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Media Severely Stifled in Turkey (Video)

The Turkish media is getting flak for its coverage of the protests.

Comparing Hitler to Turkish Prime Minister

All political comparisons aside, you gotta love this similar facial comparison

Anti-Government Rioting Triggered in Turkey

A police crackdown against a peaceful sit-in protesting government plans to demolish a park ignited the biggest riots this city has seen in a decade.

A protester prepares to throw a stone at riot police during an anti-government protest in central Istanbul June 1, 2013. Turkish police fired tear gas and water


Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey And Jordan Consider Alliance

Israel is considering partnering with several moderate Arab states in a US-brokered defense alliance that would be aimed at containing Iran, which is accused of nuclear weapon ambitions, a British newspaper reported Sunday.

The alliance would see Israel teaming up with Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Turkey and the United Arab Emirates to forge a


Turkey: U.S. Embassy Blast Kills 2

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Turkey: deadly blast outside US embassy in Ankara

A blast outside the US embassy in the Turkish capital, Ankara, has killed at least one person, with reports that it was a suicide bomber.

Dozens of ambulances and fire engines rushed to the scene after the explosion, in an area which is home to diplomatic missions.


NATO Installing Patriot Missiles in Turkey

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The United States plans to deploy Patriot missile batteries and about 400 troops to Turkey following the announcement of a similar move by Germany.

US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has signed orders to authorize the plan, the New York Times reported on Friday. Washington will provide two out of six Patriot


Iran Upset Over Potential Patriot Missiles in Turkey

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Iran said Turkey’s plans to deploy Patriot defensive missiles near its border with Syria would add to the region’s problems, as fears grow of the Syrian civil war spilling across frontiers.

Turkey asked NATO for the Patriot system, designed to intercept aircraft or missiles, last week after talks about how to shore up security


Turkey Denies Role as Top Jailer of Journalists

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Kurdish women hold pictures of jailed journalists in Istanbul on Sept. 10, during the start of the trial of 44 journalists with suspected links to rebels from the Kurdistan Workers’ Party.

Nearly two years ago, Soner Yalcin and more than a dozen of his employees at the online news outlet OdaTV joined the growing


U.S. Moves approximately 70 Nuclear Weapons to Turkey


The United States of America deployed around 70 B61 nuclear bombs in Turkey to use them in an emergent situation.

B-61 Nuclear warheads in Storage Facility

According to a Turkish news agency citing well informed sources, all of the bombs are deployed in the Turkish Incirlik air base in Adana, south of the


U.S. Deploys Troops to Jordanian-Syria Border

US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta has confirmed that US troops have been dispatched to the Jordan-Syrian border to help bolster the former’s military capabilities in case violence escalates in the volatile region.

“We have been working with Jordan for a period of time now…on a number of issues that have developed as a result


Turkey Warns Syria Violence May Escalate

With Syria’s civil strife coursing through major cities and unsettling neighboring countries, the Turkish military sounded a somber warning on Wednesday that it may respond more forcefully after days of shelling from Syria.

News reports on Wednesday spoke of intensified fighting close to the Turkish-Syrian border near the Syrian frontier settlement of Azamarin, with mortar


Turkey’s parliament authorized military action in Syria


Five Turkish civilians were killed in the Syrian shelling of the town of Akcakale

Turkey’s parliament has authorised troops to launch cross-border action against Syria, following Syria’s deadly shelling of a Turkish town.

The bill, passed by 320 to 129, also permits strikes against Syrian targets.

But Deputy Prime Minister Besir Atalay insisted this


Turkey Lobs Shells Into Syria

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ISTANBUL — Turkish artillery fired on Syrian targets after deadly shelling from Syria hit a Turkish border town on Wednesday, sharply raising tensions on a volatile border that has been crossed by tens of thousands of Syrian refugees fleeing violence in their country.

In a terse statement, the office of Turkey’s prime minister, Recep


Iranian Attack Plans on U.S. Targets Exposed

Editors Note: Certainly, losing the element of surprise due to the publication of this article one would think this “cell of the Quds Unit of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard” will be putting any potential plans on hold.

The Turkish newspaper Zaman reported Tuesday that Turkish intelligence has warned that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard is planning attacks on


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