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Top Turkish official in charge of campaign against ISIS found dead

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By now only the most naive believe the official narrative behind Turkey’s Friday coup. We say that for two reasons: first, as even the EU commissioner dealing with Turkey’s membership bid, Johannes Hahn, said when discussing the unprecedented arrest purge in Turkey, “it looks at least as if something has been …

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Turkey ‘demands deletion’ of German video exposing President Erdogan

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The Turkish government has reportedly ordered the deletion from the internet of a German satirical video that pokes fun at President Recep Tayipp Erdoğan and condemns his human rights record. Germany’s ambassador to Turkey, Martin Erdmann, was summoned to the foreign ministry in Ankara last week, according to German media, and asked to …

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Turkey and NATO caught planning false flag attack to blame Syria

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It has been revealed that NATO has been planning a false flag attack against Turkey to justify the Turkish invasion of northern Syria, the International Business Times reported in its article, “Turkey YouTube Ban: Full Transcript of Leaked Syria ‘War’ Conversation Between Erdogan Officials.” To listen to the audio of …

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WikiLeaks to release megaleak of Turkey government documents

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WikiLeaks reported suffering a “sustained attack” after it announced the upcoming release of hundreds of thousands of documents relating to Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) in the wake of a failed military coup. “Our infrastructure is under sustained attack,” WikiLeaks said on Twitter. “We are unsure of …

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US knew flight path of plane downed by Turkey – Putin

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President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia had given prior information to the United States of the flight path of the plane downed by Turkey on the Syrian border. “The American side, which leads the coalition that Turkey belongs to, knew about the location and time of our planes’ …

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Turkey warzone: Thousands of protesters try to reclaim Taksim Square

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Riot police have fired volleys of tear gas as thousands of protesters are trying to reclaim Taksim after being forced out in fierce clashes with law enforcement. Thick smoke blankets the square. Turkish riot police are driving thousands into narrow side streets, Reuters report citing witnesses, with water cannon vehicles …

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Reuters has Twitter account hacked

Reuters reports that a hacker briefly seized control of the news agency’s technology news Twitter feed, @ReutersTech, on Sunday and used the account to post a stream of fabricated reports about Syria and the Middle East under the new handle @ReutersME. The stunt appeared to be the second step in a campaign by …

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Pentagon admits its weapons end up in ISIS hands

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The Pentagon has admitted that a chunk of its cache of weapons meant for Kurdish forces battling Islamic State militants in Kobani has fallen into terrorist hands. The Turkish president has been voicing his frustration with Washington over this. On Wednesday, the US defense body went against earlier government claims …

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Will the defeat of ISIS bring peace to Syria?

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The collapse of ISIS in northern and eastern Syria, as well as its impending eviction from Mosul in Iraq are celebrated by some commentators as the beginning of the end of the Syrian conflict. However, it could be argued that the impending demise of ISIS in Syria and Iraq represents merely …

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9/11 ‘truther’ leading Egyptian presidential race

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An Islamist who believes that the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States were an American conspiracy is the front-runner in Egypt’s presidential race, a new poll shows. , formerly a leading figure in the Muslim Brotherhood, led the field of 13 candidates with 32 percent of the vote in a survey …

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Majority in Turkey against war with Syria: Opinion poll

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A recent opinion poll has revealed that more than 75 percent of the Turkish people are against a war with neighboring Syria. The opinion poll was conducted by Metropol, an agency close to the Turkish government, and surveyed 3,000 respondents. Analysts believe that this majority is increasing further and there …

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List of countries destroyed by Hillary Clinton

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In an email sent to his business partner and Democratic fundraiser Jeffrey Leeds, former Secretary of State Colin Powell wrote of Hillary Clinton, “Everything HRC touches she kind of screws up with hubris.” Clinton’s tenure as Secretary of State during Barack Obama’s first term was an unmitigated disaster for many …

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