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In complex environment, Ankara finds it easy to blame Israel

Mar 22, 2012 | Comments Off

While Ankara often finds it easy to point its finger at Israel for obstructing Palestinian unity, analysts point out regional and domestic Palestinian factors make the situation much more complex.

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Amid crackdown in Syria, refugees flee to Turkey

Mar 16, 2012 | Comments Off

As the Syrian uprising marks it first year, Turkey is on the verge of yet another refugee crisis.
The Syrian army’s attacks on the northern Syrian city of Idlib are triggering a new wave of refugees to Turkey. Fleeing the embattled city and surrounding villages close to the Turkish border, civilians and members of the armed opposition Free Syrian Army (FSA) are entering Turkey in increasing numbers.

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Iran talk could be for show, Turkish analysts say

Mar 13, 2012 | Comments Off

There are too many factors against launching a military action against Iran, experts say.
The meeting between US President Barak Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu last week has relit debate over a possible military strike against Iran’s nuclear facilities. In Turkey, however, many consider these talks of war as going nowhere.

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