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Why is Al Qaeda attacking Turkish forces?

[ad_1] Al Qaeda has suffered greatly in Syria due to Turkey’s presence in Idlib, Syria, and is seeking to retaliate. On March 10, a Turkish soldier, Osman Alp, was killed in a attack by Al-Qaeda in Idlib, northern Syria. He and four of his wounded comrades were deployed to the …

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How Turkish miniature rockets work for mini drones

[ad_1] An Ankara-based defense company uses magnesium to produce tiny, lightweight rockets that have the potential to support Turkey’s fight against terrorism in dense urban neighborhoods. A Turkish defense company called Troy Teknoloji Savunma has successfully developed 40-millimeter mini rockets for small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Founded in 2004 in …

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Georgian Defense Force chief visits NATO headquarters – Civil.ge

[ad_1] Georgian Defense Force Chief Major General Giorgi Matiashvili on a May 18-19 trip to Brussels today attended the NATO Military Committee meeting, bringing together 30 Allied Defense Chiefs, along with their Georgian and Ukrainian counterparts, at NATO Headquarters. Major General Matiashvili briefed his colleagues on the security environment in …

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Turkey fails to convince Russia to lift flight ban

[ad_1] A delegation of senior Turkish officials failed to persuade Russia to lift a month-and-a-half-month ban on flights to Turkey that had been instituted by Moscow at the end of May amid soaring cases of COVID-19. The move dealt a blow to the Turkish tourism industry, which under normal circumstances …

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YPG / PKK sympathizers attack US military vehicles in Syria

[ad_1] YPG / PKK terrorist supporters attacked US military vehicles with stones in northern Syria in Azaz, Anadolu Agency (AA) reported on Tuesday. YPG / PKK supporters demonstrated against Turkey’s ongoing operations in northern Iraq and chanted slogans in support of jailed PKK leader Abdullah Öcalan. According to video footage …

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A minefield for the region and the world

[ad_1] The great cliché on Turkey, often expressed by outside commentators, tends to focus on its strategic geography: east-west divide, north-south ditto, Europe meets Asia, cultural crossroads, etc. The central artery of this idea runs through Istanbul in the form of a waterway, the Bosporus. Historically and even today, you …

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The coming crisis in Idlib

[ad_1] On July 10, 2021, Bab al-Hawa, the last border crossing between Turkey and the rebel Syrian province of Idlib, could close while Russia plans to veto an extension of United Nations Security Council Resolution 2533. For Idlib’s 3.4 million civilians – more than 2 million of them displaced from …

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