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Turkey and US in Row Over Killings in Iraq

In a very unusual move, Turkey recalled its ambassador to Washington on Monday over a statement made by the United States regarding the recent killing of thirteen kidnapped Turks in the nation of Iraq. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared...

Syrian Rights Group Asks for Probe into Greece’s Alleged Migrant Abuse

A Syrian rights group based in the United States has formally asked for an international probe into alleged migrant abuse which they say occurred on Greek territory. The Associated Press reports that the Syria Justice and Accountability Center filed a...

Greek Police Arrest Suspected Jihadist at Athens Refugee Camp

A Greek Anti-terrorism squad arrested a man suspected of having participated in the ISIS terrorist group on Thursday at Athens' Eleonas refugee and migrant camp. The authorities stated that they seized electronic devices from the shipping container in which he...

President Trump: Turkey Undermines War Against ISIS in Syria, Iraq

US President Donald Trump extended on Thursday the national emergency with respect to Syria blaming Turkey for "undermining the campaign to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria." In the notice on the "Continuation of the National Emergency With...

Syrian City Lays Cornerstone for New Hagia Sophia Cathedral

In war-torn Syria, as citizens try to deal with an almost total breakdown of their society after their country served as a battleground for many opposing forces, Orthodox Christians have decided to build a replica of the Hagia Sophia...

Athens Declares No Illegal Entries Will Be Tolerated As Turkey Opens Gates

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis made a short, forceful statement in English on his social media profiles on Friday afternoon, commenting on the recent developments since Turkey decided to let refugees and migrants freely leave the country and enter...

Bulgaria Joins Greece in Toughening Patrols Along Turkish Border

Bulgaria, the EU's other member-state that shares a national border with Turkey, has been toughening its controls along its frontier with the country since Friday morning. Bulgarian Defense Minister Krasimir Karakachanov said on Friday that Sofia is ready to send...

Erdogan Blackmails Greece, Europe with Flood of Migrants

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan likes to flex his muscles in front of Europe, Greece, Cyprus and everyone else he believes can give something that Turkey wants. Or when Turkey does something which breaks international law. He also likes to threaten...

Hundreds of Migrants March Towards Greece As Turkey Opens Gates

A large group of migrants and refugees began marching on Thursday evening from Turkey to the Greek border after Turkey announced that it will no longer stop Syrian refugees from reaching Europe. The DHA news agency reports that there were...