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Muslim Brotherhood’s Hamas Seeks Help from Antichrist Turkey

Hamas isn’t just finding an unsympathetic ear from Egypt in its fight with Israel. Egypt is telling the Muslim Brotherhood front group to go pound sand. This is not sitting well with Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. As Israel is stepping up its ground offensive in Gaza, Hamas is increasingly finding itself lacking the […]

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Turkish Colonel Curses Prime Minister Erdogan

The Ergenekon plot notwithstanding, there appears to be some fight left within the ranks of the Turkish military. Via Zaman (h/t BNI): Col. Ali Çakmakkaya, a judge, describes the headscarf as a “symbol of terrorism” in a voice recording, in which he also uses profanity while referring to Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his […]

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Turkey’s President says he will Retaliate against Syria for shooting down Jet

Earlier this week, Syria shot down a Turkish jet it claimed was in its airspace. Turkish president Abdullah Gul is promising retalition. Via AP: Turkey will take retaliatory steps against Syria for the downing of one of its military jets, President Abdullah Gul said Saturday, even as he suggested that the aircraft may have violated […]

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More evidence of Strained relations between Israel and Turkey

According to a report by Haaretz, Israel’s Defense Ministry has ordered an Israeli company not to fit Boeing Aircraft – purchased by Turkey – with parts required by contract. An Israeli refusal to supply components to be fitted in an airborne early warning and control (AWACS) craft purchased by the Turkish military is straining ties […]

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