August 9, 2020

At the end of WW1 the Ottoman empire was defeated and in shambles with European armies occupying large parts of it and its capital Constantinople.

After 600 years the once mighty and great Ottoman empire which used to rule over three continents lay shattered and in ruins, t...

March 19, 2020

Is the hysteria over Coronavirus/Covid 19/China virus and the subsequent emergency measures governments all over the world are now employing justified?

If you ask governmental officials and the media than the answer is unanimous yes, and no one is allowed to question the go...

January 3, 2020

On January 3, 1916, France and the UK created the Sykes-Picot agreement, which in effect partitioned the former provinces of the Ottoman empire in the middle east into French and British spheres of influence.

The agreement, which was signed in 1916, and which was kept top s...

October 9, 2019

In 2014 Germany decided that it was going to arm the Kurds who were fighting against ISIS.

It sent Rifles, machine guns, grenades, MILAN anti-tank systems and armored vehicles to the Iraqi Kurds, the Peshmergra, provided they use the weapons themselves and not sell them in...

August 10, 2019

At the end of WW1 the Ottoman empire was defeated and in shambles with European armies occupying large parts of it and its capital Constantinople.

With allied troops occupying the Ottoman capital, representatives from the war’s victorious powers signed in 1920 the treaty of...

May 29, 2019

On may 29 1453, the Ottoman cannons finally broke through of Constantinople's Theodosian walls and Sultan Mehmed the second Ottoman armies swarmed into Constantinople, overwhelmed the Byzantine Emperor and the 7,000 Greek Byzantine and Italian soldiers who were defending it,...

September 12, 2018

On September 12, 1683, the King of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, Jan Sobieski, literally saved Europe when he personally led the one of the largest cavalry charges in history against the Ottoman army besieging the city of Vienna. The charge destroyed the huge Ottoman a...

June 18, 2018

In less then a week's time Turkey will head to the poles to vote both for a new president and for a new Parliament, in what is considered one of the most important elections in Turkey's modern history.

What makes these elections so important? The new president will assume a...

February 19, 2018

Pro Syrian forces and militias allied to the Syrian government will enter the Afrin region within hours, state media reported on Monday, after a reported deal to allegedly help Kurdish forces repel a Turkish assault.

"SDF and Syria have reached an agreement," Sheikho Bilo,...

October 17, 2017

Poland hopes Turkey will join the European Union, Polish President Andrzej Duda said on Tuesday, days ahead of an EU summit which will discuss the frayed relations between Brussels and Ankara.

Poland took the opposite line to fellow EU leaders on the status of accession ta...

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