Georgia,Turkey: NATO’s Front Line against Iran and Russia

Excerpts from Daily Sabah and Anadolu Agency. The two nations, one a NATO member and the other a NATO Enhanced Opportunities Partner, are also united in isolating Russia in the Black Sea region and turning the sea into a NATO preserve. August 8 will mark the thirteenth anniversary of Georgia’s invasion of South Ossetia and…

Syria Warns that Tunisia May Be Turkey’s Next War Front

Rick Rozoff From the Syrian Arab News Agency. The Turkish press is full of “preparatory” reports laying the groundwork for military intervention in Tunisia: here and here and here. This is as Turkey grows more aggressive by the day in Cyprus, Syria, Libya, Iraq, the South Caucasus and the Black Sea/Ukraine. Syria strongly condemns Turkish…

Velvet Glove, Iron Fist: Turkish Power Projection in Three Continents

Rick Rozoff Turkey’s soft power laid ground for risk-taking, military gains, former U.S. colonel says “We see a pattern of diplomatic engagement; diplomatic engagement breeds the commercial activity, the commercial activity breeds the military cooperation, and the military cooperation leads to industrial exchanges and in some cases defence and industrial cooperation,” [retired U.S. Colonel Rich]…

Turkish Forces Target Villages in Aleppo Countryside

29 July، 2021 Aleppo, SANA Turkish occupation forces and their mercenaries of terrorist organizations have continued targeting, with rocket and artillery shells, the locals’ houses and properties in several villages, Aleppo northern countryside, causing material damages to the houses, private and public properties. Local sources told SANA reporter that the Turkish occupation and its mercenaries…

Syria Condemns Turkish Regime’s Interference in Tunisian Affairs

28 July، 2021 Damascus, SANA Syria strongly condemned on Wednesday the Turkish regime’s interference in Tunisia’s domestic affairs, stressing that the Turkish policy can only support the extremist Brotherhood approach which seeks to destroy countries, fragment their national unity, and impose its abnormal agendas and policies on other countries and peoples. “While the Syrian Arab…

Terrorist, Separatist Groups Target Protesters in Southwestern Iran with Smuggled Weapons

TEHRAN (FNA)- Reports show terrorists and separatist group have deployed in Khuzestan province to carry out sabotage and false-flag operations to marginalize the main demand of people protesting over water shortage and drought and escalate peaceful rallies into armed conflicts. Escalating peaceful popular protests into an armed conflict by the terrorist and anti-revolutionary groups, specially…

What Card is Washington Playing in Afghanistan via Ankara?

Vladimir Danilov Despite the intense debate that has been going on in Turkey and beyond over the last few days about the advisability of Ankara taking over the baton from the USA in Afghanistan, as well as the main intrigue – what it will do in the IRA, President Tayyip Erdoğan confirmed the other day…

Afghanistan: Turkey’s Springboard for Penetrating Central, South Asia

Rick Rozoff [An Afghan report from yesterday stated Abdul Rashid Dostum left Turkey, where he allegedly went for medical attention, and has returned to northern Afghanistan, which he’s referred to as South Turkestan. He boasted of having obtained new Turkish arms.] Mustafa Şentop [Turkish parliament speaker] and Mir Rahman Rahmani, the speaker of Afghanistan’s House…

NATO-Backed Terror: Bombs Rain Down as I Visit the Idlib Frontlines

Vanessa Beeley Children are being killed, homes are being shelled, and fields scorched, often by Al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorists armed with US-made weapons or by Turkish artillery. Where’s the outcry in the West against these war crimes? UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres celebrated the extension of a “humanitarian” border crossing at Bab Al Hawa on July 10…

Iraqi Security Arrests Head of ISIS in Baghdad, a Blow to the Pentagon

Syria News Iraqi National Security Services in a qualitative operation arrested the ‘governor’ of ISIS in Baghdad, the top commander of the US-sponsored terrorist group in the Iraqi capital. The security service said in a statement that it ‘managed to arrest the terrorist in a qualitative operation, the operation was based on preemptive information after monitoring and…

Turkish-Israeli Ties are Strategic and Deep

Ali A. Jenabzadeh A member of the National Reconciliation Committee in Syria stresses that Turkey-Israel ties are profound and on the rise. “The Turkish-Israeli- relations are strategic and deep-rooted, though they fluctuate according to the attitudes of the two governments, so it is generally getting stronger day by day,” Omar Rahmoun tells the Tehran Times….

Speaker Calls for Exerting Pressure on Turkish Regime to Stop Cutting Off Water in Hasaka

14 July، 2021 Damascus, SANA Speaker of the People’s Assembly, Hammoudah Sabbagh, addressed 48 letters to UN Secretary General, High-Commissioner for Human Rights, speakers of international and Arab parliamentary unions, calling for denouncing and condemning the war crime, perpetrated by the Turkish regime of cutting water off nearly one million citizens in Hasaka. Sabbagh called…