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News, etc. Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak’s visit to Ankara over the weekend somewhat relaxed the confrontation between the two countries that flared up last week when the Turkish ambassador to Jerusalem was snubbed by Israeli officials who summoned him to protest a television serial aired in Turkey. Although President Abdullah Gul, Prime Minister Tayyip […]

News, Etc. It was again a television serial aired almost a year after the Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan’s televised row with the Israeli President Shimon Peres in Davos that poured more oil on the fire intensifying the “war of words” between Ankara and Jerusalem. This time the setting of the scene in the serial […]

Niyazi Dalyanci The government of Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan agreed to pull back from the parliament floor the draft legislation that would grant a 44-year lease to the company that clears more than 650,000 land mines that dot the 510-kilometer, 350-meter wide swathe of land along Turkey’s border with Syria. The operation for clearing the […]