Strait Talk

Turkey’s Renewed Push in North Africa | Flashpoints in the Aegean

Turkey has engaged in a renewed diplomatic push to shore up its relations with North Africa. Turkish President Erdogan met with newly elected President Abdelmadjid Tebboune to discuss energy cooperation and the Libyan conflict next door, where both leaders oppose warlord Khalifa Haftar. We look at how both countries hope to move relations forward especially when it comes to trade and security. Plus, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has called on Greece to demilitarise 16 islands in the Aegean Sea, which Athens has already rejected. What’s causing the sudden spike in rhetoric? Guests: Jalel Ouerghi Director of the Maghreb Centre for Research and Development Aylin Unver Noi Associate Professor at Istinye University Dimitri Tsarouhas Associate Professor at Bilkent University Mehmet Celik Managing editor of the English-language Daily Sabah newspaper

Turkish defence minister Hulusi Akar explains Turkey's goal in northern Syria

Turkish defence minister Hulusi Akar explains Turkey's goal in northern Syria

Interview: Gulnur Aybet - Senior Advisor to Turkish President

Interview: Gulnur Aybet - Senior Advisor to Turkish President

Money Talks: Egyptian economy

Money Talks: Egyptian economy

Greece Wildfires: Wildfires kill dozens in Attica region

Greece Wildfires: Wildfires kill dozens in Attica region

Turkey’s Response to the Coronavirus

Turkey’s Response to the Coronavirus

Coronavirus Pandemic: What’s Next?

Coronavirus Pandemic: What’s Next?

Coronavirus Pandemic: What’s Next?

Coronavirus Pandemic: What’s Next?

Idlib Crisis: Will Turkey-Russia Ceasefire Deal Hold?

Idlib Crisis: Will Turkey-Russia Ceasefire Deal Hold?

Idlib Crisis: Turkey Launches Operation Spring Shield

Idlib Crisis: Turkey Launches Operation Spring Shield

Idlib: Syria’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis

Idlib: Syria’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis

Syrian Regime Air Strike Kills 33 Turkish Soldiers

Syrian Regime Air Strike Kills 33 Turkish Soldiers

How Will Brexit Impact UK-Turkey Ties?

How Will Brexit Impact UK-Turkey Ties?

Have Turkey and Russia Reached a Breaking Point Over Syria?

Have Turkey and Russia Reached a Breaking Point Over Syria?

Are Turkey-Russia Relations Fraying? | Turkey-UK Ties Post Brexit

Are Turkey-Russia Relations Fraying? | Turkey-UK Ties Post Brexit

Is Teknopark Istanbul Turkey’s Silicon Valley?

Is Teknopark Istanbul Turkey’s Silicon Valley?

Opposition Grows Against Saudi Arabian ‘Arms Ship’ | Istanbul Teknopark

Opposition Grows Against Saudi Arabian ‘Arms Ship’ | Istanbul Teknopark

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