Saturday, 25 January , 2020

Eastern Mediterranean

EU imposes sanctions to Turkey

Turkey's illegal drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean: Council adopts framework for sanctions 11 November 2019 Today, the Council adopted a framework for restrictive measures in response to...

Turkey “eliminates” Greece’s Kastellorizo in effort to delineate its EEZ

December 2, 2019 Turkey escalates its provocations and inflammatory rhetoric towards Greece by claiming that Greek islands in the East Aegean Sea, in general, and...

Turkey will not withdraw ships, Erdogan says; Greek delegation leaves in...

30.11.2019 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's forceful defense of a highly contentious maritime boundaries agreement with Libya at a pipeline opening ceremony led to the...

Absurd! Turkey and Libya sign “maritime boundaries” Agreement

November 28, 2019 Turkey and Libya’s internationally recognized government have signed an agreement on maritime boundaries in the Mediterranean Sea. There were no immediate details...

EU countries stop short of arms embargo for Turkey

October 14, 2019 The European Union member states united on Oct. 14 to condemn Turkey’s offensive in Syria but stopped short of imposing an arms...

Turkey intimidates Cyprus

Yavuz to begin drilling south of Cyprus by Tuesday October 7, 2019 The Turkish drillship Yavuz will begin drilling for oil and gas southwest of Cyprus on Monday...

Turkey: Between East and West

US will not sell F-35 fighter jets to Turkey after its Russian missile defense purchase – Trump 16 Jul, 2019 President Donald Trump has said Washington...

Greece’s Dangerous Puppet Dance

William Mallinson The compliant Greek media has recently been flaunting its America-supported relationship with Israel, dragging Cyprus into the equation, in what must seem to...

Interdit d’interdire / Culture : numéro 50

Frédéric Taddeï reçoit L’écrivain de l’Académie française Amin Maalouf pour son livre «Le naufrage des civilisations» aux Editions Grasset source

Erdogan’s Cultural Wars

What caused Erdogan’s change of heart on Hagia Sophia? March 29, 2019 President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s recent remarks that Hagia Sophia, a famed Istanbul landmark,...