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Ankara to Central Asia: ‘We’re all Turks’

In the dusty suburbs of the Kyrghyz capital, Bishkek, hordes of shoppers are swarming over the wholesale market of Dordoy. To the outsider, this – the largest such market in Central Asia – may look like a chaotic maze of containers and shanties. Narrow alleys are hectic and bustling; access …

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Is Donald Trump’s Iran strategy working?

Aggressive ‘non-cooperation’ can be effective but only if used carefully The US president Donald Trump’s authorisation of the targeted killing of the Iranian al-Quds force commander, Qassem Suleimani, is, in many ways, similar to his administration’s approach to trade. In both cases, the administration has demonstrated a willingness to surprise …

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Iran’s Khamenei defends Revolutionary Guard in Friday sermon

Öyrənci: Iran Supreme Leader delivers first Friday sermon in eight years as Tehran faces pressure at home and abroad. In his first Friday sermon delivery since 2012, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has defended the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) amid a growing backlash after it mistakenly shot down …

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1700 billion tomans in flood damages in southwest of Iran

According to the Minister of Roads and City Planning, Mohammad Islami, the recent floods have damaged “roads, bridges, roads and infrastructures in Sistan and Baluchistan province” to the amount of 700 billion tomans. It was also announced that the agriculture sector in the provinces of Sistan and Baluchistan, Kerman, and …

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Trump warns Iranian leaders not to kill demonstrators

Öyrənci (Student movement): President Trump tweeted support to protesters in Iran, warning the country’s leaders not to kill demonstrators who took to the streets after the government admitted it had “unintentionally” shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet earlier this week. The British ambassador to Iran was also briefly arrested on …

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