Why is Al Qaeda attacking Turkish forces?

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 region …

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How Turkish miniature rockets work for mini drones

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 Ankara, …

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Georgian Defense Force chief visits NATO headquarters – Civil.ge

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 the …

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Russian airlines cut most flights to Turkey in summer

RussiaS7 Airlines joined Aeroflot on Tuesday in its decision to cancel flights to Turkey this summer pending the government’s decision to lift the flight restrictions introduced on COVID-19. Turkey is a destination for millions of Russian tourists every year, and Moscow’s decision to stop flights until June 1 due to …

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Turkey fails to convince Russia to lift flight ban

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 accounts …

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US clears Turkish-made attack helicopter to Philippines for sale

The United States has approved export licenses to Turkey for the sale of its T129 Tactical Attack Reconnaissance and Attack Helicopter (ATAK), powered by an American engine, in the Philippines, a company official said on Monday. manufacturing. Washington had released the required documents regarding the sale of an initially designated …

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YPG / PKK sympathizers attack US military vehicles in Syria

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 released …

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US targets ISIS’s money men in Turkey, Syria

The United States government is working to make it more difficult for the Islamic State (IS) to transfer money internationally through new sanctions imposed by the Treasury Department on Monday. Washington sanctions three people and one company for their key roles in the fundamentalist terrorist group’s illicit financial network, the …

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A minefield for the region and the world

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 couldn’t …

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Turkish economy is on a steadily declining trend

Andreas Charalambous and Omiros Pissarides In September 2020, when we looked at the negative performance of the once rapidly growing Turkish economy, we felt that the country’s economic policy was at an impasse. Almost a year later, the combined impact of the pandemic and President Erdogan’s current and ideologically motivated …

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President reviews Geneva talks in letters to UN and EU

President Nicos Anastasiades sent letters to the UN Secretary General, permanent and non-permanent members of the UN Security Council, EU institutions as well as heads of state and government of the ‘EU to inform them of developments in the Cyprus issue. In statements to media on Thursday, government spokesman Kyriakos …

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The coming crisis in Idlib

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 elsewhere …

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Turkish Air Force obsolete, new study warns

Turkish Air Force Acrobatic Demonstration Team, ‘SOLOTURK’ performs within Greater Turkey … [+] technology and aerospace event TEKNOFEST Istanbul, at Ataturk Airport, Istanbul, Turkey, September 19, 2019 (Photo by Serhat Cagdas / Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Turkey‘s air force is becoming obsolete, according to …

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Turkey braces for three-week lockdown amid rising Covid-19 cases

Published on: 04/29/2021 – 15:52 People in Turkey stocked up on groceries, packed markets and left cities for their hometowns or the southern coast on Thursday as the country prepared to enter its toughest pandemic lockdown. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan imposed a “complete lockdown” from Thursday evening until May 17 …

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Gatherings to be held in front of Turkish diplomatic representations in France on Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day

Gatherings to be held in front of Turkish diplomatic representations in France on Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day 09:02, April 21, 2021 YREVAN, APRIL 21, ARMENPRESS. Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the Armenian community in France is planning to gather large numbers on April 24 for the commemoration of the Armenian genocide, …

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G20 to increase IMF war chest and extend debt service freeze

Through Jan Strupczewski, Andrea Shalal BRUSSELS / WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Global finance chiefs will agree on Wednesday to increase the International Monetary Fund’s reserves by $ 650 billion and extend the debt service freeze for developing countries to help them cope with the coronavirus pandemic, according to a draft statement. …

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Owning a concert hall during the pandemic

An interview with Austin Wrinch of the Diving Bell Social Club At 3956 Saint Laurent Blvd., behind a black graffiti-covered door and three stories up a single staircase is the Diving Bell Social Club. The place opened in 2018 in a space previously occupied by the former Champs sports bar. …

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Biden to temporarily target PPP loans to smaller businesses

The Biden administration will temporarily block large companies from applying for loans through the Paycheck Protection Program, limiting requests to companies with fewer than 20 employees, administration officials say. Why is this important: The White House wants to target small businesses and ensure that they are not excluded from the …

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Gillibrand and Colleagues Introduce Black Farmer Justice Bill

WASHINGTON (NEWS10) – Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, alongside Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Tina Smith (D-MN) and Reverend Raphael Warnock (D-GA), introduced legislation to to combat systemic discrimination in the United States Federal Agricultural Policy Department of Agriculture (USDA). Gillibrand says that due to a history of discrimination, black …

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What hotel owners need to know about second-draw PPP loans

By Alexandre Cohen The past year has presented many challenges to the service industry, but the unknowns associated with COVID-19 and the travel restrictions and closures that accompany it have taken their toll on the hospitality industry in particular. With the recent rollout of vaccinations around the world, the hospitality …

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