Turkey

Turkey accused of buying oil from IS

BBC News © Reuters Makeshift oil refineries in Syria are obtaining crude oil from the Islamic State network   Israel’s defence minister has accused Turkey of buying oil from the so-called Islamic State (IS) group, thereby funding the militants’ activities. Speaking in Athens, Moshe Yaalon said IS had “enjoyed Turkish […]

How Erdogan weakens Turkey

Jan 27,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – Dominique Moisi Five years ago, when the so-called “Arab Spring” erupted, Turkey’s hour seemed to have arrived. Having been humiliated by the European Union after years of accession negotiations — talks marked by a chain of false promises from the EU — Turkey’s then-prime minister […]

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