Saturday, 20 April , 2019

Turkey

‘Arrival of British war planes will not make Cyprus safe,’ say...

The main opposition party in Cyprus has “denounced” plans by hawkish Tory MP Gavin Williamson to send fighter jets to the Mediterranean island. Britain’s defence...

Netanyahu Wins: World’s Press Reacts With Very Different Headlines

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz was the first world leader to congratulate Netanyahu on Wednesday morning Apr 10, 2019 Headlines around the world announced Wednesday that Benjamin...

Russian S-400 purchase a ‘done deal,’ despite US freeze on F-35...

3 Apr, 2019 Turkey’s top diplomat has stood firm on Ankara’s commitment to buy the S-400 anti-air system from Russia, just days after the...

Turkey elections: Opposition claims victory in Ankara, Istanbul result disputed

In a tight race, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's AKP party claimed victory in Istanbul, while the opposition declared itself the winner in Ankara. Sunday's...

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,...

A symbol of civilizations: Hagia Sophia

MELİH USLU December 10 2018 The first Hagia Sophia was built in 360 AD with a basilica layout and architectural features. In 405, Hagia Sophia was...

The new Arab OTAN –serving who?

By Margherita Furlan March 3, 2019 “Iran is the main threat in the Middle East, and confronting the Islamic Republic is the key to achieving peace...

My Turkish detention ordeal has made me even more determined to...

Morning Star international editor STEVE SWEENEY explains how he was detained without explanation, branded a terrorist and deported after entering Turkey to report on...

UNESCO reacts to the Turkish provocation in Hagia Sofia

Turkey is following a particularly dangerous agenda Greece has appealed to UNESCO to intervene after Muslim prayers were read at Hagia Sophia in Istanbul on...

US threatens Turkey over Russian S-400 air defence purchase

By Jordan Shilton 28 March 2019 Turkish-US relations have deteriorated in recent weeks, with Washington threatening reprisals if Ankara goes ahead with the purchase of...