Saturday, December 4, 2021

Iran and Turkey

Erdogan’s U-turn in climate policy

Turkey has been left out for a long time. But now it should go quickly. It will be the last G-20 country to ratify the Paris Climate Agreement. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan recently...

Founded by Qasem Soleimani … Azeri Militia on Crisis Line between Tehran and Baku

The name of the Azeri Husseiniyun militia has been repeated since the dispute between Baku and Tehran started erupting, specifically after the militia has sent threats to the Israeli embassy in the Azerbaijani capital. The...

Iran Threatens to Invade Kurdistan Region in Northern Iraq

Through Iraj Masjedi, the Iranian ambassador to Iraq, Iran has threatened to invade several areas in the Kurdistan region of Iraq in order to carry out operations against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and...

Yemeni Minister: Iran Prevents Houthis from Negotiating with Government before Taking Control of Marib

Ahmad Awad bin Mubarak, Yemen's Foreign Minister, has revealed conditions that Iran had set on the Houthis before allowing them to get into negotiations with the legitimate government. He noted that Tehran had issued...

Turkish civil society under pressure

By Nafisa Yilmaz Nobody has embodied the Erdoğan regime better than the Imam of Hagia Sophia, who was newly appointed after its conversion into a mosque at the end of July last year. Theology professor...

Turkey and Muslim Brotherhood: Has Ankara Completed the Sale Deal?

Since Turkey announced starting normalization with the Egyptian government, restrictions on the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) in Turkey have been escalating. Ömer Çelik, a spokesman for the ruling AKP Party in Turkey, has indicated that the...

Xenophobia in Turkey and Erdoğan’s risky Afghanistan engagement

Xenophobia is a worldwide phenomenon, but the way the mayor of the Turkish city Bolu rides the racist wave makes the man something very special. He has just passed a new regulation in the...

Intelligence Documents… Erdoğan’s Government tracks his critics in Chile

The Swedish Nordic Research Monitoring Network has published intelligence documents revealing that the Turkish embassy in Chile spied on resident Turkish citizens and forwarded a list of their information to Ankara, the Turkish capital. “The...

Raisi’s Candidate for Foreign Affairs: We Have Established Militias in the Region and We...

Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, the proposed candidate to run the Iranian Foreign Ministry, has acknowledged the Iranian regime's role in establishing militias in the Arab region. "These groups were established to achieve sustainable security in the...

Will Turkey Come Back to Libya Through Dbeibeh?

The Libyan political scene is heading for more complexity due to the poor relations between the Government of National Unity on the one hand and the parliament and the Libyan army leadership on the...