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Turkey’s Protests Just a Slice of a Polarized Country

Turkey’s protests just a slice of a polarized country. Photo: The Guardian

At a bustling coffee shop in a religiously conservative neighborhood of Istanbul, Ali Ermis looked at the anti-government protests sweeping Turkey and wondered why people were complaining. The economy is improving, he said. His wife, who wears a head scarf, is freer to take part in public life than before …

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Turkey, ExxonMobil Going Ahead With Gas Project in Iraqi Kurdistan

Before his departure for Washington, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced, “We will undertake joint exploration with ExxonMobil in northern Iraq.” This is how he stated Turkey’s readiness to make a presence in northern Iraq, not despite the US, but with it. peaking at an airport news conference before his departure, …

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Oil Pipeline Dear Signed Between Kurdistan Region and Turkey

The KRG argues that it has exported the agreed amount of oil, while Baghdad denies.

Iraq’s Kurdistan Region has signed a landmark agreement with Turkey to supply it directly with oil and gas, two people familiar with the matter said. The accord was signed last month when Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan met Iraqi Kurdish Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani in Ankara, said the people, who asked …

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