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Israel, Turkey To Restore Full Diplomatic Ties

Israel has been wary of upsetting regional allies over its decision to strengthen ties with Turkey. Jerusalem: Israel and Turkey announced the resumption of full diplomatic ties on Wednesday, following years of strained relations between the Mediterranean nations. Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid hailed the diplomatic breakthrough as an “important asset for regional stability and

Toxic Smoke, Plastic Plant Fires On The Rise In Turkey

A worker sorts out plastic waste collected at a plastic recycling factory in Kartepe. Kartepe (Turkey): The number of fires breaking out in plastic recycling plants has soared in Turkey. Experts and activists suspect it’s not a coincidence, believing that some entrepreneurs want to get rid of unwanted rubbish sometimes imported from Europe. In Kartepe,

US Warns Turkey Against New Military Operation In Syria

Turkey launched 3 offensives into Syria since 2016 aimed at crushing Syrian Kurdish fighters. (File) Washington: The United States on Tuesday warned Turkey against launching a new military operation in northern Syria, saying the uneasy NATO ally would be putting US troops at risk. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday that Turkey would soon

US ‘confident’ Turkey Will Overcome Concerns On Finland, Sweden NATO Bids: Joe Biden Advisor

Ukraine war: Biden’s advisor said that US ‘confident’ that Turkey’s concern will overcome. Washington: The United States is “confident” that Turkey’s concerns over accession to NATO by Finland and Sweden can be overcome, a top advisor to President Joe Biden said Wednesday. “We’re confident that at the end of the day Finland and Sweden” will