Germany’s Merkel Preparing For Sunday’s Berlin Peace Conference On Libya

By Janet EkstractİSTANBUL (TURKISH JOURNAL) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel is preparing to host a one-day Berlin peace conference on Libya that she cautiously hopes may be the catalyst to reopen talks for a political solution in Libya under the auspices of the United Nations. Merkel is urging all regional parties to support a ceasefire More...

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By admin On Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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THE LIBYAN ANALYST: Crunch Time For Libya As Turkey Vows To Defend The GNA

By Janet Ellen İSTANBUL (TURKISH JOURNAL) – Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar made it very clear that Turkey is supporting Libya ‘s UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) that is internationally More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 15th, 2020
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LIBYA: Questions Hang In The Balance Before Berlin Conference

By Janet Ekstract İSTANBUL (TURKISH JOURNAL) – Libya is hanging by a thread with its UN-backed Government Of National Accord (GNA) valiantly attempting to stave off rogue military offensives from renegade More...

By admin On Sunday, January 12th, 2020
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Hungarian FM Emphasizes Turkey’s Role In EU

By Janet EkstrsctISTANBUL (TURKISH JOURNAL) – Turkey is widely recognized as an essential, strategic NATO member and as Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said this week: “Turkey is the guarantor More...

By admin On Friday, January 10th, 2020
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LIBYA: Renegade Warlord Haftar Rejects Ceasefire: EU Leaders Continue Talks On Libya

By Janet Ekstract ISTANBUL (TURKISH JOURNAL) – Italy’s prime minister met with warlord Khalifa Haftar in Rome two days ago to discuss a ceasefire. Haftar insists his military operation will continue More...

By admin On Saturday, January 4th, 2020
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Ambassador To Arab League Condemns Hypocrisy On Libya: UN Secy-General Calls For Ceasefire

By Janet EkstractUNITED NATIONS (TURKISH JOURNAL) – Libya ‘s Ambassador to the Arab League condemned what he terms is the League’s hypocrisy in the Libyan conflict. Ambassador Saleh Al-Shamaki More...

By admin On Friday, January 3rd, 2020
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Opposition After Turkey Approves Military Aid To Libya

By Janet Ekstract ISTANBUL (TURKISH JOURNAL) – On Thursday, Turkey’s parliament voted 325-184 in favor of sending troops to Libya to counter a major insurgency instigated by warlord Khalifa Haftar More...

By admin On Saturday, December 28th, 2019
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Libyans In Tripoli, Misrata Protest Haftar

By Janet Ekstract ISTANBUL (TURKISH JOURNAL) – On Friday, scores of Libyans in Tripoli and Misrata took to the streets to protest self-styled commander Khalifa Haftar who opposes the UN-backed, internationally More...

By admin On Saturday, December 28th, 2019
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Syria: The Point of No Return

By Janet Ekstract ISTANBUL (TURKISH JOURNAL) – Syria has reached the point of no return in a conflict that continues to displace hundreds of thousands while scores more are either killed or severely injured. Current More...

By admin On Friday, December 27th, 2019
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A Chilling Iraqi Memorial: The ‘Red Prison’ Of Suleymaniyah

By Janet EkstractSULEYMANIYAH (TURKISH JOURNAL) – The Iraqi city of Suleymaniyah holds the legacy of the Kurdish people but one nondescript gray, cement complex will forever remain as a reminder of the horrific More...

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