Syrian President Assad’s forces have until recently, avoided bombing the Kurdish fighters in Syria, instead forging a loose alliance with them. The reason for this loose alliance is clear: Assad needs all the support he can get in terms of boots on the ground in his fight against those opposed to his government. The Islamic State (IS)… Continue reading One Area Where Erdogan And Assad Agree
Ahmet Davutoglu has just announced he will be stepping down from the office of Prime Minister of Turkey, following ‘new-found’ doubts over President Erdogan’s plan to democratically strengthen the Turkish presidency. When Recep Tayyip Erdogan stepped down from the office of Prime Minister and became President of Turkey, he had to appoint someone to take… Continue reading Why Davutoglu shouldn’t have become Turkey’s Prime Minister in the first place
A car bomb has detonated near the police headquarters in the Turkish city ofGaziantep, killing one person and injuring 13 others.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan today has blasted EU and UN pressure to open Turkey’s borders to more refugees from Syria, threatening to send the millions already in the country to other states in busloads. He told a gathering of businessmen. He blasted: “We do not have the word ‘idiot’ written on our foreheads. Don’t think… Continue reading Erdogan threatens to flood EU with Syrian refugees