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US May Soon Freeze Preparations for F-35 Delivery to Turkey

Ankara (TM) – The United States could soon freeze preparations for delivering F-35 fighter jets to Turkey in what would be the strongest signal yet by Washington that Ankara cannot have both the advanced aircraft and Russia’s S-400 air defense system. Reuters reported in an exclusive on Thursday, citing officials. The United States is nearing an inflection point […]

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US Extends Sanctions Waiver for Iraq to Trade with Iran

Bagdhad (TNA) – The US has extended a waiver to let Iraq keep buying power from Iran, despite Washington’s campaign of sanctions, a State Department official said. The State Department issued a second three-month exemption from Iran sanctions for Iraq, mindful not to destabilize the war-torn country increasingly reliant on Iranian gas and electricity to cope […]

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Erdogan says New Zealand Mosque Attacker Targeted Turkey

Ankara (MEMO) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan showed video footage at an election rally on Saturday from an attack on two New Zealand mosques which killed 49 people and said the suspected gunman had made threats against Turkish Muslims, according to a Reuters report. The gunman shot dead 49 people and wounded more than 40 in Christchurch on Friday, broadcasting footage […]

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Israel’s DNA Screening for ‘Jewishness’ Epitomizes Discrimination in the EthnoState

Tel Aviv (MPN) – Perhaps these latest revelations on DNA testing will serve as a wake-up call to Israeli Jews of Soviet origin that the discrimination they are facing has its roots in the state-sanctioned discrimination against Israeli Arabs and Palestinians. Israel’s Chief Rabbi, David Lau, has openly admitted to the use of DNA tests to determine […]

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Turkey Urges World to React Against Israeli Aggression

Ankara (MEMO) – Turkey’s foreign minister on Tuesday called on the global community to stand against Israeli aggression in the sacred places of Islam, Anadolu Agency reports. “Unfortunately, today, Israel’s aggression has increased with encouragement from the US We talk about all these issues and will not give up our sacred and national causes,” Mevlut Cavusoglu said, speaking at a […]

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Turkish Defense Minister says Purchase of Russian S-400s is “a Must”

Ankara (TM) – Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has said Turkey’s plans to buy a Russian-made S-400 missile defense system is not a matter of preference but a must, the Diken news website reported. Speaking on the Anadolu news agency’s “Editor’s Desk” program on Friday, Akar said: “There is an ongoing process for the purchase of the S-400s, […]

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Happy Women’s Day: 30 Airstrikes in Yemen Massacre 23 Women and Children

Sana’a (GPA) – US-supported Saudi coalition warplanes have carried out another terror attack in Yemen’s Hajjah province. 30 airstrikes on Sunday morning targeted multiple homes killing at least 23 — mostly women and children. According to local reports, the planes attacked at least 13 houses belonging to the families of al-Hadi, Beit al-Ahdab, Beit Zeril, […]

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Turkey Dismisses US Warning over S-400 Russian Missiles

Ankara (TNA) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan dismissed US threats to cancel the sale of high-tech F-35 jets to Turkey, saying his country will move ahead with the purchase of Russian S-400 air-defense missiles. In an interview with Kanal 24 television late Wednesday, Erdogan also said Turkey could consider purchasing the more advanced Russian […]

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Imram Khan Seeks Help of Erdogan in Strained Relations With India

Ankara (TM) – Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said he would seek Turkey’s help in defusing tensions with nuclear-armed neighbor India in the aftermath of cross-border air raids, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported. “I am going to talk to [Turkish] President [Recep Tayyip] Erdoğan, and I will request him to play his role in this […]

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US on Brink of Recognizing Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights

Tel Aviv (MPN) – Israel is now pushing for the U.S. to recognize its sovereignty over the Golan for fear of losing it completely, even though such recognition could result in an all-out war between Israel and Syria, as well as with Syrian allies such as Iran and Lebanon’s Hezbollah. A new bill recently introduced in the […]

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