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Turkey supports peaceful settlement of Libya crisis: FM - Xinhua |

Xinhuanet - 2019-08-19 11:51

''Turkey supports peaceful settlement of Libya crisis''

Outlookindia - 2019-08-19 11:51

8 years after NATO-led intervention, Libya in crisis

Bignewsnetwork - 2019-08-19 11:51

Iran Briefing Note #9

International Crisis Group - 2019-08-16 20:53
Iran Briefing Notes highlight and provide context for the previous week’s major events featured on International Crisis Group’s Iran-U.S. Trigger List. This infographic resource tracks developments on key flashpoints between Iran, the U.S. and their resp ...

Turkey Threatens To Reignite European Migrant Crisis - Tsarizm

Tsarizm - 2019-08-16 15:30

The Second Syrian Refugee Crisis | Jewish & Israel News

Algemeiner - 2019-08-16 00:59

Turkey to expand military base in Qatar -- GCC Crisis Updates Week 115

Iloveqatar - 2019-08-16 00:59

Turkey's social security agency withholds data as financial crisis deepens

Al Monitor - 2019-08-16 00:59

Greece calls for EU to do more to help with migrant crisis - EU Policies

Eu Policies - 2019-08-16 00:59

Iran and Other Islamic Countries Weigh In on Kashmir Crisis - Communal News

Communalnews - 2019-08-16 00:59

Canadian aid worker recounts time on forefront of Syrian crisis - The Globe and Mail

Theglobeandmail - 2019-08-16 00:59

EU migrant crisis: Greece pleads for sharing of burden after ‘worst days’ return | World | News |

Express - 2019-08-15 06:13

We Speak to the Photographer Documenting Love Stories of Couples and Families Impacted by the Global Refugee Crisis | Fstoppers

Fstoppers - 2019-08-15 06:13

India arrests top Kashmir politician as crisis deepens | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-08-15 06:13

Hong Kong crisis: Trump moots ‘personal meeting’ with China’s Xi

BBC - 2019-08-15 03:14
Donald Trump says he’s confident Chinese president Xi Jinping can humanely solve Hong Kong’s crisis. ...

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2019: Refugee Crisis Sets Tone for Family Drama in Turkish/Serbian Coproduction Like A Limbless Tree -

Filmneweurope - 2019-08-13 21:08

TUI Blames Boeing 737 Max Crisis for Summer Earnings Slump | IndustryWeek

Industryweek - 2019-08-13 21:08

Senators called back from holiday as Italian crisis deepens | News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-08-13 09:07

White House Warriors: How the National Security Council Transformed the American Way of War

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-08-13 00:56
From the Cuban Missile Crisis to the Iran Contra Affair and from the Surge to today’s frenetic geopolitical environment, the […] ...

America Should Talk to the Houthis

International Crisis Group - 2019-08-12 15:35
A Houthi missile or drone strike aimed at Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates or Red Sea shipping lanes could spark a broader conflict involving the United States, its Gulf allies and Iran. ...

Turkey’s left drops the ball on refugee crisis | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-08-12 09:24

New deadly protests in Togo, in the grip of a political crisis

France24 - 2019-08-11 21:31

Moscow and Ankara at odds over Syrian crisis | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-08-11 16:32

Millions of Syrians call Turkey home. An economic crisis is turning them into scapegoats - CNN

CNN - 2019-08-10 14:24

Turkey posts first current account surplus of Erdoğan era after crisis | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-08-10 14:24

Kashmir crisis: NA speaker reaches out to Malaysian, Turkish counterparts

Arynews - 2019-08-10 14:24

Kashmir crisis: Why China is so important to Pakistan vs India dispute | World | News |

Express - 2019-08-09 18:22

Mexico’s Crackdown Is Making the Migrant Crisis Worse | The Nation

Thenation - 2019-08-09 18:22

Preventing a Civil War within a Civil War in Yemen

International Crisis Group - 2019-08-09 18:01
Fighting within the anti-Huthi front threatens to make an already multi-faceted conflict even more complex and intractable. Clashes in Aden reveal tensions within the Saudi-led coalition and highlight the pressing need to address Yemen’s “southern questi ...

