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Britons warned to steer clear of Turkey as 1,700 protesters arrested after riots rock the country for a third day

The Foreign Office has warned against travel to various parts of Turkey except in cases of emergency following another day of rioting.

Tens of thousands took to the streets in the country’s four biggest cities yesterday – the third day of anti-government protests – with demonstrators clashing with riot police, who repelled them with tear […]

Israel makes secret pact with Greece over Turkish military movements

Israel and Greece have invoked the mutual defense pact they signed secretly only 12 days ago in the light of heavy Turkish sea and air movements in the eastern Mediterranean.

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I could be completely wrong, but this news is rather unsettling that publicly Israel turned to Greece rather than the USA. Perhaps […]

Chinese warplanes make Mid East debut in Turkey and Iran

The arrival of a new Middle East player startled Washington and Jerusalem: debkafile’s military sources disclose that when Turkish Prime Minister Tayyep Erdogan met Syrian president Bashar Assad in Damascus Monday, Oct. 11, they talked less about the Kurdish question and more about the role China is willing to play in the military-intelligence alliance binding […]

Turkey, Brazil FMs: Iran nuclear agreement still alive

Ahead of meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister, Brazilian FM says ‘we will always encourage Iran to take a flexible position.’

The foreign ministers of Turkey and Brazil, speaking Sunday ahead of a trilateral meeting with their Iranian counterpart, said they still believe in the nuclear swap deal signed between the three countries in May.


Syria president, Turkey FM issue joint call for end to Gaza siege

After meeting in Damascus, Assad and Davutoglu emphasize importance of reconciliation between rival Palestinian factions.

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Turkey Cancels 20-Year Water Sales

The full story is here. What was interesting to me was that Israeli firms have discovered a major gas field off the coast of Haifa.

The cancelled water project is not the first sign of Turkey’s anger over the Gaza boats incident. Turkey has also recalled its ambassador, and has frozen a plan to […]