Iran and Turkey

Iran’s Basij: Revolution Protection Forces Consist of Thugs and People with Criminal Record

Iran’s former religious leader Khomeini had called for the formation of special forces to protect his coup and the Islamic revolution from its enemies. Thus, he requested the formation of an “army of twenty...

Erdogan’s Spooks in Europe

Feyyaz Öztürk, an ex-agent of the Turkish secret service MIT, brought with his testimony an employee of the US consulate general in Istanbul into a Turkish prison back in June 2020. Now he confesses...

Anti-Armenian sentiment increases in Turkey following Azerbaijani-Armenian clashes

Clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan in the southern Caucasus have triggered a new wave of anti-Armenian sentiment in Turkey, exploited and fueled by ultranationalist elements, and has increased the pressure on its Armenian citizens.

Director of Turkish state-run TRT World News was named as a suspect in IRGC...

Secret court and police documents obtained by Nordic Monitor have revealed that the director of TRT World, the English news channel of Turkey’s state broadcaster, was investigated as a suspect in a probe of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Quds Force operatives and assets in Turkey.

Turkish Embassy in Bulgaria spied on critics, journalists

The Turkish Embassy in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia has engaged in a large-scale spying campaign on educators, journalists and critics of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, a foreign ministry communiqué obtained by Nordic Monitor has revealed.

Turkish AKP Government seen as a full-fledged “Khomeini Regime“ implemented in Turkey

The widespread of the Coronavirus pandemic, intractable economic problems due to the collapse of the Turkish lira and the escalation of internal dissent are all crises that have become visible in Turkey since the...

Ultra-nationalism in Austria and Turkey feed off of each other – Turkish-Austrian politician

Austrian right-wing politicians and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan are “greatly complimentary for each other,” as both their narratives feed into each other’s nationalist tendencies, former deputy and human rights spokeswoman for Austrian Greens Alev Korun told Ahval in a podcast.

Turkey records significant drop in defense industry exports in January-August 2020

Turkey’s latest official export figures show a sharp decline in the country’s defense and aerospace export sales in the January-August 2020 period, according to data released by the Turkish Exporters Assembly (Türkiye İhracatçılar Meclisi, or TİM).

Turkey leaves Path of Secularism Towards Clan Power

According to Nozat Aqtay, an expert in Turkish affairs, the increasing influence of Berat Albayrak, Minister of Finance and son-in-law of the Turkish President, highlights imminent fluctuations in the political system of Turkey. Those...

Turkey fuels War between Azerbaijan and Armenia, sending Syrian Mercenaries

Recent Syrian reports say that Turkey has recruited hundreds of Syrian mercenaries to be sent to the conflict region of Nagorno Karbach to fight against Armenia. On September 22, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu demanded...

Divisions plague Libyan Islamic groups

It seems that the Muslim Brotherhood organization (MB) is doomed to be scattered and split. The MB in Libya is suffering the same problems...

The conflict in the Caucasus – historical development and current dangers

The author is a publicist and human rights activist. He is the editor of “Armenia: Taboo and Trauma” and is considered to be the...

Turkey and the Arab Spring .. the battle of conciousness

From zero problems to corridors of ruin - Part One

The Muslim Brotherhood is moving its HQs from Egypt to Europe

Source: Mena Watch The arrest of the Brotherhood's incumbent leader, Mahmoud Ezzat, on August 28 was not just a minor incident for the Muslim Brotherhood,...

How Turkey Loots Libyan Money

Several international reports speak about huge smuggling operations from Libya to Turkey since the fall of the Libyan state into the hands of armed...