Iran Briefing Note #8

International Crisis Group - 2019-08-09 18:01
Iran Briefing Notes highlight and provide context for the previous week’s major events featured on International Crisis Group’s Iran-U.S. Trigger List. This infographic resource tracks developments on key flashpoints between Iran, the U.S. and their resp ...

Calming the Restless Pacific: Violence and Crime on Colombia’s Coast

International Crisis Group - 2019-08-08 17:06
Three years after the FARC peace deal, Colombia’s Pacific region has seen surges of both dissident guerrilla activity and drug-related crime. To better aid this historically neglected area, the state should expand its presence, speed up development proje ...

Nato faces crisis as defiant Turkey buys Russian military kit | World | The Times

Thetimes - 2019-08-08 07:31

Risk of Turkish banking crisis has eased - S&P Global - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-08-08 07:31

Investing in people: how brands are stepping up to the refugee crisis | Ethical Corporation

Ethicalcorp - 2019-08-08 07:31

Regional Situation Report for Syria Crisis Issue No. 82 - June 2019 - Syrian Arab Republic | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-08-08 07:31

Far-right violence: Berlin residents 'targeted by neo-Nazis'

BBC - 2019-08-08 03:01
Since the refugee crisis in 2016, politicians and local residents in Berlin have reported an increase in threats. ...

South China Sea crisis MAPPED as Beijing warns Trump over missile positions in region | World | News |

Express - 2019-08-07 16:46

Turkey Will Reopen European Migrant Crisis Unless Turks Allowed in EU

Thenewamerican - 2019-08-07 00:17

Iran news: Iran 'plotting to end tanker crisis by masterminding Saudi Arabia downfall' | World | News |

Express - 2019-08-06 16:43

Peace and Electoral Democracy in Myanmar

International Crisis Group - 2019-08-05 23:38
Myanmar’s 2020 polls are a chance to consolidate electoral democracy in the country. Yet many ethnic minorities doubt that voting gives them a real say. To preempt possible violence, the government and outside partners should work to enhance the ballot’s ...

Understanding the 'S-400 crisis' | Turkey | Nosy Media

Nosymedia - 2019-08-05 19:13

Turkey calls for global help to prevent humanitarian crisis in Syria’s Idlib | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-08-05 17:59

Understanding the 'S-400 crisis' | Turkey | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-08-05 16:42

Is the U.S. Facing a White Nationalist Terrorism Crisis? – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2019-08-05 14:02

Pakistan India crisis: Why India’s scrapping of Article 370 could cause war in Kashmir | World | News |

Express - 2019-08-05 12:13

The Crisis is Coming: Syria and the End of the U.S.-Turkish Alliance - War on the Rocks

Warontherocks - 2019-08-05 11:09

Sudan crisis: Military and opposition sign constitutional declaration

BBC - 2019-08-05 02:33
It will pave the way for a new period of transitional government in the turmoil-hit country. ...

President of the Kurdistan Region Receives Special Representative of United Nations Secretary-General to Iraq

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-08-04 20:12
In the meeting today, President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani met the Special Representative of UN Secretary General to Iraq Jeanine Plasschaert. Ms Plasschaert spoke about her visit to Shingal, the crisis that hit the area, securing peace in ...

The Cyprus crisis is about geopolitics not energy profits | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-08-04 17:22

After sharp rate cut, Turkey's crisis-hit companies seek more stimulus - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-08-04 17:22

Turkey ‘driving out Syrians’ as economic crisis deepens | World | The Sunday Times

Thetimes - 2019-08-04 17:22

Crisis-hit companies, businesses in Turkey seek more stimulus - GulfToday

Gulftoday - 2019-08-04 17:22

Humanitarian crisis in Maxmur refugee camp

Green Left Weekly - 2019-08-03 10:52
The Maxmur (Makhmour) refugee camp, in Iraqi Kurdistan (Bashur/Southern Kurdistan), is home to over 13,000 Kurdish refugees and is located in a town 60 kilometres south-west of the capital, Erbil. Many of the camp’s residents were forced to flee their ho ...

Iran Briefing Note #7

International Crisis Group - 2019-08-03 02:03
Iran Briefing Notes highlight and provide context for the previous week’s major events featured on International Crisis Group’s Iran-U.S. Trigger List. This infographic resource tracks developments on key flashpoints between Iran, the U.S. and their resp ...

