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The Next Escalation: Turkey’s Invasion of Syria

The Next Escalation: Turkey’s Invasion of Syria
September 4, 2016 1 Comment »

By Dr. Binoy Kampmark The move by Turkey into Syrian territory was given the necessary couching by Ankara’s ideologues. Conducted from the air and on the ground after weeks of scouting and reconnaissance, it saw the taking of Jarabulus and ... Read More »

Turkey Exploiting Syrian Refugee Adults and Children in Cheap Labour Industrial Sweatshops

Turkey Exploiting Syrian Refugee Adults and Children in Cheap Labour Industrial Sweatshops
February 4, 2016 No Comments »

By Stephen Lendman Featured image: AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko Erdogan’s rap sheet includes deplorable high crimes, including wars of aggression, support for ISIS and other terrorist groups, internal repression, and human exploitation, notably Syrian refugee adults and children, ruthlessly exploited for ... Read More »

To the Rescue of ISIS: Turkey Prepares Ground Invasion of Syria

To the Rescue of ISIS: Turkey Prepares Ground Invasion of Syria
January 22, 2016 No Comments »

By South Front South Front On Jan. 20, Russian warplanes have carried out 16 sorties and destroyed 57 terrorist targets in Syria with airstrikes only taking place in Latakia and Deir ez-Zor provinces due to bad weather. The Russian Air ... Read More »

From South Stream to “Turk Stream” Pipeline: Huge Win for Turkey, Big Win For Russia, Historic Loss for EU

From South Stream to “Turk Stream” Pipeline: Huge Win for Turkey, Big Win For Russia, Historic Loss for EU
December 7, 2014 No Comments »

By Pepe Escobar Russia Insider So the EU “defeated” Putin by forcing him to cancel the South Stream pipeline. Thus ruled Western corporate media.  Nonsense. Facts on the ground spell otherwise. This “Pipelineistan” gambit will continue to send massive geopolitical ... Read More »

201 dead in Turkey mine explosion, hundreds trapped

201 dead in Turkey mine explosion, hundreds trapped
May 14, 2014 No Comments »

People gather at a mine in the Soma district in the western Turkish province of Manisa on May 13, 2014.(AFP Photo / Ihlas News Agency) A mine explosion in western Turkey has killed 201, according to Energy Minister Taner Yildiz, ... Read More »

Turkish journalist sentenced to 10 months for tweet ‘typo’

Turkish journalist sentenced to 10 months for tweet ‘typo’
April 29, 2014 No Comments »

AFP Photo / Ozan Kose A Turkish journalist was sentenced Monday to 10 months in prison for a tweet that was critical of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a comment that he has described as a typing error. Önder Aytaç, ... Read More »

Turkey Twitter Ban Backfires as Number of Tweets Does Not Drop

Turkey Twitter Ban Backfires as Number of Tweets Does Not Drop
March 22, 2014 No Comments »

by Nick Hallett Turkey Blocks Twitter Over ‘Conspiracy’ Against Ruling Party The number of tweets from Turkey has not dropped despite the government block on the service, according to statistics. The group Twitturk, which monitors Twitter use in Turkey, said ... Read More »

‘Israel behind Egypt coup’ – Turkish PM

‘Israel behind Egypt coup’ – Turkish PM
August 20, 2013 No Comments »

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdogan (AFP Photo / Adem Altan) Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan claims Ankara has proof Israel was behind the July 3 military “coup” that toppled Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, Turkish media report. Erdogan said the ... Read More »