Biden About To Declare US Recognition Of Armenian Genocide, Enraging Turkey

It’s long been a Turkish ‘red line’ for which all the country’s recent modern leaders have reacted fiercely at the mere suggestion, and which only thirty countries in the world officially acknowledge. It’s being widely reported that President Joe Biden is preparing to declare the formal US recognition of the Armenian genocide,…

Iran, Russia and Turkey signal growing alliance

For years, Turkey would say one thing to Moscow and Tehran while telling Washington’s Iran hawks that Turkey was “against Russia and Iran.” Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif was very content during a trip to Turkey on Friday. He said it was productive and smiled alongside his…

Turkey: Nearly 1000 Children Stood Trial for ‘Insulting’ Erdogan in 6 Years

The Saudi news network al-Arabiya cited official Justice Ministry statistics Sunday to reveal nearly 1,000 children in Turkey between 2014 and 2020 have suffered prosecution on charges of “insulting the president,” a crime in Turkish law. Islamist Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has regularly used “insulting the…

Turks Fear Russian Advance On Syria’s Al-Bab

Submitted by South Front, The Turkish Army has been increasing its military presence in Greater Idlib despite the recent withdrawal of observation posts, which had been encircled by the Syrian Army. Watch This Recently, the Turkish military deployed major reinforcements to Mount al-Zawiya. Turkish military convoys…

‘Not acting as an ally should’: Biden’s secretary of state nominee mulls new sanctions against Turkey over Russia’s S-400 deal

New US President Joe Biden’s nominee for secretary of state, Antony Blinken, has lashed out at Ankara over its purchase of the Russian S-400 defense system, saying Washington could consider additional sanctions against Turkey. “The idea that a strategic – so-called strategic – partner of…

Syria: Are water supplies being weaponized by Turkey?

Water outages in Syria’s northeast are often leaving around half a million people without potable water. Is Turkey using the outages as a weapon to destabilize the region, as some claim? Around 1 million people in the Kurdish-governed region of Al-Hasakah in Syria’s northeast have…