Averting the Middle East's 1914 Moment

International Crisis Group - 2019-08-02 02:42
Today’s standoff between the U.S. and Iran is reminiscent of tensions on the eve of World War I. A small incident could blow up into region-spanning conflict. Third-party mediation is urgently needed to begin de-escalation that could lead to renewing bro ...

Ebola crisis: Rwanda reopens border with DR Congo amid outbreak

BBC - 2019-08-02 02:01
The brief closure happened after a third death from Ebola was identified in the border city of Goma. ...

North Atlantic right whales in crisis - and the people risking lives to save them

BBC - 2019-08-02 01:51
Once hunted to near extinction, North Atlantic right whales are now facing new human threats. ...

Iraq gets observer status at Astana peace talks

Rûdaw - 2019-08-02 01:51
"We welcome efforts to resolve the Syrian crisis" ...

Russia sending oil products to Venezuela amid petrol crisis

Businesslive - 2019-08-01 22:03

“The world must fulfill duties against Turkey’s attacks”

ANF - 2019-08-01 15:36
The Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria called on the international public to fulfill their duties against Turkey’s attacks and stressed that all efforts in the current process should focus on the democratic solution to the Syrian crisis. ...

Syria’s Kurds feel brunt of Turkish-US crisis

Al Monitor - 2019-08-01 14:37

Urgent Appeal: Imminent Humanitarian Crisis in Maxmur Camp

ANF - 2019-08-01 14:05
Democratic People’s Council of the Maxmur Refugee Camp called on the UN to immediately ensure that the embargo on the Maxmur Camp is lifted, and that the Maxmur Camp has access to food supplies and medical care. ...

Greece crisis: Turkey hits out at new PM while Cyprus demands Erdogan ends drilling | World | News |

Express - 2019-08-01 08:58

Turkey downplays economic impact of S-400 crisis with U.S. as "minimized" - Xinhua |

Xinhuanet - 2019-08-01 08:58

Turkey Threatens to Reignite European Migrant Crisis

Gatestoneinstitute - 2019-08-01 08:58

Why has the deadly Idlib crisis been met with a ‘collective shrug’? | PBS NewsHour

PBS - 2019-08-01 08:58

How the media framed the way we see the migrant crisis | News | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-08-01 08:58

Turkey threatens to reignite European migrant crisis

Worldisraelnews - 2019-07-31 14:57

US sanctions stoke medicine crisis in Iran

Rûdaw - 2019-07-31 13:37
Prices of imported medicines have soared ...

Mistefa: "el pueblo de Girê Spî defenderá lo que hemos logrado"

ANF - 2019-07-31 06:40
"Desde el comienzo de la crisis siria, Turquía ha desempeñado un papel negativo y ha dado todo tipo de apoyo a los mercenarios. ISIS se aprovechaba de las fronteras abiertas y se le proporcionaban armas y municiones, así como ayuda económica y logística". ...

Migrant crisis: Self-immolation exposes UN failures in Libya

BBC - 2019-07-31 01:40
A Somali man held in a detention centre burns himself to death, leading to renewed criticism of EU and UN policy. ...

Ebola crisis: Second case confirmed in DR Congo border city of Goma

BBC - 2019-07-31 00:28
The confirmation in the city of Goma raises fears the illness could spread. ...

Squaring the Circles in Syria’s North East

The International Crisis Group - 2019-07-30 18:13
The U.S. decision to leave troops in north-eastern Syria has bought the area time but not lasting stability. Washington should press its Kurdish YPG allies to loosen their PKK ties – lest Ankara intervene – and stop obstructing their autonomy talks with ...

Mistefa: People of Girê Spî will defend what we achieved

ANF - 2019-07-30 11:15
"Since the beginning of the Syrian crisis, Turkey has played a negative role and given all kinds of support to the mercenaries. ISIS enjoyed open borders and were provided weapons and ammunition, as well as trade and logistic help." ...

