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Next election will be choice between stability and chaos, claims Erdogan

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey’s president has said that the early parliamentary elections to be held on 1 November will be about choosing between stability and chaos. Recep Tayyip Erdogan made his comments on Wednesday at a meeting with a number of mayors at the presidential palace.


Britain supports Tunisian fight against terrorism

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The British government is ready to support Tunisia in its fight against terrorism, Defence Minister Farhat Horchani said on Wednesday. The minister made his comments after meeting with Britain’s Ambassador in Tunis, Hamish Cowell.


Sale of Russian missiles to Iran falls through

Russian S-300 missile system

The sale of Russian S-300 missiles to Iran may not take place after all, due to a dispute over the cost of the deal, Turkey’s Anadolu news agency reported on Thursday.


NGOs call on Israel to lift Gaza blockade

houses and buildings destroyed by Israeli airstrikes

Aid, faith, development and human rights organisations have launched an unprecedented joint call urging world leaders to put pressure on Israel to lift the siege imposed on the Gaza Strip. The group of thirty-five NGOs blame the siege for the lack of reconstruction in the enclave a year after the 2014 Israeli offensive.


UN report: Israeli weapons fueling South Sudan civil war

A Sudanese soldier, right, holding an Israeli-made rifle [Photo credit UN report]Israeli weapons are being used in South Sudan by the local army and its senior officers, according to a recent UN report.


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