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European Eye on Radicalization: How An Opposition Victory Could Affect Turkey’s Relations with Non-State Actors in the Middle East

Originally posted on Levant's Agora:
By Paul Iddon. Turkey’s relations with state and non-state actors in the Middle East could significantly change if the opposition alliance challenging incumbent Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his ruling Islamist-derived Justice and Development Party (AKP) wins the May elections and takes power. Turkish State-to-State Relations In June…

Carnegie Middle East Center: Angry Ankara

Originally posted on Levant's Agora:
By Wladimir van Wilgenburg. Türkiye is raising the heat on the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, denouncing its ties with the Syrian Democratic Forces. After a helicopter carrying Syrian Kurdish fighters crashed in Duhok on March 26, Türkiye imposed a ban on all flights to and from Sulaimaniyah through its…

RIAC: Turkey on the Eve of Presidential and Parliamentary Elections: Balance of Political Forces in the Country

Originally posted on Levant's Agora:
By Amur Gadzhiev. The next presidential and parliamentary elections in Turkey are scheduled for May 14, 2023. The voting will take place amid a challenging socioeconomic environment, aggravated by the aftermath of February’s natural disasters. Deadlines for a number of promising projects have been pushed back, and the country…

Asharq Al-awsat: Türkiye to Continue Normalization Talks with Assad Regime within Days

Originally posted on Levant's Agora:
By Saeed Abdulrazek. Türkiye confirmed its intention to continue the normalization talks with the Syrian regime in the coming period, expressing its hope that Damascus would understand its concerns about the presence of the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) near its borders. Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar asserted that…

The Telegraph from July 04 – July 10

At the beginning of this month, a lot of interest was taken in Boris Johnson but the dust settles after his dramatic resignation