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​Turkish intelligence ‘aided shipment of arms’ to Syrian rebel areas
Turkey helped deliver weapons to rebel-controlled Syrian territories, according to testimony from prosecutors and gendarmerie officers, Reuters says. It contradicts Ankara's denials that it sent arms to rebels and thereby contributed to the rise of ISIS.

21.05.2015 17:54

‘Cut money, arms pipeline to terrorists to stop ISIS, al-Nusra growth’
To arm "moderate" opposition that morphs into ISIS-like groups has been a misguided Western policy, Said Arikat, former UN spokesman for Iraq told RT’s In The Now show. All these organizations subscribe to the same extremist ideology, he added.

19.05.2015 13:42

​Egypt restricts women from traveling to Turkey fearing they join ISIS
Egyptian women are no longer allowed to travel to Turkey without security clearance, police in Egypt announced on Sunday. The same goes for Egyptian men - to prevent them from joining the so-called Islamic State.

18.05.2015 13:23

Turkish football manager uses crane to watch game after stadium ban (VIDEO)
A Turkish football manager, who was banned from a stadium, resorted to hiring a crane in order to hoist himself high enough over the stone wall to watch his team’s playoff game.

17.05.2015 06:26

Turkish jet shoots down Syrian aircraft after it ‘violated air space’
Two Turkish F-16s has shot down Syrian aircraft that allegedly violated Turkey’s airspace in the southern province of Hatay. Syria says the target was a small unmanned surveillance plane, while Turkey claims it was a helicopter.

16.05.2015 14:21

‘ISIS, Albanian extremists – US supports anyone who does what it wants’
The US still supports the Kosovo project even though it has failed and brought great instability to the region making many Kosovan extremists join ISIS and come back now to destabilize nearby Macedonia, says International affairs commentator Marko Gasic.

13.05.2015 11:36

Macedonia unrest: ‘Warning to Skopje against new Turkish pipeline’
Macedonia has become important to the US as it could become the only way for Russia’s proposed Turkish Stream pipeline to reach Central Europe, which Washington does not want, political analyst Srdja Trifkovic told RT.

12.05.2015 09:34

Greece & Turkish Stream: ‘Athens in Russia v West, investment v debt dilemma’
To solve its financial problems Greece needs to have foreign investment which could come from Russia, but if the Greeks choose the West it means only future debt, says Patrick Henningsen, a geopolitical Analyst at 21stcenturywire.com.

11.05.2015 14:13

Turkish ship shelled off Libya coast, officer killed, several crew injured
A Turkish dry cargo ship has been attacked near the Libyan port city of Tobruk, the Foreign Ministry in Ankara says. A ship officer was killed and several crew members injured.

11.05.2015 08:18

​The Mideast’s S-U-N-N-I Problem
This needs to be spelled out: The biggest threat to Middle East stability today is a Sunni one - and it comes not from its largely downtrodden population, but from the epicenter of current Sunni political and religious leadership.

07.05.2015 13:41

Turkish Airlines plane suffers huge bird damage to nose, wings during landing (PHOTOS)
A Turkish Airlines flight TK2004 from Istanbul to Nevsehir has suffered huge damage from a bird strike during landing at the destination.

06.05.2015 05:38

US-led airstrikes kill 52 Syrian civilians in a day, not 1 ISIS fighter – monitor
US-led airstrikes have killed 52 Syrian civilians in one day, a monitoring group reports. There was fighting in the vicinity, but the strike allegedly failed to kill even a single Islamist fighter. The US military, however, denies the report.

02.05.2015 10:11