President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

While the population in Armenia is experiencing a crisis within a crisis, meaning political instability during the coronavirus pandemic, Armenians in Lebanon are facing a triple crisis: an economic meltdown during the pandemic in addition[...]

BEIRUT (news.am) — Starting on June 11, Turkey-led groups have been literally firing at Lebanese-Armenians. This is what Lebanese-Armenian public figure Sako Arian wrote in his Facebook post under the title “Troubling News from the[...]

A few years ago, if any Armenian was asked what relevance the Syrian province of Idlib would have with regard to any Armenian issues, a few minor topics would come to mind: its proximity to Der Zor, the Armenian Auschwitz, and scattered[...]

There are some countries in the world which are affected by their location in the thick of crosscurrents of international relations and the resulting instability. Armenia happens to be one of those countries, particularly now that it is on[...]

By Axel Corlu ISTANBUL (Ahval) — Despite Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ability to sell what he sees as his government’s achievements to the public, Turkey’s current posture in the eastern Mediterranean and Middle East is[...]

WASHINGTON (RFE/RL) — The resolution passed by the United States House of Representatives to recognize World War I-era killings of Armenians as genocide was a shameful step, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said while visiting[...]

International relations have their own logic. No matter how chummy heads of states may appear with each other publicly, their policies will continue along their course, based on national interests. The meeting on November 13 between[...]

By David L. Phillips Former Chairman, Turkish-Armenian Reconciliation Commission US President Donald J. Trump and Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met in the White House on November 13, 2019. During their joint press conference,[...]

By Kareem Fahim and Sarah Dadouch ISTANBUL (Washington Post) — Russia agreed on Tuesday, October 22, to help remove Syrian Kurdish fighters from a large swath of Turkey’s southern border, giving its blessing to a Turkish military[...]

Turkey was the beneficiary of pre-Soviet-era turmoil in the Caucasus, signing the Treaty of Kars of 1923; it continues to benefit also during the realignment of powers in the post-Soviet period. Following the collapse of the Soviet Empire,[...]