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Israel and Cyprus go ahead with oil exploration despite Turkey’s protests

The Greek and the Cypriot defense ministers have urged Turkey to respect international laws over the row about a possible Greek-Cypriot oil and gas exploration in the Eastern Mediterranean. Cypriot Dimitris Eliadis met his Greek counterpart Panos Beglitis in Greece yesterday, … Continue reading

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Turkey Wants U.S. Drones For Fight Against Separatists In Kurdistan

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As reported by the Washington Post on Sunday, the U.S. government is considering a Turkish request for deployment of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or drones) in Turkey for counterinsurgency operations. The UAV in question is the General Atomics MQ-1 Predator, … Continue reading

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Turkey Threatens Israel After it Refused Apology for Flotilla Deaths

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Tensions between Turkey and Israel are raising after the Netanyahu government refused to apologize for the deaths during the raid on last years Gaza Flotilla. Nine Turkish citizens were killed on 31 May 2010 when Israeli commandos stormed the ship … Continue reading

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