Hezbollah calls for new Lebanese cabinet

Hezbollah is pushing for the formation of a new cabinet in Lebanon to handle the financial crisis, after the further deterioration of a standoff over government formation between President Michel…

Turkish currency drops to record low

Turkey’s lira briefly fell 15% yesterday following the shock dismissal of the country’s Central Bank Governor Naci Ağbal by Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Ağbal was abruptly fired on Saturday, just 2…

Erdoğan: Turkey will not be “blackmailed’

Turkey’s confrontation over the Eastern Mediterranean Sea shows no sign of abating ahead of a key with the European Union leadership summit. Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan remained defiant over his…

Germany warns Turkey: Stop EastMed drilling

Tensions are flaring between Europe and Turkey over Ankara’s activity in the east Mediterranean Sea, as well as its involvement in Libya. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas proclaimed in no…

Borrell:  EU-Turkey ties at “watershed” point

The High Representative of the European Union Josep Borrell is warning that relations are at a turning point with Turkey, over its intentions regarding the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. "The reaching…