The deposed mayor of Istanbul promises a democratic "revolution"

The deposed mayor of Istanbul promises a democratic “revolution”

The mayor of ousted Istanbul, Ekrem Imamoglu, said in an interview with AFP on Thursday that he will lead a “revolution” for democracy, winning a new municipal election, after the controversial cancellation of a first ballot. On March 31, he defeated the AKP candidate, President Erdogan‘s party, by some 13,000 votes. The Istanbulites are called […]

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Turkey: New municipal election to be held in Istanbul

Turkey: New municipal election to be held in Istanbul

The Higher Electoral Council (YSK) on Monday decided to cancel the victory of the opposition to the municipal elections in Istanbul and to hold a new election in the first city of Turkey, Turkish official media reported. The Republican People’s Party (CHP, secular opposition) won in the March 31st municipal elections in the capital, Ankara, […]

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Yemen Resumption of fighting in Hodeida

Yemen : Resumption of fighting in Hodeida

Heavy fighting resumed Monday night in Hodeida, Yemen, between Houthi rebels and the Saudi-led coalition, which suspended its offensive on the port four days ago. Residents of the city report that coalition planes have shelled rebel positions and that violent clashes are occurring about 4km from the port in the suburbs of the Houthi-controlled city. […]

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Khashoggi Murder King Salman of saudi arabia supports his heir

Khashoggi Murder : King Salman of saudi arabia supports his heir

Ryad (AFP) – Saudi Arabia’s King Salman praised his country’s justice and supported Crown Prince Mohammed in his first public address since the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a world-wide affair which has considerably tarnished the image of Ryad. Last week, the Saudi Attorney General cleared the powerful Prince Mohammed bin Salman, one of […]

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Turkey has transmitted Khashoggi recordings to to Westerners

Turkey has transmitted Khashoggi recordings to to Westerners

Turkey has transmitted to the United States, France, Germany and the United Kingdom records of the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi, killed on 2 October at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Recep Tayyip Erdogan ( In the center). ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey has sent records to the United States, France, Germany and the United Kingdom concerning […]

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Syria Seven civilians killed in regime bombings in Idleb

Syria: Seven civilians killed in regime bombings in Idleb

Beirut (AFP) – Seven civilians were killed on Friday in Syrian bombings of Idleb province, the highest figure since a Russian-Turkish agreement came into force to prevent the regime from attacking the country. northwestern region of Syria at war. Three children are among those killed in a village in Syria’s last big insurgent stronghold, located […]

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In Yemen one civilian is killed every three hours, according to Oxfam

In Yemen: one civilian is killed every three hours, according to Oxfam

Dubai (AFP) – In Yemen, a civilian is killed every three hours, Oxfam said Friday, calling on the United States, Britain and European states to suspend arms sales to Saudi Arabia, which has been working in this country since 2015 at the head of a military coalition. “One civilian has been killed every three hours […]

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Macron and Trump coordinate before Istanbul summit about Syria

Macron and Trump coordinate before Istanbul summit about Syria

Paris (AFP) – Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump spoke on the phone Thursday night to coordinate their position ahead of the Turkey-Russia-France-Germany summit about Syria in Istanbul on Saturday, the Elysee said. “The President of the Republic presented the stakes of this meeting which aims to sustain the ceasefire in the region of Idlib and […]

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Donald Trump is not satisfied with Ryad's explanation of Khashoggi 's death

Donald Trump is not satisfied with Ryad’s explanation of Khashoggi ‘s death

Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, but the circumstances of his death remain unclear. KHASHOGGI – Finally, Ryad’s explanations no longer suit him. For the first time since the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Donald Trump openly criticized Saudi Arabia’s attitude on Monday (October 22nd). “I’m not satisfied with what I’ve […]

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A summit of peace about Syria in Istanbul on October 27 2018

A summit of peace about Syria in Istanbul on October 27 2018

PARIS (Reuters) – A summit on Syria will bring Turkish leaders Recep Tayyip Erdogan, German Angela Merkel, French Prime Minister Emmanuel Macron and Russia’s Vladimir Putin together on October 27, the spokesman for the Turkish presidency said on Friday. The situation in Idlib (north-west), the last bastion of the opposition, and the political process to […]

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