Jordan has also hinted that it can have better relations with Iran and may develop a strategic partnership with Turkey.
secession from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or the Iran Deal, sealed by the international community, in which the U.
President Trump delivered two major victories - withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal and the Jerusalem move - to the Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu within a matter of weeks without any Israeli concessions toward peace.
hen the Syrian Civil War is discussed, the discussion tends to evolve around the number of refugees, the constant attacks conducted by the Assad regime and trilateral discussions between Turkey, Iran and Russia, who are the three guarantor states seeking to find an end to the years long conflict in Syria.
But who are these “Muslims?” And do they have a special status according to the German constitution or do they need special treatment? Does Article 4 of the German constitution (freedom of faith, conscience, and creed) not protect Muslim rights as much as it does Christian rights? Do Muslims need a tolerance range due to a constitutional lack? Or, does Kauder just mean the (approximately 3 million) Turkish Muslim population who are living in Germany or the 1 million Syrian refugees or even other German Muslim groups with a background from Morocco, Lebanon, Bosnia, Iran, Iraq etc.
security establishment seeks to push back on the Russian/Iranian influence in Syria.
have used the YPG in their ‘fight’ against Daesh, but more importantly to decrease Russian and Iranian influence in the region, at the expense of supporting an organization also linked to terrorism.
Another symbolic importance of the visit was the decision of Egypt’s High Court that had given the final approval to transfer the Tiran and Sanafir Islands to Saudi Arabia.
By strengthening its relationship with Russia, Iran, Azerbaijan and Qatar in natural gas, Turkey aims to become an energy hub.
It has gotten away with murder with the backing of Russia and Iran.
were to remain in Syria, and only one if they were to withdraw – which was that with full withdrawal, Russia and Iran would take advantage.
involvement in Syria in the fight against Daesh is problematic if the Trump administration really wants to restrain Iranian influence over Syria.