Tag: Turkey


  • Press TV Interview: Sheikh Jarrah

    Press TV Interview: Sheikh Jarrah

    The Israeli settler organisations attempting to evict Palestinians from their homes in Sheikh Jarrah began their attempts by claiming their clients had Ottoman title deeds from the 19th century, which they presented to the Israeli courts in 1972.

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  • Artsakh & Kashmir, Legality vs. Morality: A Response to Andrew Korybko

    Artsakh & Kashmir, Legality vs. Morality: A Response to Andrew Korybko

    Recently Andrew Korybko wrote an article essentially defending, “Pakistan’s extremely vocal support of Azerbaijan’s counteroffensive against Armenian forces in Occupied Nagorno-Karabakh”…my only point is, that which is legal isn’t always moral, and that which is moral isn’t always legal. Regarding the question of legality, Korybko ignores that India’s position on granting the plebiscite has many parallels to Azerbaijan’s position.

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  • The Kurdish YPG & The Western Left

    The Kurdish YPG & The Western Left

    Prior to the US intervention (Sep 2014) the YPG had, essentially, a non-aggression pact with the Syrian government so they could both concentrate on fighting the common enemy, that is, al-Nusra & ISIS, and by April 2011 the Syrian government had granted citizenship to the 300,000 stateless Kurds…

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  • The Ottoman Empire Through Yemeni Eyes

    The Ottoman Empire Through Yemeni Eyes

    Many Muslims look upon the defeat of the Ottoman empire as the extinguishing of an ideological symbol, “the caliphate”, but as a consequence they also tend to look at the world through the eyes of Istanbul, which cared more about Yemen for its geographic location than for its people, and thus saw Yemen as a place to be conquered and exploited…

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  • Zionist Aggression Triggers Friendly Fire Amidst Putin-Erdogan Idlib Deal

    Zionist Aggression Triggers Friendly Fire Amidst Putin-Erdogan Idlib Deal

    A Russian IL-20 aircraft was shot down 35 km off the Syrian coast in the Mediterranean sea killing fifteen service personnel. The Russian military has now released a statement claiming it was friendly fire from a Syrian S-200 surface-to-air missile but blames “Israel” for putting its aircraft in danger with their random air-raids.

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