Ceasefire breached: fighting in Syria erupts

Clashes erupted in several villages in Syria’s Turkish-envisioned northeastern “safe zone.” Five Turkish soldiers and numerous militants of the Ankara-backed Syrian paramilitary forces were reportedly wounded in heavy exchanges of…

Israel Rejects Turkey’s UN rhetoric

World Leaders are currently attending the annual week-long opening of the United Nations General Assembly. Among those addressing the plenum, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan seized the opportunity to condemn…

U.S. imposes new sanctions on Iran

U.S. President Donald Trump has announced yet another set of sanctions on Iran, this time against Iran’s central bank; as part of Washington’s decision to ratchet up the already-crippling economic…

U.S. to ratchet up economic pressure on Iran

U.S. President Donald Trump announced his decision to ratchet up economic pressure against Iran even further, after emerging evidence that the Islamic Republic’s Revolutionary Guards Corps was behind the September…

US: Diplomacy remains an option to Iran dispute

U.S. President Donald Trump has left open the possibility that his administration could ease sanctions on the Iran, if it decides to pursue a diplomatic resolution to its standoff with…