Seoul (TNA) – South Korean President Moon Jae-in called on North Korea and the United States on Monday to seize the current chance to achieve denuclearization and lasting peace, as Seoul and Washington are wrapping up their combined military drills. The allies kicked off the “command-post” exercise on Aug. 5.
Tehran (TSN) – The Iranian oil tanker seized as a tool of confrontation between the Persian country and the West has finally left Gibraltar Sunday after the British territory rejected a request from the United States to pursue the detention. The Adrian Darya 1, formerly known as Grace 1, left anchorage off Gibraltar around 11:00 p.m. local time for an unclear destination, shipping data showed.
Ankara (TM) – A US delegation has arrived in Turkey’s southern province of Şanlıurfa to start work on the establishment of a joint operations center to coordinate a planned safe zone in neighboring Syria, Reuters reported on Monday, citing Turkish authorities. The two NATO allies agreed in talks last week to establish
Ankara (GPA) – A new report by Bloomberg alleges that Turkey received $1 billion from China during a time of heightened tensions with the west. In a new report released by Bloomberg last week, it was revealed that Turkey received around $1 billion from a currency swap deal with China in June
Ankara (TM) – Four political parties in the Turkish parliament issued a joint statement on Friday calling for the extradition from the US of Turkish-Islamic cleric Fethullah Gülen, who is accused by the Turkish government of masterminding a failed coup attempt on July 15, 2016. The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP),
Damascus (TSN) – The Syrian government said Thursday that an agreement between Turkey and the United States over northeastern Syria represented a “blatant attack” on the country’s sovereignty and territorial unity and a “dangerous escalation.” The agreement setting up a joint operation center to manage a strip of territory at the Turkish border showed
Washington (AHT) – It is unfortunate that Tulsi Gabbard succumbed to the Israel Lobby. The forces of the Empire saw it as a sign of weakness and have set about destroying her. The ruling elite sees Gabbard as a threat just as they saw Trump as a threat. A threat is an attractive political
Caracas (VZA) – The latest measures amount to a total trade embargo impacting both US and foreign entities. The Trump administration has imposed a sweeping economic embargo against Venezuela in its efforts to oust the Maduro government. An executive order signed by Trump on Monday declares all Venezuelan state assets in the US “blocked,”
Washington (TM) – US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday any Turkish operation into northern Syria would be “unacceptable” and that the United States would prevent unilateral incursions, as tensions between Washington and Ankara simmer, according to Reuters. On Sunday President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Turkey, which already has a