Political Chief

On Saturday, January 20th, the Turkish Minister of Foreign...

Turkey not Attending Davos2024 over War in Israel

Turkey will not be present at the World Economic...

STORIES

Turkish Court Charges Son of Somali President with Death of Motorcycle Courier

What's Happening A Turkish court has charged Mohammed Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, son of Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, with the death of a motorcycle courier. However, the two and a half year prison sentence that was initially instated by the court was immediately commuted to just a fine of 27,300...

Turkey Blocks Transit of Two UK-Supplied Minesweepers to Ukraine

The Turkish Center for Combatting Disinformation announced today that two UK-supplied Sandown Class mine countermeasures vessels will not be allowed to transit either strait connecting the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea. The government body cited Article 19 of the Montreux Straits Convention and claimed that since Ukraine is...

PKK Claims Responsibility for Ankara Attack

According to ANF News, the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) has claimed responsibility for the attack in Ankara that left two Turkish security personnel injured, and one civilian carjacking victim dead. This publication already covered the incident. However, Turkish media also uncovered that the two gunmen killed a veterinarian and...

Gunmen Attack Turkish General Directorate of Security With Automatic Weapons, Anti-Tank Rockets

At approximately 0236 EST, initial reports indicated an explosion in Ankara Turkey. Immediately following, automatic gunfire was heard and the area around the Turkish Parliament was locked down. For the first hour conflicting reporting indicated an attack at the Turkish Parliament or Interior Ministry. However, by 0318 EST, the...

Death of a Caliph: Part 2

The Islamic State (ISIS) has formally announced the death of its leader Abu al-Hussein al-Husseini al-Qurshi, naming Abu Hafs al-Hashimi al-Qurashi as the terror group's next Caliph. While brief, the announcement claimed that Abu al-Hussein was killed during "direct clashes" with Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) militants in Syria's Idlib Province...

Turkish Free Cause Party Provincial Leadership Killed and Injured, Adana

Update (1230 EST): Turkish Free Cause Party Deputy Chairman Yilmaz blamed “drug barons” on the knife attack. https://twitter.com/gztburada/status/1682785983966658561?s=46&t=fwloThPnqgTH71QlDeR_hA Moments ago, initial reports indicated that Turkish Free Cause Party Provincial General Secretary Sacit Piskin was killed and President Salih Demir was injured in an attack in Adana. https://twitter.com/slmhktn/status/1682785200760135680?s=46&t=fwloThPnqgTH71QlDeR_hA According to Onjektifa: ”It was learned that...

Week's Recap

ECOWAS to Lift Sanctions on Niger, Guinea

What You Need to Know: A communiqué released yesterday by...

Houthis Claim to have Shot Down Another American Reaper Drone

What to Know: The Houthis have claimed to have downed...

DRC Government Dissolves Following PM’s Resignation

What's Happening The Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of...

A Deep Dive into Armenia’s Evolving Security Situation

Growing Closer The relationship between France and Armenia has grown...
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