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TODAYSZAMAN.COM ISTANBUL November 30, 2015, Monday
Two generals and a retired colonel have been arrested on charges of espionage and terrorism for …Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Israel ordered contacts frozen until a "reassessment process is completed"
(JERUSALEM) — Israel on Sunday suspended contacts with European Union representatives on Mideast peace issues to protest the 28-nation bloc’s decision to label Israeli exports from the West Bank.
The decision, which deepened a …West Bank
President Obama’s efforts against the Islamic State should be “sped up and intensified,” and the U.S. needs closer alignment with Turkey and Saudi Arabia to prevail, former Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said Sunday.
“Those two really do have to be onboard or we have to be onboard with them in …Robert Gates
Davutoglu criticises Tsipras after Greek PM tells Ankara that "fortunately our pilots are not as mercurial as yours".
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has criticised remarks by his Greek counterpart, after Alexis Tsipras lashed out at Turkey over "violations" of Greece's air space, accusing it …Airspace
A flurry of reports in Iran's official and semi-official news outlets about deaths in Syria– including funerals and even a eulogy to a fallen general …War
From Egypt's Al Ahram:
Egypt's Al-Azhar, the world's highest Sunni authority, says it will convene in February an international conference on …Egypt
Meanwhile, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency says he can't guarantee Iran's nuclear ambitions are peaceful. An Iranian underground …Hassan Rouhani
The fight over the European Union’s labeling for settlements goods is far from over.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday ordered the Foreign …Middle East
President Vladimir Putin signed a decree imposing a raft of punitive economic sanctions against Turkey on Saturday, underlining the depth of the …Cartoons
Israel has reportedly hit area in the past which has served as a major transit point for Hezbollah fighters, equipment.Hezbollah
Dudu Shevy, 32, says seeing his wedding ‘from eye-level, not chair-level’ with the help of ReWalk was ‘really wonderful’Israel Defense Forces
In an era where Arab regimes seem to be in constant battle, Egypt and Saudi Arabia—the cornerstones of a moderate Arab pro-American camp and …Egypt
It’s rare to see physics being used as an effective tool to comment on current events, but astrophysicists Tom van Doorsslaere and Giovanni Lapenta of the Belgian KU Leuven used some simple Newtonian mechanics to show that both the Russian and Turkish accounts of what happened with the downed jet …Russia
The three centers of power in Iran—the Supreme Leader, the president, and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)—are embroiled in a historic …Middle East
PMW: Palestinian women are unique, make "cries of joy" upon son's death, says PA minister
The Palestinian Authority Minister of Women's …Terrorism
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday accused Israel of perpetrating the “the worst kind of terrorism for the last 60 years,” …Paris
Israeli-Palestinian-Egyptian-Jordanian security coordination is the key to any unilateral move on Israel's part.World Politics
Turkey’s ruling party appears to be on a quest to weaken the Kurdish political movement by promoting divisions and polarization in the Kurdish …Turkey
A Russian jet recently penetrated Israeli airspace but was not shot down thanks to an open communication system between the two countries, Israel's …Airspace
Israel said on Sunday it was suspending contacts with European Union bodies involved in peace efforts with Palestine after the bloc started requiring …Israeli Settlements
In response to EU decision to label Israeli settlement products, the prime minister instructed the Foreign Ministry to reevaluate the EU's …Benjamin Netanyahu
November 29, 2015
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Turkey’s downing of a Russian warplane right on the Turkish-Syrian border, not too …Russia
Without the Iraq war, Islamic State wouldn't exist today, former US special forces chief Mike Flynn openly admits. In an interview, he explains IS' …Middle East
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