Intel: Saudi Arabia seeks Turkey’s drones, Erdogan says

Mar 16, 2021 Saudi Arabia needs to purchase armed drones from Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated Monday within the newest potential signal of a thaw between the 2 governments. Ankara and Riyadh all however ceased cooperation on regional issues as ties soured following the state-sanctioned homicide of dissident Saudi journalist and Washington Post columnist Jamal… Continue reading Intel: Saudi Arabia seeks Turkey’s drones, Erdogan says

Taliban agrees to attend Afghan peace talks in Moscow

Senior members of the Taliban will attend talks with the Kabul government in Moscow this week to discuss the future of war-ravaged Afghanistan, the insurgent group said Monday. The two sides are due to meet at Russia’s invitation ahead of a May deadline for US President Joe Biden to decide whether to end the two-decade… Continue reading Taliban agrees to attend Afghan peace talks in Moscow

NATO chief expresses ‘serious concerns’ over Turkey’s new alliance

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday he has “serious concerns” over actions by member state Turkey but insisted the alliance was an important platform for resolving disputes involving Ankara. “I have expressed my serious concerns and we all know there are serious differences and some issues, ranging from the eastern Mediterranean, the Turkish decision… Continue reading NATO chief expresses ‘serious concerns’ over Turkey’s new alliance

UN warns of one other ‘decade of desperation’ in war-torn Syria

The United Nations particular envoy to Syria has referred to as for the creation of a brand new worldwide discussion board to resolve the 10-year battle in Syria saying the UN “profoundly regretted” having failed in its mediation efforts. In a information briefing marking the tenth anniversary of the Syrian revolution, Geir Pedersen on Monday… Continue reading UN warns of one other ‘decade of desperation’ in war-torn Syria

Turkey, Greece, resume fresh talks on maritime dispute

NATO members Greece and Turkey meet in Athens Tuesday to try once more to settle their standoff over eastern Mediterranean borders and energy rights. Ankara ratcheted up the pressure a notch on Monday with a diplomatic note to Israel, Greece and the European Union, Turkish media reported. It told them to seek its permission before… Continue reading Turkey, Greece, resume fresh talks on maritime dispute

Will US sanctions deliver China and Saudi Arabia nearer?

Mar 15, 2021 Following the discharge of the  declassified US intelligence report on the homicide of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, there are indicators that the US sanctions on the dominion — alongside US efforts to reenter the Iran deal — may drive Saudi Arabia and China nearer collectively. The report by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, launched… Continue reading Will US sanctions deliver China and Saudi Arabia nearer?

US particular envoy to attend Afghan peace talks in Moscow

Taliban and authorities of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani have agreed to attend assembly in Russian capital on Thursday. The United States’ particular envoy for Afghanistan reconciliation will attend a summit in Moscow later this week to advance the Afghan peace course of, the US State Department mentioned on Monday, as a May 1 deadline to… Continue reading US particular envoy to attend Afghan peace talks in Moscow

Oman bans fashionable chat app Clubhouse

Mar 15, 2021 Oman has banned the audio-chat telephone software Clubhouse. The fashionable cell app, which options unfiltered and comparatively unregulated conversations, not too long ago got here into large use all through the Middle East.  The sultanate’s telecommunications authorities confirmed they minimize off entry to the favored cell app, The Associated Press reported on Monday.  Clubhouse is… Continue reading Oman bans fashionable chat app Clubhouse

Washington’s Afghan plan diplomatic godsend for Ankara

Mar 15, 2021 US President Joe Biden continues to be preserving his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan ready for a telephone name, however Washington has not too long ago cheered Ankara up by casting a job for Turkey in peace efforts in Afghanistan. A US plan for Turkey to host a gathering to finalize a… Continue reading Washington’s Afghan plan diplomatic godsend for Ankara

Turkey plans to host Afghan peace talks in April: FM Cavusoglu

Turkey plans to host an Afghan peace conference in Istanbul in April, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday, ahead of a deadline for a US troop withdrawal. In a letter leaked to Afghan media, Secretary of State Antony Blinken encouraged Afghan leaders to consider a “new, inclusive government” and proposed that talks take place… Continue reading Turkey plans to host Afghan peace talks in April: FM Cavusoglu