Azeri parliament approves Israel Embassy

The development marks the first such declaration by a Shi’ite Muslim-majority nation. By Erin Viner The historic decision followed a vote by the National Assembly of Azerbaijan on 18 November.…

Azerbaijan to open first embassy in Israel

“This decision has already been made,” revealed a member of Baku’s parliament. By Erin Viner During an interview with the Azeri Pravda news agency, MP Arzu Naghiyev said that only…

US to reassess Saudi ties

United States President Joe Biden is reviewing relations with Saudi Arabia following its decision with the OPEC+ group to slash oil production, particularly focused on the related threat posed by…

Israel holds defense talks with Azerbaijan

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz conducted an official visit to Azerbaijan for meetings focused on security and policy issues and aimed at fostering defense cooperation between the countries. By Erin…

Turkey-Armenia Normalization: A Quest for Realism

Ironically, the American recognition of the Armenian genocide removed an obstacle for Armenia and Turkey to move forward. - By Dr. Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak, Expert on modern Turkey Armenian…

Turkey: US must reverse Armenia policy

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has denounced the declaration by United States President Joe Biden that 1915-1917 massacres of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire constituted genocide, and called for the…

OPEC output tight amid COVID lockdowns

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is preparing to assess its current policy of holding back millions of barrels of daily supply as the third wave of the…

Iran fears Turkey is fueling Azeri separatism  

Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan raised Iran’s ire in recent days during a state visit to Azerbaijan, and accused Ankara of meddling in Tehran’s affairs. Erdoğan was in the Azeri capital…

An EU response to Turkey’s increased aggressiveness

By Prof. Efraim Inbar, President of the Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security. Turkey’s ambitious and expansionist leader, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has capitalized on the end of the Cold War and…