President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has lashed out at Turkey’s NATO allies for supplying huge loads of weapons to US-backed Kurdish militants in northern Syria, while ignoring Ankara’s request to buy their arms.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday that the United States is attempting to split Syria and create a quasi-state on the Euphrates River's east bank as the US is opposing the return of Syria's northeast to the Syrian government.
A number of dissident Saudi prisoners have begun an open-ended hunger strike in protest at their mistreatment by prison authorities as a crackdown led by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman against rights campaigners and intellectuals widens in the conservative oil-rich kingdom.
A planned summit between a group of four Central European countries, known as the Visegrad Four (V4), and Israel has been cancelled after Poland pulled out over a Holocaust row with the Tel Aviv regime.
A senior official from the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) says a recent approval of a controversial plan by Israel to freeze money transfers to the Palestinian Authority (PA) is an all-out “piracy and an illegal economic aggression.”