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Diplomacy: How Turkey’s advance into Syria impacts Israel

From creating an additional reason for Ankara to want quiet in Gaza, to demonstrating again a loss of US weight in the region, Turkey’s thrust into …

Turkey 'Running With Scissors' by Building Its New Foreign Policy

© Sputnik / Hikmet Durgun,<p>Russia Reportedly Asks Turkey to 'Provide Info on Air Campaign' in Syria to Minimize Risks<p>This summer, Turkey's foreign …

Turkey’s Attempt to Change Power Balance in Syria 'Will be a Concern for Russia'

Earlier, the Turkish General Staff published a statement on its website announcing that the operation in Jarablus will continue. It started on August …

Turkey To Secure Other Areas In Syria After Jarablus

A high ranking former Turkish soldier says that Turkey’s operation in Syria to secure the border area will not be limited to the town of Jarablus.<p>The …

Middle East

Turkey Can Increase Number of Its Soldiers in Syria Up to 15,000

Donate<p><b>Turkey had been planning its ground incursion in Syria for more than two years, but delayed the operation several times. Now the country is</b> …

US-linked SDF Media Outlet Repeats Report about YPG Withdrawal to Eastern Bank of Euphrates

Donate<p>The US CENTCOM-linked media account of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Twitter repeated Friday reports about an alleged withdrawal of the …

Arab Tribes formed New Militia to Fight Kurdish YPG in Northern Syria

Donate<p>Arab tribes from the town of Tell Abyad located at the Turkish border has reportedly created a new militia group called Saraya Al-Qadisiyah. …

Why the New Cold War is More Dangerous than the Old One

Donate<p><i>Written by Ilya Kramnik; Appeared in Bulgarian at A-specto, translated by Valentina Tzoneva exclusively for SouthFront</i><p>In recent years, the …

Turkey Creates ‘Security Zones’ near Jarablus

Donate<p><b>Turkish authorities have announced creation of “security zones” in area of the Syrian city of Jarablus. The Russian Defense Ministry has asked</b> …

Lavrov and Kerry Negotiating on Action Coordination in Syria

Donate<p><b>Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry are currently discussing the Syrian settlement and</b> …

Middle East

'I Mediated Secret Talks Between Turkey and Syria' – Former Intelligence Chief

"I took part in five meetings involving representatives of Turkey and Syria. We held the talks to assess the situation in general and determine …

Turkey PM Denies Syria Operation Singling out Kurds

(AFP) Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yidirim on Friday Denounced as a “bare-faced lie” suggestions in Western media that Ankara’s military operation …

Middle East

Syrian Kurds Have Become Washington’s Bargaining Chip | New Eastern Outlook

It’s curious that just a couple of years ago President Brarack Obama called his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan his closest friend upon the …

Turkish army to stay in Syria until terrorists are wiped out: PM Yildirim

Turkish army units will maintain their presence in northern Syria until militants from the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group (outlawed in Russia) …

Turkey's Anti-Americanism Isn't New

Last month’s failed coup attempt prompted numerous questions about Turkey’s relations with the West, and especially with the United States. At the …

Turkish-backed Militants Take Control of Jarablus in Northern Syria. No Clashes with ISIS Reported

Donate<p><b>The Turkish-led forces have took control of the strategic city of Jarablus in northern Syria without fighting with ISIS.</b><p>Click to see the …

Military Analysis: How Big Is Turkish Invasion Force for Syria?

Donate<p><b>Today, Turkey has invaded Syria near the border town of Jarablus. The text below analyses Turkish forces that can be involved into the</b> …

Putin, Merkel and Hollande Agreed to Meet on the Sidelines of the G20 Summit in China

Donate<p><i>The three leaders will discuss the resolution of the conflict in Ukraine on the 4th and 5th of September.</i><p><i>Appeared in Bulgarian at A-specto,</i> …

Russia

Erdogan’s Checkmate: CIA-Backed Coup in Turkey Fails, Upsets Global Chessboard | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>The failed coup in Turkey last week was a political and geopolitical earthquake as it has the potential to fundamentally alter the Middle East, NATO,</i> …

The Strategic Consequences of Turkey’s Failed Coup

Failed coups can be just as consequential as successful ones. The botched putsch in Turkey will have far-ranging implications for the country’s …