President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

By Aubrey Belford, Adam Klasfeld, Andrew W. Lehren and Dan De Luce WASHINGTON (NBC News) — It was the day before Donald Trump’s inauguration and Turkey’s top diplomat was looking to make inroads with the new administration. At[...]

Turkey’s foreign policy has all the trimmings of a superpower. That robust posture is based on its military might, which is being deployed arrogantly in regions away from Turkey’s immediate sphere of influence. On the one hand, Turkey[...]

While Armenia is concerned with Turkish expansion in the Caucasus through its regional satellite, Azerbaijan, and the Europeans are alarmed by Turkey’s mischief in Greek and Cypriot waters, Ankara is extending its tentacles to Lebanon,[...]

On July 24, 1923, the Lausanne Treaty was signed to determine the borders of the current Republic of Turkey. This year, on the 97th anniversary of that treaty, Greece and Turkey were on the brink of war. However, there was not much[...]

After Azerbaijan was dealt a defeat by Armenian forces following the former’s surprise attack on Armenia, it dealt itself another self-inflicted wound by threatening to bomb the Metsamor Nuclear Power Plant in Armenia. That statement put[...]

By Amberin Zaman ISTANBUL (Al-Monitor) — Turkey warned its eastern neighbor Armenia on July 16 that it would bear the consequences for its attacks against its ethnic Turkic kin in Azerbaijan that have killed 16 people on both sides since[...]

By Mustafa Akyol The recent decision by the Turkish government to reconvert the majestic Hagia Sophia, which was once the world’s greatest cathedral, from a museum back to a mosque has been bad news for Christians around the world. They[...]

By Carlotta Gall ISTANBUL (New York Times, AP) — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a decree on Friday, July 10, ordering Hagia Sophia to be opened for Muslim prayers, an action likely to provoke international furor around a World[...]

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[...]