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Turkey's Identity Crisis

Think about a country that is 96% Muslim (I believe in reality this number is way lower than the official one), and although alcohol is forbidden by their religion, their national drink is ‘Rakı’; a hard liquor with 40% alcohol. 2.256 kelime daha

Ataturk

Turkey set to extend post-coup state of emergency for 6 years

AP | Published — Wednesday 17 January 2018

Turkey’s main opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu speaks during a meeting about the “State of Emergency” in Ankara, on Monday. 655 kelime daha

Afrin offensive could risk Turkey’s relations with Russia

MENEKSE TOKYAY | Published — Tuesday 16 January 2018

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan listens to cheering supporters as he addresses his lawmakers at the parliament in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Jan. 1.043 kelime daha

Syrian Kurdish PYD urges action against Turkish bombing of Afrin

REUTERS | Published — Wednesday 17 January 2018

This file photo taken on September 4, 2016 shows Pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) leader Selahattin Demirtas waving during a peace rally against the war in Syria, in Istanbul. 108 kelime daha

NATO says wasn't consulted before announcement of YPG army, understands Turkey's concerns

DAILY SABAH WITH ANADOLU AGENCY

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NATO Secretary-General Stoltenberg

NATO’s Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said late Tuesday that the organization wasn’t consulted before the U.S. announced its plans to form an army, composed mostly of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). 313 kelime daha

Asia

Attack by Turkish forces on US-backed Kurds in Syria thought imminent | World news | The Guardian

We are about to go into battle against one of our longest term allies in the World… That being said, I am not exactly against it, as I have been a supporter of a Kurdish homeland for a long time, so I am glad to see the Kurds get some backing, and a shot at Freedom and Independence. 7 kelime daha

Geo-politics, Socio-economics

SYRIAN WAR REPORT – JANUARY 16, 2018: SYRIAN ARMY REPELLING HTS AND ISIS ATTACKS IN EASTERN IDLIB

South Front

The situation in estern Idlib is rapidly becoming more and more complicated for government forces as both ISIS and Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) are simultaneously pressuring the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies. 404 kelime daha

USA