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Why Turkey and Iran Oppose the Military Coup in Egypt

Alparslan Akkuş | Posted 10.01.2013 | World
Alparslan Akkuş

Turkey and Iran were quick to condemn the military takeover. Does this new-found unanimity mean a new era of closer relations between the two countries? It is important to keep in mind that Ankara and Tehran have very different reasons for taking this stance.

Key Strategic Trends for the Middle East in 2013

Wadah Khanfar | Posted 03.08.2013 | World
Wadah Khanfar

The United States, the western powers and some Arab states would push for a (moderate ) Syrian regime. That is to say, one that is far-removed from the Islamic movement, not hostile toward Israel and close to the West.

Turkey Hosts New Iran Nuclear Talks

AP | Posted 07.03.2012 | World

ISTANBUL -- Technical experts are in Turkey for discussions on Iran's nuclear program that aim to see whether there is enough common ground to return ...

Turkish PM In Iran For Talks On Nuclear Program

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 05.28.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and other Iranian officials were to discuss Tehran's disputed nuclear program and the crisis in Syria wi...

'I Certainly Do Not See Iran as a Threat'

David Harris | Posted 03.09.2012 | World
David Harris

Iran has doubtless learned something from two countries in particular. The first is North Korea. The second is Libya.

The Race for Primacy in the Middle East

Shai Baitel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shai Baitel

What we are witnessing is nothing less than the seminal competition over the heart of the Arab/Muslim world. Two regional players are in an epic battle for the same goal, albeit from fundamentally different angles to advance totally different agendas.