Archive for Tag Archives: ' Turkey'


The intra-Syrian talks in Astana on January 23 resulted from active diplomatic efforts by Russia, Turkey and Iran. Currently the three are synchronizing their diplomacy and military operations in the Syrian conflict. Despite the tangled web [...]

Why Turkey has stopped trying to depose Syria’s Assad

Turkey is destined to remain confined to Syria’s northwest region focusing on keeping IS away from its border and Kurds contained, while leaving Assad’s future to negotiations, writes Paul Iddon. Just three days before the Astana [...]

One Little Country Blocks Moscow’s Domination Of The Entire Middle East: Azerbaijan

A dangerously lazy habit has taken hold in Western countries of drifting in and out of geostrategic imperatives around the world, letting regional balances shift willy-nilly without the West’s collective input. To be sure, after the [...]

Azerbaijani president’s visit to Turkey – message to opposing forces

Baku, Azerbaijan, March 16 Trend: Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev’s visit to Ankara in the current conditions is commendable, Arzu Naghiyev, political analyst, deputy director general of Trend news agency, said. Naghiyev said that this action, an [...]

Iranian gas industry to require massive investments to meet European demands

Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 27 By Elena Kosolapova – Trend: The Iranian gas industry will require massive investments to meet European and global demand, Non-resident Senior Research Fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center and Dinu [...]

Take Note, Turkey: Russia’s New Su-35S Arrives in Syria

Russia has deployed at least four advanced Sukhoi Su-35S Flanker-E aircraft to Syria, beefing up its air superiority capabilities in the war-torn region. The move follows protests from Turkey that a Russian Sukhoi Su-34 Fullback bomber [...]


This blessed advance will not stop until we hit the last nail in the coffin of the Sykes–Picot conspiracy” – Islamic State Leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, July 2014 The violence occurring in the Middle East is [...]

Turkey Shot Down a Russian Jet. Here’s Why it Matters.

Russian President Vladimir Putin called Turkey’s downing of a Russian fighter jet on Nov. 24 “a stab in the back” carried out by the accomplices of terrorists. He warned of the incident would have serious consequences [...]

A ‘Cold War 2.0’ playing out in the Middle East

By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON Wed, 04 Nov 2015, 06:08 AM Photo by: Courtesy Putin’s government tries to establish a security belt stretching from Iraq to the Mediterranean, expert tells the “Post.” The US is facing a “Cold War 2.0” against Russia [...]

Armenian attempts fail, Turkey scores free speech victory in Europe

By Laman Sadigova Member states of the Council of Europe will not be allowed to prosecute for the denial of the so-called “Armenian genocide” within their jurisdictions. European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) judges ruled by [...]