Building Trust in Colombia’s Hub of Coca and Conflict

International Crisis Group - 2019-07-29 20:02
Two years ago, Crisis Group found that major threats to Colombia’s peace process with former guerrillas all intersect in the Pacific coastal district of Tumaco. Our Colombia analyst Kyle Johnson made it his mission to find out more. ...

The sobering global reality of the immigration crisis

Theweek - 2019-07-29 18:16

Greece crisis: New PM in crunch Cyprus talks as Turkey’s row with EU rumbles on | World | News |

Express - 2019-07-29 18:16

HDP: Central Bank lowering interests won’t solve crisis

ANF - 2019-07-28 17:35
HDP: The President’s shallow view on the economy, which seems to work on “dogma” more than “knowledge”, will be better understood by society when by the end of the year inflation and unemployment show high levels of negative outcomes. ...

Syrian refugee crisis is sparking populist reactions in the Middle East | Baha al-Awam | AW

Thearabweekly - 2019-07-28 02:03

Amid S-400 crisis, France deploys missile defense battery to Turkey | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-07-27 01:39

Turkey’s lira crisis: How Trump made an already-dangerous situation worse.

Slate - 2019-07-27 00:52

UNICEF Syria Crisis Mid-Year 2019 Humanitarian Results - Syrian Arab Republic | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-07-27 00:52

Turkey slashes rates below 20 percent in first shift since crisis - Saudi Gazette

Saudigazette - 2019-07-26 01:51

NATO crisis: S-400 defence system deal sparks ‘TENSIONS’ with Turkey over Russia | World | News |

Express - 2019-07-25 19:19

NATO crisis as Turkey defies allies to buy Russian anti-aircraft system | Vestnik Kavkaza

Vestnikkavkaza - 2019-07-25 19:19

Turkish central bank slashes rates 425 pts in first shift since crisis - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-07-25 19:19

UPDATE 2-Turkish central bank slashes rates below 20% in first shift since crisis - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-07-25 19:19

Iran Briefing Note #6

International Crisis Group - 2019-07-25 15:05
Iran Briefing Notes highlight and provide context for the previous week’s major events featured on International Crisis Group’s Iran-U.S. Trigger List. This infographic resource tracks developments on key flashpoints between Iran, the U.S. and their resp ...

Russia latest: NATO in crisis after Turkey defies allies to buy S-400 anti-aircraft system | World | News |

Express - 2019-07-24 06:04

What you need to know about a currency crisis

Born2invest - 2019-07-24 06:04

Iran to meet nuclear deal partners amid tanker crisis

Gulan Media - 2019-07-23 21:53

Imperialist Made Crisis of Migrants and Refugees | Common Dreams Views

Commondreams - 2019-07-23 17:58

“Turkey wants to revive ISIS with the ‘safe zone’ excuse”

ANF - 2019-07-23 15:31
Politician Sikri Hemo said the Turkish state aims to transfer out their domestic crisis and to revive ISIS with the “safe zone” they are attempting to set up in Northern and Eastern Syria. ...

‘Unacceptable’ Russian-Turkish S-400 Deal Has Caused ‘Worst NATO Crisis in Decades’ – Trump Adviser - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2019-07-23 11:04

Iran crisis: A tale of two tankers

BBC - 2019-07-23 01:19
When Iran seized a UK-flagged tanker last week, it might have felt like a surprise move. But it wasn't. ...

University board declares financial crisis; layoffs possible

Yahoo - 2019-07-23 00:07

With Economy In Crisis, Iranians Seek Jobs In Neighboring Iraq

Rferl - 2019-07-22 22:12

Sen. McSally warns of the danger of the left's 'extreme ideas' on border crisis [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-07-22 20:22

Avoiding a Protracted Conflict in Libya

International Crisis Group - 2019-07-22 20:01
The continued violence between the two local forces competing for power, and their inability to cooperate has locked the conflict in a stalemate that sees no immediate end. In this excerpt from its Watch List 2019 - Second Update, Crisis Group urges the ...

How the EU Can Soften Iran-U.S. Tensions

International Crisis Group - 2019-07-22 20:01
The alarming escalation between the U.S. and Iran risks unravelling the nuclear deal, prompting direct military engagement and destabilising the Arabian Peninsula. In this excerpt from its Watch List 2019 – Second Update, Crisis Group urges the European ...
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