• Supporters of detained Saudi princess call for UK to help secure release

    Mar 03, 2021 15:20

    Supporters of a prominent Saudi Arabian princess detained with her daughter in Riyadh have appealed to the British government to help secure their release.

  • Saudi crown prince is held responsible for Khashoggi killing in US report

    Feb 27, 2021 19:29

    Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia approved the assassination of the Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018, according to an intelligence report that the Biden administration released recently that offered the world a reminder of the brutal killing.

  • The World of Nowruz (2)

    Mar 26, 2020 18:59

    If you remember we talked about Nowruz in India and Pakistan. Today we will discuss Nowruz in Azerbaijan Republic, Turkey and Iraq.

  • White House-Ak Saray relations: From close friendship to conflict of interests

    Nov 24, 2019 12:02

    The U.S. government believes Ankara's move to buy S-400 missile system from Russia is not in line with NATO policies. Washington also sees Turkey’s decision as a threat to U.S. F-35 fighters. However, Ankara has announced that it will go ahead with its decision to buy the missile system.

  • The Saudi crown prince’s crippled agenda

    Oct 19, 2019 10:30

    Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman, or MbS must not be a happy man. He wanted the war on Yemen to become his signature victory and cement his reputation domestically and regionally.

  • With the S-400 deal, Turkey bids farewell to the US hegemony

    Jul 27, 2019 08:13

    There could be no better illustration of America’s fading hegemony on the global stage than a NATO ally engaging in defense cooperation with NATO’s primary rival, Russia, and to do so in the face of strong opposition from NATO and its biggest military power, the US. 

  • The world is de-dollarizing

    Jul 23, 2019 15:09

    What if tomorrow nobody but the United States would use the US-dollar?

  • Sultan shines in the court of the Dragon King

    Jul 13, 2019 16:46

    The Turkish president looks set to buy Russian missile defense system in defiance of US and NATO, and through gradual shift from Europe, is tying his cart to China and Russia.

  • Rise of Turkey-Iran-Qatar axis makes Saudi Arabia furious

    Mar 28, 2019 14:15

    The regime in Riyadh thought that with the support of fellow reactionary regimes in Abu Dhabi and Manama, and with the blessings of Washington, it would isolate Doha and force Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Aal-e Thani into submission, but much to its detriment the opposite has happened.

  • Talk of Western intervention in the Black Sea is pure fantasy

    Jan 24, 2019 09:06

    Crimea is essential to Russia strategically and economically, but speculation over Ankara helping to boost the US presence in the Black Sea is far-fetched given Turkey's energy deals with Moscow, say Brazilian investigative journalist Pepe Escobar in his article for Asia Times, titled: “Talk of Western intervention in the Black Sea is pure fantasy”.