Iran and Turkey

A Diplomat as terrorist – Iranian Diplomat Sentenced

In the trial of the failed bomb attack on a mass rally by Iranian opposition activists in exile in France in 2018, the main defendant was sentenced to 20 years in prison. The 49-year-old...

To Conceal Repression, Regime Takes New Measures In Southeast Iran

Iranian authorities have banned the internet in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchistan, due to the protests taking place in cities after a security incident near the border with Pakistan. “The Iranian government, as...

Netanyahu Vows To Strike Iran Throughout Region

The Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, vowed on Monday March, 1, to strike Iran throughout the region. He stressed that Iran is involved in the explosion that occurred on an Israeli ship in the...

Germany: Raids against Turkish-Arab Associations on Suspicion of Links to ISIS

The German police launched, Thursday morning, a massive raids campaign against the headquarters of Turkish and Arab societies, suspected of having links with extremists, in the capital Berlin and the state of Brandenburg. “About 800...

A Turkish Intellectual Challenging Traditional Islam And Its Power – Human Rights and Equality...

Introduction In the current discussion on reforming Islam, many critics often argue that, unlike Christianity and Judaism, the Islam did not go through an enlightenment. The religious and civil authority was always in one hand,...

Iran insider 2 – Iran under international sanctions

Economic pressure on the Iranian regime has been increased since the start of the economic sanctions imposed by the administration of former US President Donald Trump back in 2018, causing more damage to the...

10 People, Including Child, Killed as Iranian Security Suppressed Demonstrations

At least 10 protesters, including a 12-year-old child, were killed, and 15 others were wounded, Wednesday Feb. 24, during the Iranian security authorities' suppression of a protest demonstration, in the province of Sistan and...

Russia and Turkey: From Sacred Wars to Profane Interests

This paper discusses and analyzes, in a military and strategic context, the bilateral relations between Turkey and Russia, the expected implications of these relations, and their impact on a range of international and regional...

Erdogan’s Son-in-law Returns to Turkish Scene from Judiciary Gate

Berat Al-Bairaq, former Turkish Finance Minister and son-in-law of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, intends to file a lawsuit against the opposition People's Party, for targeting and discrediting him. "The lawsuit, valued at 500,000 T.L ($...

Davutoglu: Politics Overwhelms Mosques.. Criticizing Government Has Become “Sin”

Ahmet Davutoglu the head of the Turkish opposition Future Party said that politics overwhelms mosques in Turkey, pointing out that the struggle must be made within the conservative movement for freedom, as some statements...

Last Chance.. Washington Will Closely Monitor Situation In Iran

Washington informed IAEA on Thursday that Iran had gotten an opportunity to address the UN agency's concerns about "uranium particles." It indicated that it "will...

Ammonium Nitrate for “Hezbollah” … Details Leaked by Lebanese Politician

Sources, close to the Lebanese politician Walid Jumblatt, circulated information which claim to reveal the truth about the Beirut port bombing and Hezbollah’s involvement...

Balochistan Offensive … Small Development Opens Door to Civil War in Iran

The attack on a vehicle belonging to the Iranian Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) in Balochistan, has opened a new door to the crisis of ethnicities...

Amid Deterioration of Judiciary, Demands for Consolidation Immunity of Turkish MPs

Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, the President of the Republican People's Party, called for securing parliamentary immunity to protect the deputies in the Turkish parliament. He pointed...

Turkish Opposition Detects “Terrifying” Suicides

A report submitted by the opposition Republican People's Party in Turkey revealed a high suicide rate among Turkish citizens during the rule of (AKP)....