Russia, Turkey may sign cooperation program in January 2017 – Russian minister
Kremlin says preparations for Normandy Four meeting underway
Saudi energy minister says oil price will reach $60 per barrel by end of 2016
The EU must not allow itself to be bullied by an increasingly tyrannical Turkey.
Nearly two dozen Turkey-backed rebel fighters killed in the bomb blast at the Atmeh crossing, bordering Idlib province.
If you are dealing with rational actors (which is surely not always the case) global geopolitics is a bit like high math; there are routinized equations – strategic moves on the map – that just make logical, irrefutable sense. The recent visit of the Saudi Crown Prince to Ankara heralds a possibly decisive strategic counter-stroke to rising Iranian adventurism in the Middle East. Enduring, closer Saudi-Turkish ties provide political balance to Iran’s growing ambitions, amounting to nothing less than the nascent formation of a competing strategic bloc in the region.
Refugee influx, economic pressures and ever-present ISIL threat have reshaped the Turkish border city in recent years.
With dozens of rockets landing in Kilis this year, some residents say they have become afraid to go outside.